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Weekly Activities Schedule

  • Week 1(Feb. 7-11)
    • Mon: Introductions, expectations, syllabus, deadlines, portfolios, skills sheets, cp, grades
      • Hand out binders
      • Draw picture with name for the front cover
      • Break up into focus groups
        • Brainstorm skills for each group
      • Discuss skills check sheets and demonstration of skills
      • Discuss project write-ups and defining of terms
      • Hand out leadership sheets and discuss
    • Tues: Review class syllabus building exercise from yesterday
    • Wed: Decide scoring and on task behavior protocol or the What and Where for the projects
    • Thurs: Start working with basic review, finding good resources and skill building in your teams
    • Fri: Continue identifying resources and skill building

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  • Week 2(Feb. 14-17)
    • Mon: Continue skill building
    • Tues: Start Project 1
    • Wed: Work on skills
    • Thurs: Work on skills

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  • Week 3 (Feb. 22-25)
    • Tues: Finish project 1
      • Post a blog entry titled, Project 1
      • Include what you did and learned, 
      • naming at least three skills you developed and 
      • include either a screen shot, link or other evidence of your learning
    • Wed: Create a blog post titled, Project 2
      • Include at least 3 skills you plan to develop
    • Thurs: Work on skills
    • Fri: Work on skills

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  • Week 4(Feb. 28-Mar. 3)
    • Mon: Work on Project 2 all week
    • Tues: Work on skills
    • Wed: Work on skills
    • Thurs: Work on skills

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  • Week 5 (Mar. 7-11)
    • Mon:  Watch Daniel Pink about Creativity and Leadership
      • Complete your Project 2 Blog Post
      • Include what you did and learned, 
        • naming at least three skills you developed and 
        • include either a screen shot, link or other evidence of your learning
    • Tues: Create a blog post titled, Project 3
      • Include at least 3 skills you plan to develop
    • Wed: Work on skills
    • Thurs: Work on skills
    • Fri: Work on skills

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  • Week 6(Mar. 14-18)
    • Mon: Work on skills
    • Tues: Update project work with Mr. Le Duc and discuss contests
    • Wed: HSPE Testing
    • Thurs: Continue working on your project
    • Fri: Finish Project 3
      • Add evidence of your work
      • Explain what you did and learned

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  • Week 7(Mar. 21-25)
    • Mon: Start Project 4
    • Tues: Listen to Guest Speaker
      • Le Duc roles film for photography students
      • Listen to Guest Speaker
    • Wed: Continue working on project 4
      • Le Duc works with Audio students
    • Thurs: Continue working on project 4
      • Le Duc finishes computer install
    • Fri:  Create blog post titled, Project 4
      • Reflect on what you did and learned
      • You do not need to post any visual evidence

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  • Week 8(Mar. 28 - Apr. 1)
    • Mon: Set goals for projects this week
      • Photoshop - Enter 1 -3 99design.com contests
      • Photo - prepare for test of camera and compositions skills
      • Audio - begin book work in the soundroom
    • Tues: Work on projects
    • Wed: Work on projects
    • Thurs: Work on projects
    • Fri: Work on projects
      • Create blog post titled, Project 5
        • Reflect on what you did and learned
        • You do not need to post any visual evidence

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SPRING BREAK

  • Week 9(Apr. 11-15)
    • Mon: Set goals for projects this week
      • Photoshop - Find an advanced tutorial and follow it
      • Create a collage of images for the big window
      • Photo - Prepare for test of camera and compositions skills
        • Work with lighting equipment
        • Compose and shoot a studio portrait based on the portrait book
      • Audio - Continue book work in the sound room, MIDI now works!
      • Animation - Continue working on animation project
    • Tues: Work on projects
    • Wed: Work on projects
    • Thurs: Work on projects
    • Fri: Work on projects

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  • Week 10(Apr. 18-20)
    • Mon: Work on Project 6 
    • Tues: Work on Project 6
    • Wed: Create blog post titled, Project 6
      • Reflect on what you did and learned
      • Include visual or audio evidence either in the post or linked to the post from Flickr.com, YouTube.com, Soundcloud.com or Slideshare.net

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  • Week 11(Apr. 25-29)
    • Mon: Start Project 7
      • All groups decide on projects
        • Photo Group 1 - Film for Cameras, shoot pictures
        • Photo Group 2 - 6 pictures of the rules
        • Photo Group 3 - Organize
        • Photoshop Group - Graduation cover work
        • Animation Group - Watch tutorials 
        • Audio Group - Create composition
    • Tues: Team Work
      • Photo Group 1 - Process film practice
      • Photo Group 2 - Take Pictures
      • Photo Group 3 - Organize images
      • Photoshop Group - Graduation cover work
      • Animation Group -  Watch tutorials 
      • Audio Group - Work on composition
    • Tues: Team Work
      • Photo Group 1 - Process Film - practice
      • Photo Group 2 - Upload to Flickr, comment on each others and place in group folder
      • Photo Group 3 - Portfolio additions through Flickr
      • Photoshop Group - Graduation cover work
      • Animation Group - Not here
      • Audio Group - Working on ORIGINAL composition, not pre-recorded stuff
    • Wed: Team Work
      • Photo Group 1 - Process Film - for real!
      • Photo Group 2 - Comment on each others and place in group folder
      • Photo Group 3 - Continue portfolio additions through Flickr
      • Photoshop Group - Graduation cover work
      • Animation Group - Not here
      • Audio Group - Working on ORIGINAL composition, not pre-recorded stuff
    • Thurs:
      • Photo Group 1 - Print Film
      • Photo Group 2 - Finish comments on each others and place in group folder
      • Photo Group 3 - Continue portfolio additions through Flickr
      • Photoshop Group - Graduation cover work
      • Animation Group - Not here
      • Audio Group - Working on ORIGINAL composition, not pre-recorded stuff
    • Fri: Share projects

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  • Week 12(May 2-5)
    • Mon: Finish sharing projects
    • Tues: Start Project 8
      • Include the new rubric elements in the design of your project
      • Share project ideas with Mr. Le Duc for approval
    • Wed: Work on project 8
    • Thurs: Work on project 8

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Week 13(May 9-13)

  • Mon: Work on project 8
  • Tues: Work on project 8
  • Wed: Finish on project 8
  • Thurs: NO POWER
  • Fri: Create Project 8 Blog Post and add an ADDITION TO YOUR Project 8 BLOG POST WITH WHAT YOU THINK YOU EARNED FOR CREDIT
    • Refer to the Media Project Rubric and write your score for each row
      • For example:  You feel you earned a 4 for row 1 because you listed at least 4 skills.
      • Help each other out

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  • Week 14(May 16-20)
  • Mon: Share projects with Mr. Le Duc
  • Pick at least 4 new skills and create a blog entry for Project 9
  • Tues: Work on projects
  • Wed: Work on projects
  • Thurs: Work on projects
  • Fri: Work on projects
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    • Week 15(May 23-27 
      • Mon: Work on projects
      • Tues: Work on projects
      • Wed: Work on projects
      • Thurs: Project 9 Due
      • Fri: Work on any loose ends for your projects

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    Week 16(May 31 - June 3) 

    • Tues: Create a blog entry with four skills identified
      • Title it Project 10
    • Wed: Work on project
    • Thurs: Work on project
    • Fri: Work on project

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    Week 17(June 6-10) 

    • Mon: Work on project
    • Tues: Work on project
    • Wed: Work on project
    • Thurs: Project 10 Blog entry due
    • Fri: Portfolio, finishing work and leadership

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    Week 18 (June 13-17)

    • Mon: Create a blog entry with four skills identified
      • Title it Project 11
    • Tues: Work on project
    • Wed: Work on project
    • Thurs: Work on project
    • Fri: Work on project

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    Week 19 (FINALS) 

    • Mon: Work on project
    • Tues:  Project 11 Blog entry due
    • Thurs: FINAL: Portfolio Complete


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