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Building Student Skills through Mastery-based Curriculum at Bronx Arena

Building Student Skills through Mastery-based Curriculum at Bronx Arena

Our students come to us with varying transcript needs which say they’ve passed some courses at their previous schools and not others, and varying skill needs and those don’t always align entirely. And so what mastery-based learning has allowed us to do is take a look at what are those needs— What are the—what are …


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How to Survive Jakarta | SoSonia

How to Survive Jakarta | SoSonia

-It’s easy to hate the city. I know I did. But then there comes a point where you become a part of it. You fall into it. The city’s a mess, chaotic and overwhelming, but it’s alive, and it’s my home. You don’t fix the mess. You learn how to see it differently. Ask anyone …


Backpacking & Camping Tips : Staying Warm in a Sleeping Bag

Backpacking & Camping Tips : Staying Warm in a Sleeping Bag

Hi, I’m Richard Fields. In this clip we’re going to talk about how to stay warm in your sleeping bag. Of course, zipping it up all the way is, number one. Your bag needs to be on a, a good quality pad to insulate you from the ground, where you’re going to loose most of …


Backpacking Gear & Tips : Leave No Trace when Camping

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Leave No Trace when Camping

Leave no trace: that’s a great way to think when you’re out on the trail. We have to take care of our environment and make sure it’s around for many, many years, and the leave-no-trace philosophy is what it’s all about. In the leave-no-trace, when you camp somewhere, you want to look for established campsites. …


Backpacking Gear & Tips : Insoles for Camping & Backpacking

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Insoles for Camping & Backpacking

When you get yourself some shoes or boots for your backpacking trip, you may also want to consider insoles. Now I know some people say, well the boot ought to fit if I’m going to pay that much for it. But, insoles can actually really enhance the fit of a boot, and make it perform …


Backpacking Gear & Tips : Boots vs. Shoes for Camping & Backpacking

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Boots vs. Shoes for Camping & Backpacking

Now when picking out footwear, one of the decisions you are going to have to make is whether to go with a shoe or a boot. And most people think that the obvious answer would be a boot. But not necessarily. This boot just happens to be the most popular at our store. Its very …


Backpacking Gear & Tips : Car vs. Backpack Camping

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Car vs. Backpack Camping

At Bill Jackson’s when I have a customer come in. I often ask what are you doing are you backpacking or are you car camping? And its important to know the difference. In car camping weight is not as big a issue. Space might be a issue depending on the size of your car but …


Backpacking Gear & Tips : Packing a Backpack for Hiking & Camping

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Packing a Backpack for Hiking & Camping

When you go to pack your pack you want to make sure that you keep the weight close to your body. The way the pack works is the frame will deliver the weight that’s put in the pack to the hip belt and so the closer that weight is to the frame the easier it …


Backpacking Gear & Tips : Picking a Backpack for Hiking & Camping

Backpacking Gear & Tips : Picking a Backpack for Hiking & Camping

At Bill Jackson’s, I often walk up to our pack wall and see a customer with a blank stare as they look at all the different packs that we have. And, pack selection is right up there with boot selection, I mean those are, boots and packs, those are the two things that you actually …

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