GenTECH Weeks 10-19 Fall

Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 20 (Jan. 20-23)

  • Fri:ExploreTheDigital Divide Equality of Access Issues

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Week 19 (Jan. 20-23)

  • Wed:Workon Projects
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • You should be done with 2nd draft mock up
    • WEDO
      • Start skills development
    • YOUDO
      • Workon project
  • Tues: Work on Projects
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • You should be done with first draft mock up
      • Did you get input from the client?
    • WEDO
      • Work on 2nd draft of mock up, if you have input from client
      • Start skills development
    • YOUDO
      • Work on project

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Week 18 (Jan. 12-16)

  • Fri:Workon Paper Mock Up/Layout
    • WARMUP
    • IDO
      • Mr. Le Duc will check your draft paper mock up
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
      • Work on the Criterion C schedule and the mock up
      • Bein communication with client about the mock up
      • Check out the Complexity Page
  • Thurs:Establish Criterion Cand Work on Paper Mock Up/Layout
    • WARMUP
    • IDO
    • WEDO
      • Share example mock ups from:
        • Web projects
        • Databases
        • Flyers
    • YOUDO
      • Create Criterion C with all the columns
        • You should add the material you have already completed
      • Work on the Criterion C schedule and the mock up
      • Be in communication with client about the mock up
  • Wed:LearnMore About Intellectual Property
    • WARMUP
    • IDO
      • IntroduceOpen Source discussion
      • Reviewa blog post titled,Congratulations, You have an app Now what?
      • Introduce Criterion C
        • Read the evaluation rubric
    • WEDO
    • YOUDO
      • Create a blog post summarizing the three main points of the article
      • Start working on the product schedule

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Week 17 (Jan. 5-9)

  • Fri:ReviewCriteria A & B
    • WARMUP
    • IDO
      • Introduce the Criteria Eval Forms
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
      • Team upand review Criteria A and B with the evaluation forms
    • YOUDO
      • FinishCriterion A and B after feedback from another student
      • Get feedback, revise entries and submit forms to Mr. Le Duc
  • Thurs:Review TheDraft of Criterion B andContinueWith KhanAcademy and CSS
    • WARMUP
    • IDO
      • How did it go yesterday and Tuesday?
      • Explain Criterion B
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
      • FinishCriterion A and B
      • ExploreHTML/CSS Making Web Pages
        • Be sureto watch the videos and listen to the explanations of what the code is doing for each exercise
        • Go throughas many exercises as possible, focusing on CSS
  • Wed: Finish a Draft of Criterion B andContinueWith KhanAcademy and CSS
    • YOUDO
      • FinishCriterion B Draft
        • Always examine examples of the criteria for guidance like this Example Criterion B from the IBO.org link in the yellow box on this page
      • ExploreHTML/CSS Making Web Pages
        • Be sureto watch the videos and listen to the explanations of what the code is doing for each exercise
        • Go throughas many exercises as possible, focusing on CSS
  • Tues: FinishCriterion A
    • WARMUP
    • YOUDO
      • StartCriterion B
        • Look at examples to see what to include and format
      • ExploreHTML/CSS Making Web Pages
        • Be sureto watch the videos and listen to the explanations of what the code is doing for each exercise
        • Go throughas many exercises as possible, focusing on CSS
  • Mon:StartCriterion A
    • WARMUP
      • Remember yournew seat
    • IDO
      • ReviewtheProject Forms(Zip) for all criteria
      • Review Stage 2 of the project cycle
        • Meeting with the client
          • The student should ensure that the first, and any subsequent, meetings with the client are in an environment that is conducive to gathering the relevant information. The meetings should be scheduled at mutually convenient times.
        • Method(s) of information collection
          • Students may use a range of methods to gather information from the client. It must be remembered that evidence of the consultation must be included in the final submission of the project.
        • Additional information may need to be collected in the development of the project. For example, this may relate to hardware, software or techniques required to develop the product.
    • WEDO
      • ReviewprojectFAQ's
      • Answer questions
      • Shareyour justification for the solutions in Criterion B
    • YOUDO
      • Fill intheProject Google Form
        • Luz, Tanner, Cole, Anthony, Mehar, Shiloh, Cade, and Cody you did not fill in the Project Form before break
      • Workon Criterion A and B
      • Make sure you are using theProject Forms(Zip)

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Week 16 (Dec.15-19)

  • Tues:FinishReponsive Design Challenge - Day 2
    • WARMUP
    • IDO
      • I am home sick today :(
      • Finish the responsive design challenge and be ready to demonstrate your working code at the beginning of class tomorrow
    • YOUDO
      • Finish the challenge

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Week 15 (Dec.8-12)

  • Thurs:FinishCodecademy.com HTML and CSS Tutorials
  • Wed:Work onCodecademy.com
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Code, code, code!!!
    • WEDO
      • Supporteach other
    • YOUDO
      • Workon HTML and CSS inCodecademy.com
      • GiveMr. Le Duc your % progress on HTML and CSS

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Week 14 (Dec.1-5)

  • Thurs:Work onCodecademy.com
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Remind students that: "Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle." -Napoleon Hill
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO

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Week 13 (Nov. 24-26)

  • Tues:ReviewApp Challenge EntriesandCreateBlog Post
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Explain criteria blog post reviews
      • IntroduceMy App Challenge Contributions blog post
        • What does explain mean?
        • Include what you contributed
          • Rubric
            • 4 - 4 contributions explained with evidence; written or visual
            • 3- 3 contributions explained with evidence; written or visual
            • 2- 2 contributions explained with evidence; written or visual
            • 1- 1 contribution explained with evidence; written or visual
    • WEDO
      • Answerquestions
    • YOUDO
      • Createblog post titled, My App Challenge Contributions

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Week 12 (Nov. 17-21)

  • Wed: Participate in The Marshmallow Challenge
    • WARM UP
    • IDO
      • Introduce Marshmallow Challenge rules
        • 1 meter of string
        • 1 meter of tape
        • 20 pieces of spaghetti
        • 1 marshmallow
        • Build the tallest structure within 18 minutes
          • You can not use any other materials
          • You can only use the surface of the desk
    • WEDO
      • Answer questions
    • YOUDO
      • Participate in the challenge
      • Watch review video
      • Debrief the activity
      • Fill in the What Worked Form

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Week 11 (Nov. 10-14)

  • Mon: Work on App Challenge
    • IDO
      • I am sick again and would like you to work on the App Challenge
    • YOUDO
      • Work on App Challenge

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Week 10 (Nov. 3-7)

  • Fri:Workon App Challenge
    • YOUDO
      • Is there a day that does not have a task assigned to you?
        • If so fix that with your team and have the Criterion C person update the list
      • Workon project