Week of 06/24/2019:

Dear parents, Thank you for sharing your children with us. We had a fun filled week of learning and growing!

Please review the weekly report and find a link for photos at the bottom!

 

ROBOTICS, CODING with Chesstronics:

  • We learned the basics of programming and robotics through a hands-on Powerpoint.
  • We worked together as a team to create a robot duck and Sphero robot.
  • We learned about how gears and sensors worked and how to work as a team to finish the task.
  • We were given a challenge and had to complete it as efficiently as possible.
  • We combined our programming and robotics skills as we worked with programmable Spherobots.
  • We learned about loops and how to debug syntax errors.
  • We completed a relay race challenge testing our ability to be precise as possible in their programming.
  • We learned basic HTML and practiced our skills through Code Academy.
  • We combined our programming and robotics skills as we worked with programmable Spherobots.
  • We now have a basic understanding of how to solve through problems using algorithms consisting of repeat, if/else, and while statements.

CHESS with Chesstronics:

  • In the chess class, we learned about the chess principles in the opening and how to apply strategy.
  • In the middle game, how to apply tactics such as using a pin, removing the defender, etc.
  • In the endgame, the students were taught how to maximize their pieces in the endgame and attack weak pawns and squares.
  • We also learned the special rules in chess, castling and en passant rules.
  • Lastly, from the time management part of chess, we played 5 minutes a side chess to learn and adapt to play a position quicker.

SPANISH: Lunch and Learn:

  • We learned the basics of Spanish including the alphabet and numbers.
  • We reviewed the Spanish alphabet, numbers, and colors through a Kahoot game (online multiple choice game).
  • We also learned how to conjugate verbs in the present tense.
  • We learned basic verbs in Spanish and used our knowledge of conjugating in the present tense to form basic sentences.
  • We played a 47 challenge game over the spanish alphabet, colors, numbers, and conjugating verbs in the present tense.

LIFE SKILLS with FutureSTRONG Academy:

  • To get to know each other better and to kick off the week with fun, on Monday, we played a super fun game of Telephone. Ask the kids to help your family play this super silly fun game!
  • We played Tug-o-war and Twister games.
  • We made fruity play dough, and children understood how hard it is to make a single ball of dough. Hopefully moms, now they appreciate your cooking! :)
  • We played games like Unicorn face to develop our mental focus. We played card games like Uno, Garbage and Mafia.
  • We mummified some of the kids with toilet paper and festoon wraps :)
  • We told each other scary stories and attempted to make a chemistry experiment of making silly string!
  • We bowled a giant bowling set and solved math riddles. We played with kinetic sand, dominoes and the game of Suspend at game stations.
  • We played a game of Infection in the parking lot, and to cool down to drew on Mandala coloring pages. We made bracelets out of loom bands and beads all under the guidance of teen coaches.
  • We had a pizza party and played Would You Rather.

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