Monday, January 25, 2016

Agenda: 1/25/16- 1/29/16

Work on PSA projects (due 2/1)

PSA topic list here

PSA Rubric here

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Agenda: Tuesday-Friday, 1/19/16-1/22/16

Study for Exams
Exam Schedule can be found here.


Answer Form for Technology Exam

Friday, January 15, 2016

Agenda: Friday 1/15/16

U3 Test make-up for Thursday's absentees

Final Exam Concepts: The Ozone Layer is NOT related to Global Warming

Study time

U3 Test Corrections:

  • Matching retakes will be given Tuesday
  • Online section questions click here
  • Online section results will be emailed to you today
  • Only corrections in proper format will be accepted!
  • All corrections are due Tuesday

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Agenda: Thursday 1/14/16

U3 Test: Freshwater and Us

Study time

PSA work time

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Agenda: Wednesday 1/13/16

Workshop: B-Roll & Chromakey (take notes)

Work on projects

Animation Notes

Exam Schedule can be found here.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Agenda: Tuesday 1/12/15

Tech Midterm Review

Work on exam reviews
Work on projects

Exam Schedule can be found here.

Friday, January 8, 2016

  1. Try understand your topic
    1. Type your topic into Google. Read or skim several (4-5) sites. What do you notice? What do they have in common?
    2. Talk to others in your group. What did each of you learn? Put your ideas together.
  2. As a group, identify your main points:
    1. What is the problem you want to solve?
    2. What information will your audience need to understand the problem?
    3. What do you want the audience to do about the problem?
  3. Research and gather any information you need to support your main points.
  4. Begin planning your project.
    1. What are the most effective ways you can: 
      1. engage your audience? 
      2. communicate your ideas to them?
    2. What resources will you need?
    3. How will you organize your project?
      1. Structure: Intro, Body, Conclusion (talk to Deb) 
      2. Argument/Persuasion: 
        1. Claim, 
        2. reasons, 
        3. evidence (ethos, logos, pathos) 
  5. Create your project
  6. Get feedback and refine it.
  7. Present

Technology Exam Review (preliminary)

  • Google Tools/collaboration
  • How computers work
    • Parts and functions of a computer
    • How information flows
    • What do computers really do?
  • spreadsheets
  • research:
    • types of sources
    • validity
  • Animation
  • Spread Sheets 
    • Header rows/columns 
    • Format cell for data type 
    • Formulas and functions 
    • Basic math functions, parentheses 
    • Shortcuts 
    • Graphing Data 
    • Merge and format cells 

    • Transfer to text document 
    • Fill down 
    • Relative vs. absolute cell references 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Agenda: 1/7/16


  • Finish Freshwater notes (4th hour)
  • Discuss research
    • Validity
    • Sources
  • Research to understand topic
  • Develop project

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Agenda: Wednesday 1/6/16

Animations due Thursday

Humans and Freshwater Resources Notes

PSA Topics

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Agenda: Tuesday 1/5/16

Poster Rubrics

Collective notes on humans and freshwater resources

Work on animations

Monday, January 4, 2016

Agenda: Monday 1/4/16

Go over Unit 2 test corrections

Work on animations

Semester grades calculations