Destination Procrastination

A blog for kids who can’t read good and wanna learn to do other stuff good too

Launch

Hi again this is going to be a short blog post so let’s get in to it. We were introduced to a project planner that is student friendly and can be used for any project in school or work. It is called the Launch Cycle and each letter stands for something. 1. Look, listen, and…

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This Changes Everything

The Renaissance represented a time in history of one of the biggest changes in worldview ever. From how people viewed the world and their place in it, to advances in science, medicine, arts and literature. The invention of the printing press and widespread education led to mass distribution of printed knowledge. People in the Renaissance…

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Stitch in time

OK, hello everyone I’m back. ( booo!!!!!!!!!) OK then. So for this project we learned about the fall of Rome and the rise of the Middle Ages. We looked at the reason the most powerful empire in the world fell, bad cash flow. We also looked at the rise of the Anglo Saxon’s, the Frank’s,…

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D.I. Part two. Kind of.

Hi everyone, I’m back for the D.I. Provincials, but I did not go. I had a different provincial competition at the same time, the Provincial Marksmanship Competition. So I will talk about that instead. But first, a little bit about D.I.. My team mates Sam and Kiera did really well at the tournament – good…

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D.I. Post

Hello everyone, or like probably 5 people. Anyway, today I’m going talking about Destination Imagination, or D.I. for short. D.I. is a global competition that takes place in many countries around the world. You have to go through two levels of competition to get to Global Finals in Tennessee. The first level is the Regional…

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My poetry

For this term we spent time learning about poetry. One thing about poetry, I hate to admit, but I have a really hard time with it. It’s hard for me for many reasons, the most predominant one is that I’m severely Dyslexic and I can’t actually comprehend rhymes and rhyme schemes while reading. But, regardless…

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My world view project

Ok, this term we did a project on world view and the first thing we had to do is look at our own world view and what things in our life influence that view. We made a video to explain our personal influences on our world view. Here it is: Next, we studied religion because…

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Star Wars project

So for the Star Wars project we had to come up with a question about Star Wars. My question was how do the Imperial Military compare to the Canadian Army. I compared three different types of units: Special Forces, Artillery, and Infantry. Special Forces Clone Commandos The equivalent to special forces operators were elite Clone…

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Growth, Grit and Failure

We have been learning about having a growth mindset, grit and why we need to fail in our Maker class this term.  The difference between someone who has a Growth Mindset vs a Fixed Mindset is seen when they fail at something.  A person with a Growth Mindset will look at that failure as an…

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The best ads ever

In class we have been working on advertising. The main project was that we had to design a print ad for a business in Oregon. Our first step was to start closer to home working to advertise a local business. We called three different business before we got to the Raven, a local pub. When…

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