CNY Stuff

Hello people, I am supposed to do a blogpost for home learning so I am doing one right now.

Today we went to the CNY flower fair hosted by CISPA, in the flower fair you can buy and do all sorts of stuff. For example, games, food, plants and toys. The CNY flower fair is really fun because you can skip class and by whatever the flower fair has. Even though the fair is fun overall, this year was worse than last year which was worse than two years ago, so I think the flower fairs are getting progressively worse, but I still won a load of stuff.

Then we went to attend the CNY concert, almost the whole show was boring and I wanted to die, there was only 2 good parts in the show, One of them was the video that was really funny and getting a lot of candy, The rest of the show was dancing and People playing chinese instruments. I was also really depressed because the teacher was sitting next to me.

Anyways, thank you for listening to me and happy CNY.

Young Americans Reflection

This year, the Young Americans came to our school. This year, the YAs were better overall. It was fun mostly, but sometimes it was very boring. I didn’t really learn anything though.

The highlight of the show was the show itself because it was kind of fun, I also got a dance solo which was wasn’t the highlight of the show because I was very nervous and I got forced to do it . If I could do it again, I would have changed nothing, because I had a good enough time. They kind of inspired me to be more confident but I think I could have still been more confident because I was nervous throughout the whole show.

Overall, I think the show went really well, but something that was bad was that when they taught the dances they only did it a few times and I forgot all the dances really fast.

 

 

STP Activist Speech Reflection

Yesterday, I did a STP activist speech in front of the class. We had two around two weeks to prepare, before that we also had a smaller speech. My topic was about how we should stop climate change, we were supposed to talk for 1.5-2 minutes but I went way overtime.

Since we had a enough time to prepare, I didn’t have to rush it. What went well during the process was that I had enough time to prepare and the preparation went quite smoothly. I think I also did well gathering the information for the speech. What didn’t go as planned was when I was writing the speech I just took out big chunks of information and put it as one idea, but afterwards I changed it a bit. I also didn’t really finalise my speech since at the end, I was rushing it.

What went well during the presentation was that I knew what to say, there were more things that didn’t go well than went well. What didn’t go well was that I was kind of quiet and was speaking in monotone, I was also very nervous and not really prepared so I looked at my note cards the whole time. I also didn’t have transitions for my reasons.

Link to the speech

End of Term and 2019 Recap

In the past semester, I did a lot of fun, hard, easy and boring things during the year.

There are still a few things I need to improve though. For example, organization, word choice, handwriting and being better at persuasive writing. I think the main things that I need to improve on is word choice and persuasive writing because there is a lot of space for improvement there. My Handwriting and organization is getting a lot better.

My achievements and what im proud of  are getting approved uring PYPX even though I wasn’t really steady with my topic. I am also starting to get better at organization. I am also proud of the football pitch I made for the art thing and the math equations I made for the pre-exhibition project. I am proud of a lot of things but I can still improve.

I enjoyed doing the science experiments in class but I didn’t enjoy writing the process, I also enjoyed doing the experiment with Nathan, even though it didn’t work, I got to drink coke. Even though I enjoyed two things the rest of the stuff was quite boring.

The goals for me at of the start of the year are handwriting, organization and reading more advanced books. I think organization and reading more advanced books are slowly improving, but I still have to improve my handwriting a lot. Thank you and bye.

 

PYPX Cover Reflection

I finished my cover today and I think I did quite well since I started on thursday and finished it today. Finishing this earlier really can help me because if I spend less time, I can spend time on other things as well. I think I could have spent a little bit more time on the cover though.

First, I made a rough draft and added the pictures my central idea and the other stuff. When I finished I took away the less appropriate pictures. Instead of trying to making it look appealing, I tried to make it look simple. I think I did well since everything I did was related to the topic and I was concentrated the whole time.

Overall, I did well even though I had to print around 10 times since the photos were always black and white, also adobe illustrator wasn’t cooperating sometimes.

 

 

Extra Blogpost (Learning about NGOS)

Hello, today I will be talking about the NGOs that came to our schools and talked to us, the 5 organisations were HandsOn Hong Kong, Plastic Free Seas, Impossible Meats, WWF and Kids4Kids. For each NGO I learnt a lot, When I went to plastic free seas I learnt a lot about how there is micro plastic on lots of beaches but they don’t clean it up because it is time conserving, I also learnt that they don’t recycle recyclables because it also wastes time. Then we went to impossible meat and we learnt about heme and how taking care of cows uses a lot of materials and causes global warming, and how plant based meat uses way less and how we should change our diet and eat impossible meat. We went to WWF and they told us about how different places help different animals. Then at 6E we went to learn about Kids4Kids and how they help underprivileged kids. Lastly, we went to HandsOn Hong Kong and we they talked about underprivileged people in HK and how they help other NGOS as well.

I chose this piece because it was really interesting learning about what these organisations do and how we can help.

PYPX Proposal

Hello, today I will be talking about how my PYPX proposal that I did for exhibition, So first my topic was about depression and how it has a bad effect on a lot of people, I did it because a lot of people suffer from this disease. 

I think I didn’t do so great because I wasn’t really prepared, so I didn’t expect myself to get approved, but I did which was a huge shock for me and I was very happy I got approved. 

If I could do the proposal again I think I would have to improve on a lot of things, for example, I need to think of a possible idea of a possible outcome and/or products, having a clear focus and having a variety of possible primary and secondary resources. Those are the most important things for me to change. But overall I wasn’t really prepared so I would’ve tried to build on all of the other criteria I did better on.

The whole process of the proposal was having a few topics and then choosing one, then I did some research and created a visual and filled in the sheets then I did my proposal.

My 100’s Challenge By:Semaj

Hello my name is James, today I will be presenting me and my groups 100’s challenge. Our group includes Mango, Kaz, Warren and me. First, let me explain the game, the aim of the game was to write down equations, with the answers ending up in each number from 1-100. For example 3^4-2×6=69 so we put this on the chart in the 69th box. You get 1 point for using non-whole numbers, also 1 point for division represented as a fraction, 0.5 points for correct usage of brackets, 1 point for a correctly used square root, 8 additional points for a FAIR division of work among the team members and 1 point for each exponent used. I think we did are work  fairly and it was definitely a success and we did a good amount of hard and easy questions. Some of the challenges were when i didn’t know what to do with the equation I chose a random number and broke it down, and it took forever. But other than taking a lot of time, after I understood it the task was quite simple.

Link only people from CDNIS can access: Link

 

Goal Setting Stuff

Hello, my name is James and these are 3 of my goals for the future, these goals are definitely achievable.

My first goal is organisation, I think I need to improve my organisation skills because I am very messy, I can probably tell have reached my goal when every piece of paper is glued in the notebook where it belongs, and when my locker and tray is tidy, that is also how I will achieve it. Being organised is very important for G6 because during exhibition it has to be organised so I know where my notes are and when people are looking, this goal will pretty much help me until I die. I think I can achieve this goal in 2 months.

My second goal is my handwriting because it is very messy and sometimes, no one knows what i’m writing because it’s to messy. I will know I have reached that goal when my handwriting is legible. I will try to achieve my goal by writing neatly on all my task/homework and will practice my handwriting at home. This is also important for exhibition because when I write stuff people have to be able to read what I wrote clearly. I think can achieve my goal by mid-January.

My last goal is reading more advanced books because most of the time I read easy books which won’t improve my word choice. I will know I have reached my goal when I consistently read advanced books. I will achieve it by reading more and more advanced books. My goal is relevant to G6 because it will help me with my word choice. This goal will take forever so I think this goal has to be achieved throughout the whole school year.

Overall I think I can achieve these goals during a time limit, hope you enjoyed, and see you next time, 再見!

Friday 20/9 Blogpost

Hello, I’m posting again because I am doing my friday blogpost because i have to share what I did for HL. I know I posted extra content (here is the  Link for HL yesterday, I also did mathletics and researching about plasma .) Anyways as I was saying I have to a reflection for my HL pieces. So I chose to do this because it was the only talk that I think I can be productive with doing these three tasks. I think for improvements I should take more time and not rush through it, in terms of effort, I think I did quite well. For now HL is going quite well for me but I think I should have better time management.