Friday, December 19, 2014

Happy Holiday's Extra Credit

Please enjoy a peaceful and safe holiday break and I look forward to seeing you on Monday, January 5, 2015.

Do a good deed for someone this Holiday Season.  Don't tell anyone about it.  Not even the person you are helping. 

Make your own 
Holiday Greeting, post it on your Blog and send it to your favorite teacher for 100 points extra credit.

Check out these Technology Gadgets, Products, and Innovations.
Best tech innovations of 2014
Tech Hive

Make you list of the top 10 Gadgets, Products or Innovations.  Post the list on your blog with images and descriptions.(Up to 100 points)

Take photos of yourself, your family and your friends using technology.  Then create a photo story.(Up to 100 points)

Please sign in and respond in the forum for extra credit during the break. Check for more assignments and ideas on Engrade and The Question of the Day.

Extra Credit assignments.
Write in complete sentences, use proper grammar, spelling and punctuation. Credit will only be given for thoughtful well written responses of 5 sentences or more and 2 responses to others.

Write three paragraphs on your blog defending your argument for the following topics. (100+ points) is the best XBox, Playstation or Wii U? Overall, which of the next generation consoles is most appealing to you?

What is better a tablet or a laptop? Which would you rather have?  Which one is better for your particular need? Why?

WebPage Design CODE
<All 3 100 points>
New Year's Resolution Code
Happy Holidays
New Years Party

What is the smart way to use a smartphone?  Does your smart phone make you dumb?
Do you like being connected all the time?  How long do you think you could go without using technology?  No phone, No TV, No computer, No Internet, No Social Networks, No videos, No music, etc.

Post a Photo of you with Santa. (100 Points)

Post your message from the Application Gallery. (100 points) 

Read technology articles and post your responses on your blog. (100+ points)

Student Opinion - The Learning NetworkStudent Opinion - The Learning Network
Questions about issues in the news for students 13 and older. Post your comment to any of the articles.  Include your post on your blog.
 (100+ points)

Make a presentation or podcast on a technology topic of your choice and post it to your blog. (100+ points)

Make a video showing someone how you use a technology device. (100+ points).

Make a slide show with captions of your holiday photos on your blog. (100+ points)

Share your touching or amusing holiday stories. Write a story, make a comic, make a presentation or video.(100+ points)

Email me with your own project ideas.

Don't forget to make up your missing work.

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