On Monday, Disease and Society sat in for a presentation given by various teachers and officials, illustrating the effects of Hurricane Katrina on New Orleans.
On Tuesday, we wrote posts in our blogs about the worst groups we’ve been in and how we could improve ourselves for this year.
On Wednesday, the class took on the Marshmallow Challenge, with extra time and tape. “This is probably the first time every group has had a standing product at some point in time,” Mr. Kite remarked. Thomas and co. won, figuratively blowing raspberries at everyone else.
On Thursday, each student made 12 Clock Buddies, one for each hour of the day. We partnered up to research and discuss PBL before sharing out with the whole class.
On Friday, we held a brief discussion about gun control in relation to public health, sparking controversy around the classroom to inspire students for their first project of the year.