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Mean Girls Essay

May 2, 2017


I’ve mentioned quite a few times in class that Mean Girls perfectly illustrates multiple principles that we’ve covered this semester. Your job is to identify 10 terms from the textbook and give me ten examples of them from the movie. Each example is worth ahalf point for a 5 point extra credit assignment in the test category. This […]

AP Psych Extra Credit Opportunity

March 9, 2017


For extra credit, please read Sigmund Freud’s On Dreams (DO NOT read the introduction. It’s long and not written by Freud. Start at Chapter 1.). It shouldn’t take you long to get through regardless.  After completing the readings, please find instances in the book that you either agree with (or find plausible) or find outlandish.  If […]

Extra Credit Opportunity: Piaget vs. Vygotsky

February 3, 2017


Another cognitive psychologist who was interested with how children learn was Lev Vygotsky, who focused on sociocultural cognitive development. Inexplicably he’s not really featured much in your textbook; he will, probably, be featured on the AP Psych exam. Please watch this video – it’s brief: Next, please read this comparison between Piaget and Vygotsky’s theories. […]

Shrek 2 Personality Extra Credit

January 30, 2017


I’ll give you guys a week or so to work on this extra credit assignment – I wouldn’t be shocked if you had a copy of this DVD laying around your house. Please use your textbook to complete the following chart. The completed project will be ten points on your unit three test grade. Considering that tests […]

AP World History SPRITE Wall

January 13, 2017


A few of you guys asked yesterday if we’d be doing a word wall like AP Psych has. We’ll be doing something similar. For three points extra credit on each exam, you can illustrate specific examples of SPRITE that you find in your readings. All that you need to do is sign up here (just […]