Monthly Archives: December 2017

Instructional strategy: Jeopardy

Create an in-browser Jeopardy game… https://jeopardylabs.com/browse/?q=logic&sort_by=_score&submit=Search

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Aussie party boy

Video link here Possible topics / activities: Values analysis Professional ethics Discuss “Should Corey be held responsible?” Discuss “Should the anchor have asked Corey to take off his glasses?”

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Difficult topics

What is your position? photo credit: Facebook

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Creativity and Logic

Neuroscientist Beau Lotto “Creativity asks us to do that which is hardest: to question our assumptions, to doubt what we believe to be true.” http://bigthink.com/videos/beau-lotto-creativity-is-another-form-of-logic

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Animal smarts: Pigeons

“New research at the University of Iowa shows that pigeons can discriminate the abstract concepts of space and time—and seem to use a different region of the brain than humans and primates to do so.” Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-12-pigeons-discriminate-space.html

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Ethics experiment: Bullying

In this experiment, more people stood up for a bullied Whopper than a bullied teenager. Video source: here

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Ethical dilemma: Resuscitation

An unconscious man has “Do Not Resuscitate” tattooed on his chest. Should the tattoo be honored? http://www.newsweek.com/do-not-resuscitate-unconscious-patients-tattoo-causes-ethical-dilemma-florida-728693

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