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EQ: What is Computing in the Modern World?

GPS:  CTAE-FS-3 Communications
Learners use various communication skills in expressing and interpreting information

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Student Information Sheet

Assignment:
1.  Introduction to Teacher
2. Introduction to Course, Business Department and Class.
3.
Get to know your neighbor  

 

EQ: What is Computing in the Modern World?

GPS:  CTAE-FS-3 Communications
Learners use various communication skills in expressing and interpreting information

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Current Event #1
(Begin looking up what is in the news.  We will discuss assignment after attendance)

Assignment:
1. Discuss syllabus and computer lab rules & procedures.  Get Signed by FRIDAY!!
2. Finish Get to Know Your Neighbor PPT.  We will present at 2:15!!

Return signed parent/student agreement by Friday.

EQ: What is Computing in the Modern World?

GPS:  CTAE-FS-3 Communications
Learners use various communication skills in expressing and interpreting information

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Micro-Type
 

Assignment:
1. Finish Presenting
2. Pre-Test
3. Show Video: A Day in the Life of a CS student? (Pathways 2007 in WashVideo File)
4. Class discussion of computer science and careers. (Graphic Organizer)

Return signed parent/student agreement by Friday.

EQ: What is Computing in the Modern World?

GPS:  CTAE-FS-3 Communications
Learners use various communication skills in expressing and interpreting information

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Current Event #1

Assignment:
1. View websites that show careers in computer science at:

EX.
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Khake

2. Career Research Poster

January 24, 2011 January 25, 2011 January 26, 2011 January 27, 2011 January 28, 2011

EQ: What is Computer Science and what careers are available in that field?

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Typing War

Assignment:
1. View websites that show careers in computer science at:

EX.
Bureau of Labor Statistics

Khake

2. Career Research Poster

 

EQ: What is Computer Science and what careers are available in that field?

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Current Event #2
(new word document)

Assignment:
1. Present Career Posters

2. Unit 2 Vocabulary

EQ: What is Computer Science and what careers are available in that field?

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Micro-Type

Assignment:
1. Finish Vocab

2. 2.1 Innovators in Computing Scavenger Hunt

3. Discuss Answers

 

EQ: What is Computer Science and what careers are available in that field?

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Current Event #2

Assignment:
1. Finish 2.1 - Discuss

2. Computer History Timeline

EQ: What is Computer Science and what careers are available in that field?

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Show Me The $$ (Read the directions - Print when finished)

Assignment:
1. Finish Timeline & present.
January 31, 2011 February 1, 2011 February 2, 2011 February 3, 2011 February 4, 2011
EQ: Should you trust everything you read online?

GPS: BCS-CMW-3 Students will examine the professional and ethical issues involved in the use of computer technology.

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Micro-Type

Assignment:
1. Present Timeline
2. Pass back graded work
3. Computer Ethics PPT
4. 2.4 Ethics Case Study Assignment
5. 2.4 Case Studies

EQ: Should you trust everything you read online?

GPS: BCS-CMW-3 Students will examine the professional and ethical issues involved in the use of computer technology.

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Current Event #3 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Ethics PPT
2.4 Ethics Case Study Assignment

Directions have slightly changed


Present

EQ: Should you trust everything you read online?

GPS: BCS-CMW-3 Students will examine the professional and ethical issues involved in the use of computer technology.

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Micro-Type

Assignment:
1. 2.5 Information v Misinformation

 

Unit 1 & 2 Test Friday

 
EQ: Should you trust everything you read online?

GPS: BCS-CMW-3 Students will examine the professional and ethical issues involved in the use of computer technology.

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Current Event #3 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Finish and discuss 2.5
2. Review for Unit 1 & 2 Test

EQ: Should you trust everything you read online?

GPS: BCS-CMW-3 Students will examine the professional and ethical issues involved in the use of computer technology.

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Memory Matrix

Assignment:
1. Test will start at 1:20 EXACTLY!!

PEP RALLY - Release at 2:10-2:15

 
February 7, 2011 February 8, 2011 February 9, 2011 February 10, 2011 February 11, 2011
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Micro-Type

Assignment:
1. Download Scratch
2. Intro to Scratch - watch videos.  Graphic Organizer.
3. Scratch Lesson 1

EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Current Event #4
(new word document)

Assignment:
1. Finish and check Scratch Lesson 1.
2. Scratch Lesson 2
3. ADD 2 addition Costumes to your Sprite in lesson 2.
4. Finish and check Scratch Lesson 2
5. Scratch Lesson 3
6. Scratch Lesson 4
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Did the Internet Kill Privacy?

Assignment:
1. Finish Scratch Lesson 4
2. Create a NEW Scratch with a unique Sprite, animation and sound.

Substitute

EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Current Event #4
(new word document)

Assignment:
1. Begin Witch project.

 

 
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Fast Typer
(You may do any typing game on this site)

Assignment:
1. Witch project
February 14, 2011 February 15, 2011 February 16, 2011 February 17, 2011 February 18, 2011
Intersession
February 21, 2011 February 22, 2011 February 23, 2011 February 24, 2011 February 25, 2011
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Most Annoying Website
(once complete you may play typing games from the calendar)

Assignment:
1. Check Witch Project
2. Scratch Projects

You must do #12 then pick 3 more to create.  Each is worth a project grade.

 
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Current Event #5 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Scratch Projects

You must do #12 then pick 3 more to create.  Each is worth a project grade.

 
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Check out the 50 best websites of 2010 - Do you agree?

Assignment:
1. Scratch Projects

You must do #12 then pick 3 more to create.  Each is worth a project grade.

DUE TODAY

 
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Current Event #5 (new word document)
 

Assignment:
1. Final Scratch Project
2. Intro to Audacity

Resources:

Music - Student Classwork; McMillan; Converted Music

Music Editing - Student Classwork; Music Editing; Audacity

Music Converter - Student Classwork; Music Editing; Daniu. (Music must be mp3)

Scratch Cards with directions for scripts.


 

EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Can you give correct change?

Assignment:
1. Final Scratch Project
2. Intro to Audacity

Resources:

Music - Student Classwork; McMillan; Converted Music

Music Editing - Student Classwork; Music Editing; Audacity

Music Converter - Student Classwork; Music Editing; Daniu. (Music must be mp3)

Scratch Cards with directions for scripts.

February 28, 2011 March 1, 2011 March 2, 2011 March 3, 2011 March 4, 2011
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Can you build a bridge before the computer does?

Assignment:
1. Final Scratch Project
2. Intro to Audacity

Resources:

Music - Student Classwork; McMillan; Converted Music

Music Editing - Student Classwork; Music Editing; Audacity

Music Converter - Student Classwork; Music Editing; Daniu. (Music must be mp3)

Scratch Cards with directions for scripts.

 
EQ: How is problem solving used in computing

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Current Event #6 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Be sure final scratch is posted online.
2. Comment on at LEAST 3 other scratch animations.
3. Present Projects
EQ: What are the hardware and software components of a computer?

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Word Jumble

Assignment:
1. Introduction to Unit 3 - Hardware & Software Concepts
PowerPoint & Guided Notes
2. The Journey Inside - 3.1

EQ: What are the hardware and software components of a computer?

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Current Event #6 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Scratch Test
2. Finish The Journey Inside - 3.1 Handout
3. Hardware/Software Vocabulary
4. 3.2 Software Basics (Guided Notes from PPT)

EQ: What are the hardware and software components of a computer?

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Speed Racer Typing

Assignment:
1. Finish Vocab
2. Fireworks intro - create a Name Banner

March 7, 2011 March 8, 2011 March 9, 2011 March 10, 2011 March 11, 2011
EQ: What are the hardware and software components of a computer?

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How fast are you?
Partner game
 

Assignment:
1. 3.2 What is Software? ppt
2. 3.2 Guided notes
3. 3.3 Computer Specs that matter
Link for assignment
4. 3.2 Software Review

 

Guest Speaker

Geek Squad

EQ: How are numbers and characters represented in computers?

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Current Event #7 (new word document) Check out the new library in Illinois!!

Assignment:
1. Pop Quiz
2.  3.2 Software Review
3. Binary Numbers Introduction 3.5 The Journey Inside
EQ: How are numbers and characters represented in computers?

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Do you recognize these?
Let me know your final score

Assignment:
1. Finish 3.5 The Journey Inside
2. License Plate Activity
3. Binary Quiz
EQ: How are numbers and characters represented in computers?

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Current Event #7 (new word document)

 
March 14, 2011 March 15, 2011 March 16, 2011 March 17, 2011 March 18, 2011
EQ: How are numbers and letter represented in a computer?

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Before & After of Japan

Assignment:
1. Finish Anti-virus ppt

EQ: How are numbers and letter represented in a computer?

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Current Event #8 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Present Projects
2. Review for Test

 
EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Do you know your States? Play both levels and see how you do!! Anyone get 100%?

Assignment:
Unit 3 Test

1. Download Alice
2. Walk through tutorials
3. Getting Started with Alice - The Basics

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Current Event #8 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Instructional Activity
2. The Basics - Horse Tutorial

 

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Worksheet on the front table

Assignment:
1. Finish Horse Tutorial
2. Getting Started with Alice - Fairy
3. Simple Zombie Game

All Handouts are on front table! Zombie Game is a ppt in your My Documents!

Juniors - DON'T FORGET GHSGT Monday!!

March 21, 2011 March 22, 2011 March 23, 2011 March 24, 2011 March 25, 2011
EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Do you know your capitols?

Assignment:
1. Finish Horse Tutorial
2. Getting Started with Alice - Fairy
3. Simple Zombie Game

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Current Event #9 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Finish Horse AND Fairy today.

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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How many moves does it take?

Assignment:
1. Check off Horse & Fairy
2. Begin Zombie game.

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Current Event #9 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Zombie game.
2. Tutorial Instructions & Checklist

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Can you move the rings?

Assignment:
1. Tutorial Instructions & Checklist

March 28, 2011 March 29, 2011 March 30, 2011 March 31, 2011 April 1, 2011
EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Do you know your states without help?

Assignment:
1. Tutorial Instructions & Checklist

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Current Event #10 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Catch Game
2. Final Project (s)

Pong
Water Click
Historical Tour
Book Report

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Hangman

Assignment:
1. Catch Game
2. Final Project (s)

Pong
Water Click
Historical Tour
Book Report

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Current Event #10 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Catch Game
2. Final Project (s)

Pong
Water Click
Historical Tour
Book Report

EQ: How do you create a game or movie using Alice?

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Assignment:

April 4, 2011 April 5, 2011 April 6, 2011 April 7, 2011 April 8, 2011
Spring Break
April 11, 2011 April 12, 2011 April 13, 2011 April 14, 2011 April 15, 2011

EQ: What are the basics of a computer network?

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Current Event #11 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. 4.1 Networks PPT-Introduction to Networking
3. 4.1 Networks Guided Notes
4. 4.2 The Journey Inside - The Internet

EQ: What are the basics of a computer network?

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Typing Test

Assignment:
1. 4.2 The Journey Inside - The Internet
2. 4.3 as a group (video)
3. Group Activities - Networks, Packet Transfer
 

EQ: What are the basics of a computer network?

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Text Twist

Assignment:
1. 4.3 as a group (video)
2. Flower-Gram

EQ: What are the basics of a computer network?

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Current Event #11 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Finish Flower-Gram
2. 4.5 Network Failure Messages

EQ: What are the basics of a computer network?

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Illusions

Assignment:
1. Packet activity
2. 4.3  Video
 

April 18, 2011 April 19, 2011 April 20, 2011 April 21, 2011 April 22, 2011

EQ: What are the basics of a computer network?

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Current Event #12 (new word document)

Assignment:
1. Review for Test Tomorrow
 

EQ: What are the basics of a computer network?

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Pile of Circles

Assignment:
1. Unit 4 Test
2. Unit 5 Introduction - Web Page Design & Internet Essentials
3. Using a Search Engine and how they work.
4. Visit the following site :
It's All about Trust Website and create a foldable

Substitute

EQ: What makes a website valid and reliable?

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Maze Game

Assignment:
1. 5.2 Evaluating Search Results
Handout is on the table
Link for handout - Click Here

TURN IN AT THE END OF CLASS

In your "My Documents" is a Word Document named "Coach Mac." Open it!!

EQ: What makes a website valid and reliable?

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Current Event #12 (new word document)

Assignment: 
1. 5.3 Searching the Internet
* Article 1 - Alice in the Internet
* Article 2 - One Great Source

EQ: What makes a website valid and reliable?

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Assignment:
1. Be sure all assignments are turned in
2. Scavenger Hunt

April 25, 2011 April 26, 2011 April 27, 2011 April 28, 2011 April 29, 2011

EQ: What makes a website valid and reliable?

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Current Event #13 (new word document) 

Assignment:
1. 5.4 Evaluating Web Content
 

EQ: What makes a website valid and reliable?

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20th Century Trivia

Assignment:
1. 5.4 Evaluating Web Content
2. Introduction to Frontpage
 

EQ: What makes a website valid and reliable?

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Assignment:
1. School website comparison
2. Dream Vacation

* Remember - When opening FP if your vacation site does not automatically open then go to file, open SITE (not just open).  You can then open the entire vacation folder.

* If your files do not appear on the left side of the screen click on the toggle pane button on the tool bar.

EQ: What makes a website valid and reliable?

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Current Event #13 (new word document) 

Assignment:
1. Dream Vacation

EQ:

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May 2, 2011 May 3, 2011 May 4, 2011 May 5, 2011 May 6, 2011

EQ: What makes a website valid and reliable?

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Current Event #14 (new word document) 

Assignment:
1. Dream Vacation - adding Navigation

EQ:

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Assignment:
1. Dream Vacation - Presentations

EQ:

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Current Event #14 (new word document) 

EQ:

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May 9, 2011 May 10, 2011 May 11, 2011 May 12, 2011 May 13, 2011

EQ:

 

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Current Event #15 (new word document) 

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Current Event #15 (new word document) 

EQ:

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May 16, 2011 May 17, 2011 May 18, 2011 May 19, 2011 May 20, 2011
   

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