GenTECH

 

Weekly Activities Schedule

  • Week 0
    • Wed: Hello! - Welcome to Class!
      • Logon to Computers
      • Logonto Newton Server
      • Take your picture
      • Draw doodle with information about yourself and just have fun, place your name on it and hand it in at the end of class
      • Buildthe Classroom Code of Conduc t
    • Thurs: Complete the surveys for  YuGiOh Personality Card
    • Fri: Complete the  YuGiOh Personality Card and 
      • Place in the class period 'YuGiOh Pictures' folder in the Le Duc Class Folder in the SHARED DIRECTORY ON NEWTON SERVER
      • Create an edublogs.orgblog account
        • Email Mr. Le Duc your edublogs web address at sleduc@osd.wednet.edu
  • Week 1
    • Mon: Finish creating your blog at edublogs.org
    • Tues: Work on your Recipe for Success
    • Wed: Finishand present your Recipe for Success
      • Watchthe Grade book Overview
        • Projects are 60% of semester grade
        • Class work is 20% of semester grade
        • The Final and Portfolio (Blog or Journal) are both 10%
    • Thurs: Finishpresenting Recipes for Success
      • ReviewBlog Settings Basics
        • Set time zone to CMT -7:00
        • Select a theme you like
        • Place a picture, from a URL, into your Recipe for Success blog entry
    • Fri: Participate in the Netsmart.orgInternet safety presentation
      • Create a blog entry reflecting on what our learned and how you feel about in the presentation
  • Week 2
  • Week 3
    • Fri: Explore compositional rules
  • Week 4
  • Week 5
    • Mon: Discussmemory retention, right brain context and what we really remember from presentations and lessons in class
      • Also discuss tips to help us remember better in classes
      • Mr. Le Duc used his Alaia surf board to demonstrate good presentation
    • Tues: Review Tech Plans and concepts for the year
      • Think about tech goal for the school
    • Wed: Set tech goal for CHS and set up Google Calendar (IB Calendar too)
      • Process tech plans
      • Pick tools to develop competency to teach the rest of the class
    • Thurs: CompleteTech Plan for CHS
    • Fri: Pick a skill or process from http://www.21things4teachers.net/
      • Declare it on the white board
      • Le Duc lectured on and on about something about schools and college and learning and Garr Reynolds and tech plans and CHS becoming a great technology school
  • Week 6
    • Mon: Participate in Angela Kuhn visit from Art Institute of Seattle, aii.edu
    • Tues: Discuss terms for year
      • Review Tech Topics picked on Friday
    • Wed: Create Class Google Calendar and Google Site
    • Thurs: Start Developing Tech Lessons
    • Fri: NO SCHOOL
  • Week 7
    • Mon: Decideon lesson format
    • Wed: Review Lesson Format and VoiceThread
    • Thurs: Create VoiceThread accounts and work on Lesson plans
      • Decide on Qwizdom helpers
      • Start setting SLAM schedule
      • Check out Mr. Le Duc
    • Fri: Create a VioceThread
  • Week 8
    • Mon: DiscussVoiceThread commenting protocol
      • Discuss Lesson Development
      • Discuss SLAM schedule
      • Explain printing problem
    • Tues: iPod career workshop
    • Wed: Finish lesson plans and schedule
    • Thurs: Review VoiceThread and finish scheduling lessons
      • Skype Install
    • Fri: Screencasting with Michael
  • Week 9
    • Mon: Check the Google calendar to see who's presenting when, I cannot see all the schedules
      • Help students get scheduled
      • This is what I see right now:
      • Participate in Alex's Presenting of Skype
      • Post some evidence of what you learned as a Blog Entry
      • Title it: Skype in the Classroom
    • Tues - Fri: Continue with lesson presentations
  • Week 10
    • Mon - Fri: Continue with lesson presentations
  • Week 11
    • Mon - Wed: Continue with lesson presentations
  • Week 12
    • Mon: Review material from Mr. Le Duc in China
    • Tues: Continue with lesson presentations
    • Wed: Continue with lesson presentations
    • Thurs: Working with Mr. Galloway and Wikispaces
    • Fri: Explore forms with Aaron and Google
  • Week 13
    • Mon: Continue lesson presentations
    • Tues: Continuelesson presentations
      • Write down on the front white board who presented what and what the outcome was suppose to be
    • Wed: Finish lesson presentations
    • Thurs: Adopt a class and teacher to showcase a tech tool through a project you need to do for that class
      • Topics
      • Create a blog post titled Stealth Project
      • Explain what class it was for, what you did and how it was received by the class and teacher
    • Fri: Select SLAM teams and topics
  • Week 14
    • Mon-Fri: SLAMS
  • Week 15
    • Lost in the universe somewhere
  • Week 16
  • Week 17
    • Tues: Day Three and Day Four
      • Continue working on CSS and HTML
      • Have a well designed layout for review tomorrow
      • Include a color scheme from http://colorschemedesigner.com/
      • View the Day Four Video for extra support
    • Thurs: Design a flyer with Mr. Le Duc in Illustrator
    • Fri: Continue work with Illustrator
  • Week 18
    • We will come back to HTML and CSS next week
    • Mon: This week is all about Photoshop
      • Start watching tutorials at TV.Adobe.com
      • I want you to watch as many tutorials today as possible
      • As you watch them, try the processes in Photoshop yourself
        • You don't learn anything, unless you experiment!
      • Post a blog entry before the end of the period highlighting what you learned in each video
        • Title the post, Photoshop Tutorials
        • One sentence per video is enough if your write with detail
  • Week 19
    • Mon: Upload samples of your Photoshop work to your blog entry titled, Photoshop Tutorials
    • Tues: Explore Owen Freeman's work - He's a Capital Grad!

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