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Mr. Murray’s Student Work
Recently, students in 8th grade I and S completed “How-To”
videos that explain how economics can be used address problems
and unlock opportunities in our globalized world. Students voted
on two videos that “best used economics to accomplish important
tasks in our globalized world”. Below are the two student videos
that received the most 8th grade student votes. Enjoy!
#1 - How to Profit from ebay with 6 Easy Steps by William
#2 - How To Get Better Hotel Deals by Olivia Mak
THINK BIG Award
G6 - Diem-Mi, Gwendolyn, William H., Tim
G7 - Katarina, Hong Wen, Ivan, Andrew
G8 - Claire, Paula, Eric C., Antony Sha
ATL Skill Categories
How can students communicate through interaction?
Exchanging thoughts, messages and information effectively
How can students demonstrate communication through
Reading, writing and using language to gather and communicate
How can students collaborate?
Working effectively with others
How can students demonstrate organization skills?
Managing time and tasks effectively
How can students manage their own state of mind?
Managing state of mind
How can students be reflective?
(Re)considering the process of learning; choosing and
using ATL skills
Information Literacy Skills
How can students demonstrate information literacy?
Finding, interpreting, judging and creating information
Media Literacy Skills
How can students demonstrate media literacy?
Interacting with media to use and create ideas and information
Critical Thinking Skills
How can students think critically?
Analysing and evaluating issues and ideas
Creative Thinking Skills
How can students be creative?
Generating novel ideas and considering new perspectives
How can students transfer skills and knowledge across
disciplines and subject groups?
Using skills and knowledge in multiple contexts
Allison, Miranda, Seria, Claire and
Why Set Goals?
● Gives you focus and direction
● Provides a benchmark for yourself
● Motivates you towards success
How To Set Goals?
How To Achieve Goals?
● Write down your goals
● Break down your goals
● Measure your progress
● Schedule your time
● Tell someone
● Have perseverance
1) (2017). Five golden rules for successful goal setting. Retrieved September 07,
2017, from https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_90.htm
2) Set your goals and make them happen. Retrieved September 07, 2017, from
1) Setting SMART goals. (2017). j6 design. Retrieved 7 September 2017, from
Organizing Your Materials
- Double check your things
- Pencil case, computer, things for the school
- Use folders/binders
- Google Drive
Why is it important and good for you?
- Keeps ideas
- Lowers your stress
- Wastes less time
- Gets more things done
1) Rosenberg, S. (n.d.). Why you should get organized. Retrieved September 07, 2017,
1) Google Drive Logo [Digital image]. (2017, May 26). Retrieved September 7, 2017,
2) School Supplies [Digital image]. (n.d.). Retrieved September 7, 2017, from
Managing Your Time
- Don’t misuse your time!
- Be focused - be on task
- Prioritize tasks
- Set deadlines for yourself
Planning for Success
Success comes from
- Planning for success
- Believing in yourself
- Believing in your
Successful people are prepared.