In-depth week 8

Talons learners are encouraged to reflect on their in-depth learning in as many ways as possible.  The following in-depth posts feed your senses.
Drumming with Max.

Unicycling with Marie.

Painting with Kim.

Ballet and more with Chelsea.

Tasty treats with Jonathan Z.

Guitar with Daniel P.

More colourful treats with Emlyn.

Animation with Christina.

Food carving with Isaac.


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In-depth Week 4

The in-depth project focuses on learning a new skill. Its main goal is to develop this skill over a five month period, gaining experiential knowledge.  Practice makes perfect in this case, too!  Learners may do some  secondary research to get their topic focused and gain some basic background knowledge; however, most of the learning is hands-on/ primary experience.  The following blogs exemplify learners who have taken steps in this direction and are developing a feel for their skill.

Snowshoeing with Jen and Jen and Zoe

Playing the Guzheng with Louise

Juggling with Michelle

Contortion with Chelsea

Music composition with Toren

Golfing with Conrad

Through the eyes of traceur, called Daniel

Film editing with Bronwyn

Cake decorating with Emlyn

Fruit and vegetable carving with Isaac

Jess drawing comic characters for now

Yoga with Katie

Cloning with Vincent



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