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Principles of Information Technology (P.I.T.)

Instructor
Mrs. Deanna Hunold
Term
2018-2019 School Year
Department
C.A.T.E.
Description
 
Career and technical education instruction provides content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills for students to further their education and succeed in current or emerging professions. The Information Technology (IT) Career Cluster focuses on building linkages in IT occupations for entry level, technical, and professional careers related to the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services. In Principles of Information Technology, students will develop computer literacy skills to adapt to emerging technologies used in the global marketplace. Students will implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. Students will enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and reasoning skills and apply them to the information technology environment. Students are encouraged to participate in extended learning experiences such as career and technical student organizations and other leadership or extracurricular organizations.

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Today we will complete the Precision Exam for  certification

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Assignment: Website Design - PIT FINAL EXAM - Due Wednesday 5/22
  1. Turn your website address (URL) in to Google classroom using the following steps
    1. Open your website in Google Sites
    2. Click the "Publish" button
    3. Click the drop-down arrow next to the Publish button and select "View Published Site"
    4. Copy the URL of your site and go to google classroom to turn-in.
    5. In Google Classroom, click "Add", then "Link", then paste your website URL to this assignment and click turn-in.
    6. DON'T WORRY: You can continue to work on your website. Just remember to click "Publish" as you make changes. 
  2. Work on completing Days 7-8 on the Daily Task List

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Assignment: Website Design - PIT FINAL EXAM - Due Wednesday 5/22
  1. Turn your website address (URL) in to Google classroom using the following steps
    1. Open your website in Google Sites
    2. Click the "Publish" button
    3. Click the drop-down arrow next to the Publish button and select "View Published Site"
    4. Copy the URL of your site and go to google classroom to turn-in.
    5. In Google Classroom, click "Add", then "Link", then paste your website URL to this assignment and click turn-in.
    6. DON'T WORRY: You can continue to work on your website. Just remember to click "Publish" as you make changes. 
  2. Work on completing Days 7-8 on the Daily Task List

Due:

Assignment: Website Design - PIT FINAL EXAM - Due Wednesday 5/22
  1. Turn your website address (URL) in to Google classroom using the following steps
    1. Open your website in Google Sites
    2. Click the "Publish" button
    3. Click the drop-down arrow next to the Publish button and select "View Published Site"
    4. Copy the URL of your site and go to google classroom to turn-in.
    5. In Google Classroom, click "Add", then "Link", then paste your website URL to this assignment and click turn-in.
    6. DON'T WORRY: You can continue to work on your website. Just remember to click "Publish" as you make changes. 
  2. Work on completing Days 7-8 on the Daily Task List

Due:

Assignment: Website Design - PIT FINAL EXAM - Due Wednesday 5/22
  1. Turn your website address (URL) in to Google classroom using the following steps
    1. Open your website in Google Sites
    2. Click the "Publish" button
    3. Click the drop-down arrow next to the Publish button and select "View Published Site"
    4. Copy the URL of your site and go to google classroom to turn-in.
    5. In Google Classroom, click "Add", then "Link", then paste your website URL to this assignment and click turn-in.
    6. DON'T WORRY: You can continue to work on your website. Just remember to click "Publish" as you make changes. 
  2. Work on completing Days 7-8 on the Daily Task List

Due:

Today we will work on designing our own website.  This is the Final Exam for PIT.
  
  • Day 3 Tasks - 
    • Open your Google Drive and select your website to continue editing.
      • Double click to select
    • Select your Bio Page from your menu at the top of your webpage.
      • Write a paragraph about yourself
        • Include your current education
        • Where you live or have lived in the past
        • Your hobbies
        • Family
        • Anything else about your personality that you think an employer would want to know
        • The biography should be at least 8 well-written sentences.
      • Include two personal photos of yourself.
        • Choose Insert – Upload – Select pictures from your student drive.
 
 
 
 

Due:

Today we will work on designing our own website.  This is the Final Exam for PIT.
  
  • Day 3 Tasks - 
    • Open your Google Drive and select your website to continue editing.
      • Double click to select
    • Select your Bio Page from your menu at the top of your webpage.
      • Write a paragraph about yourself
        • Include your current education
        • Where you live or have lived in the past
        • Your hobbies
        • Family
        • Anything else about your personality that you think an employer would want to know
        • The biography should be at least 8 well-written sentences.
      • Include two personal photos of yourself.
        • Choose Insert – Upload – Select pictures from your student drive.
 
 
 
 

Due:

Today we will work on designing our own website.  This is the Final Exam for PIT.
  
  • Day 2 Tasks - 
    • Open your Google Drive and select your website to continue editing.
      • Double click to select
    • Select your Goals Page from your menu at the top of your webpage.
      • Education – Write a goal regarding where/what you see yourself doing after high school.
      • Personal - Write a goal for yourself that you would like to achieve on a personal level.
    • Include appropriate pictures to represent your goals.
    •  

    • Your goals MUST be written in complete sentences and should be 2-3 sentences long. (You can add information about how you plan on reaching those goals.)

 
 
 

Due:

Today we will work on designing our own website.  This is the Final Exam for PIT.
  
  • Day 1 Tasks - 
    • Open your browser to http://sites.google.com/ and click the Create a Site button.
      • Choose New Sites
    • In the Site Name field enter the name of your Google Site.
      • Use your first and last name. 
    • Choose a theme for your web site.
      • Choose a preloaded theme and customize the font and color. 
    • Insert your logo from logomakr.com.
      • Upload the Logo to your title page
    • Add a professional personal photo to your title page.
      • Choose Insert – Upload – Choose your picture from your student drive. 
    • Additional details or work examples to sell your portfolio.
    • Add the following pages to your website –
      • Goals
      • Bio
      • Skills
      • Portfolio
      • Contact
 

Due:

We will learn website design techniques and editing skills. I will design and create a website featuring myself and my interests using Google Sites.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment: Website Design [This is the final exam for PIT]
  1. Introductory Video on Google Sites
  2. Writing Assignment for Website
    • Complete website prep assignment in Google Classroom for a daily grade. Due tomorrow 5/3.
  3. Finish Logo

Due:

We will learn website design techniques and editing skills. I will design and create a website featuring myself and my interests using Google Sites.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment: Website Design [This is the final exam for PIT]. You will be creating a website featuring you and your interests.
  • Learning how to create a Logo for your website
    1. Go to Logo Maker site: https://logomakr.com/
    2. Watch introductory video
    3. Experiment with the Logo Maker tool
    4. TO SAVE YOUR LOGO:
      1. Click on Save Logo icon in the upper right corner of the website
      2. Click "No Thanks, Download Low Resolution File"
      3. Move logo from Downloads folder to your H drive

Due:

Today we will work on designing our own website.  This is the Final Exam for PIT.
  

Due:

Warm up:
  • Nitrotype Race
Assignment:
 
  • We will continue in floorplanner.com to re-create the atrium in floorplanner.
 
Daily grade

Due:

Today we will go outside to the atrium with a sketch paper and pencil and sketch out the atrium as well as mark off the steps for size.
 
We will then come back into the classroom and login to floorplanner.com and re-create the atrium in floorplanner.
 
Daily grade

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Bring chairs to the front to watch each class members "How to" video quietly and respectfully!

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Bring chairs to the front to watch each class members "How to" video quietly and respectfully!

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Bring chairs to the front to watch each class members "How to" video quietly and respectfully!

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Bring chairs to the front to watch "How to" videos, quietly and respectfully 
 

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Log into WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Continue to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  3. You may work in this project at home
  4. We will begin playing them to the class on Friday, April 26th
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Log into WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Continue to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  3. You may work in this project at home
  4. We will begin playing them to the class on Wednesday, April 24th
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:
  1. Turn-in raw video (Daily Grade) due 4/11

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Log into WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Continue to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  3. You may work in this project at home
  4. We will begin playing them to the class on Wednesday, April 24th
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:
  1. Turn-in raw video (Daily Grade) due 4/11

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Create an account on using your student google account WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Move raw video from the cloud or device to your computer desktop
  3. Upload video to clipchamp
  4. Add video to timeline in clipchamp
  5. Begin to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  6. You may work in this project at home
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:
  1. Turn-in raw video (Daily Grade) due 4/11

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Create an account on using your student google account WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Move raw video from the cloud or device to your computer desktop
  3. Upload video to clipchamp
  4. Add video to timeline in clipchamp
  5. Begin to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  6. You may work in this project at home
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:
  1. Turn-in raw video (Daily Grade) due 4/11

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Create an account on using your student google account WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Move raw video from the cloud or device to your computer desktop
  3. Upload video to clipchamp
  4. Add video to timeline in clipchamp
  5. Begin to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  6. You may work in this project at home
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:
  1. Turn-in raw video (Daily Grade) due 4/11

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Create an account on using your student google account WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Move raw video from the cloud or device to your computer desktop
  3. Upload video to clipchamp
  4. Add video to timeline in clipchamp
  5. Begin to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  6. You may work in this project at home
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:
  1. Turn-in raw video (Daily Grade) due 4/11

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Create an account on using your student google account WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Move raw video from the cloud or device to your computer desktop
  3. Upload video to clipchamp
  4. Add video to timeline in clipchamp
  5. Begin to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  6. You may work in this project at home
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:
  1. Turn-in raw video (Daily Grade) due 4/11

Due:

Together, we will...
  1. Create an account on using your student google account WWW.CLIPCHAMP.COM  
  2. Move raw video from the cloud or device to your computer desktop
  3. Upload video to clipchamp
  4. Add video to timeline in clipchamp
  5. Begin to trim and edit video according assignment sheet and rubric
  6. You may work in this project at home
As a class, we review the "How To" Rubric. The rubric will be your list of requirements and things to add to your video to get a good grade. (See attachments below). There will be 5 grades:
  1. Turn-in raw video (Daily Grade) due 4/11

Due:

Due:

Due:

REMINDER:  All DIY video is due Thursday, April 11th,  You will receive a completion grade for this part.  This is for RAW VIDEO only!  There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this because you have had 15 days to complete.

Today we work on coding skills using Scratch.

Due:

REMINDER:  All DIY video is due Thursday, April 11th,  You will receive a completion grade for this part.  This is for RAW VIDEO only!  There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this because you have had 15 days to complete.

Today we work on coding skills using Scratch.

Due:

REMINDER:  All DIY video is due Thursday, April 11th,  You will receive a completion grade for this part.  This is for RAW VIDEO only!  There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this because you have had 15 days to complete.

Today we work on coding skills using Scratch.
  • Go to the Tips page: https://scratch.mit.edu/tips
    • Finalize completing all steps of each tutorial
    • At the end of the tutorial, snip your completed code and paste in the proper box on the Scratch Progress chart.
  • Print completed Scratch Progress chart for a grade.
  • Go to the Starter Projects page:  https://scratch.mit.edu/starter_projects/
    • Try making changes to the current starter projects
    • Use the "See Inside" button to edit the code

Due:

REMINDER:  All DIY video is due Thursday, April 11th,  You will receive a completion grade for this part.  This is for RAW VIDEO only!  There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this because you have had 15 days to complete.

Today we work on coding skills using Scratch.
  • Go to the tips page https://scratch.mit.edu/tips
    • Continue completing all steps of each tutorial
    • At the end of the tutorial, snip your completed code and paste in the proper box on the Scratch Progress chart.
  • Go to the Starter Projects page:  https://scratch.mit.edu/starter_projects/
    • Try making changes to the current starter projects
    • Use the "See Inside" button to edit the code
  • Make sure you are working on your video Raw Footage at home!

Due:

REMINDER:  All DIY video is due Thursday, April 11th,  You will receive a completion grade for this part.  This is for RAW VIDEO only!  There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this because you have had 15 days to complete.

Today we work on coding skills using Scratch.
IF YOU WERE ABSENT MONDAY!
 
Go to the tips page https://scratch.mit.edu/tips
  • Continue completing all steps of each tutorial
  • At the end of the tutorial, snip your completed code and paste in the proper box on the Scratch Progress chart.

Due:

REMINDER:  All DIY video is due Thursday, April 11th,  You will receive a completion grade for this part.  This is for RAW VIDEO only!  There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this because you have had 15 days to complete.

Today we work on coding skills using Scratch.
 
Begin Scratch

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.
  • Warm Up:  
  • Assignment:
    • Today we will present our animaker videos to the class for a grade
    • We will discuss our "How to Video" requirements and you will begin working on your "RAW FOOTAGE"

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.
  • Warm Up:  
  • Assignment:
    • Today we will present our animaker videos to the class for a grade
    • We will discuss our "How to Video" requirements and you will begin working on your "RAW FOOTAGE"

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.
 

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.
 

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.
 

Due:

Today we will animate a story or commercial using digital animation software.
 

Due:

We will use presentation software, conduct research and present the data. I will use Google Slides to create a slideshow presentation featuring 7 US states.
 
Warm Up:
  • NO warm-up
  • Get started on project
Assignment:
  • Review the  instructions for the States Google Slide Show
  • Conduct research for "States" Google Slide Presentation assignment
  • Create Google slides (see Slides Attachment)
  • Add Transition, Animation or Sound for EC (See Transition & Animation Attachment)
  • Turn-in  the slide presentation to Google classroom
  • Project is due Friday, March 8th

Due:

We will use presentation software, conduct research and present the data. I will use Google Slides to create a slideshow presentation featuring 7 US states.
 
Warm Up:
  • No warm-up
  • Get started on project
Assignment:
  • Review the  instructions for the States Google Slide Show
  • Conduct research for "States" Google Slide Presentation assignment
  • Create Google slides (see Slides Attachment)
  • Add Transition, Animation or Sound for EC (See Transition & Animation Attachment)
  • Turn-in  the slide presentation to Google classroom
  • Project is due Friday, March 8th

Due:

We will use presentation software, conduct research and present the data. I will use Google Slides to create a slideshow presentation featuring 7 US states.
 
Warm Up:
  • No warm-up 
  • Get started on project
Assignment:
  • Review the  instructions for the States Google Slide Show
  • Conduct research for "States" Google Slide Presentation assignment
  • Create Google slides (see Slides Attachment)
  • Add Transition, Animation or Sound for EC (See Transition & Animation Attachment)
  • Turn-in  the slide presentation to Google classroom
  • Project is due Friday, March 8th

Due:

We will use presentation software, conduct research and present the data. I will use Google Slides to create a slideshow presentation featuring 7 US states.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Review the  instructions for the States Google Slide Show
  • Conduct research for "States" Google Slide Presentation assignment
  • Create Google slides (see Slides Attachment)
  • Add Transition, Animation or Sound for EC (See Transition & Animation Attachment)
  • Turn-in  the slide presentation to Google classroom
  • Project is due Friday, March 8th

Due:

We will use computer aided design (CAD) software and techniques to aid in the creation and modification of an architectural design. I will use floorplanner to design my dream home.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Learn how to use Floor Planner - www.floorplanner.com 
  • Students will work on their own to create their floor plan and add furniture
  • Project due at the end of the period Monday, 3/4
  • Turn-in instructions
    1. Open your project in floorplanner
    2. Click the blue home icon in the upper left
    3. Click collaborate and copy link
    4. Open Google Classroom assignment and add link (paste)
 
 

Due:

We will use computer aided design (CAD) software and techniques to aid in the creation and modification of an architectural design. I will use floorplanner to design my dream home.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Learn how to use Floor Planner - www.floorplanner.com 
  • Students will work on their own to create their floor plan and add furniture
  • Project due at the end of the period Monday, 3/4
  • Turn-in instructions
    1. Open your project in floorplanner
    2. Click the blue home icon in the upper left
    3. Click collaborate and copy link
    4. Open Google Classroom assignment and add link (paste)
 
 

Due:

We will use computer aided design (CAD) software and techniques to aid in the creation and modification of an architectural design. I will use floorplanner to design my dream home.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Learn how to use Floor Planner - www.floorplanner.com 
  • Students will work on their own to create their floor plan and add furniture
  • Project due at the end of the period Friday, 3/1
  • Turn-in instructions
    1. Open your project in floorplanner
    2. Click the blue home icon in the upper left
    3. Click collaborate and copy link
    4. Open Google Classroom assignment and add link (paste)
 
 

Due:

We will use computer aided design (CAD) software and techniques to aid in the creation and modification of an architectural design. I will use floorplanner to design my dream home.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Learn how to use Floor Planner - www.floorplanner.com 
  • Students will work on their own to create their floor plan and add furniture
 
 

Due:

We will use computer aided design (CAD) software and techniques to aid in the creation and modification of an architectural design. I will use floorplanner to design my dream home.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Learn how to use Floor Planner - www.floorplanner.com 
  • Students will work on their own to create their floor plan and add furniture
 
 

Due:

We will use computer aided design (CAD) software and techniques to aid in the creation and modification of an architectural design. I will use floorplanner to design my dream home.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
 
 

Due:

We will use computer aided design (CAD) software and techniques to aid in the creation and modification of an architectural design. I will use floorplanner to design my dream home.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
 
 

Due:

We will use computer aided design (CAD) software and techniques to aid in the creation and modification of an architectural design. I will use floorplanner to design my dream home.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Learn how to use Floor Planner - www.floorplanner.com 
  • I will demonstrate to the class how to use this website and we will discuss project requirements
 
 

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques to alter original photos and create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a unique photo with props that appears to be real.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Review grading criteria - Quality (Major), Number of Props (Daily), Creativity (Daily) (see attachment)
  • Final Photos due at the end of the period WEDNESDAY, 2/20
  • We will begin presenting our projects to the class

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques to alter original photos and create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a unique photo with props that appears to be real.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Review grading criteria - Quality (Major), Number of Props (Daily), Creativity (Daily) (see attachment)
  • Learn the process to combine parts of photos into one photo (see attachment)
  • Continue working on the parts of your photo
  • Remove background from props (see below)
  • Remember: 2 props is the minimum, but you can have more to increase your grade. Adjust the size of your prop if necessary (see below)
  • Take photos and begin removing backgrounds (same directions as removing backgrounds from a prop.)
  • Final Photos due at the end of the period WEDNESDAY, 2/20

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques to alter original photos and create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a unique photo with props that appears to be real.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Review grading criteria - Quality (Major), Number of Props (Daily), Creativity (Daily) (see attachment)
  • Learn the process to combine parts of photos into one photo (see attachment)
  • Continue working on the parts of your photo
  • Remove background from props (see below)
  • Remember: 2 props is the minimum, but you can have more to increase your grade. Adjust the size of your prop if necessary (see below)
  • Take photos and begin removing backgrounds (same directions as removing backgrounds from a prop.)
  • Final Photos due at the end of the period WEDNESDAY, 2/20

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques to alter original photos and create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a unique photo with props that appears to be real.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Continue working on the parts of your photo
  • Remove background from props (see below)
  • Remember: 2 props is the minimum, but you can have more to increase your grade. Adjust the size of your prop if necessary (see below)
  • Take photos and begin removing backgrounds (same directions as removing backgrounds from a prop.)
  • Final Photos due at the end of the period WEDNESDAY, 2/20

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques to alter original photos and create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a unique photo with props that appears to be real.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Continue working on the parts of your photo
  • Remove background from props (see below)
  • Remember: 2 props is the minimum, but you can have more to increase your grade. Adjust the size of your prop if necessary (see below)
  • Take photos and begin removing backgrounds (same directions as removing backgrounds from a prop.)
  • Final Photos due at the end of the period WEDNESDAY, 2/20

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques to alter original photos and create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a unique photo with props that appears to be real.
 
  • Warm Up: www.prodigygame.com
  • Assignment:
    • Continue working on the parts of your photo
    • Remove background from props (see below)
    • Remember: 2 props is the minimum, but you can have more to increase your grade. Adjust the size of your prop if necessary (see below)
    • Take photos and begin removing backgrounds (same directions as removing backgrounds from a prop.)
  • FINAL PHOTO DUE at the end of the period WEDNESDAY, 2/20

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques to alter original photos and create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a unique photo with props that appears to be real.
 
Warm Up:
Assignment:
  • Setup and prepare your background (see attachment below)
  • Remove background from props (see attachment below).
  • Remember:  2 props is the minimum which gets you a minimum passing grade.  If you want in the "A" range, increase your number of props and focus on the quality of your work.

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques to alter original photos and create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a unique photo with props that appear to be real.
 
Warm Up:  
Assignment:  
 

Due:

We will use photo editing techniques for altering original photos to create an entirely new photo. I will use pixlr to create a photo with props that appears real. 
 
Warm Up:  
Assignment:
 

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will practice our typing skills
  • Complete Keyboarding Skillbuilder Lesson T, print and turn in for a grade!
  • When finished, make sure that you have turned in your 12 Days of Middle School, your Mary Jo's Budget and your Class Schedule projects in Google Classroom!!
  • You may go to Prodigygame or Nitrotype

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will practice using formulas in google Sheets to do our calculations 
  • Open the "Class Schedule Project" instruction sheet
  • Open a Google sheet and complete your assignment and turn into Google Classroom
  • Due TODAY!! Daily grade
  • Be sure you have turned in your 12 Days of Middle School and Mary Jo's Budget!!!

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will practice using formulas in Google Sheets to do our calculations to complete "Mary Jo's Budget" assignment
  • Open the "Mary Jo's Budget" instruction sheet
  • Open a your worksheet that you started yesterday and continue working - due on Monday
  • Major Grade

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will practice using formulas in Google Sheets to do our calculations to complete "Mary Jo's Budget" assignment
  • Open the "Mary Jo's Budget" instruction sheet
  • Open a new Google sheet - due on Monday
  • Major Grade

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "12 Days of Middle School" assignment
  • Open the "12 Days of Middle School" instruction sheet
  • Open your spreadsheet that you started yesterday and continue working on the project
  • Daily Grade

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "12 Days of Middle School" assignment
  • Open the 12 Days of Middle School instruction sheet
  • Open Excel and begin creating your spreadsheet
  • Daily Grade

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "Fast Food" assignment
  • Open the Fast Food Project instruction sheet
  • Open the Fast Food spreadsheet, finish up and turn into Google Classroom
  • Daily Grade

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "Fast Food" assignment
  • Open the Fast Food Project instruction sheet
  • Open an Excel Sheet or your saved Fast Food spreadsheet if you started yesterday
  • Continue your work on the Fast Food Assignment

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "Fast Food" assignment
  • Open the Fast Food Project instruction sheet
  • Open an Excel Sheet
  • Begin your research on the Fast Food Assignment

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "Amusement Parks" assignment
  • Open the Amusement Parks instruction sheet
  • Open your Amusement Parks Excel Sheet
  • Continue working on your Amusement Park Assignment

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "Amusement Parks" assignment
  • Open the Amusement Parks instruction sheet
  • Open your Amusement Park Excel spreadsheet
  • Continue working on your Amusement Park Assignment

Due:

Student Holiday

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "Amusement Parks" assignment
  • Open the Amusement Parks instruction sheet
  • Open MS Excel or open the spreadsheet that you started yesterday
  • Continue working on your Amusement Park Assignment

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will complete our pie charts from yesterday and turn them into Google Classroom
  • We will learn how to use formulas in Excel as well as combine our knowledge of charts to complete our "Amusement Parks" assignment
  • Open the Amusement Parks instruction sheet
  • Open Ms Excel
  • Pay attention as I demonstrate how to set up formulas in Excel then begin your research on your amusement parks

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will review  Merge and Center, shading and changing row and column sizes, managing fonts and then learn to create a pie chart in Excel
  • Open the Pie Chart Intro, Part 1
  • Open Ms Excel
  • Complete steps 1-6 in Excel and save to your "H" drive
  • Then open Intro to Pie Charts Part 2 - Work through the steps in your spreadsheet, on your own to create a pie chart
  • Save to your "H" drive and turn into Google Classroom

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will review the work through the steps of creating a Column Chart in Excel together
  • Open the Column Chart Intro, Part 2
  • Open the Excel Spreadsheet that you saved to your "H" drive yesterday "Intro to Column Charts"
  • Follow along with me as I demonstrate the steps to create a Column Chart save to your "H" drive and turn into Google Classroom

Due:

Warm-up:
Assignment:
  • We will review the aspects of Excel and I will demonstrate Merge and Center, shading and changing row and column sizes in Excel
  • Open the Column Chart Intro, Part 1
  • Open Ms Excel
  • Complete steps 1-6 in Excel and save to your "H" drive

Due:

Warm-up:
  • Complete your Vocabulary worksheet from yesterday and turn into Google Classroom if you did not yesterday
Assignment:
  • We will review the aspects of Excel and I will demonstrate some formulas and functions in Excel
  • Open the Excel definitions
  • Open  Excel Vocabulary Review page and complete the crossword puzzle
  • Save to your "H" drive and turn into google classroom

Due:

Warm-up: 
Assignment:
  • We will begin to get familiar with Microsoft Excel. We will talk about the Excel Instruction Sheet
  • Open the Microsoft Excel Vocabulary Words (definitions)
  • Open the Excel Vocabulary Worksheet (not the puzzle on the 2nd page) fill in the blanks, save to your "H" drive and turn into Google Classroom for a daily grade

Due:

Warm-up: Freetypinggame.net/Free typing lessons/ Lessons 6, 7, 8 and 9, Goal: to achieve 30 words per minute
 
Assignment: Get logged into computers, familiarize yourself with Windows 10.  We will re-visit our classroom rules and my expectations.  We will begin talking about Microsoft Excel as well as Google Sheets which will be our next unit.  

Due:

BRING CHAIRS TO THE FRONT QUIETLY FOR PRESENTATIONS!!

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:   
  • Assignment
  • Finish up Nursery Rhyme with animation in Powerpoint
  • Be careful to save to your "H" drive PIT folder
  • This project will be your Final Exam grade
  • Turn in to Google Classroom today by the end of period 

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:   
  • Assignment
  • Finish up Nursery Rhyme with animation in Powerpoint
  • Be careful to save to your "H" drive PIT folder
  • This project will be your Final Exam grade
  • Turn in to Google Classroom today by the end of period 

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:   
  • Assignment
  • Finish up Nursery Rhyme with animation in Powerpoint
  • Be careful to save to your "H" drive PIT folder
  • This project will be your Final Exam grade
  • Be prepared to turn in to Google Classroom on Monday December 17th and begin presentations to the class starting December 17th

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:   
  • Assignment
  • Begin work on Nursery Rhyme with animation in Powerpoint
  • Be careful to save to your "H" drive PIT folder
  • This project will be your Final Exam grade
  • Be prepared to turn in to Google Classroom on December 17th and begin presentations to the class starting December 17th

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:   
  • Assignment
  • Work on Nursery Rhyme with animation in Powerpoint
  • Be careful to save to your "H" drive PIT folder
  • This project will be your Final Exam grade
  • Be prepared to turn in to Google Classroom on December 17th and begin presentations to the class starting December 17th

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:   
  • Assignment
  • Work on Nursery Rhyme with animation in Powerpoint
  • Be careful to save to your "H" drive PIT folder
  • This project will be your Final Exam grade
  • Be prepared to turn in to Google Classroom on December 17th and begin presentations to the class starting December 17th

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:   
  • Assignment
  • Begin work on Nursery Rhyme with animation in Powerpoint
  • Be careful to save to your "H" drive PIT folder
  • This project will be your Final Exam grade
  • Be prepared to turn in to Google Classroom on December 17th and begin presentations to the class starting December 17th

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:  
  • Assignment
    • Save your Magazine Cover as a PDF to your "H" drive PIT folder when  you are completely finished with it
    • Check over your Magazine Cover Requirements before you save as a PDF!!
    • Turn the PDF in to Google Classroom when you are finished - DUE TODAY!!
  • You must choose a Nursery Rhyme and tell me your choice in Google Classroom
  • Read through Nursery Rhyme Requirements
  • If you have time, begin work on Nursery Rhyme with animation in Powerpoint
  • Be careful to save to your "H" drive PIT folder
  • This project will be your Final Exam grade
  • Be prepared to turn in to Google Classroom on December 17th and begin presentations to the class starting December 17th

Due:

We will design, organize and present multimedia presentations.  I will use Powerpoint to design an animated nursery rhyme presentation and will make a presentation to the class.
 
TODAY'S TASKS
  • Warm Up:  click run adobe flash player to play this game
  • Assignment
    • Save your Magazine Cover as a PDF to your "H" drive PIT folder when  you are completely finished with it
    • Turn the PDF in to Google Classroom when you are finished

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas. I will design a magazine cover featuring myself using MS Powerpoint and Pixlr.
Warm Up:  
  • http://www.proprofs.com/games/pattern-memory/
  • Begin creating magazine cover in MS Powerpoint following the directions in the handout
  • Continue editing photos in Pixlr if needed, when finished with each picture, save as PNG to your "H" drive

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas. I will design a magazine cover featuring myself using MS Powerpoint and Pixlr.
Warm Up:  
  • https://www.nitrotype.com/
  • Begin creating magazine cover in MS Powerpoint following the directions in the handout
  • Continue editing photos in Pixlr if needed, when finished with each picture, save as PNG to your "H" drive

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas. I will design a magazine cover featuring myself using MS Powerpoint and Pixlr.
Warm Up:  

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas. I will design a magazine cover featuring myself using MS Publisher and Pixlr.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

 
We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas. I will design a magazine cover featuring myself using MS Publisher and Pixlr.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

 
We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas. I will design a magazine cover featuring myself using MS Publisher and Pixlr.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas. I will design a magazine cover featuring myself using MS Publisher and Pixlr.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas. I will design a magazine cover featuring myself using MS Publisher and Pixlr.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

Grading scale.jpg
We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will compose a song using sound editing software.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

Grading scale.jpg
We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will compose a song using sound editing software.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

Grading scale.jpg
We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will compose a song using sound editing software.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

 
We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will compose a song using sound editing software.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:
 

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will compose a song using sound editing software.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will compose a song using sound editing software.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:
Must bring headphones EVERYDAY November 12-16th for Soundation Project!!!

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will compose a song using sound editing software.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:
Must bring headphones EVERYDAY November 12-16th for Soundation Project!!!

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will compose a song using sound editing software.
  
TODAY'S TASKS:
Must bring headphones EVERYDAY November 12-16th for Soundation Project!!!

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will design a logo to represent WWJH Wildcats.
   
TODAY'S TASKS:
  • Warm Up: 
  • www.pixlr.com
  • REMIND students of Principles of Design
  • REVIEW requirements of tshirt assignment (see below)
  • Continue working on logo design
  • Today's features - Making a paw
    • Duplicate layer
    • Merge down
    • Layer styles on shapes and text
    • Copy/paste layer styles
  • Practice
    • Create 1 paw
  • Must bring headphones EVERYDAY November 12-16th for Soundation Project!!! 
    • Duplicate the paw
    • Layer styles on one
    • Copy Layer style to other
    • Text
    • Layer Style
  • Completed logo due Friday November 9th at the beginning of the period.

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will design a logo to represent Willow Wood Junior High Wildcats.
   
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will design a logo to represent Willow Wood Junior High Wildcats.
   
TODAY'S TASKS:
 

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will design a logo to represent Willow Wood Junior High Wildcats.
   
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will design a logo to represent Wjillow Wood Junior High Wildcats.
   
TODAY'S TASKS:
  • Warm Up: 
  • Log into www.toondoo.com
  • Complete working on comic strip assignment (see below for instruction sheet)
    • Due TODAY at the end of the period
    • Daily grade - Punctuation/grammar/writing skills
    • Major grade - Quality of story told through words and pictures created
  • Submit comic strips via Google Classroom (snip and paste to a Google Doc)
  • Experiment in www.pixlr.com when complete to prepare for tomorrow.
 

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will write and design a comic strip about a funny event that happened to me.
 
 
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will write and design a comic strip about a funny event that happened to me.
 
 
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will write and design a comic strip about a funny event that happened to me.
 
 
TODAY'S TASKS:
  • Warm Up: 
  • Log into:
    •  www.toondoo.com
    • Listen as I go over all of the aspects of the toondoo website
  • Go over comic strip assignment sheet (see below)
    • Due Wednesday, 10/31 at the beginning of the period
    • Daily grade - punctuation/grammar/writing skills
    • Major grade - Quality of story told through words and pictures created
  • Work on comic strip assignment during class

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will write practice to keep my Keyboarding Skills proficient.
 
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will write and design a comic strip about a funny event that happened to me.
 
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will create a mind/word map to explain details about a  topic using WordArt.
   
TODAY'S TASKS:
 

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will create a mind/word map to explain details about a  topic using WordArt.
   
TODAY'S TASKS:
 

Due:

We will embrace digital media to design and communicate concepts and ideas.  I will create a mind/word map to explain details about a  topic using WordArt.
   
TODAY'S TASKS:

Due:

Warm Up:  
We will discuss proper spacing for punctuation when typing. We will complete a handout together. We will type a document and use proper formatting as directed. 
Typed assignment will be turned into Google Classroom.

Due:

Warm-up: (click link below for today's warm-up)