IC3 Computer Basics and Computer Applications Spring Semester 2015 New Utrecht High School Mr. J. Landy, Instructor "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." ~ Nelson Mandela ~ Welcome to class! Come to class. Take notes. Do the assignments. Study for exams. Hand in a notebook. Follow directions. You will do GREAT! - and you will learn a lot that can help you prepare for college and a career. Good luck! Week 1 Tuesday, February 3 Welcome, class introduction, paperwork Survey What is certification and what can it do for you? A look at websites: Yahoo Tech and IC3 class website Syllabus Homework: Return signed Parent/Student/Teacher contract Wednesday, February 4 Collect homework / parent-student-teacher contract Syllabus, Groundrules Homework: Have Groundrules signed. Return it tomorrow. What kind of computer system to you have? Thursday, February 5 Using the class website  Introducing the Microsoft Office Using Microsoft Word templates Creating templates: class assignments, letterhead Friday, February 6 Working with Microsoft Word Yahoo Tech What is net neutrality? Answer the following questions. Write the questions and your answers. Use the class heading. You can either type and print your work or write it on standard size paper. 1. What is net neutrality? 2. What changed in December of 2010? 3. According to the article, why do the big ISPs hate net neutrality so much? 4. What do you think of this issue and what should be done? HOMEWORK: Bring your flash drive to class on Monday. Your first quiz grade. Microsoft Word Document with Class Heading Class Heading Microsoft Word Document Interface Map Word Interface Word Document: employee manual Word document for formatting Document for typing and formatting (PDF) Bullet and number lists Memo template with table (PDF) Paragraphs Styles Using TAB and SHIFT TAB in documents and outlines Working with tables Create a table from tabs   Week 2 Monday, February 9 Flash Drive check Print/Submit your Net Neutrality assignment Go to the class website: Open the Class Heading file. Put today's date in the heading. The class assignment is MS Office Notes Working with the MS Office and Microsoft Word. TAKE NOTES! NOTES: 1. Interface: Design which allows for easy use of computer system 2. Microsoft Office Fluent User Interface = Microsoft Office interface name 3. Ribbon: Band of features at the top of the screen. Has tabs. 4. Title Bar: Top of window. Has file name, max/min/close, Quick Access toolbar. 5. Page workspace, document area 6. Horizontal and vertical scroll bars 7. Status Bar: bottom of page number, number of words, spellcheck, zoom, views 8. Ribbon appear/disappear: click on icon next to question mark, toggles. CONTROL + F1. Double click on a tab. 9. Save As: new document, location F12 10. Save: save over, replace, update CONTROL + S www.tmoe.biz/IC3/spring2015.htm Tuesday, February 10 Mr. Landy, Jury Duty Wednesday, February 11 Mr. Landy, Jury Duty Thursday, February 12 Back to work! Working with the MS Office Ribbon and the Word interface [handout] Backstage View (FILE tab) and Quick Access Toolbar Homework: Print your class notes and place them in your notebook. Notes: place these in your MS Office Notes document 1. Quick Access Toolbar: Customize your interface/workspace. Top left. 2. Quick print: 1 copy of entire document 3. Print: options CONTROL+P 4. Escape Key: Get out 5. Save As early. Save often. 6. Ribbon: FILE = Backstage View 7. Use frequently: Left and Top Friday, February 13 Mastering the terms of the MS Office Use the book to write terms and definitions of Lessons 11 and 12. Week 3 Monday, February 23 substitute teacher Welcome back! Your terms and definitions will be given back to you. If you need to complete this assignment, please arrange to do so. MS Office Lesson 11 PowerPoint presentation Flash drive check tomorrow Submit your Net Neutrality assignment Tuesday, February 24 Welcome back! Your terms and definitions will be given back to you. If you need to complete this assignment, please arrange to do so. MS Office Lesson 11 PowerPoint presentation Flash drive check tomorrow Submit your Net Neutrality assignment Wednesday, February 25 Flash drive check. Review and study of Lesson 11. Test tomorrow. Bring a pencil. Thursday, February 26 Test on material covered so far: MS Office terms and your notes. Discussion about project assignment: Microsoft Word Ribbon Friday, February 27 Discussion about project assignment: Microsoft Word Ribbon Assignment: Using Microsoft Word, Illustrate/Explain each tab on the Ribbon and their features. [See class examples] - Begin work on your Microsoft Ribbon Project Week 4 Monday, March 2 Do Now: Go to the website and start the Class Heading template. Copy and paste the class notes from FEBRUARY 9 and FEBRUARY 12 into your document. SAVE AS: My Notes onto your flash drive Collect your signed Scantrons. Return your Lesson 13 terms and definitions. Open the  employee manual file Work with terms and concepts. Lesson 13 online presentation. Tuesday, March 3 Do Now: Create the BOOK BEAT document in Microsoft Word. Follow the style directions exactly as they appear. Instead of JILL SHRADER, place your name on the document. SAVE AS: Book Beat Lesson 13 online presentation. Wednesday, March 4 Do Now: Go to the class website. Open the SAMPLE QUESTIONS for Lesson 13. Place the answers (bottom of the document) next to the questions. Save this file on your flash drive. Preparation for library visit tomorrow. Thursday, March 5 WE MEET IN THE LIBRARY Topic: Professional Careers in Computer Technology Friday, March 6 All about Print Options in Microsoft Word Print and submit your BOOK BEAT document. Lesson 13 presentation (PowerPoint) Week 5 NOTEBOOKS will be collected on Thursday, March 19. Get Ready! Notebook Rubric: IC3/Files/notebook IC3 mp1 spring 2015.docx Monday, March 9 Introducing your Microsoft Word Ribbon Project. It is due Friday. Using Microsoft Word keyboard shortcuts Homework: Work on your Ribbon Project. Tuesday, March 10 Do Now: Open your Ribbon Project file. Continue working on it. Working with bullets and tables Using the Snipping Tool to create .jpg files ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------- WORD RIBBON ASSIGNMENT 1. Create a cover page or use the class heading at the top of your document's first page> The assignment is called The Word Ribbon. 2. Create a document outlining each tab on the Word Ribbon, starting from the FILE tab and going through the VIEW tab. For example, if you wanted to do this for the VIEW tab, it can look like this: VIEW TAB DOCUMENT VIEWS Document Layout, Full Screen Reading, Web Layout, Outline, Draft SHOW Ruler, Guidelines, Navigation Page ZOOM Zoom, 100%, One Page, Two Pages, Page Width WINDOW New Window, Arrange All, Split, View Side by Side, Synchronous Switching, Reset Window Position, Switch Windows MACROS Macros 3. You may also choose to place a graphic image of each illustrated tab on the ribbon. Use the SNIPPING TOOL found in the ACCESSORIES FOLDER at the Start Button/All Programs. Save the selected area with the Snipping Tool, save it on your flash drive and INSERT the PICTURE on your document. The graphic image does not replace your typed work. It adds to it. HELP for the SNIPPING TOOL can be found by opening the Snipping Tool and striking the F1 Key. Wednesday, March 11 Do Now: Get a book. Complete the terms review worksheet. Study this for tomorrow�s test. Open your Ribbon Project file. Continue working on your Ribbon Project. Homework: STUDY for tomorrow's test on Lesson 13. Work on your Ribbon Project Thursday, March 12 Lesson 13 TEST Friday, March 13 Your Ribbon Project is due Fast Times at Woodside High: Is your electronic device hurting you? HOMEWORK: Have your Scantron for Lesson 13 signed by a parent. If you missed this class you must make up the class assignment. Watch this video Fast Times at Woodside High and answer the following questions with full sentences and well articulated thoughts and opinions: 1. What is the issue discussed in this story? 2. What is meant by immediate gratification? 3. Do you see a danger here? (explain what and why?) 4. Does technology amplify your personality? In what ways? Mention the technologies that apply to you. (examples: computer, texting, car/bikes, etc.) 5. Do your technology habits get in the way of your school work/homework? What can you do about this? (Be specific.) Notebook Rubric IC3/Files/notebook IC3 mp1 spring 2015.docx Week 6 NOTEBOOKS will be collected on Thursday, March 19. Get Ready! Notebook Rubric: IC3/Files/notebook IC3 mp1 spring 2015.docx Monday, March 16 Collect your Scantrons for Lesson 13. They must be signed by a parent. Information regarding your NOTEBOOK and why we do homework. NOTEBOOKS will be collected Thursday. Class Assignment: Terms and Definitions found on pages MOD2-83 (Lesson 14) and MOD2-109 (Lesson 15) There are 20 definitions and terms in all. Put the class heading on the top of your written work. HOMEWORK: Go to the class website and read the PRESENTATION for LESSON 15 "Working with Tables." Tuesday, March 17 Working with Microsoft Word tables. Word Table exercise. Lesson 15: Working with Tables HOMEWORK: Print out the SAMPLE TEST for Lesson 15 and place the answers next to the questions. Wednesday, March 18 Lesson 15: Working with Tables Study terms and sample questions Thursday, March 19 TEST on Lesson 15: Working with Tables Your NOTEBOOK will be collected and graded. Friday, March 20 Technology in the world / Yahoo Tech Discussion and your writing END OF MARKING PERIOD 1 Week 7 Start of the second marking period Monday, March 23 Submit your Lesson 15 test Scantrons. Collect your notebook. Introducing spreadsheets and Microsoft Excel Lesson 17 Getting Started with Excel Essentials and Lesson 18 Organizing and Enhancing Worksheets Vocabulary: Write the terms and definitions on pages MOD2-171 and MOD2-195 There are 18 in all. Make sure to number them 1 - 18 and include the class heading. Submit this at the end of class. Tuesday, March 24 Introducing spreadsheets. Why are they so useful. Terminology review Lesson 17 PowerPoint Presentation and discussion Wednesday, March 25 Lesson 17 Getting Started with Excel Essentials Write and submit the ten summary points found on page MOD2-189. Submit your work by the end of the class. Thursday, March 26 TEST on Lesson 17: Getting Started with Excel Essentials Friday, March 27 Technology in the world / Yahoo Tech Give back Lesson 17 tests and test review Homework: Have your parent sign your Scantron and return it to class on Monday. BRING A FLASH DRIVE! click for Free Excel 2010 Tutorial More FREE Excel 2010 Tutorials. Go ahead and learn as much as you want!! CLASS ASSIGNMENT ACME CLASS FILE Week 8   All about Excel 2010 Monday, March 30 Collect Lesson 17 Scantrons. Flash drive check. Open your ACME data file. If you don't have one, start Excel and save a file and name it ACME. Navigating in Excel. Selecting data. Introducing Excel formulas and functions. Homework: Read Lesson 18 at the class website. Practice navigating and selecting data with your Excel file. Tuesday, March 31 Excel class exercise. Finish your work. Save it on your flash drive. Formulas and functions. Mini lesson about editing Homework: Read Lesson 19 at the class website. Review and practice formulas and functions in your Excel file. Wednesday, April 1 Excel class exercise. Finish your work. Save it on your flash drive. Mini lesson about print options. Homework: Print your worksheets and bring them to class. Thursday, April 2 Excel video. Finish all of your work not yet completed. Save it all on your flash drive. Friday, April 3 - April 12 Spring Break Week 9   All about Excel 2010 Monday, April 13 Lesson 19 Summary Points Excel Review. Your Questions. Working with Tabs Function Syntax. Homework: Finish all unfinished class exercises. Print them and bring them to class with your notebook. FLASH DRIVE CHECK TOMORROW. Tuesday, April 14 Flash drive check. Working with tabs. The Order of Operations Formulas involving time. Homework: Read Lesson 18 at the class website. Review and practice formulas and functions in your Excel file. You have a test on Thursday on Lessons 17 and 18. Study! Wednesday, April 15 Excel class exercise. Working with Excel Print Options. Homework: Study for test on Lessons 17 and 18. Thursday, April 16 Test on Lessons 17 and 18. Bring a pencil to class. Homework: Where do you spend your money during a typical month? Make a list of everything you spend money on during a month's time and how much you spend. Leave nothing out! Be prepared to discuss it tomorrow. Friday, April 17 Class meets in the Library. Topic: Using Excel to Create and Manage Budgets. - What is a budget? Why are they important? Where is your money going? - How much do you need to live? Week 10   All about Excel 2010 and Excel, budgets, and charting. Monday, April 20 Working with budgets and Excel Working with your information Creating a pie chart Saving to drop box or One Drive Homework: Create a pie chart of where your money goes Tuesday, April 21 All about charts and charting. When would you use a pie chart? A column chart? A line chart? Homework: Create a column chart and line chart of your budget information. Wednesday, April 22 Charting review Annotating your chart with pictures, shapes and text boxes Homework: Annotate your pie, line and column charts. Thursday, April 23 More charting! Homework: Complete and finish all the charts you have created. Print them out. Submit them for a grade tomorrow. Friday, April 24 · Printing options · Print and compile your work for submission Homework: Complete all unfinished work. Next week we will review Excel and begin preparation for the midterm. Week 11   All about Excel 2010 Test on Lesson 19 on Thursday. Monday, April 27 Today:  Reviewing Excel essentials. Reviewing editing, formulas, functions, autofill Your notes: Excel essentials Homework: Study today's lesson for a quiz tomorrow. Here are the questions from today's lesson and on tomorrow's quiz: 1. What does a pie chart illustrate? When would you use a column/bar chart and not a pie chart? What does a line chart illustrate? 2. List the steps in creating a pie chart. 3. What is the advantage of putting a chart on its own sheet? 4. What does autofill do? How do you use it? 5. All functions and formulas begin with a _____? 6. Explain the following function syntax: = sum (b3:b10) Explain what each part of the function means. 7. What is meant by the X axis? The Y and Z axis? 8. What does annotate mean when referring to an Excel chart? Tuesday, April 28 Writing quiz based on yesterday’s lesson. Answer all questions completely. Reviewing editing, formulas, functions, autofill Getting ready for Thursday’s test. Homework: Go online and read the Lesson 19 presentation. Print the questions and answers from the Lesson 19 sample test. Wednesday, April 29 Prepare for Lesson 19 test given tomorrow Homework: Study for tomorrow's test. Bring a pencil. Thursday, April 30 Test on Lesson 19: Using Formulas and Creating Charts Homework: Complete and finish all the charts you have created. Print them out. Submit them tomorrow. Friday, May 1 Yahoo Tech and technology in the world today Discussion Your writing Week 12   MIDTERM Review MIDTERM on Thursday, May 8 Monday, May 4 Getting ready for Thursday's midterm Reviewing MS Office and Word 2010 essentials Reviewing Lessons 11 and 12 presentations and questions Tuesday, May 5 Getting ready for Thursday's midterm Reviewing MS Office and Word 2010 essentials Reviewing Lessons 13 and 14 presentations and questions Wednesday, May 6 Getting ready for Thursday's midterm Reviewing MS Office and Word 2010 essentials Reviewing Lesson 15 presentation and questions BRING A PENCIL to class tomorrow! Thursday, May 7 MIDTERM Friday, May 8 Yahoo Tech and technology in the world today Discussion Your writing Homework: Review online presentation 20 about PowerPoint. Create something in PowerPoint and bring it to class. Week 13   Introducing PowerPoint Monday, May 11 Introducing PowerPoint Class assignment: Lesson 20 terms, definitions, summary points Homework: Create something in PowerPoint. Print it and bring it to class Tuesday, May 12 Working with PowerPoint Class assignment: Lesson 20 terms, definitions, summary points Homework: Create something in PowerPoint. Print it and bring it to class Wednesday, May 13 Working with PowerPoint Class assignment: Lesson 20 terms, definitions, summary points Homework: Create something in PowerPoint. Print it and bring it to class Thursday, May 14 TEST on LESSON 20 Friday, May 15 Technology in the world today. The words and wisdom of Steve Jobs Discussion Your writing Spring Semester 2015 Class Work / Homework / Calendar Including Lessons, Presentations, Handouts, Videos, Links Date Session / Lesson Resource Comment Spring 2015 Class Syllabus Syllabus Class syllabus and outline for this semester. Class Groundrules Groundrules Please sign this and have a parent sign this, then return it to Mr. Landy. Contract Parent/Student/Teacher Parent/Student/Teacher contract Why You Need A Notebook "Why You Need A Notebook." Handout all about your need to keep a notebook and do homework. Make sure this is in your notebook. Software Survey Survey Please print and fill out this survey about your computer use and knowledge and then return it to Mr. Landy. Basic Computing Paradigm Handout 1  The first handout with the basic computing paradigm (input, processing, output). Certiport www.certiport.com Certiport is the organization that administers the IC3 examinations. To take an exam you must first register online. Sample IC3 test Computer Fundamentals Take a sample IC3 exam 40 questions. The test is a little old, but most of the questions are about basic computing. That has not changed. PowerPoint Blog link Microsoft blog featuring news and videos about PowerPoint and how to use it Module 1 Test Test, lessons 1-5 This study document is a unit test covering Lessons 1-5. Module 1 Test Test, lessons 6-10 This study document is a unit test covering Lessons 6-10. Module 1: Computing Basics Module 1, Lesson 1 Computers and Computer Systems Presentation Sample Exam  Module 1, Lesson 2 Input, Output, and Processing Presentation Sample Exam  Module 1, Lesson 3 Computer Protection Presentation Sample Exam  Module 1, Lesson 4 Computer Maintenance Presentation Sample Test  Module 1, Lesson 5 Computer-Related Issues Presentation Sample Test  Module 1, Lesson 6 Software and Hardware Interaction Presentation Sample Test  Module 1, Lesson 7 Software Fundamentals Presentation Sample Test  Module 1, Lesson 8 Operating Systems Presentation Sample Test  Module 1, Lesson 9 Windows Management Presentation Sample Test  Module 1, Lesson 10 Operating System Customization Presentation Sample Test Module 2: Using the Microsoft Office Lesson 11 Exploring Microsoft Office Presentation Sample Test Lesson 12 Getting Started with Word Essentials Presentation Sample Test TEST on Thursday, February 26th Bring a pencil. Study sample test questions. Lesson 13 Formatting and Editing Word Documents Presentation Sample Test TEST on Thursday, March 12 Bring a pencil. Study sample test questions, your terms and your notes. Lesson 14 Sharing Documents Presentation Sample Test Lesson 15 Working with Word Tables Presentation Sample Test Lesson 16 Enhancing Documents Presentation Sample Test Lesson 17 Getting Started with Excel Essentials and Lesson 18 Organizing and Enhancing Worksheets 17 Presentation Sample Test 18 Presentation Sample Test TEST on LESSON 18 TEST on Lesson 18 on April 16   Lesson 19 Creating Formulas and Charting Data Presentation Sample Test TEST on Thursday, April 30 Lesson 20 Getting Started with PowerPoint Essentials and Lesson 21 Enhancing Presentations with Multimedia Effects 20 Presentation Sample Test 21 Presentation Sample Test Lesson 22 Getting Started with Access Essentials 22 Presentation Sample Test Lesson 23 Managing and Reporting Database Information 23 Presentation Sample Test Module 3: Living Online (Networks and the Internet) Lesson 24 Network Fundamentals 24 Presentation Sample Test Lesson 25 Communication Services Presentation Sample Test The presentation file is a PowerPoint (PPTX) file The Sample Tests are in .RTF format Lesson 26 Communications and Collaboration 26 Presentation Sample Test Lesson 27 Using the Internet and the World Wide Web 27 Presentation Sample Test Lesson 28 Web Content 28 Presentation Sample Test Lesson 29 Technology and Society 29 Presentation Sample Test Chapter 30 Computer Safety and Ethics Presentation Sample Test Videos and Links David Pogue's Yahoo Tech David Pogue, The New York Times David Pogue examines new technologies and breaking computer stories. New York Times: Technology Videos examining trends and current events involving technology. www.howstuffworks.com, computers How Stuff Works is a website devoted to explaining the science of the world we live in. This link lists links to specific computing topics. You can explore a variety of computer concepts on your own by typing COMPUTERS in the key words text box. Google Search: computer videos This is what comes up when you Google "computer videos." Lots to choose from. Computer Shopper Magazine Computer Shopper Magazine Computer Hardware and Software Manufacturers Hardware Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Sony, Apple Software Microsoft, Adobe Day by day lesson plan outlines and data for the twenty weeks of the Fall 2014 Semester can be found below. Week 1 Thursday, September 4 Welcome, class introduction, paperwork Survey What is certification and what can it do for you? A look at websites: Yahoo Tech and IC3 class website Syllabus Homework: - details about your computer system - return signed Parent/Student/Teacher contract Friday, September 5 Seating plan. Designated seating. Collect Parent/Student/Teacher contracts Review emergency instructions Groundrules: - Flash drive handout. Question: How do you read a computer ad & compare? - Have a flash drive in class with you on MONDAY - Have groundrules signed and returned on MONDAY A look at your class website Week 2 Monday, September 8 Collection of signed Groundrules. Input, Processing and Output paradigm Where to look in your computer operating system to find out about your CPU and RAM. Do you have a flash drive? Tuesday, September 9 Class assignment: Lesson One vocabulary. Wednesday, September 10 Lesson One presentation. Take notes. Thursday, September 11 Lesson 1 review for test. Tips for studying success. Bring a pencil tomorrow. Website: www.tmoe.biz/IC3/fall2014.htm Friday, September 12 Scantron exam for Lesson One. Week 3 Monday, September 15 Collection of due paperwork: groundrulels, parent/student/teacher Your test. What was your grade? How did you get it? How can you get a better grade? Do you have a flash drive? Flash drive check on Wednesday. Lesson Two: Input, Output and Processing - vocabulary Write the terms an definitions found on page Mod1-27 Hand in your work Homework: To to class website and look at the Lesson Two presentation. Tuesday, September 16 Lesson Two presentation. Take notes! Homework: Print out sample test for Lesson Two and write the answers next to the questions. Wednesday, September 17 Lesson Two sample test review. Homework: Study the presentation, your notes, vocabulary words and the sample test for Thursday's test. Thursday, September 18 Lesson Two - Input, Output and Processing - test. Friday, September 19 Review Lesson Two test and Yahoo Tech stories and assignment. Week 4 Monday, September 22 Certiport and Certification Creating your Certiport account Online resources Tuesday, September 23 Aim: How do I protect my computer?? - Return your Yahoo Tech writing assignment - Computer Protection vocabulary words. Submit for a grade. - What is the difference between Operating System software and Application software? - What are 3 things that happen when your computer turns on? Wednesday, September 24 Aim: How do I protect my computer?? - Return your Lesson Three vocabulary words. Review. - Review and video: What do you remember? What do you know? Week 5 TEST Thursday Monday, September 29 Use the book to write down the Lesson Three Summary Points in your notebook. (Page Mod1-63) Reading Lesson Three. Taking notes about major points. Tuesday, September 30 Lesson Three presentation Review questions handout. Put your name at the top. Answer the questions. Submit for a grade. Wednesday, October 1 Study for the Lesson Three test Summary points, your notes, the presentation, the sample test Homework: study for the test Thursday, October 2 Lesson Three test: Protecting Your Computer Friday, October 3 Discussion about the use of smart phones by teenagers Video: Fast Times at Woodside High Your writing. "Is your electronic device hurting you/" Answer all questions on the handout. Write on the back of it. Assignment: Watch this video and answer the questions written on the PDF file below. Answer all questions in complete sentences. Here is a PDF file of the assignment. Print it and follow the directions EXACTLY as they appear and submit for a grade. Week 6 TEST Thursday Notebooks collected on Friday, October 17 Monday, October 6 Use the book to write down the Lesson Four terms and definitions in your notebook. (Page Mod1-67) Reading Lesson Four. Taking notes about major points. Tuesday, October 7 Lesson Four presentation Review questions handout. Put your name at the top. Answer the questions. Wednesday, October 8 Return of your Fast Times at Woodside High assignment. If you received an INCOMPLETE grade, finish your assignment and resubmit it. Study for the Lesson Four test Summary points, your notes, the presentation, the sample test Homework: study for the test Thursday, October 9 Lesson Four test: Computer Maintenance Friday, October 10 Technology in Today's world with Yahoo Tech: Your reading, discussion, and writing Week 7 TEST Friday Notebooks collected on Friday, October 17 Monday, October 13 No school today Tuesday, October 14 Return Scantrons from Test Four. Review answers Lesson Five presentation: Computer Related Issues "Why You Need A Notebook." Put the handout in your notebook. Is your paperwork all handed in? TODAY IS MAKE UP TEST DAY.  If you are missing a test grade for Marking Period 1 you can make it up today from 3:15 until 4pm. Failure to do so will result in a non grade score on your report card. Do what it takes to be here. Homework: Review the Lesson 5 presentation. Print Lesson 5 sample test and bring it to class. Wednesday, October 15 PSAT Day. No class. Thursday, October 16 Review questions handout. Put your name at the top. Answer the questions. Lesson Five presentation. Homework: print out and bring in sample test questions. Study for Lesson Five test Make sure all of your paperwork is handed in. (contracts, other) Homework: Study for Lesson 5 test! Friday, October 17 NOTEBOOKS ARE COLLECTED. Lesson Five test: Computer Related Issues Week 8 MARKING PERIOD 2 BEGINS Monday, October 20 Introducing PowerPoint and your MY LIFE assignment THE ASSIGNMENT: Cover page: MY LIFE and your name (page 1) Table of contents (page 2): what the titles of the pages in your document are Example: Who I am, goals in life, family, what I like to do, where I am from, dislikes, favorite music, favorite television programs, etc. Your pages. Page titles are the bullet points from your Table of Contents . Your summary (last page) Include text and pictures Optional: include sound and video Tuesday, October 21 PowerPoint techniques Work on your MY LIFE assignment Wednesday, October 22 PowerPoint techniques Finish your MY LIFE assignment Homework: Finish and print your MY LIFE assignment. It is due tomorrow. Thursday, October 23 Report Cards: Groundrules and Parent/Student/Teacher Review. Collect your MY LIFE assignment Present your MY LIFE assignment? A look at what is coming up in this class. Friday, October 24 Your writing and Yahoo Tech Read three Yahoo Tech stories. Choose one to create a PowerPoint presentation about. Yahoo Tech PowerPoint template Week 9 x Monday, October 27 Get current with all handed in work thusfar in Marking Period 2. (PowerPoint projects) Vocabulary for Lesson 6, Software and Hardware Interaction - Write the terms on page Mod1 - 105. Use the Glossary to write the definitions. Tuesday, October 28 Use the book to walk through the chapter. Presentation for Lesson 6. Take notes. Wednesday, October 29 Prepare for Lesson Six test. Review presentation, questions and answers, Summary Points. Thursday, October 30 Lesson Six test Review Yahoo Tech stories Friday, October 31 Computer and Science News writing: Rise of the Machines Week 10 PARENT CONFERENCES ON WEDNESDAY EVENING AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON. Monday, November 3 Collect the Lesson 6 Scantrons. Introducing Lesson 7, Software Fundamentals vocabulary Tuesday, November 4 No school today. Wednesday, November 5 Write the Summary Points on page MOD1-142 Submit your work for a grade Homework: Review Questions handout. Put your name on it and submit it tomorrow. Thursday, November 6 Collect your homework. Lesson Seven: Presentation Friday, November 7 Review sample test for LESSON 7. TEST on LESSON 7 on Monday, November 10. Week 11 Monday, November 10 TEST on Lesson 7 Study the Presentation for Lesson 8 Tuesday, November 11 No school today. Wednesday, November 12 Lesson 8, Operating Systems Summary Points Homework: Finish the Lesson 8 Review Questions handout Thursday, November 13 Review Homework Lesson 8 presentation Sample test questions. Take notes! Homework: STUDY for the TEST tomorrow! Friday, November 14 TEST on LESSON 8 Week 12 Monday, November 17 Write the vocabulary words for Lesson 9, Windows Management Vocabulary review, demonstrations Tuesday, November 18 Lesson 9 presentation and Summary Points. Take notes! Wednesday, November 19 Prepare for LESSON 9 test Presentation, vocabulary words, summary points Thursday, November 20 TEST on LESSON 9 Start studying LESSON 10 Homework: Go online and study the Lesson 10 presentation Friday, November 21 Lesson 10 vocabulary, Operating System Customization Week 13 Monday, November 24 Lesson 10 presentation, Operating System Customization Tuesday, November 25 Lesson 10 sample test, Operating System Customization Homework: Study for Lesson 10 test Wednesday, November 26 Lesson 10 test THANKSGIVING, November 27 No School Friday, November 28 No School WEEK of DECEMBER 1, 2014 Jeopardy Games Computer Fundamentals   Lessons 1-5 A Lessons 1-5 B Lessons 6-10 A Lessons 6-10 B Week 14 How do I prepare for a Computer Fundamentals Certification Test? Monday, December 1 Reviewing the first ten Lessons of Computer Fundamentals. Labs. Tuesday, December 2 Jeopardy Game Reviewing the first ten Lessons of Computer Fundamentals. Labs. Wednesday, December 3 Reviewing the first ten Lessons of Computer Fundamentals. Labs. Thursday, December 4 Computer Fundamentals review with Jeopardy. Friday, December 5 Computer Fundamentals review with Jeopardy. Week 15 How do I prepare for a Computer Fundamentals Certification Test? Monday, December 8 DO NOW: Computer Fundamental Review Questions IC3 Certification. What is it? How can it help you? Your account. Log into your account. Tuesday, December 9 What does an IC3 test look like? Wednesday, December 10 Sample IC3 Certification Testing Thursday, December 11 Sample IC3 Certification Testing Friday, December 12 Sample IC3 Certification Testing Week 16 How do I prepare for a Computer Fundamentals Certification Test? Monday, December 15 IC3 certification preparation Tuesday, December 16 IC3 certification preparation Wednesday, December 17 IC3 certification preparation Thursday, December 18 IC3 certification preparation Friday, December 19 IC3 certification preparation Week 17 How do I prepare for a Computer Fundamentals Certification Test / Taking a certification exam Monday, December 22 IC3 certification preparation. You are welcome to come to Room 309 at 3:15 today to take a MOS certification exam. Tuesday, December 23 IC3 certification preparation / take a test H O O R A Y ! Three IC3 students passed the Computer Fundamentals Test after school on December 22 ! Congratulations to Jia Ming Lu, Hunter Blake Fine and Jeffrey Zhen ! Week 18 Using Microsoft Word and the Microsoft Office Monday, January 5 Introduction to Microsoft Word and Exploring the Microsoft Office. Tuesday, January 6 Lesson 11 vocabulary and Summary Points Wednesday, January 7 Lesson 11 review terms and definitions. Lesson 11 presentation. Thursday, January 8 Lesson 11 presentation and sample test questions Friday, January 9 TEST on Lesson 11, Exploring the Microsoft Office Lesson 11 Data IC3/Lesson 11/Project11-1.docx IC3/Lesson 11/Project11-3.pptx IC3/Lesson 11/Step11-7a.docx IC3/Lesson 11/Step11-7b.xlsx IC3/Lesson 11/Lesson 11A/First Draft Report.docx IC3/Lesson 11/Lesson 11A/Lesson 11 Worksheet.xlsx Week 19 Using Microsoft Word and the Microsoft Office Monday, January 12 Download this datafile for your DO NOW employee manual Working with Microsoft Word 2010 Navigation selecting data Homework: Have your test and quiz for Lesson 11 signed and return it tomorrow. Tutoring and make up exams: Mr. Landy will be available after school today from 3:15 to 4pm. Tuesday, January 13 employee manual EMPLMAN document: review navigation and data selection, spell check, thesaurus, cut/copy/paste, drag and drop Wednesday, January 14 Looking at Lesson 12 Keyboard shortcuts Thursday, January 15 Work with Microsoft Word Friday, January 16 Work with Microsoft Word Homework: study for the test on Tuesday, January 20 (no school Monday) Week 20 1. What did I learn? 2. What is next? Monday, January 12 Martin Luther King Day No school Tuesday, January 20 TEST on MS Office HOMEWORK: Watch President Obama's State of the Union Address tonight at 9pm. Wednesday, January 21 Discuss the President's State of the Union Address and what it may mean for you: - college - technology (short video) - other Your notebook: get it ready Thursday, January 22 Collection of notebooks Flash Drive Check Make Up tests Review of semester Write in Microsoft Word: What I Learned this Semester (finish as homework if not completed in class) Here is a brief outline of what we studied and learned in class: Basic computer system and software concepts IPOS Operating System software Application software What happens when you start a computer How to protect my computer How to maintain my computer How to troubleshoot basic problems Understanding hardware and software integration How do operating systems work? How to manage Windows (using the Control Panel) How to use PowerPoint to tell a story My Life Using the Microsoft Office and MS Word 2010 Interface, Ribbon, keyboard shortcuts, cut/copy/paste How to research and report info about technology (Yahoo Tech) What is certification and how it can help me with college and career How to prepare for a certification test Why notebooks are important Writing Assignments: Making decisions about my use of electronic devices. Is my electronic device hurting me? What can we expect from Windows 10 The Rise of the Machines: is Artificial Intelligence a blessing or a curse? Current Events: The 2015 State of the Union Address Yahoo Tech online news Friday, January 23 Return notebooks Make up all tests. Submit all lake projects/assignments Yahoo Tech and Windows 10