Weekly Expeditions

9th – Challenge: Daily Lessons

The archive of our lessons can be found here. Particularly helpful if you’ve been off-trail for a bit and need to reacquaint yourself with the rigors, and joys, of a life of adventure.

CBL: Engage, part 1

Monday 10/02/2017 - OPENING: 15 minutes It's Monday, and that means it's time for 20 Questions. Only change this time around is the person with the answer is NOT going to be Mr. D. LESSON - 30 minutes We've briefly touched on the Challenge Based Learning framework,...

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Circles of thinking

Thursday 9/28/2017 - OPENING: 40 minutes "There is nothing more practical than sound thinking. No matter what your circumstance or goals, no matter where you are, or what problems you face, you are better off if your thinking is skilled. As a manager, leader,...

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Big Ideas

Wednesday 9/27/2017 - OPENING: 30 minutes It's Hump-Day folks, and that means it's time for 'What's The Big Idea?'. What? You didn't know that? Of course not, it's our first time playing, but as with '20 Questions' and 'Cite that Source', it will be a weekly warm up...

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Unit 2 Begins

Monday 9/25/2017 - OPENING: 20 minutes Today we'll get warmed up with a game of 20 Questions. Since it's our first time, I'll play the role of the 'Answerer', but in future games, you all will fill this role. Rules: The Answerer thinks up something, and says, “I’m...

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Contracts and Process

Thursday 9/21/2017 - OPENING: 10 minutes We'll begin today by reviewing our official, hot off the press, Mountain House Contract. You all helped to craft it, and vote on it, and now, as members of the Mountain House, we all make the commitment to live by it. We'll...

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Developing Questions

Wednesday 9/20/2017 - OPENING: 10 minutes Good morning. Today we'll start off with a graphic organizer that provides us an opportunity to practice asking questions. In the center of the small circle are the words 'My Day', and you job is to fill the bigger circle with...

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Basecamp Setup

Tuesday 9/19/2017 - OPENING: We're going to start the day with 3 minutes of mindfulness. LESSON: Okay, today's work is mostly just a housekeeping item. As part of how we'll operate in this class, we're going to use a tool called Basecamp. In order to do so, we need to...

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