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Remote Learning reflection

What are your thoughts on remote learning and your experience with it? What have you liked and disliked about(?) it? I’ve had a pretty good experience with remote learning so far. I’ve liked the simplicity, but struggled with the clashing… Continue Reading →

Rockets TALON Talk

Here is a link to my TED talk: B I chose to do a presentation on the history of rockets! I hope you have a blast watching this (pun intended). Link to Power point: Here  Link to Script and Bibliography:… Continue Reading →

Come One, Come all, to my In depth Night Presentation!

Good Evening Everyone! I hope you’re enjoying your night so far, and Thank you for coming! Welcome to my In-depth project of 2019-20. My name is Devon Brooks, and I chose to do public speaking! I chose public speaking mainly… Continue Reading →

In-depth Post #6 (Final)

Since the last blog post, I’ve fallen into a regular routine where I practice my speech 3 times a week, twice with my grandmother over FaceTime and once by myself. She gives me tips about my speaking cadence and speed,… Continue Reading →

Environmental Footprint Project

My environmental footprint was 6.75 Hectares, which, when compared to my classmates, is definitely below average. However, it is still significantly larger than I expected. Proof of calculation 10 actions that currently increase the size of my footprint are: Buying firsthand… Continue Reading →

In-depth post 5

Over the course of this month, I’ve edited down my speech as much as I can, and realized that the shortest I can get my speech is 12 minutes, and that’s without adding proper pauses and pictures. I won’t be… Continue Reading →

In-depth post 4

This month has been quite hectic, but between all the school projects and the COVID-19 situation I have managed to make some progress on my in-depth. I managed to finish writing the draft for my speech, and I’m currently going… Continue Reading →

TALONS Digital Literacy Assignment 4

Project: The Research and Analysis of the inner workings of an everyday electrical appliance Description: We were given a week to research and write a short paper on how a simple electrical appliance worked by using what we had learned… Continue Reading →

TALONS Digital Literacy Assignment 3

Project: Climate Change Paper Description: Our teacher challenged us to take one block of class time, and write a paper on a question. The question he asked was “Do you agree that human rights are the single most important factor… Continue Reading →

TALONS Digital Literacy Assignment 2

Project: ZIP Description: For 8 days, our teacher challenged us with choosing a topic, researching it using reliable sources, presenting it in a creative and informative way, and then citing our sources. For my topic, I chose to research how… Continue Reading →

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