01/13/2021

Q/A What is an Ideal?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example:  Q/A:  What is AN IDEAL?   An ideal is a principle, idea, or standard that is HIGH, very good and worth trying to achieve.  It is something to aspire to because it’s elevated.  It is also measurable.  In other words, you know at all times where you are in relationship to the ideal Here is an […]
11/10/2020

Q/A: What Do You Want The Most?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example:  Q/A:  What do you want most in life?  In other words,  what are your GOALS, your Hopes and Dreams for your future? Follow Up Question Q/A: How do your daily choices align with these Goals, Desires, Hopes and Dreams? (If they don’t line up, you have a good intention not a goal.) TEACHER NOTE:  My philosophy  […]
10/16/2020

Q/A: In Order To Be A Good Person, You Have To Do Something Good. So, Why Don’t We?

  I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: In Order To Be A Good Person, You Have To Do Something Good. So, Why Don’t We? 1. 2. 3. TEACHER NOTES: In order to be a “GOOD” person, you have to do something good.  It’s a lot easier to do the wrong thing (which many times is to walk or turn away or […]
09/17/2020

Q/A: What Makes You Happy?

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: What Would Make You Happy?  Explain why. A.  Money B.  Cool Stuff C.  Popularity D.  Achievement/Success E.  A Great Body F. G.   Q/A:  Does what you think will make you happy an indication of what you value the most?   Yes   No  Explain your answer     TEACHER NOTES: Something to explore.  There […]
08/03/2020

Q/A: Attract what you expect. Reflect what you desire. Become what you respect. Mirror what you admire. Analyze the statement and explain how you Attract, Reflect, Become and Mirror.

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A:  Attract what you expect.  Reflect what you desire.  Become what you respect.  Mirror what you admire.   Analyze the statement and explain how you Attract,  Reflect,  Become and  Mirror. Attract what you expect——  The law of attraction states we attract into our lives the things/people that we want.  Kind people attract kind people.  Insecure people attract […]
05/10/2020

Q/A Why Are These Words Wise?

This could also be an end of health class evaluation where your students take a good look at themselves. OR I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here are examples:  1. The best kind of friend is the comfortable kind—the no-fuss, be yourself, take you at face value kind—the listen to you, laugh with you, celebrate the small stuff with you and help you keep things in […]
04/22/2020

Life is a Choice — Weekly Thoughts to Share

Life is a Choice — Here is a selction of 5 minute activities where students copy the advice and compose two to three sentences why they agree or disagree (just pick a thought for the day). 1. No is a complicated word. “No” can mean “No”. Sometimes “No” means “Not yet”. Sometimes “No” means “Too soon”. Sometimes “No” means “Keep trying and / or Maybe Yes”. No is a complicated word. 2. People can’t control what they get in life […]
04/08/2020

Q/A: You Should Act Happy Even When You Are Not

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A: You Should Act Happy Even When You Don’t Feel Like It? Have student write a short paragraph where they agree or disagree with the idea. Yes, I think I should act happy even when I don’t feel like it because….. No, I don’t think I should act happy when I don’t feel like it because…… […]
02/18/2020

Q/A: If You Care About Your Virtue ,………….

I like to begin class with a Q/A.   A Q/A is a question or an idea to be explored. Here is an example: Q/A:  If you care about your virtue, there are places you shouldn’t go, there are situations you shouldn’t put yourself into and there are people you shouldn’t be alone with or seen with.    True or False      Explain your reasoning. TEACHER NOTE: You know your students.  I’m thinking this is a high school health […]

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