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Grading Period One

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

DDMP Periods 1 & 3

Warm Up - Podcast
Please use headphones -- File Management

Today's Objectives
The Student will:
Practice effective file management of their Google Drive.
Explain the concepts of intellectual property, including copyright and trademarks.
Identify the difference between copyright infringement and plagiarism.

Kahoots - File Management


File Management - Google Drive
Students will setup Class Folders in their Google Drive
Students will organize their Google Drive files
Students will backup files from their Computer Downloads Folder
Students will then Delete files/folders from the Downloads Folder

Copyright Video Activity -- Google Classroom
Students will work individually to complete the Google Doc that accompanies the copyright videos.
Students will receive a daily grade for completion of the Google Doc.

Students will save their work files to the Google Drive.

Outside Class Activity
Students need to review Personal Security Podcast

PIT Periods 2 & 4

Warm-up: Computer Vocabulary Terms
Matching Game and Flash Cards

Today's Objectives
The Student will:
Practice effective file management of their Google Drive.
Apply touch-key typing to complete typing lessons.
Practice proper technique in touch-key typing.
Show steady improvement in typing efficiency and speed.
Demonstrate effective typing skills while keeping eyes on the source material.

Computer Vocabulary Quiz -- Google Classroom
Students will complete the Google Quiz

File Management - Google Drive
Students will listen to the File Management podcast
Students will setup Class Folders in their Google Drive
Students will organize their Google Drive files
Students will backup files from their Computer Downloads Folder
Students will then Delete files/folders from the Downloads Folder

Typing Club -- On line Google resource (Google Classroom)
Students will access Typing Club and complete a series of typing lessons.
Students with intermediate and advanced skills will begin with a lesson matching their skill level.

Once student and teacher determines the appropriate starting lesson, students will progress sequentially through the lessons for the duration of the typing module.

Students will save their work files to the Google Drive.

Outside Class Activity
Students need to review Personal Security Podcast


Monday, September 18, 2017

DDMP & PIT

Campus Chromebook Roll Out
Students will follow a special class schedule today.

Today's Objectives
The Student will:
Receive their Google Chromebook.
View video clips and slides introducing the Chromebook.
Logon and setup their assigned Chromebook.
Navigate through step by step tutorials.

Outside Class Activity
Students need to review Personal Security Podcast

Friday, September 15, 2017

DDMP, Periods 1 and 3

Warm Up - Finish slides
Student groups will prepare to share their real world example.
Add a closing slide with group member names.

Today's Objectives 
The Student Will:
Find facts and gather data to present a real world example.
Reflect on a real life experience related to one of their stories.
Build interpersonal empathy by role-playing and taking the perspective of others.
Develop skill-based competencies through game-based learning.
Apply learning to real-world situations.

Digital Citizenship: Digital Compass -- Google Classroom 
Student groups will find a real world example of one of their assigned stories.
Student groups will present their examples using Google Slides.

Students with shared slides will Download slide files and ADD to Google Classroom.

PIT Periods 2 and 4

Warm Up - Computer Vocabulary Game
Introduction to Computer Vocabulary
Students will need to play the matching game multiple times to go through all the terms.

Today's Objectives
The student will:
Choose a job/company they are interested in.
Research the job/company and provide the information listed in the slide Notes sections.
Construct ten slides providing the required information.

Employability Presentation -- Google Classroom
Students have been provided with Google Slides to complete the activity.
Students will continue researching their chosen job/company.
Students will use Bullet points to list information.


The Employability Slides are due today.

Students finished with all their work may enjoy IFT.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

DDMP Periods 1 and 3
Warm Up - Podcast
Use your headphones or ear buds -- Personal Security


Digital Citizenship: Digital Compass -- Google Classroom 
Student groups will find a real world example of one of their assigned stories.
Student groups may share an experience (real world example)
or present a real word example from a news event or article.

Student groups will present their real life examples to the class on Friday.
Student groups will create Google Slides to present their real world example.
Group slides will be shared with members.
Students with shared slides will Download slide files and ADD to Google Classroom.

PIT Periods 2 and 4

Warm Up - Computer Vocabulary Game
Introduction to Computer Vocabulary
Students will need to play the matching game multiple times to go through all the terms.


Employability Presentation -- Google Classroom
Students have been provided with Google Slides to complete the activity.
Students will continue researching their chosen job/company.
Students will use Bullet points to list information.


The Employability Slides are due tomorrow.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


DDMP Periods 1 and 3
Warm Up - Video Clip
Use your headphones or ear buds -- Intro to Google Drive

Today's Objectives 

The Student Will:
Find facts and gather data for conscientious decisions.
Synthesize information and evaluate options.
Assess situations in order to make informed judgments.
Reflect on decisions and determine alternative choices.
Build interpersonal empathy by role-playing and taking the perspective of others.
Develop skill-based competencies through game-based learning.

Digital Citizenship: Digital Compass -- Google Classroom 
Please wait for teacher instructions before beginning today's activity.
Student groups will work through a different story today.
Each story has nine endings.
Try to complete each of the different endings.
 
PIT Periods 2 and 4
Warm Up - Computer Vocabulary Game
Introduction to Computer Vocabulary
Students will need to play the matching game multiple times to go through all the terms.

Today's Objectives
The student will:
Choose a job/company they are interested in.
Research the job/company and provide the information listed in the slide Notes sections.
Construct ten slides providing the required information.

Employability Presentation -- Google Classroom
Students have been provided with Google Slides to complete the activity.
Students will continue researching their chosen job/company.
Students will use Bullet points to list information.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017


DDMP Periods 1 and 3
Warm Up - Video Clip
Use your headphones or ear buds -- File Management

Digital Citizenship: Digital Compass -- Google Classroom 
Please wait for teacher instructions before beginning today's activity.
Students will begin today's group activity.


PIT Periods 2 and 4
Warm Up - Computer Vocabulary Game
Introduction to Computer Vocabulary
Students will need to play the matching game multiple times to go through all the terms.

Employability Presentation -- Google Classroom
Students have been provided with Google Slides to complete the activity.
Students will begin researching their chosen job/company

Employability Skills
Students will look over the Employability PPT slides

Monday, September 11, 2017

DDMP Periods 1 and 3
Warm Up - Digital Citizenship
Student will open a Google Doc: Title = Digital Citizenship
Student will type and answer the following question:
What do they think when they hear the words “digital citizenship?

Name Tent -- Google Classroom
Students will access their Google Classroom assignment
Students will press the Turn In button.

Class Social Contract
Students will complete their signatures

Student Bio Sheet -- Google Classroom
Students will open their PPT or Google Slide files.
Students will add their Course and Period number below their selfie/photo
i.e. DDMP Period 1 or DDMP Period 3.
Students will save their work and convert the file to a PDF copy.

Configure Class Printer
Students will setup the class printer.
Students will prepare to print their PDF copy
PDF hard copies will be collected for display at Thursday's Open House.



PIT Periods 2 and 4
Warm Up - Employability Skills
Students will look over the Employability PPT slides

Name Tent -- Google Classroom
Students will access their Google Classroom assignment
Students will press the Turn In button.

Class Social Contract
Students will complete their signatures

Student Bio Sheet -- Google Classroom
Students will open their PPT or Google Slide files.
Students will add their Course and Period number below their selfie/photo
i.e. PIT Period 2 or PIT Period 4.
Students will save their work and convert the file to a PDF copy.

Configure Class Printer
Students will setup the class printer.
Students will prepare to print their PDF copy
PDF hard copies will be collected for display at Thursday's Open House.

 

Thursday & Friday, September 7 & 8, 2017

Warm Up
Retrieve name tents and display on computer tower.
Remember to put Name Tents away at the five-minute bell.

DDMP & PIT
Today's Objectives
The student will review the step by step video as often as needed.
The student will construct a Student Bio sheet using PowerPoint or Google Slide.

Google Drive
Students are reminded to save all their daily work to their Google Drive.
Students, Please help your neighbors with this procedure.

Google Drive Downloading PowerPoint file
Open Google Drive
Select the PPT bio slide file
Download to file to the Computer Downloads Folder
Go to the Computer Downloads Folder and open the PPT slide

PowerPoint Bio File
Open the PPT file from the Downloads Folder
Remember to SAVE your work at the Five-Minute Bell.

Google Drive PPT File Backup
Save the PPT file to the Downloads Folder on the computer.
Close the PPT file.
Open Google Drive.
Press the NEW button, top left.
Upload File
Browse
Go to the Downloads Folder and upload the PPT file to Google Drive.

Student Bio Sheet -- Google Classroom
The students will continue work on the construction of their bio sheet.
Students make sure that your bio sheet is balanced.
Also make sure that each category is a different color.

Students that finish their Bio Sheet may enjoy Photoshop Free time.
Students may work with their own photos, or photos they find online or from the Samples in the Picture folder/
Students may also work on assignments from other classes.

Outside Class Task
Acquire a selfie photo or photo of themselves.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tuesday, September 5, Staff & Faculty Day

DDMP & PIT
Warm Up Activity
Retrieve name tents and display on computer tower.
Students may use the warm up time to complete any work on their 5 X 7 cards.

Today's Objectives
The student will review and enter into a class social contract
The student will discuss for understanding of their behavior expectations.
The student will sign the class social contract
The student will construct a Student Bio sheet using PowerPoint or Google Slide

Class Social Contract
Students will review and go over the class expectations of student behavior towards themselves and the teacher.
Students will sign the class social contract poster to be mounted on the bulletin board.
Students will be introduced to the Non-Verbal cues for managing each other.

5 X 7 Card -- Google Classroom
Students will access this activity and press the TURN IN button.

Student Bio Sheet -- Google Classroom

The students will begin work on the construction of their bio sheet.

Outside Class Task
Acquire a selfie photo or photo of themselves.

Friday, August 25, through Tuesday, September 1, 2017
School Closure due to Hurricane Harvey

Wednesday and Thursday, August 23 and 24, 2017


DDMP & PIT
Warm Up Activity
Introduction to the Class Social Contract

Today's Objectives
The student will discuss the four social contract questions.
The student will respond to the four questions using nearpod.
The students will construct lists from the question responses.

nearpod

The Class Social Contract -- Google Classroom
Students will enter the class code for the nearpod activity.
Students will respond to the four questions.

Select Class Scribes -- Four students will be selected
Student Scribes will be assigned one of the social contract questions.
Students Scribes will compile student responses using Google Doc.

Outside Class Tasks
Selfie Photo or photo of themselves.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

DDMP & PIT
Warm Up Activity 
Continue work on Name Tent

Review Class Procedures

Quizizz
 -- Classroom Procedures

Practice Classroom Evacuation
Students will practice exiting the classroom
Students will not exit the building for this practice session.

File Management & Google Classroom
Students will logon to the classroom computer
Students will setup their passwords
Students will Join Class Google Classroom
Students will complete work on their 5 X 7 Cards & Name Tents

Outside Class Task: 
Return signed parent forms

Monday, August 21, 2017

DDMP & PIT
Warm Up Activity

5 X 7 Information Card
Name Tent Activity

First Day Procedures 
Distribute Class Syllabus and Parent Signature Form 
Introduce Class Rules and Procedures 
  
Outside Class Task: 
Return signed parent forms