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Tuck Everlasting
  Tuck Everlasting   Today I finished my book called Tuck Everlasting. It was about a tree that made you live forever. There was a family that all drank from the stream that is on the bottom of the tree. This girl Winnie tried to d (More)
Black Beauty
  Black Beauty   I read a book called Black Beauty. The book was interesting because it was written from the perspective of a horse. At first I didn’t get it, and then I understood. Black Beauty has been through a lot of owners; to (More)
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the NIght-Time   I read a book called The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. It is a really long name/title. I saw the play before but I like the book a lot better because it shows a lot of de (More)
War
  One day Jack was walking in the forest and all of a sudden he stumbled on a tree root and hit his head on a rock. Slowly, he got up and peered around. He saw a bunch of apes huddling, trying to keep warmth. He started to walk away until sna (More)
Summer Has Come To An End
Sadly summer has come to an end, but i’m so excited for sixth grade. I think i’ve grown a lot over the summer physically and academically.  I think that i’m a bit taller than I was last year. I’ve also  become more responsible, caring, and hardworkin (More)
Summer Reading
This Book Is Not Good For You, by Pseudonymous Bosch (More)
Summer Reading
The Glass Sentence, by S.E. Groove (More)
Art Camp
This summer I went to an art camp. It was at Parsons University, which is very close to my house. I went with my friend, although he  was sick the first few days. I learned a lot about shading and other art techniques. One of the assignments that we (More)
Horseback Riding
During the summer I went to a horseback riding camp with my friend. We rode at a place called Dream Come True Farm in Long Island. We went there for a week, and stayed at her grandmother's house. The first three days I rode a horse named Diamond, and (More)
Maryland
Swimming in the pool and playing badminton. (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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