Friday, April 24, 2015

Supplemental Articles on Perception

Other areas you could explore are...

Perception & Spiritual Worldview
Perception & Socioeconomic Status
Perception & Age
Perception & __________ (you fill in the blank)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pacing/Activities through Mid-May

Despite missing some time due to inclement weather and PARCC testing, we still have a very hefty agenda to accomplish.  Here is what it will look like from now until EOY:

Week of April 20th-Perception
Week of April 27th & May 4th-Language
Week of May 11th & May 18th-Reason
Week of May 25th & June 1st-Emotion
Week of June 8th & June 15th-Project-Based Learning on Other WOK & TOK Essay

Upcoming Assignments:

Artist Trading Card is due on 4/28/15
Prepared seminar responses to Metaphors We Live By are due 4/28/15 (turnitin)
Presentations on Boko Haram, ISIS, and Ukraine Crisis are due 4/30/15
Notes on Language Chapter are due on 5/4/15
Knowledge is...Poem due 5/6/15 (turnitin)
e-Reflection is due by 5/8/15 (Perception & Language)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

And we are back!

Homework for Thursday April 16, 2015

Choice of Three Articles:

How Does the Brain Perceive Art?
Cultural Influences on Perception
The History of the Inkblot Test

What do you see?

Ahas & Chapter Connections

Connections to what we started in class today would support your learning as well!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Through Spring Break

We have spent time discussing the following concepts:


We now make our segue to Perception as our 1st WOK to study.

Over Spring Break you should have completed the following:

Completed your research on your Padlet Wall and done it thoroughly.

Read and taken notes on the Chapter on Perception (5)

Monday, March 9, 2015

Overview of Purpose of G+ Community

By Thursday's class time you should have:

Voted on the poll in the G+ Community
Responded to the post in the G+ Community about the essential questions
 Replied to a classmate from Mexico (with a question or comment to further the discussion)
Complete Challenge Beliefs Worksheet from Dr. Middleton

Monday-Chapter 3 & 4 Notes Presentations

Wednesday-Progress in your Collaborative Groups via Padlet 

Friday-Revision of Assessments (Knower's Profile and/or Photomontage)

What new understandings do you have about the Essential Questions after the Skype session?  New questions? Use the draw tool or record an audio!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

This week and next

 3/10/15 Skype Session with Dr. Middleton

Preparation for Skype Session: 
  1. Consider this situation--either recently or in the past--in which you acted aggressively (aggression can include attacking someone verbally such as name calling; physical aggression; or 'property destruction' such as throwing something).  Consider the context (e.g., what were you doing beforehand, where and when did it happen, etc.) and then take note of what you were thinking at the time as well as how you felt. 
  2. Check the website LessWrong:    Sophisticated Critical Thinking Blog

Chapter Notes Activity 3&4- In Class Presentations 3/12/15 3/16/15

Chapter 3 

Chapter 4 

Resubmissions of Knower's Profiles and/or Photomontages 3/20/15

Sunday, February 15, 2015

This Week and Next


We have been working on culture and we are making our segue to chapter 2.

The Arrival:  your original post is due by 11:59 pm tonight and your reply to a classmate is due by Wednesday morning 6:59 am.  Please see the blog post rubric for guidelines.

Redo of reflection is due by Saturday 2/21/15 11:59 pm
 I have read your reflections and will start chiming in on them.  Additionally, I will leave voice comments in turnitin for your knower's profile essays (4 questions).   

Notes for Chapter 2 are due on Tueday 2/24/15 of this week.  Please adhere to the SQ3R guidelines to complete the chapter.  I will post a new rubric by Tuesday to complement the SQ3R process.

Adapted from Hunter Assessment in eLearning

Photomontage Assignment is coming up and we will start it in class on Wednesday.  The due date
 2/27/15-Friday by 11:59 pm Photomontage~~Dominant Culture vs. Sub-Culture.