Tuesday, June 28, 2016

STEAM DIARY WEEK ONE DAY 2: GETTING READY FOR NEW SKILL FRIDAY

The High School group launched a new challenge to our class but also to the larger public. Can you learn a new skill relatively well by Friday?

We found out from this video that you can get pretty good at just about everything if you put in 20 hours of deliberate and careful practice. 

Here is what we want to do by Friday. 

Anastasia: Learn the basic judo falls. 

Aldo: Do an elevator speech in Spanish (NB: Aldo is a native English speaker, hence the language challenge). 

Lara: Get to stage 1 of solving the Rubik's cube. 

We will update you tomorrow on how that goes!

Other highlights from today: 

1. High School continued Fluency practice by reading the first few pages of 1985 by George Orwell out loud while Middle Schoolers continued their Chapter a day practice reading out loud of Judy Moody. 


2. The role of the day was at a restaurant. We got practice using our daily English in common situations so we can help our parents on vacation. ;)

3. In the kitchen we conducted an experiment to see which would make better compote: yesterday's fruit salad, or peaches and nectarines from today. The winner was a tie. Both tasted amazing! 

Have a great day and we will be back tomorrow!

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