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Mean Girls Extra Credit

May 13, 2018


I’ve mentioned 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 a  point for a 10 point extra credit assignment in the test category OR IF YOU […]

War Poets Extra Credit

April 16, 2018


Guys, sorry about the SNAFU with Valiant Hearts – I honestly thought that it was a freebie on the App Store. Never underestimate a mobile game’s ability to nickel and dime you to death. Anyway, as an alternative to completing the game, you may also complete this activity on the poetry of the soldiers who […]

AP Psych Extra Credit Opportunity

March 7, 2018


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 6, 2018


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 29, 2018


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 European History Unit 1 Extra Credit

August 30, 2017


Some of you guys didn’t do as well on the first exam as you’d like to, and that is ok! Remember: Since I am perfectly aware that tests are not porkchops and that you can’t put them on a bun with mustard (and/or ketchup), here is a bit of a chance for you to make […]