Tuesday, January 29, 2013

CIT 1 - Final Exam*

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.


Do Now: TAKE THE QUIZ IN THE CIT EXAM CLASS AT ENGRADE.COM.

PART 2 - USE COMIC LIFE

Question of the Day: How will Robots make life better?
Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.
Word of the Day: Drone - Write your own definition


WPD - Final Exam*


Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now : Take the Quiz in the HTML EXAM Class at Engrade.com.
Part 2 - 2013 Benchmark use Dreamweaver.


Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Dreamweaver - Write your own definition

Monday, January 28, 2013

1/28 CIT 1 - Video Games and Learning

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.


Do Now: Watch the videos.  Make the Games in Scratch

Read: Why learn Scratch

Question of the Day:  Complete all assignments and turn them in when you take your final exam.
 
Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.

Word of the Day: Programming  - Write a definition in your own words

1/28 WPD - Visual Hierarchy

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Exercise. Surf the web and consciously rank the elements in the visual hierarchy. Then go look at your own site. Is there something important (key information points that visitors are likely seeking) that is not high enough in the hierarchy? Change that.
Create an Image Map for instead of a navigation bar.
Take the Quiz in the HTML EXAM Class at Engrade.com.

Part 2 - 2013 Benchmark use Dreamweaver.
Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Visual Hierarchy - Write a definition in your own words

Friday, January 25, 2013

1/25 CIT 1 - Video game way

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.




Do Now: Watch the videos.  Make the Games in Scratch

Read: Part 1: Answers to Questions About Video Games and Learning

Question of the Day:  What do you think it means to learn in a Video game way?  How would this learning be different than the way you learn in school now?  Would this type of learning improve student performance?  Think of how you learn when playing video games.  Explain your opinions in detail. Find some facts that support your opinion.  Write at least 3 paragraphs.
 
Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.

Word of the Day: Strategy  - Write a definition in your own words


1/25 WPD - Consistency

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now : Complete your Logo, Buttons and Navigation bar for your final project.

Question of the Day: Why is it important for Web sites to have a consistent or similar design?
Create an Image Map for instead of a navigation bar.
Take the Quiz in the HTML EXAM Class at Engrade.com.

Part 2 - 2013 Benchmark use Dreamweaver.
Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Design Consistency - Write a definition in your own words

Thursday, January 24, 2013

1/24 CIT 1 - Video game levels

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
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Do Now: Watch the videos.  Make the Games in Scratch

Read: Part 1: Answers to Questions About Video Games and Learning

Question of the Day: Screen Test A Sports for the Mind class. Instead of grades, students receive report cards with levels of expertise like ''novice'' and ''master.'
Do you think that levels instead of grades is better? How do you think levels is the same as grades?  How are levels different than grades?  Which one do you think would be better? Explain your opinions in detail. Find some facts that support your opinion.  Write at least 3 paragraphs.

Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.

Word of the Day: Video game levels - Write a definition in your own words


1/24 WPD - Usability

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now : Complete your Logo, Buttons and Navigation bar for your final project. 

Read: 10 Principles Of Effective Web Design
Question of the Day: What do you think is the most important aspect of designing Web sites? 

Create an Image Map for instead of a navigation bar.
Take the Quiz in the HTML EXAM Class at Engrade.com.

Part 2 - 2013 Benchmark use Dreamweaver.
Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Usability - Write a definition in your own words

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

1/23 CIT 1 - Learning by Playing: Video Games in the Classroom

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.


Do Now: Watch the videos.  Make the Games in Scratch


Question of the Day: Read: Learning by Playing: Video Games in the Classroom

Why do you think that Video games are so popular?  Do you think that people learn when playing Video games?  Could Video games be used to learn in school?  Explain your opinions in detail. Find some facts that support your opinion.  Write at least 3 paragraphs. 

Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.

Word of the Day: Video game learning - Write a definition in your own words


1/23 WPD - Navigation

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now : Complete your Logo, Buttons and Navigation bar for your final project.

Question of the Day: Why is it so important to create a Web site that is easily navigated?  What happens when you cannot easily find what you are looking for?
Create an Image Map for instead of a navigation bar.
Take the Quiz in the HTML EXAM Class at Engrade.com.

Part 2 - 2013 Benchmark use Dreamweaver.
Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Navigation - Write a definition in your own words.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

1/22 CIT 1 - Video Game & Robots

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.


Do Now: Watch the Bat and Ball video.  

Question of the Day: Select one assignment
  1. If robots did everything, what would you do?  Write at least 3 paragraphs. Include an image.
  2. Watch the Bat and Ball video.  Make the Game in Scratch
TAKE THE QUIZ IN THE CIT EXAM CLASS AT ENGRADE.COM.
Complete PART 2 - USE COMIC LIFE


Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.

Word of the Day: Computer Science - Write a definition in your own words



1/22 WPD - Graphics

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now:  Complete your Logo, Buttons and Navigation bar for your final project.

Question of the Day: What is the advantage of using an Image Map for navigation of a web site?
Create an Image Map for instead of a navigation bar.

Take the Quiz in the HTML EXAM Class at Engrade.com.

Part 2 - 2013 Benchmark use Dreamweaver.

Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Graphics - Write a definition in your own words.

Friday, January 18, 2013

1/18 CIT 1 - Benchmark 2.1*

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.


Do Now: Do Now: TAKE THE QUIZ IN THE CIT EXAM CLASS AT ENGRADE.COM.
Complete PART 2 - USE COMIC LIFE

Question of the Day: Post your exam project to your Blog


  1. Export Comic Life as an image (jpeg)
  2. Upload images to your blog  
  3. Change size to Extra Large
  4. Turn it in in  CIT EXAM CLASS AT ENGRADE.COM


Watch the Scratch Videos.
Watch the videos.  Make the Games in Scratch


Daily Objectives: 
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  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.

Word of the Day: Cyborg - Write a definition in your own words



1/18 WPD - Image Map


Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now : Take the Quiz in the HTML EXAM Class at Engrade.com.
Part 2 - 2013 Benchmark use Dreamweaver.

Question of the Day: Complete your Logo, Buttons and Navigation bar for your final project.

Create an Image Map for instead of a navigation bar.

Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Image Map - Write a definition in your own words.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

1/15 CIT 1 - Benchmark*

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.



Do Now: TAKE THE QUIZ IN THE CIT EXAM CLASS AT ENGRADE.COM.

Question of the Day: Watch the Videos as a preview for part 2 of your Exam on Thursday.  Post 3 images of your favorite Robots on your blog. What can these robots do better than humans? Describe how each Robot will help us.

Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.

Word of the Day: Robotics - Write your own Definition

1/15 WPD - Benchmark Exam*

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now : Take the Quiz in the HTML EXAM Class at Engrade.com.

Question of the Day: Complete your Logo, Buttons and Navigation bar for your final project.
  1. HTML Tags 1
  2. HTML Tags 2 
  3. HTML Tags 3
Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Google juice - Superior organic search engine rankings. 

Monday, January 14, 2013

1/14 CIT 1 - Benchmark Review

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
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Do Now: 2013 Benchmark  Review
Comic LifeTutorial

Question of the Day: What technology or technology gadget did you select for your technology evolution series?  How has this technology effected society and how will it effect society in the future?  

Complete your technology evolution series.

Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.
Word of the Day: Constanet - Slang for being constantly on the Internet :-)


1/14 WPD - Benchmark Review


Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now : Benchmark 2013 Review

  1. HTML Tags 1
  2. HTML Tags 2 
  3. HTML Tags 3
Question of the Day: Create a logo for your final website. 

Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Logo - Write your own definition.

Friday, January 11, 2013

1/11 CIT 1 - Day 5 Technology Evolution

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
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Do Now: Check out:
Question of the Day: Create 5 daily posts showing the evolution(history) of a Technology or Technology Product.

 Day 5: 

  1. List your fifth Technology or Technology Product.
    1. Write 3 key points about your first generationTechnology or Technology Product.  
    2. Include an image to show the first generation.  
  2. Write a conclusion for your Technology or Technology Product.
    1. Make a prediction for the future.
    2. Include an image. 

Daily Objectives: 
  • Using the World Wide Web and a blog, students will describe similarities and differences, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will read, discuss and analyze information from articles, analyze, and think critically about online context, using written (Blog post), graphic, pictorial, or multi-media methods, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 6 out of 12 on the project rubric.
  • Given a variety of multimedia texts and videos, students will analyze online issues and tecnological effects, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • Students will watch videos and complete an assessment with 65% or better.

Word of the Day: Internet - Write your own Definition

1/11 WPD - Figure


Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.

Do Now : Read - Basic Web Page Layout 3 and answer the questions.

Question of the Day: What do you see in the image?  How does this change when you look different shades?

Daily Objectives: 
  • Students will read the text on HTML Links to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing, with a student performance at the basic level or above and 65% on writing rubric.
  • After reading the text, students will complete the HTML Links assessment, with a score of 9 out of 10 or better.
  • Using Dreamweaver students will create an HTML Web Page, with a student performance at the basic level
Word of the Day: Figure - Write your own definition