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17/1/19
The Ultimate Goal: To get Excel Expert Certified Today was the final day for the end of the quarter. I decided to do some GMetrix for the rest of class while helping the other CIS kids with anything they needed. Next class, following the step by s (More)
15/1/19
The Ultimate Goal: To Get Excel Expert Certified The step-by-step plan is as follows: Complete Excel Mod 5 Textbook project this period.  Begin Excel Mod 6 Textbook project this period. By the end of the period, the Excel Mod 5 Textbook (More)
Trip to the Toy Store
Overall, was there any toy that stood out so strongly that you felt it was truly the ideal toy because of its developmental appropriateness? Explain. I remember being completely enraptured by pretend vacuum cleaners. I think the play vacuum cleaner (More)
Mindset Ch 2: Inside the Mindsets
1. Benjamin Barber, an eminent sociologist, doesn’t divide the people in the world into the successes and failures. He divides them by mindset—into the learners and nonlearners. How do you divide people? I suppose I divide people into people who giv (More)
11/1/19
The Ultimate Goal: To Get Excel Expert Certified The step-by-step plan is as follows: Complete Excel Mod 5 Textbook project this period.  Begin Excel Mod 6 Textbook project this period. The Excel Mod 5 Textbook Project was almost comple (More)
The F.A.T. City Workshop-- How Difficult Can This Be?
  Introduction (0:31) "Give me five children who aren't functioning in the classroom. Take away the child who is mentally impaired or retarded in some way. Take away the child who has a primary emotional disturbance. Take away the child who' (More)
Effective vs Ineffective Teacher Characteristics
I thrive with a teacher who is consistent, understanding/patient, and engaged. I value a teacher who I feel confident in talking with, not to, someone who I trust to steer me straight and not reprimand me for things I struggle with. I had one math te (More)
9/1/19
The Ultimate Goal: To Get Excel Expert Certified The step-by-step plan to reach this goal is as follows: Complete Excel Mod 5 Textbook project by at the latest Tuesday the 15th, although the goal is next period, the 11th. After this the goal (More)
Mindset Ch 3: The Effect of Praise on Mindsets
1) Did you always assume that success came right from innate talent or ability? Discuss people you know who are brilliant or talented but never went anywhere. And people who are not so brilliant or talented, but are highly successful. How did they (More)
The Teen Years
  In her TED talk, Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore explains how the brain, contrary to popular belief, continues to develop well into the 20’s and 30’s, and how different parts of the brain change during different periods of life. She (More)
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