Eminent Learning Centre – Tavi Gevinson

Eminent Learning Centre – Tavi Gevinson

Hello everyone! My name is Tavi Gevinson, and I have been given the privilege this year of speaking at the TALONS 2021 eminent night. If you want to learn more about my life and how I was able to impact teenage girls around the world, click here. It will take you to my magazine, the Rookie Mag. Once you have finished reading this month’s issue on my eminence feel free to ask any questions you have for me in the…

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Leaders in The Community

Leaders in The Community

Developing The Leaders Around You The John Maxwell Co. Travel agents vs. the tour guides John Maxwell said there are two types of leaders; the travel agent and the tour guide. The travel agent is the type of leader that points people in a direction without any concept or knowledge on how to get there. Tour guides on the other hand are leaders that give people directions while participating in the journey. Tour guides are great leaders because they have…

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Partner Interview Reflection

Partner Interview Reflection

Partner Interviews: Through the process of interviewing a peer, I was able to practice my interviewing skills and learn what my strengths and weaknesses were. While interviewing Draedon I felt calm and confident. I was told by Dylan that I had great expression in my voice and good hand motions too. However, I was told that at times I didn’t seem fully invested in the interview because of the tone in my voice and I was fidgeting with my pencil….

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Eminent Introductory Post Reflection

Eminent Introductory Post Reflection

Through the process of receiving feedback and reading my peers’ posts, I was able to learn about many inspirational figures in history and how I could improve for the future. All of the posts I read were done exceptionally well. Each post had attributes that I wished my post had too. I was particularly exhilarated by the way Xylia wrote about Malala Yousafzia’s struggle for women’s education rights. Other key aspects that elevated her post were her language and the…

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Eminent Introductory Post – Tavi Gevinson

Eminent Introductory Post – Tavi Gevinson

“Women are complicated. Not because women are crazy, but because people are crazy, and women happen to be people.” – Tavi Gevinson Tavi Gevinson isn’t a name that everyone might know, however it’s one that influenced many teenage girls. This year for my eminent person project I chose to research Tavi Gevinson, a fashion blogger, feminist, and fashion icon who began her own fashion blog called the Style Rookie at the age of eleven, as a cause of boredom. In…

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Remote Learning Reflection

Remote Learning Reflection

Hello and welcome back to my blog. Today I will be discussing how my year went concerning technology and the quarter system. This year we had the quarter system, which split our courses into two parts: hybrid learning and learning groups. In my opinion hybrid learning moved quite slowly in most courses, compared to the learning groups which were moving at an intense speed. Having one of your classes be hybrid was quite nice as it allowed you to relax…

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In-Depth Blog Post #6

In-Depth Blog Post #6

Hello and welcome back to my blog post. This post will focus on my progress in my in-depth project. This post covers chapters 9, and 10 in Edward De Bono’s How to Have a Beautiful Mind. These two chapters were on “Concepts” and “Alternatives. In chapter 9 De Bono explains the difference between a concept and a practical idea. One of the concepts I was able to recognize from this week was curved stitching. Throughout my meetings with my mentor,…

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In-Depth Blog Post #5

In-Depth Blog Post #5

Hello and welcome back to my blog. This post will focus on my progress in my in-depth project. This post covers chapter 8 in Edward De Bono’s How to Have a Beautiful Mind. This chapter talked about a very interesting topic: the six hats. Each hat represents a type of thinking. De Bono says that to have a meaningful conversation all members of the conversation should be using the same hat. I forgot to record this week’s meeting with my…

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In-Depth Blog Post #4

In-Depth Blog Post #4

Hello and welcome back to my blog. This post will focus on my progress in my in-depth project. This post covers chapters 6 and 7 of How to Have a Beautiful Mind. The two main topics from the chapters were, “How to listen” and “How to ask questions. When meeting with my mentor this time, I tried very hard to be more engaged and listen to what my mentor was saying with thought. Asking a lot of questions helped me…

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In-Depth Post #3

In-Depth Post #3

Hello and welcome back to my blog. This post will cover my progress on my in-depth project. How to Have Beautiful Mind When looking for a mentor I had a really hard time finding someone that was experienced enough and would willingly give up some of their time. As a last resort, I went to my grandma. When meeting with her for this project I make sure to practice the techniques that the book provides on building better relationships and…

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