Friday, October 31, 2008

10/31

Trends Slideshow and iPhoto test on Monday.
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: What do you think is the purpose of Halloween? Do you celebrate this holiday? If so how do you celebrate it? If not why don't you celebrate it?


HTML Formatting Tags test on Monday.
OBJECTIVE: Complete 6. HTML Formatting

Question: What do you think is the purpose of Halloween? Do you celebrate this holiday? If so how do you celebrate it? If not why don't you celebrate it?



C++ Spelling and vocabulary test on Monday.
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scatch Project 3

Question: What do you think is the purpose of Halloween? Do you celebrate this holiday? If so how do you celebrate it? If not why don't you celebrate it?

Homework: Please share your safe Halloween tips, Stories and Photographs on My Campus.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

10/30

Trends Slideshow and iPhoto test on Monday.
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: Mischief Night is today, errrr tonight! It is an evening when people traditionally participated in harmless (please) mischief. We stress harmless or innocent mischief. Other forms of mischief can lead to big trouble. Even seemingly harmless mischief can be the source of problems.
Important: I neither encourage, nor endorse participation in this day. Why risk getting in trouble?? What do you think about this?


HTML Formatting Tags test on Monday.
OBJECTIVE: Complete 6. HTML Formatting

Question: Mischief Night is today, errrr tonight! It is an evening when people traditionally participated in harmless (please) mischief. We stress harmless or innocent mischief. Other forms of mischief can lead to big trouble. Even seemingly harmless mischief can be the source of problems.
Important: I neither encourage, nor endorse participation in this day. Why risk getting in trouble?? What do you think about this?




C++ Spelling and vocabulary test on Monday.
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scatch Project 3

Question: Mischief Night is today, errrr tonight! It is an evening when people traditionally participated in harmless (please) mischief. We stress harmless or innocent mischief. Other forms of mischief can lead to big trouble. Even seemingly harmless mischief can be the source of problems.
Important: I neither encourage, nor endorse participation in this day. Why risk getting in trouble?? What do you think about this?


Homework: Please join this discussion: Do you think it is right to just cut and paste information from the Internet?

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

10/29

Trends Slideshow and iPhoto test on Thursday.
OBJECTIVE:
Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: Why do you think it is important to have a story or script before you create a ComicLife project?


HTML Formatting Tags test on Thursday.
OBJECTIVE: Complete 6. HTML Formatting

Question: Why do you think that you need to include a start tag and an end tag when writing HTML?


C++ Spelling and vocabulary test on Thursday.
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scatch Project 3

Question: Describe the Scratch stage coordinates. Why do you think the Scratch stage contains coordinates?

Homework: Please join this discussion: Do you think it is right to just cut and paste information from the Internet?

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

10/28

Trends Slideshow and iPhoto test on Thursday.
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: What do you think is the overall effect of changing the style of a photograph in ComicLife?


HTML Formatting Tags test on Thursday.
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.
Question: Change your Firefox Click Here for Directions. What theme did you pick? Take a screen shot (apple-shift-4) of the Firefox with the new theme and post it on your blog. Do you think this is Cool? Why or Why not? This question will be worth Triple.


C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scatch Project 3 Spelling and vocabulary test on Thursday.

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: How do you add a loop in Scratch Project? What is the purpose of loops in a Scratch Project?

Homework: Please join this discussion: Do you think it is right to just cut and paste information from the Internet?

Monday, October 27, 2008

10/27

Trends
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: Change your Firefox Click Here for Directions. What theme did you pick? Take a screen shot of the Firefox with the new theme and post it on your blog. Do you think this is Cool? Why or Why not? This question will be worth Triple.


HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.
Question: Change your Firefox Click Here for Directions. What theme did you pick? Take a screen shot of the Firefox with the new theme and post it on your blog. Do you think this is Cool? Why or Why not? This question will be worth Triple.


C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 3

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: Change your Firefox Click Here for Directions. What theme did you pick? Take a screen shot of the Firefox with the new theme and post it on your blog. Do you think this is Cool? Why or Why not? This question will be worth Triple.

Homework: Please join this discussion: Do you think it is right to just cut and paste information from the Internet?

Friday, October 24, 2008

10/24

Trends
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: Do you think that your parents should be responsible for your behavior in school? Do you think it is right that they can be fined and even jailed for your behavior?


HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.
Question: Do you think that your parents should be responsible for your behavior in school? Do you think it is right that they can be fined and even jailed for your behavior?

C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 2

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: Do you think that your parents should be responsible for your behavior in school? Do you think it is right that they can be fined and even jailed for your behavior?

Homework: Please join this discussion: Do you think it is right to just cut and paste information from the Internet?

Thursday, October 23, 2008

10/23

Trends
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: Read: ABC’s of Cyber Bullying for Students Write 2 more using your initials.



HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.

Question: Read: ABC’s of Cyber Bullying for Students Write 2 more using your initials.



C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 2

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: Read: ABC’s of Cyber Bullying for Students Write 2 more using your initials.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

10/22

Trends
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: If you were the Principal, what would you do with students that are constantly late to School? Class?


HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.
Question: If you were the Principal, what would you do with students that are constantly late to School? Class?

C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 2

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: If you were the Principal, what would you do with students that are constantly late to School? Class?

Homework: Please join this discussion: Do you think it is right to just cut and paste information from the Internet?

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

10/21

Trends
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: How is a slideshow like a Movie? How is it different from a movie?


HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.

Question: What do you think in the advantage of working in multiple windows? Explain your answer?




C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 2

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: How can you benefit from sharing your Scratch project on the MIT site? .

Monday, October 20, 2008

10/20

Trends
OBJECTIVE:Comic Life
Create a Story Board using photographs to tell a story.

Question: Where are the photographs that you upload to your blog located? How do you make them into a slideshow?

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.

Question: Do you think that the Tryit editor is helpful when writing HTML? Why?

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 2

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: What do you need to do to share your Scratch project on the MIT site? Explain your answer.

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

Friday, October 17, 2008

10/17

Trends
OBJECTIVE: Slide Shows
Create a Slideshow using photographs to tell a story.
Complete the iPhoto Course
Watch the iPhoto Video 7. Creating a Slideshow file:///Volumes/viereck-1/Public/iPhoto08/7.%20Creating%20a%20Slideshow.mov

Question: What do you think is the purpose of a slideshow? Give 3 examples of slideshows you would make.

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.

Question: Why do you think you would want to change the direction of text? Explain your answer.

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 1

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: What do you think you learned from making your first Scratch project? What difficulties have you encountered on this project?

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

10/16

Trends
OBJECTIVE: Slide Shows
Create a Slideshow using photographs to tell a story.
Complete the iPhoto Course
Watch the iPhoto Video 7. Creating a Slideshow file:///Volumes/viereck-1/Public/iPhoto08/7.%20Creating%20a%20Slideshow.mov

Question: What does the Ken Burns effect do in a slideshow? How can this effect enhance your slideshow?

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.

Question: What is an acronym and when do you use it? Give two examples of an acronym. Why do you think people use acronyms?

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 1

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: Why do you think a sprite should not include its own background?

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

10/15

Trends
OBJECTIVE: Slide Shows
Create a Slideshow using photographs to tell a story.
Complete the iPhoto Course
Watch the iPhoto Video 7. Creating a Slideshow file:///Volumes/viereck-1/Public/iPhoto08/7.%20Creating%20a%20Slideshow.mov

Question: How do you edit photos in iPhoto? What types of edits can you make?


Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.


HTML
OBJECTIVE: Read: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Copy and paste the questions from: 6. HTML Formatting
  • Type the answers in a different color.
  • Then, Click on the link.
  • Read the text to answer the questions.

Question: What do you think is the difference between a line break and a paragraph tag? When would you use each one?

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.



C++
OBJECTIVE: Complete the assignments 1-12. Complete:Scratch Project 1

View the Videos at Viereck in the Doc or at learnscratch.0rg.
You will only have one period to complete each assignment.
Open up Scratch and Practice what you saw in the video.
Take a screen shot (command-shift-4).
Attach a file: on a page on My sites called Scratch: Getting Started

Question: Go to the official Scratch site, http://scratch.mit.edu/ and sign up or sign in. Don't forget to write down your name and password. What is your member name? Check out other students pages in your class and add them as friends. My name is vviereck.

Homework: Please join this discussion: When the fun stops, so does the learning.