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Week #1
Albert Einstein said:
"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." What do you think that says about learning?



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Week #1


Today's Agenda



Later This WeekStickers for: Edmodo account activation; Google Drive Folder; Geography Stumpers

  • More Mental Models - Compare and Contrast - How does pictorial representation impact understanding?
  • What is an Invention?
  • More on Discovery Rewards

Earlier This Week

  • Here is our syllabus for our class
  • Draw "learning".
  • Friday's Speech Example
  • Sign up for an account on Edmodo - Join Discovery 6 - Edmodo will be where we turn in and receive comments on our work. It has a calendar to help us know when assignments are due. Code for the course is e76bmr.


This week we will be working on answering these questions:
  • What is the purpose of Discovery?
  • How should our work in Discovery be evaluated?
  • What kinds of expectations and work will we have in this class?
  • Project Options and Resources
  • How should we treat one another in this class?
  • What is an invention?
  • How can we use collaboration to work smarter?
  • What tools & technologies help facilitate individual & collaborative work?
    • Blackboard
    • Wikispaces - Discovery 6 Wiki has all our daily to do list and includes directions and resources for assignments. Join Code - e76bmr
    • Sign up for an account on Edmodo - Join Discovery 6 - Edmodo will be where we turn in and receive comments on our work. It has a calendar to help us know when assignments are due.

Our work this week will also include:
Building a Positive Classroom Environment - Where Do You Stand?


Speech #1:
About Me Photo Story (What tool will you use? Do you have pictures you can import?
What events or details will you share?)



SPEECHES
Open the page with peer evaluation links
Open your speech notes
If you want something projected, be sure to share it with me (kim.given@ih.k12.oh.us)







The Impact of Inventions: The Little Transistor That Could
Transistor Notes



Speech Peer Evaluation Form
  • MAKE A COPY
  • Add your name to the title of the form
  • Decide if you want to change any of the elements on which you will be evaluated.
  • Decide on your scale and descriptors for performance.
  • You must keep the comment box.
  • Send out the link (click send form button, click and copy "link to share") in edmodo

Later this week:




Speech #1:
About Me Photo Story (What tool will you use? Do you have pictures you can import?
What events or details will you share?)





Independent Work:
To access these from home, click here or follow the directions on this youtube video
- just be sure to choose the correct link depending on whether
you are at home ("access files from home")
or at school ("access files from school").


How to change your Indian Hill Network password.