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Month: September 2017

BLOG POST CHECK

BLOG POST CHECK

PERIOD 1:  Please make sure you have completed the following blog posts for September

  • Introduction to Socials 8
  • PSA action plan
  • Easter Island
  • Today’s Lesson (please refer to the question on your civilization handout – part 2) This will be your first post for October

Today we worked on how to complete a blog post.  It is very similar to writing a paragraph.  I went over a few examples with you today.

Period 6:  

  • Introduction to Socials 8
  • PSA action plan
  • Easter Island
  • Invent your own underground civilization

Next week we will continue with research on your civlization!

 

 

Underground Civilization BLOG POST for this week_Period 6

Underground Civilization BLOG POST for this week_Period 6

Great work on creating detailed underground civilizations.  Very creative for today’s Genius Hour!  Many of you took the elements/features of a civilization to explain your underground civilization.  Next step..write about the process and what you learned with this activity.

 BLOG POST HOMEWORK DUE OCTOBER 2:

What did you include in your underground civilization and why?  What did you learn through this process? (For example, you worked with a partner so you both had to brainstorm ideas and work together)

Include an image (or, the picture you took of your civilization)

Have a great weekend!  We will continue research on civilizations next week (please refer to your handout for a list of ancient civilizations)

Speed Dating with Psychologists and BLOG POST for this Week

Speed Dating with Psychologists and BLOG POST for this Week

Psychologists were chosen today!  Those of you who were away sick today…please see me Monday to get your Psychologist so you are ready for the dinner party on Wednesday.

We will continue to work on this Monday.

Speed Dating/Dinner Party will take place Wednesday, October 4th!

 

HOMEWORK DUE MONDAY, OCT 2:  READ THE ARTICLES BELOW AND PROVIDE A RESPONSE BASED ON WHAT YOU HAVE READ.  PICK ONLY ONE PROMPT BELOW TO HELP WITH YOUR RESPONSE

 

Article #1  Click

Article #2   Click

Pick ONE of the following prompts to help you write.

Describe the most important point in the article. Give at least three reasons why you think it is the most important point.

Describe what is believable or unbelievable about the reading. Defend your opinion.

Do you like the article you’re reading? Why or why not?

Describe several insights you’ve gained from your reading.

Is what you have read believable? Why or why not?

If you could talk to the author, what questions would you ask? Why?

Explain how you have been surprised by what you are reading.

Select a quote from the reading that you liked. What made you pick it? How does it make you think?                      What has been the most interesting part of the reading?

What have you learned about life from the reading?

 

Psychology 12_Chapter 1 Test

Psychology 12_Chapter 1 Test

Chapter 1 Test will be out of 21 marks with a possible current event article (the one we discussed) question.  Please review and know your terms!  Read over Chapter 1 and your review guide.

Check out the crash course video in my previous post (intro to psychology)

Article

A few to remember

Aristotle(greek naturalist and philosopher theorized about learning, memory…

Plato (greek philosopher who assumed that character and intelligence is inherited

William Wundt

Perspectives (know them all)

Pavlov

Freud

Contemporary Psychology

William James

Clinical Psychology

Psychiatry

Interesting Psychology Articles

Interesting Psychology Articles

You may find the following articles interesting… perhaps a blog post..

BRAIN GAMES :  http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/brain-games/videos/maintain-your-focus/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-athletes-way/201706/are-smartphones-making-us-stupid

Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood – The Washington Post

http://teachinghighschoolpsychology.blogspot.ca/2017/09/smartphones-lets-think-critically.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed:+TeachingHighSchoolPsychology+(Teaching+High+School+Psychology)#sthash.1y9JIAzL.z50KcqSV.dpbs

 

https://quizlet.com/6320571/flashcards

 

Easter Island

Easter Island

BLOG POST DUE TUESDAY:  What can the collapse of past societies (like Easter Island) teach us about our decisions and actions today?

A great class today! You all worked so hard to learn about the rise and fall of a society.  Now take what you learned and blog about it! Please refer to the question above to help you.

Note:  I will be reviewing how to make that perfect blog post next week!

http://www.history.com/topics/easter-island/videos/rapa-nui-of-easter-island

Chapter 1 Test and Post Dinner Party Reflection

Chapter 1 Test and Post Dinner Party Reflection

What an awesome dinner party (morning party:)  with dead psychologists.  Now that you have completed your list of psychologists I would like you to blog on the questions that were on the back of your psychologist chart.  Make sure you tell me who you represented as well. 

Chapter 1 test (September 25) – Please refer to your power point notes and handouts.  Use the outline I gave you to focus on key terms/psychologists for this unit.  Practice multiple choice at the end of Chapter 1 (answers in previous post).  You can also use your study guide!  It will be all multiple choice.

Answers to the Dinner Party – Psycho’s socializing (by last name)

  1. Darwin
  2. Kohlberg
  3. Wundt
  4. Ebbinghaus
  5. Jung
  6. Thorndike
  7. Horney
  8. Allport
  9. Binet
  10. Tolman
  11. Maslow
  12. Piaget
  13. Skinner
  14. Adler
  15. Dewey
  16. Wertheimer
  17. Sperry
  18. Hall
  19. Clark
  20. Fechner
  21. Washburn
  22. Anna Freud
  23. Watson
  24. Galton
  25. James
  26. Pavlov
  27. Calkins
  28. Rogers
  29. Freud
  30. Titchener
  31. Erikson