Monday – Homework due. “Our Freinds the Barbarians” reading continued
Tuesday – Complete “Our Freinds the Barbarians” reading and begin assignment
Wednesday – Begin Political philosophy and forms of government part of unit. Conference night
Thursday – Homework due. Finish lecture
Friday – No School
LJHS 8th grade students did an outstanding job on their Worldview Projects, demonstrating both creativity of design and mastery of unit concepts. The Projects are on display in the IMC and will be availble for parents to look at during parent-teacher conference night on Wednesday.
Will be due Tuesday October 15
All of the documents students need for the Worldview Project have been handed out and are in the 8th grade filing cabinet available for download. I also have extra paper copies.
Students will be working in the IMC on the following dates:
Tuesday October 1st
Wednesday October 2nd
Thursday October 3rd
Friday October 4th
Monday October 7th – Formal status update will be assessed
Wednesday October 9th – Final status update and project completion planning
Presentation of Worldview projects will begin on Tuesday October 15th
All of the Lecture slides so far this year can now be found in the 8th grade filing cabinet along with the homework assignments
Monday – Finish Lecture on Revolutions in Worldviews, reading on Isaac Newton, continue Newton film and notes. LJHS, Slang and Nationality boxes of Worldview builder assigned for homework for Tuesday.
Tuesday – Newton Question Assignment for homework due Thursday. Intro to Worldview Project
Wednesday – Worldview Project
Thursday – Newton questions collected. Worldview Project
Friday – Worldview Project
Monday – Cognition – “Drive” video on incentives and motivation for creative thinking, discussion/activity
Worldviews – Finish Darwin, Darwin Q&A due on Wednesday
Tuesday – Worldviews – “Good to be the King” Play. Play Questions due Thursday
Wednesday Lecture # 3 Revolutions in Worldviews
Further updates to come later this week…..
Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us….
Sir Ken Robinson “Changing Educational Paradigms”
“The Divided Brain”
TED “The Adolescent Brain”
Monday – Mini video – split brain and culture. Continue Lecture on Perception Cognition Worldviews. Find Brain Article homework for Wednesday
Tuesday – mini-video adolescent brain. Read two articles in class.
Wednesday – Classroom activity on brain articles. homework for Thursday: Brain article Q&A
Thursday – Review homework answers. Creative thinking, critical thinking and education.
Friday – Irons Oaks field trip