Year 1. Session 5. Week 3.

Just like that, the Eagles are halfway through Session 5- time flies when exploring all the oceans have to discover!  This week saw the learners venture to the deepest depths of the ocean to learn how life not only survives but even thrives!  They also continued fleshing out their Science-based Fiction stories and began preparingContinue reading “Year 1. Session 5. Week 3.”

Year 1. Session 5. Week 2.

Week two kicked off with a visit from the Expedition School guides, launching the group into a discussion about the upcoming trip to Port Aransas at the end of the session!  The Eagles will tackle Environmental Stewardship, Birding and Marine Science challenges over the course of the session to prepare for their final field challengesContinue reading “Year 1. Session 5. Week 2.”

Year 1. Session 5. Week 1.

It’s hard to believe the fifth session of year one has arrived. The Discovery Eagles brought serious momentum and energy with them back to the studio from Session 4!  This session kicks off an aquatic adventure as the Eagles dive into Marine Science for Quest and create picture books for the “Adventures Under the Sea”Continue reading “Year 1. Session 5. Week 1.”

End of Session 4 and Looking Forward to Session 5

The last two weeks of Session 4 saw many examples of Eagles finishing strong! Architecture During Weeks 4 and 5, Eagles had the opportunity to hear from two experts in the architecture world. The first was Brittany Taylor, an Ascent Parent. She is passionate about landscape architecture and shared her Hero’s Journey story with ourContinue reading “End of Session 4 and Looking Forward to Session 5”

Year 1. Session 4. Weeks 2 & 3.

Week 2 “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 20, 2020, marked the 25th anniversary of the day of service that celebrates the Civil Rights leader’s life and legacy. Observed each year on the thirdContinue reading “Year 1. Session 4. Weeks 2 & 3.”

Year 1. Session 4. Week 1.

How much time would you need to practice in order to learn how to juggle?  To learn how to solve a Rubik’s Cube in under five minutes?  What about solving three Rubik’s Cubes in under five minutes WHILE juggling them? This week, to launch Project Mastery, the Ascent Discovery Eagles discussed just how much timeContinue reading “Year 1. Session 4. Week 1.”

Year 1. Session 3. Weeks 2 & 3.

This year’s session of gratitude continued by launching Week 2 with a focus on kindness.  The Eagles watched a video on how a simple, random act of kindness can trigger a ripple effect of kindness throughout the world and discussed topics such as “When someone is kind to you, are you more motivated to passContinue reading “Year 1. Session 3. Weeks 2 & 3.”

Year 1. Session 3. Week 1.

Week 1 started off with a focus trait for this session: gratitude. The Eagles watched part of the TedEd video, The Amazing Effects of Gratitude and discussed the following points questions: Q1: What do you think is the main reason why people are ungrateful some days: Tired; Unhealthy eating; Feeling insecure; or Something else? TheirContinue reading “Year 1. Session 3. Week 1.”

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.”

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