Agenda: Week of Jan 16-20, 2017

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 9 - Intelligence & Psych Testing
Chapter 10 - Motivation & Emotion
Week at a Glance:
MON- MLK Day - No School
TUEIntroduction to Motivation: Biological Motivation - Eating
WED/THUTheories of Motivation  - Instinct, Drive-Reduction, ArousalCrash Course Psychology: The Power of Motivation
FRICultivating Motivation - Intrinsic, Leadership, SexualityArticle: Motivation: Why We Eat Read & Annotate (Due Tuesday in class) 
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Quiz next Monday, Jan. 23 on Chapter 10 Motivation & Emotion
Due next Tuesday, Jan. 24 - ArticleMotivation: Why We Eat
Text next Wed/Thu, Jan. 25 & 26th - CH 9 Intelligence & CH 10 Motivation & Emotion
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Monday January 16, 2017 No School MLK Day

NO SCHOOL
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Chapter 10 - Motivation & Emotion
Targets: Part I - Motivation & Emotion - TARGETS
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Quote: "I am more afraid of my own heart than of the pope and all his cardinals. I have within me the great pope, Self." - Martin Luther


Agenda:
1. DO NOW: In what ways is human motivation determined? What motivates you to action... or inaction?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Introduction to Motivation: Biological Motivation - Eating

Assignment:
Quiz next Monday, Jan. 23 on Chapter 10 Motivation & Emotion
Due next Tuesday, Jan. 24 - ArticleMotivation: Why We Eat
Text next Wed/Thu, Jan. 25 & 26th - CH 9 Intelligence & CH 10 Motivation & Emotion
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Wednesday & Thursday January 18 & 19, 2017
Quote: "I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use." - Galileo Galilei

Agenda:
1. DO NOW:

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Theories of Motivation  - Instinct, Drive-Reduction, Arousal 

3. Crash Course Psychology: The Power of Motivation
Feeling motivated? Even if you are, do you know why? The story of Aaron Ralston can tell us a lot about motivation. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank tells us Ralston's story, as well as 4 theories of motivation and some evolutionary perspectives on motivation.
Four Theories of Motivation:
Evolutionary Perspective 1:38:22
Drive-Reduction 2:45:10
Optimal Arousal 3:38:21
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs 4:49:04
How Sex, Hunger, and the Need to Belong Motivate us 5:29:02


Assignment:
Quiz next Monday, Jan. 23 on Chapter 10 Motivation & Emotion
Due next Tuesday, Jan. 24 - ArticleMotivation: Why We Eat
Text next Wed/Thu, Jan. 25 & 26th - CH 9 Intelligence & CH 10 Motivation & Emotion
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Friday, January 20, 2017
Quote: “An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Agenda:
1. DO NOW:

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Cultivating Motivation - Intrinsic, Leadership, Sexuality

3. Pass out article: Due next Tuesday, Jan. 24 - ArticleMotivation: Why We Eat

Assignment:
Quiz next Monday, Jan. 23 on Chapter 10 Motivation & Emotion
Due next Tuesday, Jan. 24 - ArticleMotivation: Why We Eat
Text next Wed/Thu, Jan. 25 & 26th - CH 9 Intelligence & CH 10 Motivation & Emotion

Agenda: Week of Jan 9 - Jan 13

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 9 - Intelligence
Chapter 10 - Motivation & Emotion
Week at a Glance:
MON: Reading Check Quiz CH 9 - Intelligence; Review Quiz
TUE: Controversies of Intelligence; Savants: Intelligence
WED/THUDocumentary: Beautiful Minds - The Einstein Effect (Special Emphasis on Stephen Wiltshire "The Human Camera") with QuestionsChange over Time; Standardization of Testing - Reliability, Validity
FRI: Intro to CH 10: Motivation; Surprising Truth about What Motivates Us by Daniel Pink.
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MLK Day - No School Monday, Jan. 16th
Documentary: Beautiful Minds - The Einstein Effect with Questions
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
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Monday, January 9, 2017
Quote: “Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu

Agenda:
1. Read Check Quiz Chapter 9 - Intelligence: Students may use hand written notes.

2. Review the quiz in class, discuss questions.

Assignments:
MLK Day - No School Monday, Jan. 16th
Documentary: Beautiful Minds - The Einstein Effect with Questions
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
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Tuesday, January  10, 2017
Quote“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

Agenda:
1. Do Now Question: 

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Controversies of Intelligence; Savants: Intelligence
Sternberg's PAC; Gardner's Multiple Intelligences; Flynn Effect; Savants

3. Introduction to Savants - Daniel Wiltshire "The Human Camera"

Assignments:
MLK Day - No School Monday, Jan. 16th
Documentary: Beautiful Minds - The Einstein Effect with Questions
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
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Wednesday, January  11, 2017& Thursday, January 12, 2017
Quote“Anyone can hide. Facing up to things, working through them, that's what makes you strong.” ― Sarah Dessen

Agenda:
1. DO NOW QUESTION: Pick up the Questions at the front. Write the answers on a separate sheet of paper. 

2. Documentary: Beautiful Minds - The Einstein Effect (Special Emphasis on Stephen Wiltshire "The Human Camera") with Questions

3. Notes, Video, Discussion: Change over Time; Standardization of Testing - Reliability, Validity
The correlation between scores obtained on two halves of a single test yields information about the test’s _______________. 

Assignments:
MLK Day - No School Monday, Jan. 16th
Documentary: Beautiful Minds - The Einstein Effect with Questions
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
Stephen Wiltshire at The Galleria in Houston. He drew this panorama over a 5-day period after a single helicopter ride. 
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Friday, January  13, 2017
Quote"Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly." - Lawrence G. Lovasik

Agenda:

1. DO NOW: How can Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs explain why a
  a. hungry person would steal food?
  b. lonely new student in a school would join a club?
  c. successful artist would continue to invest tremendous effort in her career?

2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Introduction to Motivation

3. Video: The surprising truth about what motivates us

Assignments:
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)

Drop Deadline for all Advanced Classes - Jan 9th

Last day to drop the course is Monday, Jan. 9th, 2016. 

If you are interested in dropping an AP or Pre-AP class, remember that you need to get the form from your teacher.  All completed forms are due by Monday, January 9th at 3 pm to your House Counselor.

If you have any questions, please do let me know. :) 
The Skateboarding Professor... Has a PhD in righteousness.

Agenda: Week of Jan 2 - Jan 6, 2017

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Chapter 9 - Intelligence
Chapter 10 - Motivation & Emotion
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - NO SCHOOL
TUENO SCHOOL
WED - 40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 min
Intro to Intelligence & Psychological Testing:
What is Intelligence? How is it measured? Is it reliable? 
Video: Crash Course Psychology: Controversy of Intelligence
THU Notes, Discussion, Video: Forms of Intelligence
FRI - Notes, Discussion, Video: Does Intelligence Change over time?
Video: Crash Course Psych: Brains vs. Bias

Assignments:
Read through the notes for Chapter 9 Weiten
Monday, Jan. 9th: Ch 9 Intelligence Quiz
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
Targets: Part I - Intelligence & Psych Testing - TARGETS
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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
Quote of the Day: "Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right." - Oprah Winfrey

Agenda:
1. Do Now - Name the 3 "smartest" people you know. How are they intelligent?
2. Inspiration: 40 Inspirational Speeches in 2 Minutes
"We've come to far!"
3. Notes, Discussion, & Video
Intro to Intelligence & Psychological Testing:
What is Intelligence? How is it measured? Is it reliable? 
Crash Course Psychology: Controversy of Intelligence

Assignments:
Read through the notes for Chapter 9 Weiten
Monday, Jan. 9th: Ch 9 Intelligence Quiz
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz

Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
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Thursday, January 5th, 2017
Quote of the Day: "New Year's Resolution: To tolerate fools more gladly, provided this does not encourage them to take up more of my time."  - James Agate

Agenda:
1. Do Now Question: On the Wechsler Intelligence Score, what would the mean score be? What would the median and mode be? If you scored 1 SD above the mean, what percentage of people scored higher than you?

2. Notes, Discussion, Video: Forms of Intelligence
Compare Sternberg's PAC & Gardner's Multiple Intelligences
Compare Cognitive Disability with Savant Syndrome

Also, Video: Eagleman's The Brain 2: Decision Making - Story of Tammy Myers & her accident which compromised her ability to make decisions. 

3. Video: Gardner & Pinker Discuss Intelligence

Assignments:
Read through the notes for Chapter 9 Weiten
Monday, Jan. 9th: Ch 9 Intelligence Quiz
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)
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Friday, January 6, 2017
Quote of the Day: "Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much." - Oscar Wilde

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: IQ tests have proven to be good predictors of what?

2. Notes, Discussion, Video: Forms of Intelligence
& Does Intelligence Change Over Time?

3. Crash Course Psych: Brains vs. Bias 
So, how many different kinds of intelligence are there? And what is the G-Factor? Eugenics? Have you ever taken an IQ Test? All of these things play into the fascinating and sometimes icky history of Intelligence Testing. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks us through some of the important aspects of that history... as well as Nazis. Hey, I said some of it was icky.

Assignments:
Read through the notes for Chapter 9 Weiten
Monday, Jan. 9th: Ch 9 Intelligence Quiz
Monday, Jan. 23rd: Ch 10 Motivation & Emotion Quiz
Wed/Thu Jan 25th/26th -- TEST Intelligence & Motivation/Emotion (9 & 10)

MOCK AP TEST - Congrats to the high scorers!


To give you a sense of how a 72 might score on the AP Test:
A score of a 72 would get a "5" if they scored 4 of the 7 points on both FRQs.
You can test this out and play with it on http://appass.com/calculators/psychology