For Monday, make sure you have picked your 2 subjects, your 3 points of comparison, and gone through the texts to pull examples.
- bravery / courage
- reaction status (reactionary actions versus thought-out)
- Nature of observancy
You can pull from any of the poems, articles, podcasts, TEDTalks, etc we read in class and from any other texts you have read.
Click on the link below to access the podcast. The corresponding questions are in your packet. You will want to answer them on a separate sheet of paper. The first 12 can be answered while listening; the last five should be answered after you have finished listening.
Episode 33: Deep Dive (12.18.2015)
Here is a link to the video lecture for today. It contains the bell ringer and the starter for the podcast. You may have to download it to view. Click the button to download then open it in the folder that should appear on the desktop or in the bottom right hand corner of your Chromebook. Then you should be able to hit play and get going!
Tuesday Class Work
The podcast link doesn’t work within the slide, so here it is: Deep Dive.
Here are the Google slides (no video) that will allow the internal link to work.
Tuesday Class Work – No Video Lecture
Click on the link below to access the podcast. Your corresponding handouts are in the packet. You need a set of headphones.
How to be a Hero – Radiolab Podcast
In today’s TED talk, you hear Philip Zimbardo discuss the concept of “Everyday Heroes.” This is something we will explore in some of the writings we will read. He has started a mission to train everyday heroes so in times of need, we can react heroically instead of alternatively. Click on the link below to explore this movement:
Heroic Imagination Project
There’s a blog you can follow, a newsletter you can receive, and workshops you could sign up for. Even just raising awareness is a step. Check it out!
Click on the following links to read through some stories about heroes. Read through two of them at least in preparation for tomorrow’s discussion.
Encyclopedia Mythica – search for “heroism” or “hero”
TIME Magazine 100 Heroes and Icons