The mhs pressIssue No. 6 Dec. 3 - Dec. 7, 2018On Thursday, a legendary chess player from Michigan, Bob Savage, came in for a hero talk. After the hero talk, a few heroes even got to play against him! Many heroes enjoyed him so much, that they said he was the best hero talk they’ve ever … Continue reading MHS Newsletter Issue 6 Dec 3 – 7, 2018
The heroes at Journey were fortunate to have two wonderful hero talks for the Game Maker Quest this past week. The first was Dr. Scott Nicholson, Professor of Game Design at Wilfrid Laurier University in Brantford, Ontario. Over video chat, Dr. Nicholson shared how he gets inspired by looking at the world around him in … Continue reading Testing, Retesting, and Trying Again
As the heroes take on the challenge of designing Games of Strategy during the second week of their Game Design Quest, they demonstrated wisdom in Socratic discussions about their personal strategies and decisions in various scenarios. When the heroes were discussing what is more important for them as game designers, that their game be fun … Continue reading Win-Win Strategies
What a fun-filled, first week back it has been! The heroes kicked off the Game Maker Quest, explored games and welcomed their dad at Donuts with Dads. On Monday, the heroes stepped into the shoes of being a game maker. Through hands-on games (new and old), solving pre-algebra equations and having discussions, the heroes have … Continue reading Game Making, Probability and Creativity
Game designers in the Early Learners Studio went right to work designing games for their Game Design Quest. Each week of the session, they will focus on games of chance, games of strategy, and games of skill. During their socratic discussions, regardless of the type of game they play, many heroes shared that making friends … Continue reading Let the Games Begin!
This past Thursday, the heroes took their jobs seriously as they transformed Journey into a polling site for the Election Exhibition. Your voice was heard. After tallying 81 ballots, Squad Leaders are in place for the upcoming quest and proposals have been (or will soon be) implemented. You voted and Sadie was elected as the … Continue reading You Voted!
The mhs pressIssue No. 5 Nov 2 - Nov 16, 2018Another quest is finished! The MHS heroes are so thankful to have everybody come to their exhibition on Thursday! They were able to demonstrate all their hard work during the Government quest, as well as doing some debates! This week the heroes have been working extremely … Continue reading MHS Newsletter Issue #5 Nov 12-16
Throughout the Government Quest, the ELS heroes inspired each other to become leaders. When they were campaigning for government positions, they focused on their actions and plans to help the citizens. Each candidate demonstrated high standards they set for themselves without the need to put down their opponents. They did not just talk about problems, … Continue reading Heroes Today, Leaders Tomorrow
Throughout the first week of the US Government Quest, the Early Learners have been discussing and debating the best way to govern themselves in their studio by studying different governments around the world. Monarchy seemed to them a wonderful option at first, since they all loved the idea of being a king and a queen, … Continue reading A Government Of the Heroes, By the Heroes, For the Heroes
This week, the heroes experienced what it would be like to work in the Judicial Branch of the United States Government as Supreme Court Justices, judges, lawyers, and members of the jury. Learning from the Bible story, The Wise Judgment of Solomon, the heroes resolved to always pray for wisdom first before making decisions. Heroes … Continue reading Defenders of Justice