Our 1st Year, Session 6, Week 5 Musical Projects! This week in MakerSpace the Eagles explored the wonders of music! They built instruments that could play a tune in different pitches. The learners even got interested in the guitar, so they looked up the chords and videos to try to play a song.
Our 1st Year, Session 6, Week 4 Signing Ceremony! Last Friday, the Eagles organized a ceremony at the end of the day for Anthony to sign the contract. The Eagles thought the best way to see if he was ready to sign was to have him recite the rules and give examples for each one!
Our 1st Year, Session 6, Week 3 Who is Sherlock Holmes? This week we dove deep into the art of deduction for our Detective Quest. The Eagles were shown a world class example of a detective, "Sherlock Holmes." The Eagles were intrigued by his sharp mind and felt motivated to solve the crime! Through
Our 1st Year, Session 6, Week 2 We have a crime to solve! The Detective Quest is our focus for this 6-week session. Who stole the missing files obtaining information from the Witness Protection Program? Our learners are practicing evidence and data collection, measurements, problem solving, critical thinking, and teamwork. As detectives-in-training, learners work
Our 1st Year, Session 5, Week 6 Welcoming a New Eagle to Active Leadership Academy! Every tribe, company, sports team, or elite military unit - every culture - has a unique way of doing things and a specific set of behaviors and values they operate from. This week the Eagles welcomed Anthony to their
Our 1st Year, Session 5, Week 5 Counting down the days till the camping trip! This week Eagles have began the process of planning their camping trip! On this quest the Eagles have explored basic needs of human survival, including their own identity, and pushing themselves to the edge of their challenge zone. What can
Our 1st Year, Session 5, Week 4 We've had so many serious injuries this week... This week Eagles have: Broken arms Broken legs Gone Blind Been attacked by bears Caught in lightning storms Had to be rescued by a search and rescue team We have been training in first-aid and thankfully these injuries are only
Our 1st Year, Session 5, Week 3 Gimme Shelter! Our Eagles have been working on building shelters in preparation for the exhibition camping trip to test their skills! They have studied the history of shelters as well as lots of experimentation with building their own! Pitching a Tent! It took them a lot of
Our 1st Year, Session 5, Week 2 How far have our Eagles come in just 6 months? At the halfway point of this year, our Eagles have done a lot of self reflection and group reflection on their journey as a learning community. "Life changing" would be an understatement; it literally brings tears to our
Our 1st Year, Session 5, Week 1 Survivor Quest! This session Eagles will play the role of heroes learning to survive in the wilderness as they discover more about their identities and self-knowledge. It will culminate in a community camping trip where they demonstrate their learning and guide their parents through survival challenges, all while