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082409 Wh First Day Soc Sci 50m

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082409 Wh First Day Soc Sci 50m

  1. 1. SIT ANYWHERE TODAY (THIS IS YOUR SEAT FOR THE WEEK) , ASSIGNED SEATS NEXT MONDAY. You are in World History , Mr. Chiang , please have a piece of paper and pen/pencil ready. Welcome!
  2. 2. BOOK SHELVES FRONT OF CLASS: WHITE BOARD CHIANG’S DESK 1 5 4 6 10 28 37 STANDARD SETUP TV 7 37 SIDE WHITE BOARD DOOR 12 9 11 25 2 19 24 20 21 26 33 3 29 34 22 36 27 31 32 30 35 23 18 Projector 17 PLEASE WRITE YOUR FIRST NAME, AND LAST INITIAL AS CLEAR AS POSSIBLE. M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F FILE CABINETS PARTICIPATION: / = Participation - = Non-Participation ATTENDANCE: Circle = Absent Double Circle =Tardy 14 13 15 16 M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F 8 M T W T F
  3. 3. SHELVES FRONT OF CLASS: WHITE BOARD CHIANG’S DESK 1 5 4 6 10 28 37 GROUP SETUP TV 7 37 SIDE WHITE BOARD DOOR 12 9 11 25 2 19 24 20 21 26 33 3 29 34 22 36 27 31 32 30 35 23 18 Projector 17 M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F FILE CABINETS PARTICIPATION: / = Participation - = Non-Participation ATTENDANCE: Circle = Absent Double Circle =Tardy 14 13 15 16 M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F 8 M T W T F 1 2 7 8 4 3 5 6 9 BOOK PLEASE WRITE YOUR FIRST NAME, AND LAST INITIAL AS CLEAR AS POSSIBLE.
  4. 4. BOOK SHELVES FRONT OF CLASS: WHITE BOARD CHIANG’S DESK 1 5 4 6 10 28 37 UNIT SETUP TV 7 37 SIDE WHITE BOARD DOOR 12 9 11 25 2 19 24 20 21 26 33 3 29 34 22 36 27 31 32 30 35 23 18 Projector 17 M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F FILE CABINETS PARTICIPATION: / = Participation - = Non-Participation ATTENDANCE: Circle = Absent Double Circle =Tardy 14 13 15 16 M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F M T W T F 8 M T W T F 1 3 2 4 5 6 PLEASE WRITE YOUR FIRST NAME, AND LAST INITIAL AS CLEAR AS POSSIBLE.
  5. 5. Who is your teacher? Mr. Chiang previously taught in NYC (where he met his wife), earned his BA in political science at UCI, and MA in education at Stanford, and is ½ to being done with a MA in organizational leadership at Columbia University.
  6. 6. Syllabus - Grades 1) Class Website : www.govandlaw.org/mvh s (hw, extra handouts, class blogs, class notes) 2) Daily Materials : Pencil, pen, and a notebook exclusively used for this class. 3) Grades : No weights, your Total/Total Possible 4) 10 Points : Most activities, quizzes, hw, particip 5) 100 Points : Workbooks, Tests, Projects 6) Test Format : Tests are 25 questions: 15 questions from class notes, 5-8 questions from in-class readings and multimedia work sections, and 3-5 review questions from previous study guides. 7) 60% Policy : Test scores below 60 can be retaken for a max of 60.
  7. 9. BOOK SHELVES 1 5 4 6 28 STANDARD SETUP TV SIDE WHITE BOARD 25 2 19 26 3 29 22 27 30 PERIOD 1 WK/DATE: M T W T F  FRONT OF CLASS: WHITE BOARD Projector ATTENDANCE: Circle = Absent Double Circle =Tardy 38 PARTICIPATION: / = Participation -- = Non-Participation Resolution Key: R=Reminder, Xmin, P=Parent Incident Key: U=Unsafe, D=Disrespectful, O=Off Task, T=Talking, N=Not Prepared, C=Careless, L=Late Resolution Key: A=Apology, F=Fixed, S=Served M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  M T W T F  TODO: Class Participation 1-10 Point Weekly Grading Scale: 0-5: Off task or missing in class activities. 6: Coming to class prepared and following activity instructions. 7-10: Participating in class discussions and/or writing blog entries (2+ a week). Points are deducted for not being present for class activities or for being off task.
  8. 10. Participation ( 10 points a week ) Negative Mark: Minus 2 Points Each 0 Check: 6 Points 1 Check: 7 Points 2 Checks: 8 Points 3 Checks: 9 Points 4 Checks: 10 Points 5 Checks: 11 Points (+1 EC) 6 Checks: 12 Points (+2 EC) 7 Checks: 13 Points (+3 EC) 8 Checks: 14 Points (+4 EC)
  9. 11. PARTICIPATION IS WORTH 10 POINTS A WEEK
  10. 12. HIGH PARTICIPATION IS CONVERTED INTO EXTRA CREDIT
  11. 13. BEING OFF TASK WILL DOCK YOU 1 POINT EACH TIME
  12. 14. Workbook Setup: Draw a line between days. Use back and front of pages. Opener (graded) Write date , topic , opener # Then 3 sentences: based off the opener questions. Notes (not-graded) In-class notes go next. Notes online and in class binder. 60% of test from notes . Work Section (graded) Work sections correspond to the opener #, and then go in letter a-z order. Title: must be included in each work section. 25-30% of test from work sec. Surprise quizzes 100% based off notes and work sections.
  13. 15. Name:________________ Per:__ __/10 Proper Labels & Well Kept __/10 Complete Openers __/10 Thoughtful Responses __/10 Partner Work Has Names __/60 Work Sections Complete Missing 1 Work Section, #__ Missing 2 Work Section, #__ Missing 3 Work Section, #__ _____/100 Points
  14. 16. Syllabus Brief Overview - Procedures 8) Class Safety : You deserve a class that is safe and respectful. Acting reckless, including mishandling of equipment or willfully disrespecting others will result in a: 20 minute lunch/after-school conference and parent notification. Electronics, work from other classes, and food will be confiscated on sight. 9) Tardies : To be marked on-time and to receive full participation points, you have to be at your desk , silently setting up your opener task at the start of class. You are not participating if you are not in class. Tardies and unexcused absences will significantly impact your participation pts.
  15. 17. Syllabus - Procedures 10) Restroom: One at a time, don’t ask, sign out, detention for misuse, and it’s rude to others. The soap is the hall pass. The hand santizer and toilet paper is for your in-class use . 11) Raise Your Hand to Talk : Discussion points lost for talking out of turn. 12) Late Work : Late work is submitted using the late work slip at the back of the class. Approx: Within wk: -10% Over a wk: -30% (including test)
  16. 21. Get Your Attention : During an activity, if I need your attention, I’ll say: “ If you can here me, clap once. If you can hear me, put your fist in the air. ” I’ll place my fist in the air, at that point you need to pause your activity and talking, and place your fist in the air.
  17. 23. Class Ning: Same school rules/consequences apply in virtual school environments (Ning) as they do in real environments. Ning is where the class blog and help board is located.
  18. 24. Class Schedule: Notice: Fall final before Dec. break, and Spring Final before Spring break (this allows you to have chances to retake finals, and have one less to worry about in June. In June we read Geography of Bliss .
  19. 25. Class Schedule: .
  20. 26. Homework Due Tuesday (30 Points): 1) You and your parent sign the syllabus and fill out first day form 2) Empty notebook (8x11 size, 90 pages+) 3) 2 recent photographs , can be a print/copy must be appropriate. (won’t be getting back)
  21. 27. Homework Due Wednesday (20 Points): 1) Create a Google Account (Gmail or linking non-Gmail w. Google) 2) Join class Ning and upload a photo
  22. 28. Last, if something is going on, talk to me.
  23. 29. 1) Write: Date: 8/24/09 Topic: 1 st Day Opener 0: skip Notes 0, Title: Study of Social Sciences
  24. 30. Notes: I do not assign reading from the textbook. The textbook is issued for you to reference for extra info. Not assigning the textbook also means that in-class notes can be heavy.
  25. 31. Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” 1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: a) History : History of society (group ppl with common features) b) Anthropology : Human development over time (unlike history, focus is on change, more biology based) c) Psychology : How individuals behave d) Sociology : How society behaves e) Political Science : How governments behave f) Economics : How scarce (limited) resources are used g) Philosophy : Study of thinking
  26. 32. <ul><li>Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” </li></ul><ul><li>1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: </li></ul><ul><li>History : Story of human action </li></ul><ul><li>(Archaeology is the study of learning how to examine historical evidence) </li></ul>
  27. 33. Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” 1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: b) Anthropology : Human development over time (unlike history, focus is on change, more human biology based)
  28. 34. Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” 1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: c) Psychology : How humans behave (Psychiatry is more brain biology based) Winthrop Kellogg Experiment (1931)
  29. 35. Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” 1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: d) Sociology : How groups behaves Philip Zimbardo Prison Experiment (1971)
  30. 36. Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” 1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: e) Political Science : How governments behave
  31. 37. Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” 1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: f) Economics : How scarce (limited) resources are used (everything in the world is scarce)
  32. 38. Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” 1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: g) Philosophy : Study of thinking (Epistemology is the study of how we acquire knowledge. How do we know what we know? And how do we know what we know is true? )
  33. 39. Notes #0 , Title: “ Study of Social Sciences ” 1) Social Science/Studies : Covers study of: a) History : History of society (group ppl with common features) b) Anthropology : Human development over time (unlike history, focus is on change, more biology based) c) Psychology : How individuals behave d) Sociology : How society behaves e) Political Science : How governments behave f) Economics : How scarce (limited) resources are used g) Philosophy : Study of thinking
  34. 40. Class Goals: 1) Tools to make society better : Using the past to help you make better decisions. 2) Tools to live happier : Learning from the totality of social science discoveries. Not to be hard or easy, but useful.
  35. 42. Work #0a , Title “ 21st Century Skills ” 1) Questions things (curious) 2) Collaborative (works well in teams) 3) Motivates diff. kinds of people (leadership) 4) Effective communicator (relay your ideas) 5) Creative (creates things) 6) Adapts to change/differences (unexpected) 7) Entrepreneurial (takes risk and initiative) 1) Write down which skill you strongest at 2) Write down which skill you are weakest at 3) Explain if you how a choice between a 4.0 GPA grad weak at these skills or 2.0 GPA grad strong at these skills, who would you make boss?
  36. 43. Class Beliefs 1) Be fearless and all heart. You have the power to empower others.
  37. 44. Class Beliefs 2) Step up, open up, and take risks. You get what you put in.
  38. 45. Class Beliefs 3) Be your true self. Learn and acknowledge who other people truly are.
  39. 46. Class Beliefs 4) Challenge ideas, not the messenger. Never stop questioning!
  40. 47. Class Beliefs 5) Ask for help, accept help, offer help. Be inclusive, leave no one out. .
  41. 48. Class Beliefs 6) Be responsible, you affect others. If you lose someone’s trust, earn it back.
  42. 50. Homework Due Tuesday (30 Points): 1) You and your parent sign the syllabus and fill out first day form 2) Empty notebook (8x11 size, 90 pages+) 3) 2 recent photographs , can be a print/copy must be appropriate. (won’t be getting back)
  43. 51. Homework Due Wednesday (20 Points): 1) Create a Google Account (Gmail or linking non-Gmail w. Google) 2) Join class Ning and upload a photo

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