Once the kids got started, they seemed to make good progress today. We are trying to work more on planning for remaining video and photo footage needed. The kids are also starting to work on choosing a movie theme, creating scene titles, and a storyboard. We will work on movies for two more Target classes and then host a Premiere Party on March 10th, 8:00-8:30. We hope you'll join us!
Convergent & Divergent Thinking:
We worked on logical & divergent thinking with our station activities-a Logic puzzle and a "Star Bright" creative problem solving task. The station activities also included some reading in our novel and a critical thinking reader response.
We used our algebraic thinking and Hands On Equations skills to apply this learning to word problems. It was a bit tricky at first, but most of the kids made the transition to this applied knowledge pretty well. We'll continue this in our next class to reinforce this understanding.
We continued our work on Growth Mindset with another ''Big Ideas" video. It led to a good discussion about Mistakes, Learning, and Real Life. Check out the kids' responses by clicking each topic.
We also discussed pressure, anxiety, and following your talents during our novel reading today.
HW: Edmodo Movie Project Update
Enjoy your February Break!