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New Math Homework
In math Margret has assigned a new way to do homework. It is an app that she had people get on their phones it can also be a website on a computer. The app/website is called recap. Margret puts a video with a question in it and we send a video respon (More)
Ocean Reserve Twice the Size of Texas-August 26/2016
NGK post In 2006 President George W. Bush made this, but it only covered 140,000 square miles of ocean around the uninhabited n (More)
Maybe it wasn't just the iceberg.
When the Titanic sank 105 years ago, people said it hit an iceberg. It did in fact hit an iceberg, but a journalist just found that the sinking of the ship may have accelerated because of a giant coal fire in its hull. The fire appeared to have st (More)
Math
In math currently we are having a unit called decimal ops. We are talking about how to divide, multiply, add and subtract decimals. Math isn't one of my strongest subject but I am making good progress. I was confused about dividing but now I can do d (More)
An Exciting Moment
The In-wood park field trip was a day of excitement, when I heard that we were going to go on a field trip just for science, I was very e (More)
Guilds
In humanities we are studying the medieval era. One of the things we are doing is medieval guilds. There are many different guilds, like stonemasons, medicine and my guild butcher, baker and candlestick maker. We wrote letters to three of the guild m (More)
Liam's Math
This quarter in math has been really fun. It feels like a million things have happened in this month, not just in math but life. This quarter in math we have taken a take home test, learned how to deal with fractions decimals and percents, and learne (More)
Guild Cooking
Today(2/18/16) in guilds, we cooked regular chicken with white carrots, onions, thyme and lemon.  We put the chicken, inside a crock-pot, sprinkled a little spice and then, poured water around it.  It will take 6 hours to cook and then it will be don (More)
Butcher Baker Candlestick Maker Guild
Yesterday, Wednesday. We got into our guilds, I got into the Butcher Baker Candlestick Maker Guild. In the Butcher Baker Candlestick Maker Guild, we embroider, cook, and grow our own garden. On the first meeting we drew out our character's initials, (More)
Math Percent Problems
Problem 1 40=20% of what number?   20x5=100 40x5=200 200 Problem 2 8 1/2% of $500.00=___ 81/2% x $500.00=___ 10% = 50 1% = 5 .5% = 2.5 50 05 -2.5 -------- $42.50 Problem 3 18=__% of 150 18 (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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