Eminent Person Mock Interview Reflection

The mock interviews that we did in Humanities eased many of the nerves I had going into the eminent person interview process. During the mock interviews, I had the opportunity to practice my interviewing skills and receive feedback. I tried my best to stay calm and conduct the interview more like a conversation rather than … [Read more…]

Eminent Blog Post Reflection

I had a fun time taking a look at my group’s blog posts over the weekend. Their blog posts were concise and engaging, yet they all contained a lot of information. It was an enlightening experience to see who each of my peers’ chose as their eminent person and why they chose them. During this … [Read more…]

Eminent Person Introduction Post

I have chosen Naomi Osaka as my eminent person this year, not only for her success in her tennis career, but because she is an influential woman that leads by example. Naomi is not one to court the spotlight, yet the way she conducts herself at centre stage is very mature for her age. Over … [Read more…]

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…]