Peer Planner Check then Quiz – Peer Created! . With a partner, take the “Quiz Chpt 7” that other students designed last week. http:// www.quia.com/quiz/3277513.html Response 09/20/2011: How many did you get right? Wrong? Why did you get them wrong? Critique the quiz .
Chapter 9, pg 282
question assumptions and encourage others to do so. We all tend to have assumptions about the way things are or should be…but creatively intelligent people question many assumptions that others accept, eventually leading others to question those assumptions as well.”
How can I adjust to a new society and connect to people in
The tender-minded person reaches conclusions before he has examined the first fact; in short, he prejudges and is prejudiced…
There is little hope for us until we become tough minded enough to break loose from the shackles of prejudice, half-truths, and down-right ignorance.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
…focus on facts and logic
…focus on structure and completeness
…focus on concern for others
…focus on the present
Lacking will or energy, not addressing the issue
Focuses too heavily on your needs, demanding – sometimes loudly.
Being assertive strikes the right balance. States fact and opinions in an unemotional way. Requests respectfully.
http://www.videojug.com/film/communication-and-assertiveness-training-skills-3 - Boring video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=15a9KAZgijg (Passive, Aggressive, Assertive)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDzoVtts3qU – passive aggressiveness
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNzEodR7kLc – Passive Aggressive Video
http://www.mtstcil.org/skills/assert-intro.html more activities
Joe and Charlie have been having a conflict over a library book that Charlie borrowed from Joe. When Charlie put the book in Joe’s locker, it was stolen. Joe wants his book back.
After each attempt, give your partner feedback.
Switch roles and choose another topic!
Strategy: Send “I” messages
How it helps: Highlights the effect the actions have on you rather than the actions or the person involved
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uf7G92KWJU – I message vs You message
Strategy: Be assertive
How it helps: Being passive takes the focus off your needs. Being aggressive focuses too heavily on your needs. Being assertive strikes the right balance.
Try clipping your hair back so that you don’t play with it so much.
You may try using a visual aid to remind yourself where you are in your speech and give a visual aid.
You looked like a ditz playing with your hair like that.
Stop saying “uh” so much!
The Arabic wordtaraadin includes the concept of “compromise”but contains another level of meaning. Specifically, it refers to a win-win solution to a problem, an agreement that brings positive effects to everyone involved.
How would you apply this word to your life?
Herman Melville, Author
Oral presentation on the four questions
Choose one thing that you learned in this class and specifically address it. What did you learn in this class?
In that one thing you learned, how do you use Analytical, Creative, and Practical intelligence?
How can you make a difference in your community? (pg 389)
How can you create and live your personal mission? (pg 394)
Analytical- I use it to analyze the budget and my expenditures.
2. How does that thing you learned make you use…
3. How can you make a difference in your community? (pg 389). Give specific examples of each..
How can YOU get involved locally and nationally?
How can you help others?
Volunteering to teach ESL
How can YOU help to preserve the environment?
Pick up litter and dog poop!
Live with Integrity
Honesty, sincerity, responsibility,
strength, and conviction