Year 1. Session 2. Week 5.

Week 5 marked the culmination of Session 2 and with that, the Discovery Studio’s second Exhibition of Learning, The Real-Time Lemonade Stand-Off! The early part of the week was focused on preparing their work to be at a level worthy of public exhibition and boy did these Eagles pull through!  They were tasked with finalizingContinue reading “Year 1. Session 2. Week 5.”

Year 1. Session 2. Week 4

Week 4 started with a launch to honor Veteran’s Day. Eagles first watched this video and reflected on which freedoms guaranteed by our constitution they value most: the right to vote, freedom of religion, or free speech? After sharing, they watched this video about a veteran who continued to represent the United States and theyContinue reading “Year 1. Session 2. Week 4”

Year 1. Session 2. Week 3.

As most weeks do, Week 3 began with a focused session of intentional Core Skills.  The Eagles were tasked with identifying which specific badges they were working towards while setting their goals for the day.  By the end of the week, the Eagles submitted and earned SIX new badges towards their badge plans!  This, onContinue reading “Year 1. Session 2. Week 3.”

Year 1. Session 2. Week 2.

The Eagles started the last week of October with a quiet Monday morning of intentional Core Skills. They launched into the day with a video about Stephen Hawking and a discussion about perseverance in the face of struggle and how this hero changed the world, using his terrifying diagnosis as a means for motivation. DoctorsContinue reading “Year 1. Session 2. Week 2.”

Year 1. Session 1. Week 4.

This week kicked off with a video of a guided rafting trip and a discussion surrounding the role of a guide.  The Eagles were challenged with finding similarities between the role of the river guide and those at Ascent,  and uncovered common threads such as providing tools, regrouping before upcoming challenges and creating a safeContinue reading “Year 1. Session 1. Week 4.”

Year 1. Session 1. Week 3.

The heroes at Ascent started the week with a discussion on growth mindset launched by watching this video You Can Learn Anything. Then, they learned about a new way to think about their brains: Another way we talk about learning and challenges is by thinking of our brains as a bunch of rubber bands. Each rubberContinue reading “Year 1. Session 1. Week 3.”

Year 1.Session 1.Weeks 1&2.

Week 1 started off with a glimpse into the future. What might life look like in 2039? The Eagles listened to a story that included their heroes, favorite places, favorite foods, and even a soccer training program in Lima. At the end of this story, they learned and discussed the 2019-2020 Question of the Year:Continue reading “Year 1.Session 1.Weeks 1&2.”

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