Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Agenda: 9/30/15

Work on project presentation (due tomorrow).

Reading Assignment: Chapter 1 (due Tues.)

Earth Science Text Chapter 1 online:

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Agenda: Tuesday 9/29/15

Work on your project (due Thursday)
Discuss STEM Perspectives (after project?)
Workshop on Oral Presentation

Monday, September 28, 2015

Agenda: Monday 9/28/15

Welcome your new science teacher!
Submit your Career Essay to Google Classroom

Friday, September 25, 2015

Agenda: Friday 9/25/15



  • After researching a career, write a short essay that explains:
    • What the job actually does
    • Salary and employment prospects
    • Required preparation (education, training, etc.) and necessary skills
    • Ways in which this particular career uses science and/or technology
  • Start with these sites:
    • Stemjobs.com, especially the section on careers
    • US Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • CAREER CRUISING - Internet based career exploration and planning tool used to explore career and college options and develop a career plan. Links to College Websites, applications, and admission criteria. User name is pinckney and password is pirates.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Agenda Thursday 9/24/15

Trash Talk
Vocabulary Review
Begin research

  • Start with these sites:
    • Stemjobs.com, especially the section on careers
    • US Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • CAREER CRUISING - Internet based career exploration and planning tool used to explore career and college options and develop a career plan. Links to College Websites, applications, and admission criteria. User name is pinckney and password is pirates.
  • Find a career that looks interesting and learn about it (take notes!). Include:
    • What the job actually does
    • Salary and employment prospects
    • Required preparation (education, training, etc.) and necessary skills
    • Ways in which this particular career uses science and/or technology







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Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Agenda: Wednesday 9/23/15


  • Finish your Technology Simile poster and submit it to Google Classroom (only 1 per group. If you created yours on paper, take a picture and upload that).
  • Earth Science Vocabulary

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Agenda: Tuesday 9/22/15

Review:

  • How do 1s and 0s relate to computers?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of computers?
Group: develop similes for each of these terms:
  • Terms: 
    • RAM 
    • Hard Drive 
    • Processor 
    • Code 
    • Bits/Bytes 
    • Input device 
    • Output device 
    • Peripheral

Monday, September 21, 2015

Agenda: Monday 9/21/15

Journal: what is science
2nd hour
4th hour

Demonstration activity

Debrief the activity.

Notes: What is a computer? What does it do? What are the limits? What are the parts?


Terms:
RAM
Hard Drive
Processor
Code
Bits/Bytes
Input device
Output device
Peripheral

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Agenda: Wednesday 9/16/15

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Agenda: Tuesday 9/15/15


  • Report out Knows and Need-to-Knows from the entry document; determine next steps.
  • Small group work:
    • Why does this picture represent this class?
    • What is science? what is tech? Develop definitions and share out
  • What is science?







  • STEM Perspectives

Monday, September 14, 2015

Agenda: Monday 9/14/15

Contracts
what does it take to work together? personal stories > lead into contracts and how they reflect real world experiences (like facilitator, using individual strengths, norms, attitude & focus, etc)


entry document

Friday, September 11, 2015

Agenda 9/11/15

Today:

  • Turn in Journal to Google Classroom
  • Human Machine
    • Finish planning
    • Present
    • Debrief
      • Why are we doing this? How do we learn? What would make this effective? What are some potential trouble spots (elicit working with others as a NTK). Connect back to why we are here/skills for success (start a classroom list)
    • Discuss learning
    • Introduce PBL





Thursday, September 10, 2015

Agenda 9/10/15

Survey
  • Google stuff
  • Journal: 
    • Think of a time you learned something. 
      • What did you learn? 
      • How do you know you learned it? 
      • How did you learn it?
    • Complete in Google Classroom and submit before class tomorrow
  • Human Machine

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Agenda 9/9/15

  • Handbook
  • Emergency procedures
  • Google accounts
  • Finish Hopes and Fears 
    • In groups, list: what would make this the best/worst school year ever?
    • 4th hour: Report out
    • 2nd and 4th hour: Discuss
      • What goals are suggested by this activity?
      • What norms should we have to help us reach these goals?
  • Who done it? (summer edition)

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Google Classroom

We will be using Google Classroom to submit most of our work this year. Please sign-up while logged into your "students.pinckneypirates.org" account.

  1. Go to classroom.google.com
  2. Enter the correct code for your class:
    • 2nd/3rd hour: vp6cjt
    • 4th/5th hour: eozdtlj

Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Agenda 9/8/15


  • Attendance
  • Introductions
    • Who we are
    • The nature of the class
    • Partner introductions
      • Name
      • One wierd thing
  • Any Need to Knows?
  • Hopes and Fears 
    • In groups, list: what would make this the best/worst school year ever?
    • Report out
    • Discuss

Monday, September 7, 2015

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