DigiDesign Weeks 1-9 Fall

Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 9 (Oct. 27-31)

  • Thurs-Fri: Work onApp Challenge
    • YOUDO
      • Watch apps explained byCommon Craft
        • They have free paper cut outs that you can use to build your own paper-based animation
      • Finish and publishCriterion A
      • Finish and publishCriterion B
      • Finish and publishCriterion C
      • Workon your part of the project
      • Be preparedto share progress on Monday

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Week 8 (Oct. 20-24)

  • Fri: Participate in Sarah Melton Visit
    • WARM UP
      • SaraMelton graduated in 2009 from CHS
      • She has worked many media jobs and can be found on Linkedin
    • IDO
    • YOUDO
      • Listen to her presentation and ask questions
  • Thurs: Build Team Responsibilities and Compose Criterion A Blog Post
  • Mon:Workin Codecademy.com
    • WARM UP
    • YOUDO
      • When finished with Make a Website,startworking onLearning HTML and CSS
      • We will make a blog post on Friday detailing progress
      • Write your shape theory shape on your YuGiOh

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Week 7 (Oct. 13-17)

  • Fri:ReviewCode Questions, FinishPresentations
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Answerquestions from yesterday
      • Verify the HULK account usernames
    • WEDO
      • Workon presentations
      • Publish to Slideshare.net
    • YOUDO
      • Titleblog post: TEAM LETTER and CONCEPT
        • EXAMPLE:Team A:Identify and correctly use type families
        • Capitalizethe title
      • Placelink in your blog post
      • Justifiyyour the work for your position: builder, researcher, or presenter
        • Especially if we do not see your work in class
        • Rememberto write what you did to get all four points
  • Thurs: Work in Codecademy.com
  • Tues:LearnAbout Color
    • Warm up
    • IDO
      • Share the new presentation process
        1. Le Duc defines the skills
        2. Teams build the presentations with examples and analogies day 2
      • ReviewTeamwork Form
      • ShareColor Theory Basics
        • Takethe color quizzes (linked in the Color Theory Basics blog post above)
    • WEDO
      • Pass out Skills Sheets
      • Print your name and class period and hand back to Le Duc
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Reviewteams chart
      • Fill inthe Teamwork Form
        • Front row: Presenters
        • Middle row: Researchers
        • Back row: Builders
      • Reviewroles for thePresentation Slam Requirements
      • Hand backTeamwork form to Mr. Le Duc
      • Research, Build,andPrepareto Presentfor this unit:
        • A - 4.1 Identify and correctly use type families(e.g. old style, serif, san serif, script, modern, decorative)
        • B - 4.2 Measure accurately using typography measuring units(e.g. cap height, baseline, x-height, point size, key size, pica, point)
        • C - 4.3 Explain vocabulary of typography(e.g. upper case, lower case, ascender, descender, regular, boldface, condensed, expanded, italic, cursive, font, text, type, type style, justified, unjustified, ragged left, ragged right)
        • D - 4.4 Demonstrate a knowledge of color theory(e.g. light, pigment, transparent/opaque color)
        • E - 4.5 Demonstrate a work knowledge of color organization and the color wheel(e.g. primary, secondary, tertiary, neutrals)
        • F - 4.6 Identify and organize color schemes(e.g. monochromatic, complimentary, analogous triadic, split complimentary)
        • G - 4.7 Demonstrate a working knowledge of values(e.g. value scale, tint, tone, shade, aerial/atmospheric perspective, illusion of space)
        • H - 4.8 Explain additive and subtractive color(e.g. RGB and CMYK)
        • I - 4.9 Apply psychology of color to projects
  • Mon: Build a Web Site
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Demonstrate Codecademy.org
      • We are building a strong base of knowledge and understanding with HTML and CSS
    • WEDO
      • Check in with your partner to see how they are doing
    • YOUDO
      • Make sureyou have an account and log in each time you are working on code
        • The site will track your progress
      • Work onMake a Website
        • The complete tutorial takes about 3 hours
        • Start it today
        • We will work on it again Wednesday and Friday
      • Done with that?

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Week 6 (Oct. 6-9)

  • Thur: Validate Code, LearnCode Language at Codecademy.com, andCreate a Web Server Account to Host Files
    • Warm Up
    • IDO
      • Introducethe W3C
      • Introducevalidator.w3.org
      • Test day 3 or day 4 files
      • Use HTML5 when creating a new document from Dreamweaver
      • Test the new day 3 file with the HTML5 doctype information
      • Introduce Hulk server
    • WEDO
    • YOUDO
      • Validate your web page
      • Work inCodecademy.com
        • Start withMake a Website
        • Then move toLearn HTML and CSS
  • Wed:AnswerQuestions and Start Day 4 of HTM and CSS
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions from yesterday
    • YOUDO
      • Work on Day 4 Files
      • Replace images in the DIV boxes and body of the Day 4 HTML file

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Week 5 (Sept. 29 - Oct. 3)

  • Fri: Continue HTML Work
    • Warm up
      • Indigo Girls - Close to Fine
      • Hey LeDuc,
        • "Its been the first week of class and I am already a leg up on CSS and html thanks to you. Whenever teachers tell you youll need this in college! I always turned a blind ear. But now I swallowed my pride and admitted that all the html has helped a lot. I just wanted to say thanks for it all and I hope you have a good year." - Mason Bryant
        • Mason graduated last year and is currently at the UW
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
  • Thurs:PracticeHTML
    • Warm up
    • IDO
      • PART 1: Introduce the HTML Quiz
      • PART 2: Create a basic web page with TextEdit
        • Be sure to switch the FORMAT MENU ITEM to MAKE PLAIN TEXT
      • Tomorrow
        • Hand outthe Competencies/Skills sheets
    • WEDO
    • YOUDO
      • PART 1: Takethe HTML Quiz
      • PART 2: Build the HTML document in TextEdit on the Mac
        • Learn:
          • 3.1 Work with multiple HTML code applications
          • 3.2 Identify HTML tags and syntax in accordance with W3C standards
          • 3.3 Launch HTML document in a browser
          • 3.4 List the industry standard web author tools available
      • Tomorrow
        • Printname, grade, andcircleclass period on the Competency/Skills sheets and hand back to Mr. Le Duc
  • Wed: Discuss New Seats and HTML Basics
    • IDO
      • Introducenew seating arrangement
      • Explain the Internet
      • Explain web servers
      • Explain web browsers
      • Explain HTML code as anetch a sketch
      • Explain HTML as an expressive dance
      • Demonstrate HTML as text in a text editor
    • WEDO
      • Sitin new seat
        • Ask your neighbor about their hobbies, presonality shape and learning styles
    • YOUDO
      • Participate in the Internet language presentation
  • Tues: Finish Posdcast, Format Blog Posts, and Check off Skills Covered So Far
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions about blog posts and formatting
      • Answer questions about sheets
    • YOUDO
      • Listen and Finish notes
      • Check spelling and grammar in post
      • Make sure you have an image embedded in post
      • Get a competeny sheet
      • Place your name and class period on the sheet
      • Have your neighbor check your sheet for name and class period
      • Check off skills complete so far
  • Mon:FinishBack to School Podcast
    • IDO
      • Remind students about Jason Kosiol, thespeaker fromArt Institute of Seattleon Friday
      • Listento 1st and 2nd acts of the radio programThis American Life
        • Listened to first 19 minutes of podcast last week
        • Today we will listen to 37:00 minutes then skip to 43:00 and listen until the end
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions about blog posts or the podcast
    • YOUDO
      • ListenandFinishnotes inthe blog post titled,'Back to School'

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Week 4 (Sept. 22-26)

  • Fri:Participatein Art Institute of Seattle Visit
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Keepcomputers off out of respect for our presenter
      • Turn the computers so everyone can see
    • YOUDO
      • Prepare questions for the presenter like the ones below
        • How much the Art Institute cost?
        • Is there financial aid?
        • Do I need a portfolio?
          • If so, what needs to be in my portfolio?
        • What is the job placement percentage for different degrees?
  • Thurs:DebriefPresentation Process andLearnabout Your Self Control and Your Future Success
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Part 1:Fill intheWhat Worked Formabout the Presentation Teams Project
        • Joinclass discussion and contribute ideas to make the class better
      • Part 2:WatchBlog Post Video Tutorial
        • Createa Blog Post
        • Titlethe blog post'Back to School'
    • YOUDO
      • Listento 1st act of the radio programThis American Life
        • First 20 minutes of podcast
      • Embedan image in the blog post
      • Takenotes in your blog
      • Includethings that are meaningful to you
        • This is practice for taking notes in your blog
      • Checkspelling and grammar
  • Tues:ReviewSlideshare.net Uploading, Blog Post Creation, and Presentation Evaluation
    • IDO
      • Watchhow to upload your presentation to SlideShare.net and place the link in your blog post
      • WatchMr. Le Duc make a blog post
        • Titleblog post: TEAM LETTER and CONCEPT
          • EXAMPLE:Team A:Discuss legal issues, Information and The Internet
          • Capitalizethe title
        • Placelink in blog post
        • Justifiyyour the work for your position; builder, researcher, or presenter
          • Especially if we do not see your work in class
          • Rememberto write what you did to get all four points
      • ReviewPresentation Slam Requirements
      • ReviewPresentation Feedback Form
        • EXAMPLE: Team A will assess Team B, Team B will assess Team C, etc.
        • EXAMPLE: The presenter from team A will assess the presenter from team B
        • Mr. Le Duc will assess the assessors, not the people being assessed
    • WEDO
      • Fill InTeam Work Form
        • Hand form back to Mr. Le Duc
      • Uploadpresentation to Slideshare.net
      • Createblog post
    • YOUDO
      • Startpresentations material andevaluatepresentation style

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Week 3 (Sept. 15-19)

  • Thurs: Explore Basics Presentaion Requirements and StartBuilding Presentations
    • Watch Mr. Le Duc use theMaster Slide
      • VIDEO TUTORIAL: Master Slide
        • Watch Mr. Le Duc build a slideshow with
          1. Paper for idea generation (Right Brain)
          2. Paper for idea organization (Left Brain)
          3. Master slide for establishing a common look (Black background and white font) and placing only one large text box in the middle of the slide (Less is more) (One word, phrase OR picture per slide)
          4. Outline view in PowerPoint to type text
          5. Placing images to fill the slide completely
    • Reviewthe teams chart
    • Gather in Teams
    • Review Presentation Topics (Based on Skils from Units 1 and 2)
      • Team A - 1.4 Discuss legal issues associated with locating retrieving information from the internet
      • Team B - 1.5 Understand Acceptable Use Policy, copyright and Fair Use Laws
      • Team C - 1.6 Conduct research on the Internet and correctly identify site sources in bibliography
      • Team D - 2.1 Recognize the computer as a communication skill and a way of connect with people and information
      • Team E - 2.2 Students consider the development of the internet and assess advantages and disadvantages
      • Team F - 2.3 Explain the history, structure, and relevance of the Internet
      • Team G - 2.4 Identify various browsers and their associated operating systems
      • Team H - 2.5 Compare/contrast the features of two major Internet browsers (e.g. Internet Explorer and Google Chrome)
      • Team I - 2.6 Explain search engines
      • Team J - 2.7 Identify the benefits and downfalls of various search engines
    • Start brainstorming ideas for the presentation
    • Start creating the storyboard
    • Consult with Mr. Le Duc your ideas and paperwork

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Week 2 (Sept. 8-12)

  • Wed: Work on Designs
    • Brainstorm on paper
    • Begin using Adobe Illustrator
    • Use only black and white
    • Lookatcougar logo and color scheme, if you want
    • Focus on Fonts and Text in Illustrator
  • Tues: Finish the About Me Page, Begin Design Posters
    • Watch an excerpt of Stevie Ray Vaughn documentary
      • Examine his recipe for success
    • Watch Vision example with Joel Barker
    • Design Challenges due Friday!
    • Design Challenge 1 -Create a design a logo for Capital High School
      • Cultivating Success
      • Honoring Diversity
      • Serving Others
    • Design Challenge 2

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Week 1 (Sept. 3-5)

  • Fri: Discuss Policies, Review Who Has What Turned In, Watch Humans Need Not Apply
    • Review and Discuss policies
      • Student blogs
      • Grading
      • School Policy
        • Yes, we support school policy :)
      • Electronics
        • Keep all personal electronics out of site during class time, except when Mr. Le Duc explicitly states it's alright to use personal electronics for class activity
        • Mr. Le Duc will enforce school electronics policy consequences
      • Room Policy
        • No food or drink anywhere in the room, except for water in a sealable container
      • Bio Breaks
        • Three visits to the bathroom per semester
      • Homework
        • Homework will be assigned occasionally to support class activities
      • Deadlines
        • Announced in the daily schedule,which is this web page
    • Watch Humans Need Not Apply
    • Create an account at Flickr.com
    • Finish any work not completed
  • Thurs:FinishYuGiOh Card,TakeStudent Info Survey, andLearnInternet Safety

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