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Second Persuasive Essay
To practice writing persuasive essays, we each got to write an essay on a topic of our choice. I decided to write mine on banning cigarettes in our country. This is my essay: (More)
Memorial Artist Statement
All It Can Take Is A Reflection I have created a stereotype memorial, representing all the stereotypes in our world today and in the past. I chose this topic for my memorial because stereotypes are a problem that we as a country have been struggling (More)
Roto Copter Experiment
In science class Sherezada asked us to conduct an experiment involving a roto copter. A roto copter is a piece of paper that is split in the middle with a paper clip as its base. When one drops the roto copter it spins, due to the weight of the paper (More)
Part-Time Indian Essay
In humanities this first quarter we read a book titled, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. The book was about a boy named Junior who is an Indian, and lives on a reservation in Wellpinit Washington. Junior is a compelling character who (More)
Sure You Can Ask Me A Personal Question
In humanities this quarter we read a poem written by Diane Burns titled, Sure You Can Ask Me A Personal Question. This poem was about Diane Burns's Indian back round, and people asking her all these stereotypical questions, that they associate with N (More)
Singles' Ad for Alive
In humanities in the beginning of the year, we were asked to create a singles' ad for a book that we read over the summer. The book I chose was Alive, by Piers Paul Read, which is a non-fiction book, about the survivors in the Andes Mountains, and wh (More)
Roto-Copter Experiments
In this experiment, we worked in groups of two to create a roto-copter. We measured the speed of the falling roto-copter, then thought of different ways of changing it. Each group designed an experiment that changed one aspect of the roto-copter whil (More)
Hungry For Popcorn- Math
In this math problem two pieces of paper, each 8.5 x 11 inches were folded into cylindrical shapes. One used the short side of the paper as its height and the other had the long side as its height. The Question was would each cylinder hold (More)
Hungry For Popcorn
In math this year we have been studying volume and surface area of three dimensional shapes, such as spheres, cylinders, triangular prisms, and more. Michelle in class gave us a problem called, Hungry For Popcorn. The question was if you have two pie (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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