Friday, March 30, 2012

Agenda: Week of April 2 - April 6, 2012

Targets - Chapter 10 - Motivation & Emotion
  • How and why people are motivated
  • Different types of motivation
  • The importance of emotion in human behavior
Monday, April 2, 2012
Quote of the Day: "For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others." - Nelson Mandela
1. Quiz Chapter 10 - Motivation & Emotion
Suppose you are a university counselor who wants to develop a program to improve students' academic performance. You believe that many students perform poorly because of motivational problems, including simple lack of motivation as well as being motivated by the wrong things. What are some of the considerations that should guide the design of your program? 
3. Notes, Video, & Discussion: End of notes on Motivation & then Emotion.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012
Quote of the Day: "An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind." - Mahatma Gandhi
1. TEST CH. 10 Motivation & Emotion
2. After the test - Pick up the Chapter 12 & 13 Take Home Test. Begin working on it. On Thursday we will begin Chapter 11 Human Development.
3. Students will read and follow the directions on this article Does Family Size Matter?

Chapter 11 - Development Learning Targets
Early Development:
  • A baby’s beginnings
  • How a child develops physically, cognitively, socially, and emotionally
  • The influences of friends and family
  • How adolescence is defined across cultures
  • The biological and cognitive development that sets the stage for psychological changes
  • The social context in which adolescents develop
  • Challenges and possible crises facing adolescents today
Adulthood and Aging:
  • The stages of adulthood
  • Physiological and cognitive changes in adulthood
  • Concerns related to aging

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 & Thursday, April 5, 2012
Quote of the Day: "I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." - Nelson Mandela
1. Notes, Video, and Discussion on Chapter 11Development - Infant and Child.
2For next Tuesday, students will read and follow the directions on this article for study: Should You Stop at One Child?

Friday, April 6, 2012
Quote of the Day: "A 'No' uttered from the deepest conviction is better than a 'Yes' merely uttered to please, or worse, to avoid trouble." - Mahatma Gandhi

Quiz on Tuesday when we return over 23 and 24.
Test is next Friday on 23 and 24.