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    PEPS12

    Sept 20-24

    • IDENTITY
      • Batman & Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #18)
        • Essential vs Accidental Properties – Assignment 2 part 1
        • Fungibility – Assignment 2 part 2
      • Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #19)
        • Body Theory vs. Memory Theory (Blog Post #2 Trading Identities)
      • Arguments Against Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #20)
        • Hume’s argument against the idea of “self”
        • Parfitt and Responsibility
    • Review/Re-Cap/Reminder:
      • “What is Philosophy?” (Crash Course Philosophy#1)
      • How to Argue – “Philosophical Reasoning” (Crash Course Philosophy #2)
    •  METAPHYSICS
      • Leonardo DiCaprio & the Nature of Reality
      • Assignment 3 – Metaphysics:  Childhood Perceptions vs Now
      • Art of Argument
    • EPISTEMOLOGY
      • Video “Anti-Vaxxers, Conspiracy Theories & Epistemic Responsibility”
    • PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
      • Video “Karl Popper:  Science vs Pseudo-Science”
      • Blog Entry #3: “What is the significance of these topics (Epistemic Responsibility and Science vs Pseudo-Science) today?”
    • AESTHETICS
      • Video “Aesthetics – What Good Is It?”
      • Blog Entry #4:  “Describe the role that Aesthetics plays in a part of our lives”
    • Review Movie Release:  “Awakenings”
      • Assignment 4:  Analyze how the movie touches on at least THREE of the 6 areas of the Philosophy part of this course (PEPS)
      • Pairs or Individual
      • Digital Format:  video, powerpoint/slide show

    HOMEWORK:

    • Blog Post #2 – “Who would you want to trade identities with, and why?” by Sept. 20

    DUE DATES:

    • Assignment 2 – week of Sept 20

    GEO12

    September 21

    1. *Ongoing:  Observations of Geographic Events
    2. READ UNIT 3 PLANET EARTH pp 49-116
      • Video: Plate Tectonics
      • Earth’s Interior
      • The Earth’s Crust
      • Plate Tectonics
    3. Looking Ahead to Assignment 3 “Structures and Seismic Mitigation”
    4. Looking ahead to ASSIGNMENT 4:  New JAYO
      • preview details/ideas on:
        • Design
        • Aesthetics
        • Needs/Amenities
        • Seismic considerations
        • Climate/Sustainability considerations
    5. Video:  “Colliding Continents”
    6. Video: “Strip the City”
    7. Homework due Sept 23:  Local Volcanoes
      • Create an entry in your blog with the following info:
        • the name of a nearby volcano
        • status of volcano (active/dormant)
        • absolute location (latitude/longitude)
        • relative location in relation to Vancouver (direction, distance)
        • last known major eruption?

    PEPS12

    Sept 20-24

    • IDENTITY
      • Batman & Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #18)
        • Essential vs Accidental Properties – Assignment 2 part 1
        • Fungibility – Assignment 2 part 2
      • Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #19)
        • Body Theory vs. Memory Theory (Blog Post #2 Trading Identities)
      • Arguments Against Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #20)
        • Hume’s argument against the idea of “self”
        • Parfitt and Responsibility
    • METAPHYSICS
      • Assignment 3 – Metaphysics:  Childhood Perceptions vs Now
      • Art of Argument
    • EPISTEMOLOGY
      • Video “Anti-Vaxxers, Conspiracy Theories & Epistemic Responsibility”
    • PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
      • Video “Karl Popper:  Science vs Pseudo-Science”
      • Blog Entry #3: “What is the significance of these topics (Epistemic Responsibility and Science vs Pseudo-Science) today?”
    • AESTHETICS
      • Video “Aesthetics – What Good Is It?”
      • Blog Entry #4:  “Describe the role that Aesthetics plays in a part of our lives”
    • Review Movie Release:  “Awakenings”
      • Assignment 4:  Analyze how the movie touches on at least THREE of the 6 areas of the Philosophy part of this course (PEPS)
      • Pairs or Individual
      • Digital Format:  video, powerpoint/slide show

    HOMEWORK:

    • Blog Post #2 – “Who would you want to trade identities with, and why?” by Sept. 20

    DUE DATES:

    • Assignment 2 – week of Sept 20

    LEAD 10

    September 20-24

    IDS

    • Progress Report (informal)

    Grade 8 BIOs

    • Progress Report
    • Due this week

    7 Habits Reading Synopses/Summaries

    • Due early October

    Concepts:  Servant Leadership vs Directive Leadership
    (Discussion/Blog Entry)

    • What are they?
    • What are the key elements of each?  Are there Pros & Cons of each?
    • Which do you think is more effective and why?

    Jokers Corner

    • tour
    • ideas

    GEO12

    Discussion/Blog Entry: Geography and elections – how do various elements of geography impact a federal election in Canada? Blog entry due date for posting: Tuesday, Sept 21
    Due this week: 5 Themes of GEO Assignment #1 & 2

    PEPS12

    Sept 20-24

    • IDENTITY
      • Batman & Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #18)
        • Essential vs Accidental Properties – Assignment 2 part 1
        • Fungibility – Assignment 2 part 2
      • Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #19)
        • Body Theory vs. Memory Theory (Blog Post #2 Trading Identities)
      • Arguments Against Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #20)
        • Hume’s argument against the idea of “self”
        • Parfitt and Responsibility
    • METAPHYSICS
      • Assignment 3 – Metaphysics:  Childhood Perceptions vs Now
      • Art of Argument
    • EPISTEMOLOGY
      • Video “Anti-Vaxxers, Conspiracy Theories & Epistemic Responsibility”
    • PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
      • Video “Karl Popper:  Science vs Pseudo-Science”
      • Blog Entry #3: “What is the significance of these topics (Epistemic Responsibility and Science vs Pseudo-Science) today?”
    • AESTHETICS
      • Video “Aesthetics – What Good Is It?”
      • Blog Entry #4:  “Describe the role that Aesthetics plays in a part of our lives”
    • Review Movie Release:  “Awakenings”
      • Assignment 4:  Analyze how the movie touches on at least THREE of the 6 areas of the Philosophy part of this course (PEPS)
      • Pairs or Individual
      • Digital Format:  video, powerpoint/slide show

    HOMEWORK:

    • Blog Post #2 – “Who would you want to trade identities with, and why?” by Sept. 20

    DUE DATES:

    • Assignment 2 – week of Sept 20

    GEOGRAPHY 12

    1. *Ongoing until END of SEMESTER 1:    Observations of the World Through a New Lens
      • Create a section in your Digital Portfolio for this
      • Keep ongoing entries in Course Portfolio on phenomena/events related to Geography
        • Description of what it is/was
        • Your rationale/meaning/thoughts
    2. DISTRIBUTE TEXTS
    3. Intro to GEO and the FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY
      • Go over FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT 1 (student choice of working in groups of TWO or individually) and ASSIGNMENT 2 (individual only)
      • Research/View/Discuss materials on FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY (video on MOODLE/TEAMS plus own research for understanding)
      • Start working/gathering details for Assignment 1
    4. HOMEWORK –
      • Due Wednesday September 15
        • Read UNIT 1 in text book pp.1-14
        • Assessment/Discussion for Understanding from reading will take place Wednesday
    5. DUE DATES
      • Five Themes of Geography – JO Examples – Due week of September 20
      • Five Themes of Geography – As Seen Through FOOD – Due week of September 20

    PEPS12

    September 13

    • 6 Major areas of Philosophy (Discussion today/Blog Post #1)
    • General Background – The Philosophes
    • IDENTITY
      • Batman & Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #18)
        • Essential vs Accidental Properties – Assignment 2 part 1
        • Fungibility – Assignment 2 part 2
      • Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #19)
        • Body Theory vs. Memory Theory (Blog Post #2)
      • Arguments Against Personal Identity (Crash Course Philosophy #20)
        • Hume’s argument against the idea of “self”
        • Parfitt and Responsibility

    HOMEWORK:

    • Create your course Digital Portfolio/Blog (submit link on TEAMS by week of Sept.13)
    • Definitions of 6 major areas (due by Friday, Sept.10 for discussion)/ in your DP/BLOG by Sept.17 or as soon as DP/BLOG is set up)
    • Blog Post #2 – “Who would you want to trade identities with, and why?” by Sept. 20

    DUE DATES:

    • Assignment 1 – week of Sept 13
    • Assignment 2 – week of Sept 20

    LEAD10

    September 9 10

    Introduction to the course & adaptations/modifications

    • assessments, curricular competencies & time lines
    • Digital Portfolios/blogs
    • Volunteer Activies vs Extracurricular Activities – what’s the diff?
    • F.I.T.
    • Class procedures/expectations/protocols

    Getting to know your Team/Community

    • IDS Assignment 1
      • Identify/define focus
      • Action Plan
      • IDS PROPOSAL: due week of September 20
        • Focus/Topic
        • Rationale
        • Action Plan
        • Evaluation
      • Phase 1: progress report due week of October 20
      • Final IDS Project Due: December 6
    • Assignment 2 (Individual) – Meet the 8s
      • Step 1 – Identify questions
      • Step 2 – Create brief BIO
      • Projected due dates:
        • establish contact – week of September 13
        • submit digital BIOS – week of September 20

    Leadership Tool Kit

    • Blog Entry:  Essential Tools of Leadership – brainstorm list
      • Assignment 3 – Infographic due week of September 13 (submit on TEAMS)

    Concepts:  Servant Leadership vs Directive Leadership
    (Discussion/Blog Entry)

    • What are they?
    • What are the key elements of each?  Are there Pros & Cons of each?
    • Which do you think is more effective and why?

    GEOGRAPHY 12

    Thursday, September 9 & Friday, September 10

    1. Distribute text books
    2. Review Course Outline, Expectations, Course Organization
      • Assessment:  Core Competencies vs Curricular Competencies
      • Homework vs Assignments/Formal Assessments
      • Utilizing MOODLE, Teacher BLOG, TEAMS
    3. Set up GEO12 Digital Portfolio/Blog; post link on TEAMS
    4. *Ongoing until END of SEMESTER 1:
      1. Observations of the World Through a New Lens
        1. Create a section in your Digital Portfolio for this
        2. Keep ongoing entries in Course Portfolio on phenomena/events related to Geography
          • Description of what it is/was
          • Your rationale/meaning/thoughts
    5. Intro to GEO and the FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY
      • Go over FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT 1 (student choice of working in groups of TWO or individually) and ASSIGNMENT 2 (individual only)
      • Research/View/Discuss materials on FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY (video on MOODLE/TEAMS plus own research for understanding)
      • Start working/gathering details for Assignment 1
    6. HOMEWORK –
      • Due next period:
        • Physical + Human Geography in Canada (view and understand on MOODLE)
      • Due Monday September 13
        • Read UNIT 1 in text book pp.1-14
        • Assessment/Discussion for Understanding from reading will take place Monday