Monday, May 26, 2014

Agenda: Last 2 weeks of school May 27 - June 6, 2014

Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
Review Week & Final Exam
WEEK at a Glance:
MON - No School - Memorial Day
TUE - Video Project - watch examples & collect final projects; College Plans
WED/THU - Work on Legacy Project with Mr. Duez; Brain Games Episode "Follow the Leader"
FRI - Work on Legacy Project with Mr. Duez; Revealing Psychology Videos - Prep for Finals.

Last week of the school year...
MON & TUE - Review for Final Exams
WED - Finals 1, 2, 5 - None in WHAP
THU - Finals 3, 6
FRI - Finals 7, 4

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Quote: "And we shall shine on, like the moon and the stars and the sun." - John Lennon

1. DO NOW: At this time, what college or university do you plan on attending? What are your options for a course of study/major?
2. Video Project: Collect final projects for video project. Watch them in class and discuss.
3. Discuss how to review for Final Exam. 
Don't sleep on U of H. It is quickly becoming a world class university.
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 and Thursday, May 30, 2013
Quote: "Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain and most fools do." - Benjamin Franklin

1. DO NOW: What do you want your legacy to be?
2. Legacy Project: We will work in groups and then individually to produce letters detailing for next year's Psych students ways to succeed in the class. Tips, Tricks, & How to Survive. We will turn this into a quick video and have some fun with it.
3. Work on Legacy Project with Mr. Duez
4. Brain Games Video: Follow the Leader  -  Everyone likes to think they're unique, but like it or not, much of your behavior is influenced by copying other people. We're going to to discover whether your brain is a born leader or a born follower.
The summer reading assignment for AP Psychology.
Friday, May 31, 2013
Quote: "To achieve great things, two things are needed: a plan, and not quite enough time." - Leonard Bernstein

1. DO NOW: What surprised you most about Brain Games: "Follow the Leader"?
2. Revealing Psychology Videos - Review for exam by watching the Revealing Psychology Series and discussing the experiments.
Class will choose which of the video choices they would like to watch & discuss.
Great show!
Monday, June 3, 2013
Quote: "Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them." - Dalai Lama

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Quote: “People who see life as anything more than pure entertainment are missing the point.” - George Carlin

1. Last Day - Photos and Fun.
What are your plans this summer? There is so much to do in Houston, right in our backyard.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 Through Friday, June 7th, 2013
Quote: “As they say in my hometown, Don't Forget To Be Awesome." - John Green

Thanks for a GREAT SEMESTER! 

1. Final Exams

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Agenda: May 5 - May 9, 2014

 Advanced Placement Psychology with Mr. Duez
AP Test Review & Preparation; And RELIEF!
MON: Practice Test Corrections; Last Minute Prep for the AP Test
TUE: AP Test Reflection; Turn in Practice Test Corrections. "Inspiration" 
FRI: Documentary Video: Placebo Effect

We have a VERY modified schedule due to End of Course Testing:
I will only see 1st and 3rd periods on Monday, Tuesday, & Friday.
Just kidding... Just do your best.
1 - 7:25 - 8:11
3 - 9:43 - 10:32
Go to A Lunch.
Then head to the LGI you have been assigned to on Monday. 
Do not go to 5th Period Class.

1 - 7:25 - 9:17
3 - 9:24 - 11:20

1st - 7:25 - 8:16
3rd - 9:20 - 10:15
Good luck on your AP & EOC tests this week.
Monday May 5, 2014
Quote: "The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity." – Amelia Earhart

50 Minute Class Period!
1. DO NOW: Last minute questions about AP Test.
2. Test Corrections: Work on the AP Practice test and write out corrections for missed questions. Those are due on Tuesday at the end of the period.
3.Good luck on the test today! Last Minute Questions & Tips.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Quote: "The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we ever have is now." –Bill Cosby

2 Hour Class Period!
1. DO NOW: How did the AP Test go? What was the most difficult category for you? What should Mr. Duez spend more time on next year? (remember we can't talk specifics about test questions. The FRQ will be released sometime in May and we can talk about those questions then.)
2. Finish AP Test Corrections.
3. Documentary Video: Placebo Effect.
Friday, May 9, 2014

Quote: "Do what you can, where you are, with what you have." –Teddy Roosevelt

50 Minute Class Period!
1. DO NOW:
2. Documentary Video: The Psychology of the Dark Knight: Batman Unmasked