Ted Ed (05/05)

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Okay, let’s have a little fun. Watch this video on cats. Take notes on the video. Take a picture of your notes and upload them to Seesaw. Then, post your reaction to the video below. Try answering the questions below, too.

In what ways does the social structure of cats different from that of dogs? Do you have a cat (or any pet)? Does your pet live in an enriched environment? How do you know?

Ted Ed- Confidence

Take a moment to watch this video on confidence.

Think about your confidence. What areas of your life are you the most confident? What areas are you least confident? Think about the reasons why you confidence is great or lacking in both areas. Write your response below. Also, what is your reaction to the three tips from the video.

Your responses should be in three paragraphs.

Ted Ed Tuesday (03/08)

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What gets in the way of learning? Often times it’s our attitude. Watch this video and see what your thoughts are on a specific attitude. How can being around this attitude affect your learning? What are some strategies to collaborate with someone who displays these traits? What if this is you? What can you do to collaborate better with others? Leave your thoughts below.

Ted Ed- What You Need to Know About Sleep (02/24)

It’s 4am, and the big test is in 8 hours. You’ve been studying for days, but you still don’t feel ready. Should you drink another cup of coffee and spend the next few hours cramming? Or should you go to sleep? Watch this video to dig deeper in your understanding of sleep.

After viewing the video, think about your sleeping habits. Do you get enough sleep? Summarize your understanding of this video in a short paragraph. Then, write a second paragraph sharing your thoughts about the video and what you think about any changes you need to make in your sleep patterns.

Ted Ed Tuesday (02/16)

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Good Morning!

Watch this video on how statistics and data can be misleading.

Below, write a well written summary with a quote from the video to answer the question below. You may need to watch the video again to get the quote exactly correct. 

Which types of bias should we be aware of when analyzing statistics?

Ted Ed (01/21)

Watch this video on gratitude. After watching the video, come back to the blog and reply to the thoughts below. Respond in complete sentences. Any reply less than two sentences will be deleted.

What are you grateful for in your life?  Take a moment, slow down, and think of three things that you are thankful for.  Share it with someone.

To watch another video on being grateful, watch this video.