Advanced Computer Applications

Quick Links: Resources:
* Current Week * How to Download MS Office at Home * Setting Up Printer
  * Mapping Network Drives * Finals Schedule

Monday
Jan. 23

Introduction:

Read over the Syllabus

  The signoff page must be returned by Thursday; however, if you return it Wednesday with both sets of signatures you will receive extra credit.

  If I do not receive your signoff sheet, you will receive zeros on assignments until I receive your sheet!

Skyward passwords and assignments--regularly check Skyward for accurate grade input. Usernames and passwords are now the same as your computer login.

Fun Watch on your own time--Did You Know?

Getting Started:

Log onto your computers

Permanent seating arrangements TODAY!--Choose your seats as this will be your spot for the entire semester, unless I need to move you around.

Mapping Network Drives--we will do this together the first time

Create a folder within rm108users (Last Name First Name)

Create a class website link on your Desktop--optional

Add the class website as a Favorite--optional

Setting Up Printers--Install sh108 K3920 printer

 

Tuesday
Jan. 24

PowerPoint Chapter 4

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 211-256

  Open the Birding PowerPoint from the shared drive and then SAVE AS (LastName) Backyard Birding to your user folder PowerPoint Chapter 4

  Do NOT print on page 255


Wednesday
Jan. 25

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

Step-By-Steps--DUE

  Drop your LastName Backyard Birding PowerPoint into the DropBox.

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

End of Chapter Assignment:

In the Lab #2--Pg. 265

  Save As--LastName Five Ways We Use Satellites

Thursday
Jan. 26

Syllabus Due

End of Chapter Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

In the Lab #2--Pg. 265

  Drop your LastName Five Ways We Use Satellite PowerPoint into the dropbox.

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

 

PowerPoint Chapter 5

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 275-321

  Create a folder before you start. You will be saving multiple versions of the PowerPoint. Name your folder--LastName Ch. 5 Mayan PowerPoints

  Save your PowerPoint as--LastName Mayan Final

  There are multiple times that you will save. Make sure you are reading and following directions closely!!!

  Save As--LastName Mayans Final Show (pg. 306--PowerPoint Show)

  Save As--LastName Mayans SmartArt (pg. 307--SmartArt as JPEG)

  Save As--LastName Mayans Previous Version (pg. 310)

  Save As--LastName Mayans Final Duplicate (pg. 312-317--Marked as Final and Password set)

  On Pages 279-281--Do not print comments

  On Pages 308-309--Skip the Package a Presentation for Storage on CD section

  On Page 321-Do not print

 

Friday
Jan. 27

PowerPoint Chapter 5

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 275-321

  Create a folder before you start. You will be saving multiple versions of the PowerPoint. Name your folder--LastName Ch. 5 Mayan PowerPoints

  Save your PowerPoint as--LastName Mayan Final

  There are multiple times that you will save. Make sure you are reading and following directions closely!!!

  Save As--LastName Mayans Final Show (pg. 306--PowerPoint Show)

  Save As--LastName Mayans SmartArt (pg. 307--SmartArt as JPEG)

  Save As--LastName Mayans Previous Version (pg. 310)

  Save As--LastName Mayans Final Duplicate (pg. 312-317--Marked as Final and Password set)

  On Pages 279-281--Do not print comments

  On Pages 308-309--Skip the Package a Presentation for Storage on CD section

  On Page 321-Do not print

   
Monday
Jan. 30

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

PowerPoint Chapter 6

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs.339-392

  Open Step-By-Step Data File PowerPoint from the Shared Drive and start on page 346

  Copy the Additional Motivation PowerPoint and Workout Journal from the Shared Drive to your User folder
  You will be linking to these within the project!

  Add a Header/Footer

  Save your PowerPoint as--LastName Exercise Motivation

  Print as Handouts--6 per page

Tuesday
Jan.
31

PowerPoint Chapter 6

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs.339-392

  Open Step-By-Step Data File PowerPoint from the Shared Drive and start on page 346

  Copy the Additional Motivation PowerPoint and Workout Journal from the Shared Drive to your User folder
  You will be linking to these within the project!

  Add a Header/Footer

  Save your PowerPoint as--LastName Exercise Motivation

  Print as Handouts--6 per page

Wednesday
Feb. 1

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

Step-by-Steps

  Drop your entire PowerPoint Chapter 6 folder into the dropbox.

  I need to be able to view your Exercise Motivation PowerPoint and the Additional Motivation PowerPoint

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

Review for PowerPoint Test:

PowerPoint Practice Test Questions--Work Day

  Open PowerPoint Practice Test Questions--these questions cover chapters 4-6

  You may work collaboratively with a partner--AKA...1 other person :)

  This means you are NOT giving or taking answers...You are working together to find the answers!

  This will be graded based on accuracy, so please make sure you look up answers you do not know!

Thursday
Feb. 2

Review for PowerPoint Test DROPPED :

PowerPoint Practice Test Questions--Work Day

Friday
Feb. 3

Review for PowerPoint Test :

PowerPoint KAHOOT!

PowerPoint Practice Test Questions GRADING

   In class grading after Kahoot!

   Print out a hard copy of your questions and staple together if needed.

   You will need a colored pen or pencil as you will be grading each others assignment.

PowerPoint Online Study Resources

  Book's accompanied website with study resources...http://www.cengagebrain.com/

Monday
Feb. 6

PowerPoint Test:

PowerPoint Chapters 4-6

http://www.certiport.com/Portal/desktopdefault.aspx?page=common/pagelibrary/mos-ppt-objectives.html

Tuesday
Feb. 7

Assignment Introduction:

Search Engines

  View and Read Understanding Internet Searching PowerPoint

  Open the assignment template and requirements

  Open the assignment example for more clarification on how to fill out the above template.

Resources:

  Google Searching Tips

  Search Engines for Beginners--find the right search engine for you

  General Searching Tricks


Wednesday

Feb. 8

Assignment:

Search Engines

 

PowerPoint Certification Exam Testing during ELO--Starts at 1:10!

Thursday
Feb. 9

Assignment Due:

Search Engines

  Drop your Search Engine Word Document

Assignment:

    Complete each website search challenge and test your new found knowledge!

   Use the snipping tool to screenshot each screen when you have the correct answer submitted and paste into a Word document.

  You may work with a partner

Friday
Feb. 10

Assignment:

    Complete each website search challenge

Assignment/Homework:

When you finish do some research on Website Validity before tomorrow.

http://www.whoishostingthis.com/resources/evaluating-web-resources/ --A quick 60 second look at website validity

Watch the following videos on evaluating websites: If you need headphones, please borrow a pair.

http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=189809

http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=5658 

 

 

Monday
Feb.
13

Assignment:

Web Evaluation Class Group Activity

Tuesday
Feb. 14

Assignment:

Web Evaluation


Wednesday

Feb. 15

Assignment DUE:

Web Evaluation

  Drop your 3 PDFs

Extra Credit DUE tomorrow:

Web Evaluation

  Find a well put together hoax website that was not covered in either video or our assignment.

  Find a well put together website that was not covered in either video.

  Evaluate both websites using the evaluation form and give/cite a lot of supporting evidence--I might use this site next year :)

Homework Assignment:

South Dakota Anti-Bullying Laws & Policies

Are there federal laws that apply to bullying?

State Cyberstalking and Cyberharassment Laws

Felony listing

Thursday
Feb. 16

Video:

Cyberbullying Video

Assignment:

Guided video questions

  Located on my desk. You will turn in these questions for a grade, so don't lose them :)

Friday
Feb. 17

Video:

Cyberbullying Video

   
Monday
Feb. 20

No School!!

Tuesday
Feb. 21

Video:

Cyberbullying Video

After the Movie Assignment:

  Turn in your Guided Questions to the assignment basket.

  Class discussion

Assignment Intro:

Digital Citizenship

  Open and read the Digital Citizenship project requirements

  Read The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship to further your understanding of each category

  Come to class next time knowing:

  What category you would like to create your presentation on?

  If that one is taken, what is your backup category?

  Who would you want for a partner?

  Remember to pick someone you trust and can work collaboratively with...that isn't always your BFF. Sometimes when choosing friends for partners you tend to spend more time off-task!

Wednesday
Feb. 22

Assignment:

Digital Citizenship

  Gather information and start creating your PowerPoint presentation

  There are tons of resources on the rm108shared drive

  I also have a couple of Digital Citizenship textbooks you can use during class time.

  Project rubrics are also located on the rm108shared drive

Thursday
Feb. 23

Assignment:

Digital Citizenship

Friday
Feb. 24

Assignment:

Digital Citizenship

   
Monday
Feb. 27

Assignment:

Digital Citizenship

Tuesday
Feb. 28

Assignment PowerPoint DUE:

Digital Citizenship

Assignment after PowerPoint is dropped:

  Create/save multiple copies of the Peer Evaluation PDF, which is located on the shared drive, into your rm108user folder.

  Save the different evaluation copies as Your LastName, Presenter(s) Name(s) Peer Evaluation

  You will be evaluating every group's presentations starting tomorrow; therefore, you will need to have multiple copies of the Peer Evaluation PDF form ready to go as to not waste time.

Wednesday
March 1

Assignment:

Digital Citizenship Presentations

  4 presenters (groups) per "normal length" day

  If you don't present the highest grade you can receive is a 50%

Thursday
March 2

Assignment:

Digital Citizenship Presentations

  4 presenters (groups) per "normal length" day

  If you don't present the highest grade you can receive is a 50%

Friday
March 3

Assignment:

Digital Citizenship Presentations--Finish

  Complete Partner Evaluation

  Drop all Peer Evaluations--there is a folder for each group in the DropBox

   
Monday
March 6

Assignment:

Digital Citizenship Evaluations

  Complete Partner Evaluation

  Drop all Peer Evaluations--there is a folder for each group in the DropBox

 

CNBC Facebook Obsession video

Tuesday
March 7

Excel Chapter 4

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 210-261

  Save As (LastName) FCU At Home Financial Tools

  Add Header/Footer CLICK TO SEE HEADER/FOOTER EXAMPLE

  Pages 247--DO NOT SET BLACK AND WHITE

  Pages 250
Print as
PDFs with the following names to your Excel Ch. 4 folder.

  (LastName) Mortgage_Payment

  (LastName) Interest_Schedule

  (LastName) Amortization_Schedule

  (LastName) Financial_Tools


Wednesday

March 8

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 210-261

Thursday
March 9

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 210-261

  Drop your (LastName) FCU At Home Financial Tools Excel spreadsheet along with all 4 PDFs created on page 250

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

Friday
March 10

Excel Chapter 5

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pg.275-331

  Save As (LastName) Williams Franchise Holdings Consolidated

  Do NOT print on pages 320-322.

   
Monday
March
13

Assignment: DUE

Step-by-Steps--Pg.275-331

Tuesday
March 14

Assignment Grading Rubric:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. Pg.275-331

  Drop your (LastName) Williams Franchise Holdings Consolidated

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

Excel Chapter 6

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pg.346-395

  Save As (LastName) Coastal Realty Agent Commission Table

  Add Header/Footer CLICK TO SEE HEADER/FOOTER EXAMPLE

  Print as PDFs with the following names to your Excel Ch. 5 folder.

  Page 367--(LastName) Table Section

  Page 390--(LastName) Coastal Realty Agent Commission Table

  STOP on page 390 after you print as a PDF

 


Wednesday

March 15

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pg.346-395

Thursday
March 16

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 346-395

  Drop your (LastName) Coastal Realty Agent Commission Table Excel spreadsheet along with all 2 PDFs created on page 367 and 390

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

 

Friday
March 17

Assignment:

In the Lab #1--Pg.401-402

  Save As (LastName) City Market Complete

  Add Header/Footer CLICK TO SEE HEADER/FOOTER EXAMPLE

  Make sure you fill in the Total section. It should be MAX, MAX, COUNT

   
Monday
March
20

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

In the Lab #1--Pg.401-402

  Save As (LastName) City Market Complete

  Add Header/Footer CLICK TO SEE HEADER/FOOTER EXAMPLE

  Make sure you fill in the Total section. It should be MAX, MAX, COUNT

Tuesday
March 21

Assignment--Review for PowerPoint Test:

Excel Practice Test Questions

  Open Excel Practice Test Questions--these questions cover chapters 4-6

  You may work collaboratively with a partner--AKA...1 other person :)

  This means you are NOT giving or taking answers...You are working together to find the answers!

  This will be graded based on accuracy, so please make sure you look up answers you do not know!

Extra Credit Opportunities:

Excel Chapter 4 Your Turn #1--Retiring Student Loan Debt--Page 271

  You may work with a partner!

Excel Chapter 6 Your Turn #1--Creating a Grade Book--Page 405

  You may work with a partner!

 

Assignment--DROPPED for period 8:

Excel Practice Test Questions

 


Wednesday

March 22

Assignment--DROPPED:

Excel Practice Test Questions

 

Assignment: DUE

Scholarship Table

  Open Alternate End of Chapter Assignment PDF from the 108shared

  Open Apply 6-1 Scholarship Table workbook from the 108shared

  Save As (LastName) Scholarship Table Complete

  Drop assignment when complete

 

Extra Credit DUE

 

Thursday
March 23

Review for Excel Unit Test :

Excel KAHOOT!

Excel Practice Test Questions

   In class grading after Kahoot!

   Print out a hard copy of your questions and staple together if needed.

   You will need a colored pen or pencil as you will be grading each others assignment.

Excel Online Study Resources

  Book's accompanied website with study resources...http://www.cengagebrain.com/

 

Friday
March 24

Excel Unit Test:

Excel Chapters 4 & 6

 

Start Word Chapter 4

   
Monday
March 27

Word Chapter 4

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pg. 202-261

  Page 211--Save As (LastName) Paw Ridge Title Page

  Page 221--Save As (LastName) Paw Ridge Sales Proposal

  DO NOT PRINT on Page 225

  DO NOT PRINT on Page 260

Tuesday
March 28

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pg. 202-261

  Save As (LastName) Paw Ridge Sales Proposal

  DO NOT PRINT on Page 225

  DO NOT PRINT on Page 260


Wednesday

March 29

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

Step-by-Steps--Pg. 202-261

   Drop (LastName) Paw Ridge Sales Proposal

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

Assignment/Homework:

End of Chapter Questions

  Open the end of chapter questions and complete

 Homework if not completed during class time.

Thursday
March 30

Assignment: DUE

End of Chapter Questions

  Print and submit end of chapter questions

Assignment:

End of Chapter Assignment

  Save As (LastName) School Redistricting

 Emboss Effect no longer exists....skip!

  Want to work on at home or have more detailed instruction?
click here for online steps and click here for project picture and click here for the School Proposal Draft

Friday
March 31

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

End of Chapter Assignment

  Drop your (LastName) School Redistricting Proposal

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

 

IF you finish, work on the Extra Credit or start WD Ch. 6

   
Monday
April 3

Word Chapter 6

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 338-394

   DO NOT PRINT on Page 343

   Page 344--Use your name instead of Jordan Taylor Green

   Page 349--Create a folder (LastName) Job Hunting save all assignment files in this folder.

   Page 349--Save As (LastName) Cover Letter

  Page 355--Save the data source as (LastName) Prospective Employers into your Job Hunting folder!

  Page 358--Use today's date

  Page 367--Use your name instead of Jordan Green

  Page 368-369--Skip printing field codes

  Page 372--Print the letter for Sergeant Lin

  Page 373--Save As (LastName) Merged Letters

   Page 384--Save As (LastName) Mailing Labels

  Add Header--FirstName, LastName, Period #

  Print Labels--Page 384--Add header first :)

   Page 385--Complete all 10 non-red steps!
Save As
(LastName) Envelopes

  Use the size 10 envelope

  Use your name and the return address the book gave you for the cover letter.

  DO NOT PRINT--Steps 9 and 10

   Page 389--Save As (LastName) Potential Employer Directory

   Page 393--Save As (LastName) Potential Employer Directory Listing

  Add Header--FirstName, LastName, Period #

  Print Directory Listing

Tuesday
April 4

CLASS MEET IN THE THEATER--SMARTER BALANCE TESTING IN LABS FOR JUNIORS


Wednesday

April 5

CLASS MEET IN THE THEATER--SMARTER BALANCE TESTING IN LABS FOR JUNIORS

Thursday
April 6

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 338-394

Friday
April 7

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 306-369

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

Assignment:

In the Lab #2

   Create a folder (LastName) Booster Club save the following items:

  Want to work on at home or have more detailed instruction?
click here for online steps

   Save As (LastName) Booster Club Form Letter

  Use your name as the author (writer) of the letter so your name will be on the printed copy.

  Set line spacing to 1 and Before/After spacing to 0 then start typing the letter

  Themes--Booster Club Theme from 108Shared

  Print David Goldberg

   Save As (LastName) Booster Club.mdb

   Save As (LastName) Booster Club Envelopes

   Save As (LastName) Booster Club Directory

   Save As (LastName) Booster Club Labels

   
Monday
April
10

Assignment DUE and Grading Rubric:

In the Lab #2

  Drop your (LastName) Booster Club folder

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

Assignment/Homework Assignment:

Word Chapter 6 Questions

  Open the questions and then print.

Extra Credit:

Word Chapter 5--Lab #2--Pages 331-332

  This might require you to read through the chapter to find out how to do certain things :)

Word Chapter 6--Your Turn #1--Pages 405-406

Tuesday
April 11

Assignment DUE:

Word Chapter 6 Questions

  Print and hand into the assignment basket beginning of class

Word Chapter 7

Assignment:

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 410-464

   Save As (LastName) Campus Post Newsletter

  Page 424--Picture is located on the shared drive

  Page 452--Use your last name instead of Student

  Page 462--Art border is the 5th border from the bottom

  Page 463--Do NOT print.

Wednesday
April 12

Assignment :

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 410-464

   Save As (LastName) Campus Post Newsletter

 

Word KAHOOT!

 

Word Online Study Resources

  Book's accompanied website with study resources...http://www.cengagebrain.com/

Thursday
April 13

Assignment Grading Rubric: DUE

Step-by-Steps--Pgs. 410-464

  Drop your (LastName) Campus Post Newsletter

  Grab a grading rubric from my desk.

  Fill out the self grading rubric. READ THE DIRECTIONS.

 

Word Unit Test:

Word Chapters 4, 6, & 7

 

Friday
April 14

No School!!

   
Monday
April
17

No School!!

Tuesday
April 18

FREE DAY!!

Extra Credit DUE:

Word Chapter 5--Lab #2--Pages 331-332

Word Chapter 6--Your Turn #1--Pages 405-406

Wednesday
April 19

Assignment:

Digital Storytelling is the modern expression of the ancient art of storytelling. Digital stories derive their power by weaving images, music, and narrative together; thereby, giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. Tell your story now digitally!

~Leslie Rule, Digital Storytelling Association

Digital Poetry

  We will be telling our story in the form of Poetry!

  Open and Read the directions.

Resources:

  http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/poetry/poetry_engine.htm#

  http://www.powerpoetry.org/content/tips-writing-ballad-poem

  http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Write-Poetry/step1/

Assignment/Homework:

  Have your poems completed and typed in a Word Document before class time Thursday.

  BRING HEADPHONES--you will need them for the entire project

Thursday
April 20

Assignment:

Digital Poetry

  Start finding and saving pictures that match the feel/words of your poem.

  Save everything into your Digital Poetry folder (pictures, music, voice)

  Open Movie Maker

  Save as (Last Name) Digital Poem

Friday
April 21

Assignment:

Digital Poetry

  Start importing pictures into Movie Maker

  Add transitions and video effects to make your video dynamic and visually appealing.

  Adding transitions will effect the timing of your video. Complete transitions before adding titles!

   
Monday
April
24

Assignment:

Digital Poetry

  Finish importing pictures into Movie Maker

  Add titles and credits to enhance your video and give credit where credit is due!

  Adding transitions will effect the timing of your video. Complete transitions before adding titles!

  Record your voice reading the poem line by line.

  Watch the Using the Voice Recorders video on the Shared Drive.

  Insert onto your timeline and align with your pictures.

Tuesday
April 25

Assignment DUE:

Digital Poetry

  Search the 108shared drive for instrumental music or bring your own. Save to your rm108user Digital Poetry folder.

  Import the instrumental music into Movie Maker

  Export your Video--save as (Last Name) Final Digital Poetry

  Double check the rubric on the shared drive to make sure you have met all of the requirements.

  Complete the rubric from the shared drive. Then print and submit it to the assignment basket.

  Drop your (Last Name) Final Digital Poetry

 

Homework:

Preparing for the Google Unit

  Print Google Permission Sheet and bring back tomorrow!!

  If I don't have your Google Permission Sheet you will receive zeros on all Google assignments until I receive it.

  Read Why kids don't do their homework--funny read :)

             http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/education/benefits.html

  Bring headphones to use during the entire unit

 


Wednesday

April 26

Assignment:

  Turn in your Google Permission Sheet

Assignment:

  Sign in to your Google Account and navigate to Gmail

  Add a new contact, shclarkbritneyict2@gmail.com

  All assignments will be emailed here from now on

  Play around and start customizing your Gmail to best suite you! Read through the links below:

  The Power of Gmail

  Understanding the Different Parts of the Email

  How does email work?

Assignment DUE:

  Take the Google quiz

  Use the snipping tool to copy and save your results

  After the quiz--

  Open Gmail, Compose a New email message Titled LastName Quiz Results P. #

  Attach the snipped image and send the email to me! shclarkbritneyict2@gmail.com

Thursday
April 27

Assignment:

  Watch Google documentary video (43 minutes)

Friday
April 28

Introduction:

Staying Connected with Google Gmail

  Watch Google Introduction to Gmail Part 1 Video (YouTube-13 minutes)

  Watch Google Sending and Receiving Emails (YouTube-13 minutes)

  Watch Google How to Change Email Subject on Reply or Forward (YouTube-2 minutes)

 

Using Etiquette with Google Gmail

  Watch 7 Email Etiquette Tips (About.com-2 minutes)

  Read Email Etiquette

  Understanding the Different Parts of the Email

Assignments DUE:

  Email Etiquette Assignment

  Open Gmail, Compose a New email message Titled LastName Email Etiquette Assignment P. #

  Emailed response to Teachers email request Writing an Email Request Additional assignment

   
Monday
May 1

Introduction:

Staying Connected with Google Gmail

  Watch Google Email Organization and Labels (YouTube-10 minutes)

  Watch Google Gmail Labs (YouTube-7 minutes)

Assignment:

  Customize your Google Gmail to incorporate 3 labs of your choice.

       More information on Labs: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2008/06/introducing-gmail-labs.html 

  Email me and tell me what 3 labs you selected and answer the following questions for each lab you chose!

  Why did you select that particular lab?

  How will it help you with Gmail?

  Where do you see it helping you the most? School, activities/sports, personal, etc... WHY/HOW?

  Open Gmail, Compose a New email message Titled LastName Labs Assignment P.#

  Make sure you follow email etiquette when emailing your response to me.

 

  Browse through the multitude of Google Products at http://www.google.com/intl/en/about/products/

  Email me your top 3 favorite products and a brief description of what they are and what they do.

  A brief description of what they are and what they do.

  Why you chose that particular Product over all others?

  When would you use them most? School, activities/sports, personal, etc...

  Open Gmail, Compose a New email message Titled LastName Products Assignment P.#

  Make sure you follow email etiquette when emailing your response to me.

Homework Assignment:

  Track your time on this Word Document template for 3 days (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

  We will work on time management next week utilizing Google Calendar

Tuesday
May 2

Staying Connected with Google Gmail

Assignment DUE:

  Customize your Google Gmail to incorporate 3 labs of your choice.

       More information on Labs: http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2008/06/introducing-gmail-labs.html 

  Email me and tell me what 3 labs you selected and answer the following questions for each lab you chose!

  Why did you select that particular lab?

  How will it help you with Gmail?

  Where do you see it helping you the most? School, activities/sports, personal, etc... WHY/HOW?

  Open Gmail, Compose a New email message Titled LastName Labs Assignment P.#

  Make sure you follow email etiquette when emailing your response to me.

 

  Browse through the multitude of Google Products at http://www.google.com/intl/en/about/products/

  Email me your top 3 favorite products and a brief description of what they are and what they do.

  A brief description of what they are and what they do.

  Why you chose that particular Product over all others?

  When would you use them most? School, activities/sports, personal, etc...

  Open Gmail, Compose a New email message Titled LastName Products Assignment P.#

  Make sure you follow email etiquette when emailing your response to me.

Homework Assignment:

  Watch Google Calendar Intro and Interface (YouTube-10 minutes)


Wednesday

May 3

Introduction:

Utilize Your Time Wisely with Google Calendar

  Why Google Calendar

  Watch Google Creating and Editing Events (YouTube-18 minutes)

  Watch Google Insert Calendar Invitation in Gmail Message (YouTube-2 minutes)

  Read up on Time Management.

  Read Top 10 Time Management Tips

Assignment:

  Read through your Track Your Time sheet that you completed.
Knowing what you know now about Time Management Tips.

  Email me the top 3 most useful tips for you and why

  Open Gmail, Compose a New email message Titled LastName Time Management Assignment P. #

Calendar Assignment:

  Now using Google Calendar

  Create your class schedule by entering each class as an Event onto your LastName School Calendar

  Make sure you set it up to be reoccurring and repeats until the end of the year(Don't forget to modify for early release Wednesdays!)

  Each class should have its' own color

  Where: SHS Room #, Description: Class Description and Teacher's Name

  Add your Final Testing days as well

Thursday
May 4

ASSIGNMENT DUE

  Track your time for 3 days (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday)

Assignment:

  Google Calendar

  Create two other calendars for different events/categories (@least 2) to help you manage your time outside of school

  Include start and end times, where, and brief descriptions for EVERY event.

  Import at least 2 different preset calendars from different categories--browse interesting calendars

  Enable Event Flairs and add flairs to some events (http://eventflairs.appspot.com/)

  Enable a Lab of your choice

  Add your birthday to your School Calendar & set it up so it repeats yearly--add birth year to description--add the cake event flair

  Share all calendars with me...a specific user (How to Share)

  Food for thought Syncing Calendars with Mobile Devices (YouTube-6 minutes)

Friday
May 5

Assignment:

  Google Calendar

Homework Assignment:

  Watch Google Creating Documents in Google Drive Tutorial (YouTube-16 minutes)

   
Monday
M
ay
8

Assignment DUE:

  Google Calendar

  Fill out the Rubric for  Google Calendar

Introduction:

Creating Presentations with Google Slides

Assignment:

  Google Slides--Create a 7 slide presentation about yourself

  1.  Title Slide

  2.  Introduction/Outline slide

  3.  Slide about your Family

  4.  Slide about your School

  5.  Slide about your Hobbies

  6.  Slide about your Future Plans

  7.  Slide concluding your presentation

  Make sure you have a graphic on EVERY slide

  WordArt for Title slide

  Include 2 shapes on slides (fit slide, not random)

  Use 2 different font types

  Each slide needs to have a different non-distracting transition effect applied

  Apply a basic, non-distracting custom animation to each photo throughout the presentation and at least 1 set of text

Tuesday
May 9

Assignment:

Google Slides


Wednesday

May 10

Assignment DUE:

  Google Slides

  To submit--File|Email as an Attachment in PowerPoint format to me

  Fill out the Rubric for  Google Slides

Introduction:

Creating Documents with Google Docs

  Create an argumentative essay using Google Docs

  1.  Setup and Create a new Google Doc

  2.  Selecting a topic and writing your essay

Thursday
May 11

Assignment:

  Google Docs

  2.  Selecting a topic and writing your essay

Friday
May 12

Assignment:

  Google Docs

  3.  Create a Works Cited page using Easybib.com

  4.  Share and Comment on another classmates--Once you receive an email notifying you that your essay has been reviewed make necessary changes

   
Monday
May
15

Assignment DUE:

  Google Docs

  5.  Submit for Grading

  6.  Complete the Rubric--print and submit to the assignment basket

Introduction:

Creating a Spreadsheet with Google Spreadsheets

Assignment:

  Lemonade Stand Spreadsheet

  Things to Know Before You Start

  Assignment Requirements

  Grading Rubric

  Evaluation Rubric

Tuesday
May 16

Assignment:

  Lemonade Stand

Wednesday
May 17

Assignment:

  Lemonade Stand

Thursday
May 18

Assignment DUE:

  Lemonade Stand--Self Evaluation, Submitting and Grading

  Go over the rubric and double check your work before you submit your project.

  Complete the Grading Rubric for your Lemonade Stand Project.

  Email me information with how well you and your partner worked together. Scale of 1 to 10.

  A 1 stating that you did not work well together. You did all or most of the work.

  A 10 stating that you did work well together. You shared responsibility and contributed equally.

Assignment:

  Lemonade Stand--

  Complete Evaluation Rubric for 2 different groups--I will inform you who you will evaluate

Friday
May 19

Introduction:

Fun with Story Starters using Google Sites

Assignment:

  Story Starters

   
Monday
May
22

Assignment:

  Story Starters

Tuesday
May 23
The entire class will be using ExamView to review for the final test

Deactivate your Google Account--snip or print the screen when you are done.

 

Finals

The review exam will be activated on 5/15 for student's to take outside of class time!!
You can take the review exam as many times as you want before the finals start.
You are also able to check your answers as you go and all progress will be saved from one session to the next.

Sign into ExamView like you normally would to take a test.
Your password for the review is password
. Happy Studying! :)

Wednesday
May 24
Period 1    8:15-9:45
Period 3    9:55-11:25
Lunch       11:25-12:35
Period 5     12:40-2:10
Make-up     2:10-3:30
Thursday
May 25
Period 2    8:15-9:45
Period 6    9:55-11:25
Lunch       11:25-12:35
Period 4     12:40-2:10
Make-up     2:10-3:30
Friday
May 26
Period 7    8:15-9:45
Period 8   
9:55-11:25