Friday, September 27, 2013

9/30 Online Safety *


Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day:  Online Safety


Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Watch the video: Online Safety on the Big Screen or get it "ON DEMAND" in the B118-Server. Take the Online Safety quiz in Engrade.
 
Question of the Day: One of my online friends wants to meet up with me.  I am afraid if that if we do not meet, I will loose his/her friendship. What should I do? Write an advice style post on your blog.

During the HSPA Testing make sure all of your assignments are completed.
Proof Read and Correct all your Posts.
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.


Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day: Online Safety


Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Watch the video: Online Safety on the Big Screen or get it "ON DEMAND" in the B118-Server. Take the Online Safety quiz in Engrade.
 
Question of the Day: One of my online friends wants to meet up with me.  I am afraid if that if we do not meet, I will loose his/her friendship. What should I do?
Write an advice style post on your blog.

During the HSPA Testing make sure all of your assignments are completed.
Proof Read and Correct all your Posts. 
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

Thursday, September 26, 2013

9/27 Do You Always Have Your Phone or Tablet at Your Side?


Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day: Disconnecting

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Read:  Do You Always Have Your Phone or Tablet at Your Side?
Audio Do You Always Have Your Phone or Tablet at Your Side? Audio

Question of the Day:  “Disconnecting is a luxury that we all need,” says one of the people quoted in an article about cutting down on cellphone and other device use. 

Do you wish phones were less of a presence at social events, during time with your family or when you are trying to unwind at the end of the day?
  • Do you have any personal or family rules about times and places where you don’t use your phone or tablet? If so, what are they?
  • Do any of the tactics described above appeal to you? Why or why not?
  • Why do you think there is a trend of limiting the use of devices at home and in public?
  • How do you think life would be different if everyone embraced the ideas put forth by the people who set limits on their own texting, social media and Internet use? Why?

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.


Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day: Disconnecting


Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Read:  Do You Always Have Your Phone or Tablet at Your Side?
Audio Do You Always Have Your Phone or Tablet at Your Side? Audio


Question of the Day:  “Disconnecting is a luxury that we all need,” says one of the people quoted in an article about cutting down on cellphone and other device use. 

Do you wish phones were less of a presence at social events, during time with your family or when you are trying to unwind at the end of the day?
  • Do you have any personal or family rules about times and places where you don’t use your phone or tablet? If so, what are they?
  • Do any of the tactics described above appeal to you? Why or why not?
  • Why do you think there is a trend of limiting the use of devices at home and in public?
  • How do you think life would be different if everyone embraced the ideas put forth by the people who set limits on their own texting, social media and Internet use? Why?
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

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

9/26 Plagiarism*


Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day: Plagiarism

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Watch the Video on Plagiarism  -  Take the Quiz at Engrade
Question of the Day: How would you feel about someone copying your work and using it on their Blog?  Is this wrong?  Why?

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 multimedia 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 technological 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.


Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day: Plagiarism



plagiarismPost a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Watch the Video on Plagiarism  -  Take the Quiz at Engrade

Question of the Day: How would you feel about someone copying your work and using it on their Blog?  Is this wrong?  Why?
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

Monday, September 23, 2013

9/25 PreTest*


Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day: Cyborg

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Question of the Day: 
Complete the CIT 1 PreTest

Make sure all of your assignments are completed.
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.


Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day: Markup Language


Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Question of the Day: 
Complete the Web Page Design PreTest

Make sure all of your assignments are completed.
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

Friday, September 20, 2013

9/22 Blog Comments



Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
Word of the Day: Blog Comment is a thought or opinion that can be left on a blog that can be read by other people who read the blog. http://www.topseotutorials.com/seo-glossary-a-k/.

Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Question of the Day: Read:   
Practice writing a comment - Write a comment as a new blog post about the Video "Yo Comments are Whack."
    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.


    Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
    Word of the Day: Blog Comment is a thought or opinion that can be left on a blog that can be read by other people who read the blog. http://www.topseotutorials.com/seo-glossary-a-k/.


    Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
    Question of the Day: Read:   
    Practice writing a comment - Write a comment as a new blog post about the Video "Yo Comments are Whack."
    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

    Wednesday, September 18, 2013

    9/19 Sidebar / Expose*


    Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words. 
    Word of the Day: Exposé


    Watch the videos:
    Score 90% or better on the Mac Anatomy and Sidebar/Exposé quizzes in Engrade.

    Question of the Day: What have you learned about using the Macintosh computer and how will this help you to do better in this class?
    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.



    Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
    Word of the Day: Exposé



    Watch the videos:
    Score 90% or better on the Mac Anatomy and Sidebar/Exposé quizzes in Engrade.

    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

    Tuesday, September 17, 2013

    9/18 Avatars


    Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
    Word of the Day: Avatar

    Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

    Complete all of your assignments.
    Question of the Day:   What does your Avatar say about you?  How can you make an Avatar to keep you safe?


     Watch: Avatar Movie
    Pause the Video and complete the steps to create your Avatar 
    Convert photo to cartoon  SP-Studio.de 

    faceyourmanga logo

     http://planetcreation.co.uk/createpic/ 
    Avatar.yahoo.com 
    IMVU

    Use your Image to Create and Post your Avatar on your Blog (Turn In in Engrade
    Use Photobooth to take your Photo.

    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.


    Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
    Word of the Day: Avatar


    Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

    Complete all of your assignments.
    Question of the Day:   What does your Avatar say about you?  How can you make an Avatar to keep you safe?


     Watch: Avatar Movie
    Pause the Video and complete the steps to create your Avatar 
    Convert photo to cartoon  SP-Studio.de 

    faceyourmanga logo

     http://planetcreation.co.uk/createpic/ 
    Avatar.yahoo.com 
    IMVU

    Use your Image to Create and Post your Avatar on your Blog (Turn In in Engrade
    Use Photobooth to take your Photo.

    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

    Monday, September 16, 2013

    9/17 MAC Anatomy*



    http://icons.iconarchive.com/icons/rimshotdesign/nod/128/Dock-Finder-alt-icon.pngDo Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words. 
    Word of the Day: Finder

      Watch the videos:
    1. Anatomy of a Mac
    2. Finder Basics  
    Score 90% or above on the Mac Anatomy and Sidebar/Expose quizzes in Engrade.

    Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

    Question of the Day: What do you think are two advantages to watching how to videos?  Would you rather watch a video tutorial or read a text tutorial?

    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.


    http://icons.iconarchive.com/icons/rimshotdesign/nod/128/Dock-Finder-alt-icon.pngDo Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
    Word of the Day: Finder


    Watch the videos:
    1. Anatomy of a Mac
    2. Finder Basics
    Score 90% or above on the Mac Anatomy and Sidebar/Expose quizzes in Engrade.
     
    Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

    Question of the Day: What do you think are two advantages to watching how to videos?  Would you rather watch a video tutorial or read a text tutorial?

    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

    Friday, September 13, 2013

    9/16 Blog Posts


    Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
    Word of the Day: Blog Post

    Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.

     
    Watch:  Two Windows Assessment Video.


    Question of the Day: 
    1. Complete the Two Windows Assessment
    2. Take a screen shot (Apple-Shift-4)
    3. Sign up for Engrade
    4. Turn in your screen shot in Engrade
     Read:"How to Write a Blog Post"
     Select one Question
      blog
    1. Why do you think Blog posts that have spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes reflect poorly on the Author?   
    2. Why should you make sure the spelling, grammar and punctuation are correct before jazzing up a blog post?

    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.


    Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
    Word of the Day: Blog Post

    Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.


     Watch:  Two Windows Assessment Video.

    Question of the Day: 
    1. Complete the Two Windows Assessment
    2. Take a screen shot (Apple-Shift-4)
    3. Sign up for Engrade
    4. Turn in your screen shot in Engrade

    Read:"How to Write a Blog Post"
     Select one Question
      blog
    1. Why do you think Blog posts that have spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes reflect poorly on the Author?   
    2. Why should you make sure the spelling, grammar and punctuation are correct before jazzing up a blog post?
    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

    Tuesday, September 10, 2013

    9/11 Does technology make use alone?


    Do Now: Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
    Word of the Day: Technology

    Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
    Read: Does Technology Make Us More Alone?
    Does Technology Make Us More Alone? Audio
     
    Question of the Day: Technology is supposed to make us more connected. We can stay in touch with our friends all the time on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, and, of course, by texting. But are our smartphones actually getting in the way of real socializing? Could technology be making us more alone?

    How to use Multiple Windows.
    Daily Objectives: 
      Discuss Class Policies and Procedures.Identify Class Rules and Requirements.Describe Students Expectations and
      Responsibilities.
      Review Course Outline
      Demonstrate Proper Behavior.


        Do Now : Search for the definition for the Word of the Day and define it in your own words.  
        Word of the Day: 
        Technology


        Post a response to the Question of the Day in your own words using complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation.
        Read: Does Technology Make Us More Alone?
        Does Technology Make Us More Alone? Audio 
         
        Question of the Day: Technology is supposed to make us more connected. We can stay in touch with our friends all the time on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, and, of course, by texting. But are our smartphones actually getting in the way of real socializing? Could technology be making us more alone?

        How to use Multiple Windows.
        Daily Objectives: 
          Discuss Class Policies and Procedures.Identify Class Rules and Requirements.Describe Students Expectations and
          Responsibilities.
          Review Course Outline
          Demonstrate Proper Behavior.