Online Learning and Digital Project Reflection

This year has been a whirlwind of unprecedented times. This blog post is a reflection on the previous year as well as the impact technology has played.   What are your thoughts on hybrid learning (in person and at home) compared to when you are in your learning groups (at school for all classes). Which … [Read more…]

In-Depth Night 2021

Hey everyone! My name is Makenna, and I am a grade 9 TALONS learner. This year for my in-depth project, I focused on the interior design of a tiny home. My goal for in-depth this year was to create a complete interior design of a tiny home. I feel that I was very successful in … [Read more…]

In-Depth Blog Post #6

How to Have a Beautiful Mind Since my last blog post, there have been two parts of How to Have a Beautiful Mind by Edward De Bono that I Have been focusing on. The first concepts, Edward De Bono said that “Concepts are the parents of practical ideas.” Think about it this way, dinner is … [Read more…]

In-Depth Blog Post #5

Progress Update Since my last blog post, my mentor and I have met to discuss the trades and the space plan. During our discussion about the trades, I learned a lot. We talked about who the trades people are and why they are important. We also talked about how you get in contact with trades … [Read more…]

In-Depth Blog Post #4

Project Progress During these past two weeks, working on my in-depth has been a lot of fun. In my last blog post, I mentioned I wanted to set a meeting time each week with my mentor. I was able to talk to my mentor and we decided on having our meetings on Saturday’s from 2:00PM-4:00PM. … [Read more…]

In-Depth Blog Post #3

Project Progress Since my last post, I have made a fair amount of progress on my tiny home in-depth project. I have met with my mentor twice in the past two weeks and we had some very interesting and fun discussions. A few days before we met, my mentor and I had a brief discussion … [Read more…]

In-Depth Blog Post #2

How to Have a Beautiful Mind During this years in-depth, we will be incorporating the book How to Have a Beautiful Mind by Edward de Bono. This first blog post will be covering chapter one, two, and three. These chapters cover the topics of How to Agree, How to disagree, and How to Differ. While … [Read more…]

In-Depth Blog Post #1

What: This year will be my first year of in-depth. In the beginning I did not know what to expect. This sounded nothing like the self-directed learning I have done in the past like Genius Hour or a Passion Project. During in-depth, we get to choose a skill we are interested in. Then find a … [Read more…]

Eminent Learning Centre 2020

Hello! Welcome to my Learning Centre. If you click the link below, it will take you to my Learning Centre. My chosen eminent person is Sarah Wells. I hope you learn something new and she inspires you as much as she inspires me! Sarah Wells Learning Centre.pptx

Core Competency Activity

BUILDING GRIT AND RESILIENCE Grit: continuing to persevere or work through a goal even when we struggle Resilience: our ability to bounce back after we struggle or fail   1.  During Quarter 1, what went well for you? Overall, Quarter 1 went pretty well. It was nice being back at school and learning in an … [Read more…]