Monday, March 14, 2016

Genius Hour Week 9 Progress - 

Week 9 - 

- Finished our research! 

Monday, March 7, 2016

Genius Hour Week 8 Progress -

- Continued our research by collecting information to answer our focus questions. After we finish our research, we are going to decide on our final product, and start on that.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Genius Hour Week 7 Progress - 

Week 7 - 

- Read over the articles.

- Made a google slide with information on the articles and our focus questions. (Half Completed.)

- Put some more thinking in to our final project.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Genius Hour Week 6 Progress - 

Week 6 - 

- Took notes on survey results. (Finished.)

- Collected articles that answered our focus questions and started taking notes. (Articles on blog.)

- Created a new survey asking the three main things students want to change in our cafeteria.

- Thought of things we can do to get to our final product. (Emailing and interviewing nutrition director of Yarmouth.)




Monday, February 8, 2016

Genius Hour Week 5 Progress - 

Week 5 -

We couldn't accomplish a lot because the wi-fi was down, but we...

- Continued to collect resources.

- Continued to take dot jots on survey results.

- Reviewed that we had two major goals, and drew a diagram to demonstrate it, pictured below.









Friday, January 29, 2016

Genius Hour Week 4 Progress

Genius Hour Week 4 Progress - 

What we did today - 

- Made an agenda for what we want to do for the next two weeks. 
- Created an idea of what we want our final product to be. (Letter to our cafeteria.)
- Started note taking w/ our survey results.
- Collected articles for information about what an average middle schooler should have.


Where we are at - 

- 40% of the way done.


The next steps we will take - 

- Continue to collect articles and take dot jots on them.
- Continue to take dot jots on survey results.


Where we are with our note taking - 
- 25% of the way done with note taking.


How much longer we will need for our research?
- 4 or 5 more weeks.


The challenges we are facing - 
- Keeping on track with goals.
- Managing time well.

Friday, January 22, 2016

Genius Hour Week 3 Progress

Genius Hour Week 3 progress -

- Uploaded and updated blog.

- Posted our progress from Genius Hour week 1 and 2.

- Reviewed survey results

- Collected resources/links for research

- Posted Genius Hour week 3 progress.


Progress w/ Genius Hour Week 1 and 2

Week 1 -

- We decided our topic.


Created a document with our focuses and goals.


- Wrote down our inquiry questions and our questions related with research.


Week 2 -


- Filled out the graphic organizer


- Made a diagram of what we already know about our cafeteria (HMS), their nutrition program, and how kids react to it.


- Sent out a survey to the seventh grade (class of 2021). Below is a link to our questions and the seventh grade's answers.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1QefddcYlXKm41l937E31yRUwGo-zwtQacwEF2im9y1Y/edit#gid=470713738