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
Perception Perspective Position Cognition Metacognition Bias
Orientation Objective Subjective Philosophy Meme Values Worldview
Paradigm Paradigm-shift Schema Culture Society Cultural Evolution
Empiricism Scientific Method Natural Law Revolution Humanism
Social Contract Framing Feedback O.O.D.A Loop Metaphysics
Prehistoric Ancient Medieval Renaissance Reformation Enlightenment
Scientific Revolution Modern
Socrates Plato Aristotle Cicero Francis Bacon Rene Descartes
Isaac Newton Thomas Hobbes John Locke
Charles Darwin Thomas Kuhn Richard Dawkins George Lakoff John Boyd
Mr. Little has put up a nice example of Cornell Two Column Notes here for anyone who needs a refresher.
Monday – No School
Tuesday – Introduction to Unit I. Perception, Cognition and Worldviews. Perception vs. Reality Questions assigned (Due Wednesday)
Wednesday – Review and collect homework. Unit Vocabulary. Perception activity & Daily Board Question. Begin Lecture I.
Thursday – MAP standardized testing in IMC (no SS class)
Friday- MAP standardized testing in IMC (no SS class)