Agenda: Week of March 16 - March 20, 2015

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Unit 4: Cognition: Memory, Language, & Thought
and Intelligence
WEEK AT A GLANCE:
MON - Intro to Intelligence; What is Intelligence; IQ Tests; How they are used
TUE - Pick up Targets; Forms of Intelligence
WED/THU - Quiz Review over Memory/Language/Thought; Quiz on Unit 4; Intelligence; Savants Video w/Questions
FRI -  TEST - Unit 4 - Cognition: Memory, Language, Thought & Intelligence; Article Due on Wednesday/Thursday - Science of Emotions
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Monday, March 16, 2015
Quote"History is a myth that men agree to believe." - Napoleon

Learning Targets:
1. Binet created the first intelligence test and developed the concept of mental age, but Terman's revision, the Stanford-Binet, created a way to compute an IQ score.
2. Aptitude tests predict future success and achievement tests assess what individuals already know.
3. When designing tests, psychometricians focus on standardization, reliability, validity, and culture fairness.
4. Normal distributions are bell-shaped curves in which most scores fall near the average and the percentage of scores between standard deviations is fixed by a formula.
5. Reliability refers to a test being repeatable and validity refers to a test being accurate.
- Explain the theories that have been created for understanding intelligence
- Compare the different modes of intelligence testing
- Explain how the range of mental abilities, from creativity and giftedness to mental retardation, can be identified, explained, & understood.

Essential Questions:
- How much of intelligence is inherited, and how much is due to upbringing?
- What exactly is intelligence, and what do test scores mean?
- Why do some people with high IQ scores become underachievers, while others with average IQ scores become leaders? - How does intelligence related to creativity and artistic or athletic abilities?

Agenda:
1. DO NOW QUESTION: How would you define intelligence? Who is the smartest person that you know? Why?
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Intro to Intelligence: What is Intelligence/Development of IQ Tests
3. Crash Course Psychology: The Controversy of Intelligence

Assignments: 
Quiz Wednesday
Test Friday
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Quote"The war has ruined us for everything." - Remarque, All Quiet on the Western Front  

Learning Targets:
1. Binet created the first intelligence test and developed the concept of mental age, but Terman's revision, the Stanford-Binet, created a way to compute an IQ score.
2. Aptitude tests predict future success and achievement tests assess what individuals already know.
3. When designing tests, psychometricians focus on standardization, reliability, validity, and culture fairness.
4. Normal distributions are bell-shaped curves in which most scores fall near the average and the percentage of scores between standard deviations is fixed by a formula.
5. Reliability refers to a test being repeatable and validity refers to a test being accurate.
- Explain the theories that have been created for understanding intelligence
- Compare the different modes of intelligence testing
- Explain how the range of mental abilities, from creativity and giftedness to mental retardation, can be identified, explained, & understood.

Essential Questions:
- How much of intelligence is inherited, and how much is due to upbringing?
- What exactly is intelligence, and what do test scores mean?
- Why do some people with high IQ scores become underachievers, while others with average IQ scores become leaders? - How does intelligence related to creativity and artistic or athletic abilities?

Agenda:
1. DO NOW QUESTION: What are the different forms of intelligence? How can they be measured?
2. Notes, Video, Discussion: Forms of Intelligence.
3. Crash Course Psychology: Brains vs. Bias

Assignments: 
Quiz Wednesday
Test Friday
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Wednesday, March 18 & Thursday, March 19, 2015
Quote:
Learning Targets:
1. Binet created the first intelligence test and developed the concept of mental age, but Terman's revision, the Stanford-Binet, created a way to compute an IQ score.
2. Aptitude tests predict future success and achievement tests assess what individuals already know.
3. When designing tests, psychometricians focus on standardization, reliability, validity, and culture fairness.
4. Normal distributions are bell-shaped curves in which most scores fall near the average and the percentage of scores between standard deviations is fixed by a formula.
5. Reliability refers to a test being repeatable and validity refers to a test being accurate.
- Explain the theories that have been created for understanding intelligence
- Compare the different modes of intelligence testing
- Explain how the range of mental abilities, from creativity and giftedness to mental retardation, can be identified, explained, & understood.

Essential Questions:
- How much of intelligence is inherited, and how much is due to upbringing?
- What exactly is intelligence, and what do test scores mean?
- Why do some people with high IQ scores become underachievers, while others with average IQ scores become leaders? - How does intelligence related to creativity and artistic or athletic abilities?

Agenda:
1. DO NOW: Prep For Quiz over Cognition - Reading Check Quiz.
2. Review Quiz
3. Video Study with Notes & Discussion: Video Beautiful Minds: Einstein Effect (Savants); Forms/Theories of Intelligence
Beautiful Minds: The Einstein Effect. Link to video & Questions here.
4. Notes, Discussion: Does Intelligence Change Over Time?


Assignments: 
Quiz Wednesday
Test Friday

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Friday, March 20, 2015
Quote: "Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

Agenda:
1. TEST UNIT 4 - Cognition - Memory, Language, Thought, & Intelligence
2. Pick up Article after the Test: Article Due on Wednesday/Thursday - Science of Emotions

Assignments: 
Article Due on Wednesday/Thursday - Science of Emotions