Project Description

Created a fresh new appearance for a private home in the community.
Removed old plants and other materials that were already there
Created a new retaining wall out of brick with other materials for stability
Matched brick and materials to current home for appeal

Showcase Videos

Content: The top 3 things I learned from this showcase were:

Madison: I learned to lay bricks correctly, how to take my time with it, and how to make it look attractive.
Colby: I learned to speak in front of people, how to work with others in a group, and to plan everything out ahead of time.
Andrew: I learned to work well in a group, how to make sure things were planned out, and to speak professionally in front of others.

Culture: This project relates or connects to my family, background, peers, community or my own personal interests in these ways:

Madison: I work doing landscaping in my community.
Colby: This project relates to my future career because I want to start my own business doing landscaping.
Andrew: This is my job—I do it often, so it came naturally to me.

Metacognition: In reflection, one thing that I would have done differently during my journey with this showcase is:

Madison: In reflection, one thing that I would have done differently during my journey is to take more time, slow down, and be more prepared.
Colby: One thing that I would have done differently would be to prepare the PowerPoint better and have it ready for showcase night.
Andrew: One thing I would have done differently is to be more prepared for the presentation.

Social/Emotional: One thing I am most proud of by completing this showcase is:

Madison: I am proud that it went smoothly even with all the problems we faced.
Colby: I’m proud of our showcase group for completing this and working together on the project and demonstration.
Andrew: One thing Im’ proud of about this showcase is how interested people were to find out how we prepared for and built the retaining wall.

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