Suggestions for Additions to our Learning Activities in Discovery

D7 P1
Discussions:
Choose a topic the day before to give people a chance to prepare for discussion

Topics:
2012; 2050 - Doomsday predictions
Debt crisis
Extra terrestrials
Space travel
Future of Twin Towers Site

Stock Market Game
Ben S.'s dad is financial analyst

Brain Teasers
More challenging
Once a week to begin; may add more later

D7 P6
Discussions
Google +
Wireless Internet Access
Time between classes
Lockers
Inventions

Stock Market Game
Use the first 10 minutes of each class

Incorporate project/task options that require physical manipulation of objects rather than computer games (Roller Coaster Project)

D8 P7

Socratic Dialogue
Speeches

Stock Market Game

Games
Pictionary
Spelling Bee
3 Letter Word Game
Botticelli Game (Zac)
What/Who Am I
Careers (Gabby)
Deal or No Deal
The Dictionary Game
Clue - Act out mystery rather than board game (Lucia)
Thesaurus Synonym Game
Dumb Charades
Crime Scene
Monopoly/Cincinnati version (Avery)
Choose a Letter
Alphabet Geography (Matthieu)