22 May

Your iFolio is a school provided web space that you will use throughout your time at CDNIS. You will use your iFolio to define your ...
11 Sep

# Welcome

Welcome to my school Blog! My name is Joey, I am in the 8th grade at CDNIS. I use this blog to reflect on learning ...
26 May

# Drama Final Performance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pP7lmn0L_k&feature=youtu.be   A highlight of this performance was definitely during the rehearsals, where even though we were focused and serious; we were able to still laugh and ...
06 Jan

# Math/Design – Jan 6th

Today we introduced the 2nd design project where we have to create a proposal for a change to the school. My idea was to add ...
18 Dec

# Do You Want Fries With That?

A story that depicts a young college student, built with stress who attempts to order a burger without fries...the cashier has something else in mind.
30 Oct

# The First Day. (Design)

Today I created this image using the pen tool in adobe illustrator. I found that it was quite simple to create the first couple of ...
23 May

# CAS week

Friends. They're important, they make things fun, they make you laugh, they help you, they're there for you and best of all, they initiate change. ...
08 Apr

# Mathematics Algebra unit

In this unit I learned how to simplify equations, to combine terms, expand and group expressions, inequalities, solving complicated word problems, solving for X,and isolating ...
04 Apr

# Class of French Reflection

I think within class, I participated lots; I'd have my hand up, I'd constantly try to help others and answer questions, and I'd always join ...
01 Apr

13 Mar

# 16 Bar Melody Summative

In music class we had to go through a process of creating a melody, I'd done this firstly through creating a rhythm. I placed my ...
28 Feb

# CDNIS Beach Clean Up

Today a group of people went to the beach and we decided to clean up,we brought garbage bags and picked up every piece of trash ...
20 Feb

# 16 Bar Melody Practice

From the rhythm, I moved the notes and created a small melody, I thought it was very simple and just had to use my ears ...
17 Feb

# Rhythm Practice

So in music class, on a joint effort with Rael I created this sheet of music. Sorry theres no recording but hum it in your ...
27 Jan

# Design Day: THE DISEASE

Something I learned In waste not, want not; I learned how to design a package in a way that met the specifications for our task. It ...
16 Jan

# Line 18 Scarborough Fair Post Recording

So I just recorded my assignment and I think I did ok. It feels very weird to play home, and today I don't know why; ...
16 Jan

# Name the Notes 1 & 3

So before we had received a lot of worksheets and I'd like to apologise to my music teacher firstly for not having my sheets scanned, ...
14 Jan

# Music recently

In P.E we started the swim unit, this meant that music became a full period. I noticed that just lately when I play; it feels ...
14 Jan

# Pre Recording of Line 18: Scarborough Fair

So its tuesday night and on friday I have a recording for a song due. I have listened to the recording about twice, and what ...
14 Jan

# Music 8 Theory Test

Through out the unit we had been learning a lot about scales, I had learned to understand the scale by counting the number of sharps, ...
21 Dec

# Drama 2013

This semester in drama, there were a lot of things I learned. In the melodrama unit; I learned how to play a character properly, I ...
21 Dec

# My design package

I think my package met the requirements at a standard level; my package is strong enough to carry the tumbler mug, my package has a ...
18 Dec

# Humanities Term 2 Goals

I think my goal in future for humanities would be to improve my participation in class, and to increase my grades on summatives and my ...
28 Nov

# Instrument Care Presentation Reflection

During the presentation; what went well was we spoke loud, clear, and at a nice pace. What could have been improved was maybe we could ...
29 Oct

# Waste Not, Want Not II

This is the packaged I designed in Sketchup, you can guess its a very simple box, measured, but when its actually built, its more complex. ...
29 Oct

# Not Waste, Not Want

Good features The box perfectly fits the apple, it has a simple but very strong closing cover/closing flaps, the box is light and it can be ...
09 Oct

# Advice to My Future self (Math Class)

During math class we had to compare and contrast Simple Interest and Compound Interest, we had to find out which one would provide more money, ...
09 Oct

In this test, i scored a grade of 36/40, Im actually quite pleased with this grade, its equal to 7/8, which to me is good. ...
18 Sep

# Stress and Learning in Math: The 1st Test

I think what I did  well on this assessment was being able to explain my thinking, I showed my work or wrote my reasons of ...
18 Sep

# Line 11 Performance Reflection

How you prepared for this assessment I prepared for this assessment mainly by practicing the song, I had even more practice is class, I played it ...
13 May

# Experience Week Trip to Chiang Mai

Pick 2 learner profile attributes and describe how you demonstrated them I think i demonstrated risk taker very well because there were a lot of scary ...
02 May

# Humanities-Design Documentary

My Humanities-Design Hong Kong Heritage short documentary is finally finished! Below is the embedded Vimeo video: 7B 1881 Heritage Former Fire Station 2013 from Horace Lee on ...
02 May

# Science Courtcase

Over the course of 3 days, my class had created a mimic court case and we had to try and prove Mr. Kirchner (my teacher) ...
02 May

# Math Assessment Reflection

Where would you fall on the stress and learning graph? Why I would place my self on the 3 and a half because i just hate ...
20 Mar

# Coming Attractions

Watch this space for my Hong Kong Heritage documentary about the 1881 Former Fire Station You can watch the movie in progress at my website Click Here ...
20 Mar

# Design Day Reflection

I liked that i was able to create a website and it looks really cool, i also installed a widget that makes it look cool I ...
06 Feb

# How can habits hurt you?

Today im gonna talk about habits. Im focusing mainly on bad habits and how they can affect your life. A bad habit that i have ...
25 Jan

# Patterns Unit Math Reflection

The thing I liked the most about this unit was learning about how to write equations and doing the input output worksheets like the dinner ...
21 Jan

# My Bird Creation/Picture

Strengths -Its Huge (4m tall) -Sharp Talons -Sharp and Strong Beak -Bright Camo. for attracting prey -Big Strong wings for long flying Weaknesses -Runs into tress a lot because it is very ...
14 Dec

# Shi Huangdi unit reflection

Through out our unit in our humanities we have been learning about shi huangdi, I learned about the things he did, the bad things he ...
04 Dec

# Surprise AOI during math

In math, we are studying patterns. I am looking at human ingenuity as the AOI because we are learning how integers are useful in life, ...
09 Nov

# Mand-made beach and the Lorax

The AOI’s Environment and Human Ingenuity can come into many conflicts some examples from the “lorax” are: Smoking can destroy the environment. The inventions that ...
17 Sep

# AOI:Environments:China Earthquake Solution

During our lesson with Mr. Turner  we discussed about the Chinese earthquake in China and we learned about the AOI's. We discussed about Environments which ...
17 Sep

# AOI:Health and Social Education:China Earthquake Solution

During our lesson with Mr. Turner  we discussed about the Chinese earthquake in China and we learned about the AOI's. We discussed about Health and ...
17 Sep

# AOI:Community and Service: China Earthquake Solution

During our lesson with Mr. Turner  we discussed about the Chinese earthquake in China and we learned about the AOI's. We discussed about Community and ...
17 Sep

# AOI:Human Ingenuity: China earthquake solution

During our lesson with Mr. Turner  we discussed about the Chinese earthquake in China and we learned about the AOI's. We discussed about Human ingenuity ...
19 Apr

# SLLR Reflection

My thought: Preparing for the SLLR changed my way of learning because before I learned through being a thinker, but now I am a communicator.The ...
08 Mar

# My Video blog with my friend sam

Audio Blog By: Joey and Sam
02 Mar

# Week attitudes reflection!!

This week I  demonstrated two attitudes. I will describe the attitudes and tell you the situations where I demonstrated them. Today I displayed confidence. Confidence means ...
17 Feb

# Weekly Attitudes Reflection

This week I again demonstrated two attitudes. I will describe the attitudes and tell you the situations where I demonstrated them. Just yesterday I displayed creativity. ...
10 Feb

# Reflection on the Week (attitudes)

This week I demonstrated 2 attitudes. In this blog post I will write things about the attitudes and write situations where I demonstrated them On wednesday ...
13 Jan

# Attitudes and Attributes I displayed this week

This week i've been showing some attitudes and attributs .This week on Thursday I displayed creativity. Creativity is when you think of things or create ...
29 Nov

# Zhao Qing Camp:Day 1

On the first day we got together in our color groups and got our luggage tags. We then went to the bus and loaded our ...
01 Nov

# Art intro

A couple days ago I started my art intro. The intro is for this picture.   My intro was this.       Title: Raspberries Year: 2011 Artist: Joey Boyer Medium: Water Colors Canvas: A3 ...
25 Oct

# Could a picture be worth a thousand words

I think a picture could be worth a thousand words because it depends on how the picture describes what is happening and it should have ...
11 Oct

# Weekend reflection

On the weekend I did not really do much. On Friday, my sisters best friend came for a sleepover and they played with me also ...
07 Oct

# Steve Jobs

On October 5th, Steve Jobs died. It was very sad and he died of cancer. I've found out that he's never went to college. He ...
04 Oct

# If I was Trapped In A Desert, What 5 Items Would I Have

If I was trapped in a desert the 5 things I would have are Friends so I can be happy, family so i have people ...
30 Sep

# If I had 1,000,000 £

If I had 1,000,000 £ I would buy a Lamborghini Murcielago, Bugatti Veyron . I chose the Lamborghini because it is my dream car and ...
27 Sep

# 2 of my favorite Artists

One of my favorite artists is Blue. They are my favorite singers because their music is passionate and some are like pop. my favorite singer ...
23 Sep

# Week in review

This week we did many things and had a lot of homework. During P.E we played basketball games, but not matches. Tomorrow we are probably ...
20 Sep

15 Sep

# Class survey reflection

Today we completed an anonymous survey about the class and the year so far. Mr. Deragon created this survey and he will review them. The ...
06 Sep

# Masters of War Bob Dylan Reflection

When I heard this song i was talking to my friend about Bob Dylan and one of his songs. When I heard the song masters ...
07 Jun

# Exam tomorrow

Tomorrow june 8th is the final exam. My teacher asked to tell you how i will study tonight. Tonight i will study by reviewing my human ...
01 Jun

# Internet safety

We just came back from a presentation in the LLAC about how to take care of MacBooks over the summer but im probably not going to bring ...
26 May

Today we visited the grade 9 students so we could do our three simulations. The simulations were about poverty and diseases and injurys. The simulation ...
03 May

# After the SLLRs

After the SLLRs i thought it was quite good because my parents were happy when i left the class. I liked the SLLRs because we ...
28 Apr

# My artifact

At school we created artifacts for a field trip called dig day. Before we had to create the artifacts. creating the artifacts was quite hard ...
30 Mar

# First half of national treasure

In class we have been watching this movie called national treasure because it is related to our unit. Our teacher asked us to write a ...
21 Mar

# All the different ways to learn about the past

Here is a list of all the ways to find out about the past. Newspapers,Magazines,Documentaries,Internet,Photos,Museums,Cemeteries,Commercials,PSAs,Flyers,Digging,Books. Those are a few ways that people learn about the past, historians ...
15 Mar

# The artifact game

In class for the past two weeks we have been playing a game called the artifact game. It is when you chose a random picture ...
10 Mar

# HK past video

This is a video that we watched in class and it is about hong kong's past. We watched this video so we could learn more ...
08 Mar

I think that todays CCC was bad because it only lasted for 8 minutes. What happened was that most of the class got to tell ...
02 Mar

# Field trip to the Cemetery

Today we went to the cemetery. We took the bus ride for about 20 minutes then arrived. When we got there we got off the ...
25 Feb

# MY P.S.A

This is a P.S.A it tells what you think about something . Many P.S.A's can have different emotions because that is what they do. P.S.A's can be ...
25 Jan

# Iqbal Reflection

I am here to talk about a book called Iqbal. I think we read it because its a part of our unit and the book ...
20 Jan

# Author Visit

Today two Poets came to our school and shared their poems with us. One of the Authors were SaraHolbrook and the other was MichaelSalinger. They ...
18 Jan

The name of my reading buddy is Malena and she is in Haida. She is a very kind person and respects what i do. Here ...
14 Jan

# Thanks Mr. Shaw

The performance was amazing and i enjoyed it. I would also love to thank mr. Shaw for helping us with the performance and setting it up. Every ...
12 Jan

# Freaking out about the performance

I am freaking out crazily about the performance it is today at 6:00 and i am doing a rap with my friends. I hope that ...
04 Jan

# My Christmas break

I flew a 16 hour flight on business class to new york then went to my dads girlfriends parents house and stayed there for about ...
09 Dec

# This silly day

today all we did was our morning exercise. After we started talking about this amazing green school it's all about caring for the environment and ...
03 Dec

# Wordles

This is my wordle and it describes my blog and whats on it. If you would like to make one than please click here
30 Nov

# photo of the day (polar bears)

Hello this is photo of the day and photo of the day is when we take a photo then summarize it and tell everyone how ...
25 Nov

# Perspective

Perspective is a point of view one person and there are other perspectives too. It is also a point of view like the way you would ...
16 Nov

# DVD:WA\$TED

Today and yesterday we watched a movie called WA\$TED it is about these people that are harming the environment and this group of eco friendly ...
12 Nov

# Our new Unit of Inquiry

This is our new unit on solid waste management. What I already know: I already know that Compost piles are boxes with dead plants and manure ...
10 Nov

# Cyber Safety

On November 10th I learned about cyber safety and how to be safe on the internet and a teacher from New Zealand came and told ...
08 Nov

# Family Fun Fair

On Sunday we went to this fun thing at school and its called F.F.F there was a lot of food and games. Everyone won a ...
25 Oct

# My October Break

On my break i kind of stayed home with my sister and my mom. During that time i went to this arcade a lot with ...
15 Oct

# Blog action day:water

People are littering in the water and animals are dieng. People litter things like -plastic -paper -cigarettes -etc If you wish to help then o not hurt the  sea. For ...
07 Oct

# Our New Unit Of Inquiry- “How The World Works”

What I already know about the unit I know that Solid, Liquid and gas can be formed with matter.When solid objects are over heated it turns ...
04 Oct

# My Acrostic poem

Please do not have war and fight with others. Enjoy the time you have with your family. And try not to argue or be mean to others. Control ...
29 Sep

# My communication technology invention

For our unit of inquiry we created presentations using PREZI. Every DJ invented a communication technology of the future. Click HERE to see mine
28 Sep

# 6 random facts about me

I AM DJ 1. I have a sister and i like cheese parmesan cheese. I love to listen to pop music and ACDC. Thumbs to all ...