Architecture for Nature – Project 1

Last January, Architecture For Nature we finished creating our first project which was a building that was made sustainable recycle materials (plastic bottles). This building was made for our project partner SMKN 4 in Bintaro, this room was created for them, so  they are able to have a health clinic within the school.   The preparations took a while to complete since we need to collect about 1300+ Coca Cola…

CAS activity -check point 3

In terms of my CAS activity, I can see my myself meeting my goals. For Kayaking, I have achieved my goal of being able to paddle in a straight line without capsizing. For the last couple of weeks I have been practicing to complete my goal, 4 weeks ago Mr. Cherrett decided to test our capabilities by designing a course for us to finish consisting of 2 stops and 2…

Photography

As part of showing my creativity, I decided to combine my passion for photography into creating an Instagram page where I am able to showcase the pictures I take during my holidays. This is one of the pictures I took during December break which I posted on the page. It took a lot of planning for me in order to take the pictures, where I had to plan which areas…

TOK presentation reflection

Two weeks ago, I had my very first TOK presentation and it was very nerve wreaking since I don’t know my capabilities in TOK yet and this is a great way for me to find out whether I truly understand and if I can explain it well to others. The planning stage itself took quite sometime where it took us a long time to develop the appropriate knowledge question that…

CAS service Reflection 3

I identify my strengths, I identify areas for growth In my CAS service projects, I need to improve on my communication and planning skills with my group mates for Building Literacy and Girl Effect. We need to plan ahead our teaching materials, in order to have a continuous amount of information that we can teach the children each week. Using my strength in Bahasa Indonesia I am able to communicate…

EE first reflection

After having the first formal meeting Mr Masters, I finally approved my extended essay question: ” To what extent did Australia’s plain packaging policy help reduce the negative externalities caused by cigarettes ” Before this meeting I set targets to find appropriate resources and data to support my extended essay question, it took me a while to locate these resources as some sites were invalid to reference on for my extended…

Checkpoint 2 – kayaking

For kayaking my goal is to paddle in a straight line and turn properly, I have set this as my goal as during one of the practice games I accidentally turned and capsized out of no where. It was both an embarrassing moment and a learning moment at the same time as it taught me on what areas in kayaking I should improve on and what new things I should…

Reflection 2

Working together with my group mates and Yayasan Pustaka Kelana to build the habit of reading into children in kampungs, we are doing this by visiting kampungs every Saturdays and teaching the children how to read. Through the teamwork with my group mates we are able to teach these children efficiently and productively, and ensuring that each children are taken care of (LO:5).  Using my skills and abilities to plan…

TEDxBSJ TOK reflection

Last Tuesday on 22 November 2016, BSJ held their first TEDx talk which was hosted by the YR13s.  Each talk was unique in its own way, they tackled different aspects of the world like through natural sciences and technology, politics, business and many more. But out of all the talks I would like to talk more about the TEDx video shown, which was a talk by Bill Gates titled ” The…