As an introduction to a mini-study of human psychology and behaviour, we began with a TED Talk by Dan Ariely, a behavioural economist. Our buggy moral code What makes us fell good about our work? We also looked at some examples from Dan Ariely’s Irrational Game. Here is a list of references for studies in … Continue reading Nov 7/8 – Psychology Introduction (iHub 9/10)
Math 10 introduction and walk through. Chapter 1 Part 1 due Monday, September 26. Chapter 1 Part 2 due next week.
Math 9 introduction and walkthrough. Chapter 1 must be completed this week.
For Digital Literacy 10, demonstrate your ability to post a short (30 to 90 second) video showing how to do something. In the comments section below, share a link to your posted video.
Basics – Simpler food preparation skills Basic Challenge #1 – Cook an egg Demonstrate a reliable method using your photos and explanation of steps to demonstrate how to: Boil, scramble, fry, or poach an egg or vegan alternative (Foods 10/11) Grill a steak (Foods 11/12) Prepare an omelette (Foods 11/12) In the comments, provide a … Continue reading Day 7 – September 15 (Food Studies)
Today we will learn about food photography, a valuable skill in social media and marketing. When taking a photo of your food, you should consider the following: 1. Location and lighting: We will make use of natural light as much as possible; diffused light is recommended and can be generated with a white sheet over … Continue reading Day 6 – September 14 (Food Studies)
ICTX After looking over the four areas of study in the course, what are some project ideas you have? Please describe them briefly as a comment to this post.
Summary Students were enrolled into their math courses. Please ask for assistance if there is an issue. We began science with a discussion about microgravity and weightlessness. The question posed to grade 9 and 10 students is: What physical, chemical, or biological system would you like to explore with gravity seemingly turned off for a … Continue reading Day 4/5 – September 12/13
All day was spent with mainly grade 12 students who were busy modding (e.g. painting and improving) the performance of dart air blasters, specifically Buzzbee Ultra-tek Sentinels. Some students have experience with this activity while others do not. The activity was a reminder that inquiry happens everyday, inquiry should be interesting and enjoyable, and there … Continue reading Day 3 – September 9, 2016
In the morning, I communicated: 1) locations available for student study time and 2) make time for student digital portfolio. The locations where students may study when they are not scheduled for class include: The Learning Commons – Space is available for one or two students per desk, and three to five students per table. This … Continue reading Day 2 – September 8, 2016