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2017-2018 Learning Values
This year I am focusing on discussion and listening. The reason I chose this is because I think it is important that I participate as much as I can in class so I can learn as much as possible.  In math, I am participating well and I think it is payin (More)
Attention to detail By Sierra
I am continuing to forces on attention to detail and I think I have been doing a much better job. For example checking over my work has helped because I can catch more mistakes. In writing especially I have been sure to check over my work more for sp (More)
This Year I'm Focusing On ...
This year I'm focusing on perseverance. Focusing on this will help me get good work done when I am stuck. This has hurt me in the past because sometimes I get frustrated and don't get work done. This happens in almost every subject. In Humanities, I (More)
2017-2018 Learning Habit Attention to Detail.
I have improved my attention to detail in my classes since the first trimester. I have improved on putting more detail in my writing. But, I need to pay more attention to the commas. This was especially a problem in my colonial research paper and was (More)
Discussion and Listening
I previously choose to work on my discussion and listening skills. My goal was to raise my hand at least once per class and to try not to get as embarrassed as I normally do. So far, I have been raising my hand more often. Maybe not every class, but (More)
Update on my Learning Habit
I think that I've gotten good at persevering since the last time I wrote on this blog. My issue still is that oral questions in French class still frustrate me. In art, I'm not the most efficient but I still work hard until I finish my artwork and I (More)
Chemical v.s. Physical Science Lab
The chemical v.s. physical lab was when we were given instructions to mix different liquids or powders and do different things such as rip up paper or burn a match. We didn't know what the powders or liquids were we just had to look at the reaction i (More)
Wind Mobile
In science we had to create a renewable energy source. My group did a wind mobile. The video describes how it works and what it does! The password is lrei https://vimeo.com/208383572 (More)
NYC of the Future Notes
NYC Design Site Visit- Materials Cycle Group: X Site Location: X Site Observations PEOPLE: How do people move in and out of the blocks? Do you notice traffic, bike paths, sidewalks? Imagine: How could transportation be improved? (More)
Chemistry Labs!
We did four labs in this unit. Chemical vs. Physical Change lab, Milk and Food Colouring lab, Acids and Bases lab, and the Invisible ink lab. The Chemical vs. Physical change lab was tricky, we were given a series of formulas to test and see which (More)
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One Response to “Getting Started!”

  1. Mark Silberberg Says:

    On the main timeline page can we swap the text with the highlights link? This would make the link to the highlights more obvious and the text really contextualizes the sublinks. Keep the highlights red. Maybe the text against a gray.

    Possible for there to be some kind of video running in the background of the main page instead of an image?

  2. Chap Says:

    I like the themes that will come to the community throughout the year – keeping some content away so folks don’t get overwhelmed but also enticing folks to be ready for what’s to come.

    In that same way, the fact that each of the items on a timeline will have enough details that yo can read off of the text of that timeline or click to read or see more.

  3. Kobi Says:

    Header: Has there already been consideration for the call out in the header? Perhaps “LREI 100” or “100 years of LREI” instead of We Are LREI?

    Return to Timeline instead of Back to List

    Half tone images along the background of the timeline should be consistent and not fade to solid grey color.

    Are “Highlights” select pieces of content that introduce each decade? Or is it an aggregate of all content? I think the tags that filter in content in different ways is ideal so a way to punctuate it would be make the highlights be the former to encourage searching and poking around.

    Icons along the center line should change to reflect the respective tag filters: 4C’s Icons, Number’s for, Chronology, Select Themes for each of the chosen themes.
    You may want to implement background images shown to reflects the tag filters as well.

  4. Kobi Says:

    Portal page
    Fonts perhaps should match the headers – perhaps sans serif, not serif?
    Call to action: More iconography (less text)introducing icon treatments for comments made above.These can be clean lined icons or perhaps icons that feel handwritten?
    i.e. Next to “Explore the Centennial Timeline” in the red box it should be an icon that calls viewers to click. Ideas: “Click” “Play” “Explore”
    Since the site is dynamic, maybe the icon calling viewers to click it, pulses?

    The main page favors the portal page so much it almost feels like nothing happened when you go from one page to the next. It’s also copy heavy. Can we streamline with icons with fewer words?

  5. Kobi Says:

    HEADER: As users hover over the tabs can we highlight with contrasting color?

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