Monday, Aug. 31st

8/31/15 – Do Now Interactive Log – “Computer Virus” – Computer program designed to infect a computer system in order to cause harm or destroy files or program.

How does a computer virus get on a computer in the first place? There are several ways it can happen. Ask a friend if you need too.

7th Grade & 8th Grade

I CAN..decode(make out; break apart) base 2 number system called binary and reproduce(copy; repeat) the result(give an answer; consequence) of converted decimal numbers.

Numbers are a funny thing…”Magic” Tricks

Friday, August 28th

8/28/15 – DO NOW Interactive log – “Digital Literacy” – the ability to use technology and media to find, organize, evaluate, and share information.

Finish this sentence: I demonstrate (show) or have demonstrated (shown) “digital literacy” by . .

7th Grade

Make sure All assignments are complete and turned in the correct place:

Z- Middle ALL should have:

  • Digital Imprint
  • Educated Dude
  • Do Now’s ALL of Them

RFBMS Public Data–> Chiaramonte -> Class Period

  • Name Tag
  • Class Rules

When you have completed and turned these into the correct locations you can do any of the following.

8th Grade

Make sure you finished the Web Evaluations form last Friday. You should have this assignment turned in your Z-Middle ALL LAST, FIRST folder.

I CAN visualize (imagine; think about) the purpose of a website and examine (look at; inspect) several examples of quality web design.

I CAN read and analyze (break apart; study the pieces) the rubric for my website project.

UPDATE!! We can layout pictures and “webdesign” in Google Slides then insert a screenshot into your website.

Create a website using Google Sites. Use this tutorial to begin: Sites tutorials.

Click here Google Sites to get to Sites;

Must Have Pages (requirements):

  1. Homepage (What is your website about)
  2. About Me (About you)
  3. Projects (Add some hyperlinks to your favorite websites)
  4. Digital Citizenship (Find some good sources on the web that covers DC)
  5. Feedback (Create a Google Form for readers to give you feedback)
  6. Reflection (Express how difficult the process of designing a website was)

Here is the Rubric for how you will be graded.

To submit your webpage. Go to your Google Classroom for this class.

  • 1st Period: 2xcxt75
  • 2nd Period: zh9pmy
  • 3rd Period: r7srOx
  • 5th Period: xw52mq
  • 7th Period: 21ska3

When you are done: Begin working on http://www.codeavengers.com/ the Python Free Lessons on the bottom.

You can sign up using your 19#. Scroll down and do the Python Free Lessons first.

You can also check out these links too.

Thursday, August 27th

8/27/15 – Do Now – Answer these two questions:

  1. What does the acronym TMI stand for? Ask a friend if you’re not sure.
  2. Provide and example of something you have seen someone post online that you consider to be TMI?

7th Grade 

I CAN observe (watch; notice) the video on Digital Imprint and visualize (imagine; think about) what kind of imprint I want to leave by describing (tell about; explain) details (exact items; specific) in two paragraphs with Google Docs.

Part I: Create a Google Doc, Name It, and Move It To Z-Middle ALL LASTNAME, FIRST

1. Go to Apps (the colorful waffle) in the top left corner of your browser.  Plus

2. Click on Google Docs and then click on the blue + circle in the bottom right corner to create a new Google Doc.

3. Label your new Doc: FirstL_Digital Imprint. Example: VinnyC_Digital Resume

4. Click File–>Move to Folder–>Z Middle All LASTNAME, FIRST (This way it is in the correct folder).

Part II: Digital Imprint

1.  Read these questions before watching the video. Keep these in mind while watching…

  • Q1: When do you think your Digital Imprint began?  
  • Q2: What kinds of thoughts come to mind while watching this video?

If video will not play, click HERE
2. After watching, write a paragraph (5 sentence minimum) answering questions (Q1-Q3) below in the Google Doc you just created:

  • Q1. When do you think your Digital Imprint began?  (You may want to ask your parents about when they began posting information about you online when you get home tonight.)
  • Q2. What kinds of thoughts come to mind while watching this video?
  • Q3. What kind of information, gaming, pictures, etc…do know has been posted about you? Think of your social media or your parents online activities too.

3. Next, Google yourself using your first and last name and hometown e.g.“John Smith, Birmingham AL”.  Use quotation marks (” “) for a more accurate search. Answer these questions (Q4-Q8) in a new paragraph (5 sentence minimum) in same Doc.

  • Q4. What did you discover? Anything?
  • Q5. Think about the specific “footprints” or information you or someone else leaves behind on websites (such as what you viewed, typed, or accessed).  If this was the only information someone had about you, what would they think about you?
  • Q6. What assumptions would they make about your habits & behaviors?
  • Q7. What does your web presence say about you?
  • Q8. What kind of a web presence do you want to have in the future and what can you do to ensure (to make happen) you get that?

Part IV: After Completion

Finish anything you did not finish from earlier this week. Check your grade & Z Middle All Folder for any comments or corrects I made to your work.

8th Grade

I CAN visualize (imagine; think about) the purpose of a website and examine (look at; inspect) several examples of quality web design.

I CAN read and analyze (break apart; study the pieces) the rubric for my website project.

UPDATE!! We can layout pictures and “webdesign” in Google Slides then insert a screenshot into your website.

Twitter

Create a website using Google Sites. Use this tutorial to begin: Sites tutorials.

Click here Google Sites to get to Sites;

Must Have Pages (requirements):

  1. Homepage (What is your website about)
  2. About Me (About you)
  3. Projects (Add some hyperlinks to your favorite websites)
  4. Digital Citizenship (Find some good sources on the web that covers DC)
  5. Feedback (Create a Google Form for readers to give you feedback)
  6. Reflection (Express how difficult the process of designing a website was)

Here is the Rubric for how you will be graded.

To submit your webpage. Go to your Google Classroom for this class.

1st Period: 2xcxt75

2nd Period: zh9pmy

3rd Period: r7srOx

5th Period: xw52mq

7th Period: 21ska3

When you are done: Begin working on http://www.codeavengers.com/ the Python Free Lessons on the bottom.

You can sign up using your 19#. Scroll down and do the Python Free Lessons first.

Wednesday, August 26th

8/26/15 – DO NOW – The definition of “netiquette” is rules of proper behavior on the Internet (basically how to act on in the digital world).

Provide one example of netiquette, remember to use proper grammar etc…

7th Grade 

I CAN examine (look at; inspect) Word tools & utilize (put to use) insert, format, resize, pictures, text boxes, & WordArt to create (put together) a Name tag.

1. Follow this document as a class over the next several days to complete the Nametag Assignment.

2. When you have finished and saved your completed name tag into your 7thGradeCS folder, you will need to put a copy in the shared drive.

3, TO put it on the shared drive… Click FILE -> SAVE AS -> BROWSE -> Computer -> RFBMS Public Data-> Chiaramonte -> Class Period then click SAVE.

4. Make sure you have completed ALL of the Do Now’s for this week.

5. Scroll down on this blog and makes sure you are caught up on everything we have done to this point. Also make sure your assignments are turned into the correct places.

6. When you are done: Begin working on http://www.codeavengers.com/

You can sign up using your 19#. Scroll down and do the Python Free Lessons first.

Ask me for further guidance when you are done with those two.

8th Grade

I CAN visualize (imagine; think about) the purpose of a website and examine (look at; inspect) several examples of quality web design.

I CAN read and analyze (break apart; study the pieces) the rubric for my website project.

UPDATE!! We can layout pictures and “webdesign” in Google Slides then insert a screenshot into your website.

Twitter

Create a website using Google Sites. Use this tutorial to begin: Sites tutorials.

Click here Google Sites to get to Sites;

Must Have Pages (requirements):

  1. Homepage (What is your website about)
  2. About Me (About you)
  3. Projects (Add some hyperlinks to your favorite websites)
  4. Digital Citizenship (Find some good sources on the web that covers DC)
  5. Feedback (Create a Google Form for readers to give you feedback)
  6. Reflection (Express how difficult the process of designing a website was)

Here is the Rubric for how you will be graded.

You will keep your site updated throughout the course posting updates as we complete projects.

Video Tutorials:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgpbGjXRObE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiWWqj13qlI

Tuesday, August 25th 2015

8/25/15 – DO NOW: The definition of “Digital Citizenship” is: To practice appropriate and responsible behavior when using technology.

Provide at least one example of good “Digital Citizenship”. Remember to use complete sentences with proper grammar & punctuation.

7th Grade 

I CAN formulate (put together; create) a Word document and save it to a folder I created and can identify (name; label).

I CAN examine (look at; inspect) Word tools & utilize (put to use) insert, format, resize, pictures, text boxes, & WordArt to create (put together) a Name tag.

I CAN . . . examine (look at; inspect) Google images & sort (group; classify) the settings in order to find non-copyrighted images.

1. Go over searching images and use without copyrighting. Using the proper tools and settings:

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2. Go over where and how to save pictures and name files.

3. Follow this document as a class over the next several days to complete the Nametag Assignment.

4. When you have finished and saved your completed name tag into your 7thGradeCS folder, you will need to put a copy in the shared drive.

5. To do that, first copy your file (Right click on it and it and select copy).

4. Go to Computer -> RFBMS Public Data-> Chiaramonte -> Class Period then right on the folder and select paste.

6. Now open the folder and confirm that yours is in there.

7. Make sure you have completed ALL of the Do Now’s for this week.

8. When you are done: Begin working on http://www.codeavengers.com/

You can sign up using your 19#. Scroll down and do the Python Free Lessons.

8th Grade

I CAN visualize (imagine; think about) the purpose of a website and examine (look at; inspect) several examples of quality web design.

I CAN read and analyze (break apart; study the pieces) the rubric for my website project.

Here are some examples: Bumpus EligibilityE-PortfolioState Report

Create a website using Google Sites. Use this tutorial to begin: Sites tutorials.

Click here Google Sites to begin.

Must Have Pages (requirements):

  1. Homepage (What is your website about)
  2. About Me (About you)
  3. Projects (Add some hyperlinks to your favorite websites)
  4. Digital Citizenship (Find some good sources on the web that covers DC)
  5. Feedback (Create a Google Form for readers to give you feedback)
  6. Reflection (Express how difficult the process of designing a website was)

Here is the Rubric for how you will be graded.

You will keep your site updated throughout the course posting updates as we complete projects.

Video Tutorials:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgpbGjXRObE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JiWWqj13qlI