This blog currently serves as a journal of what one particular community member, Uriel Fury, has been doing. The journal is updated infrequently. This journal is for friends, family, community members to know what we've been up to at a glance. It might also help us when it comes time for portfolio evaluations.

Sunday, April 29, 2012

April 16th - April 29th, 2012

Watched
The Troop - Netflix
Sgt. Frog - Netflix
Let's Play Minecraft videos by YogCast - YouTube
Spotlight Vlogcast by Indie Statik - YouTube
Jimmy Two-Shoes - YouTube
Soul Eater (an anime) - Netflix

Played
Minecraft - Computer
Plants vs. Zombies - Computer
Peggle - Computer
Bejeweled 2 - Computer
Little Big Planet 2 - PS3
Various physics based games on physicsgames.com - Online
Equate - Board Game
Lego: Ninjago - Board Game
Lego: Creationary - Board Game
ModNation Racing - PS3
Castle Keep - Tile-based Board Game

E playing Lego: Creationary





















Read/Researched
What does 'linguistics' mean?
Ranger Rick Magazine
Lego Club Magazine
Hanna Andersson Catalogue
What do 'elijah', 'uriel' and 'parham' mean?

Discussed
Why do they call studying languages linguistics?

Wrote
Words to a song about a gamer nerd
Labelled bags for our bulk food purchases at the food co-op
Wrote & illustrated instructions to Spin-Jisto, a made up game.
Illustrated instructions to Spin-Jisto, created by E




















Listened
Music by our friend Joy's band, Joy Toujours & The Toys Du Jours
Cat Power - album: You Are Free

Created/Built
Level design in LBP2
World map creation in Minecraft
Various Lego creations
Mod design and creation for ModNation Racing
Made up a Lego game called 'Spin-Jisto'.

Went/Community
Kristilee's house
Mad Mex
Java House
Trader Joe's
East End Food Co-op
Starbucks

Health/PE/Safety
Outside play all day w/ Cian
Helped make Red Bean Chili
Helped make grocery list and shop for food

Other
Scooped and measured bulk herbs and spices at the food co-op

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Mid-February - April 15th, 2012

So, it's time to play catch up, somewhat. I've got a new laptop, so I can actually type up things, unlike with the iPad! Here's a little bit of what we've been up to since mid February until now.

Watched
Let's Play videos (Minecraft, et al.)
Vi Hart videos
Netflix (various animated children's cartoons)
Psych
Monk
Animated Ghostbusters
Mythbusters
Skunk Ninja
iCarly
Tin Tin (series)
Robocop - Movie

Played
WarioWare D.I.Y. - 3DS
Little Big Planet 2 - PS3
Minecraft - iPad and Computer
Physicsgames.com - online
Mine Shift - Tile-based board game
Angry Birds - iPad
Fruit Ninja - iPad
Rory's Story Cubes - Dice-based story game
Lego Creationary - iPad
Whizzball - iPad
Doodle Find - iPad
Tamagotchi Connection 2 - 3DS
Carcassonne - Tile-based board game
Bingo - Board game
Peggle - Computer
Iggle Pop - Computer
Plants vs. Zombies - Computer
Minesweeper - Computer
Various logic-based games - iPad
Wand Charades
Word With Friends (with M) - Online
Played around with bento making app - iPad

tasty bento box designed by E















Read/Researched
Game Informer - Magazine
Ranger Rick - Magazine
Greek alphabet (wikipedia)
Vitruvian Man
Leonardo da Vinci
NatGeo Kids - Magazine
Diary of a Wimpy Kid #5 and #6 - books
Lego Club - Magazine
Map seeds for Minecraft - what are they and how do they work?
Looked up words: sett, weka, djinn and mew

Discussed
Malcolm X Assassination
Opposites
Ideas for the craft room
How EverNote works
Grandparents moving to Oklahoma City, OK
What 'photosynthesis' is
Grammar - 'drink, drank and drunk'

Wrote
Instructions for the game Carcassonne
E-mails to grandparents and parents
Instructions for the game Minesweeper

Listened
Pandora - various music styles/musicians
NPR - Science Fridays, Talk of the Nation, BBC News
Slavic Soul Party - Tecknochek Collission
Red Lauan Tree - (William's album)
Skywire theme song

Created/Built
Dice-based board games
Music using the music sequencer on LBP2
Level design on LBP2
Pottery (vase and bowl) using Pottery Lite on the iPad
Made pancakes
Made a smoothie
Acted out bloopers from made up movie entitled "This is Magic"
Took pictures with iPad and digital camera
Tan-gram-wich (sandwich cut into tangram shapes)

vegan grilled cheeze tangramwich




















Went/Community
MadMex
Starbucks
Burger King
Java House
Trader Joe's
East End Food Co-op
D's Six Pax and Dogz
Barnes and Noble
Tokyo Sushi Buffet
Taj Mahal Indian Restaurant
Oriental Market
Lotus Foods
Citizen's Bank
Ephesus Pizza
Target
Sushi Tomo
Qdoba

E took this pic at Starbucks




















Health/PE/Safety
Discussed food and Refrigeration
Grocery shopping
Picked out food at grocery store
Made and used a shopping list
Helped with food prep in kitchen
McDonald's Playplace

Other
Google History set up
YouTube Subscriptions set up
Gmail set up and usage