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.”

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.”

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