November 21, 2014

Day 19 – Graphic Communications Day 2

Today you will be learning more about using Adobe Photoshop Shapes.

Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Activity for the day:

Write these questions in your folder and find the answers to the questions in the video clips that are provided in Depco Studio at the beginning of the activity for the day. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

  • Activity 2 Photoshop Shapes
    1. Explain the difference between vector graphics and raster graphics
    2. What are the different enhancements you can do to photos?

Start and complete Activity 2 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project in activity one once you listen to the video clips.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Create multiple shapes in one layer.
  • Explain the use of layers in Photoshop.
  • Create and edit shapes in Photoshop.
  • Create custom shapes.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 24, 2014

Day 20 – Graphic Communications Day 3

Today you will be learning more about using Adobe Photoshop manipulation techniques.

Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Activity for the day:

Write these questions in your folder and find the answers to the questions in the video clips that are provided in Depco Studio at the beginning of the activity for the day. Listen carefully!

Log into Depco Studio complete both Activity 2 and Activity 3 training sessions. Place both sets on one paper and turn in to the folder to be graded when you have found all the answers.

  • Activity 2 Photoshop Shapes
    1. Explain the difference between vector graphics and raster graphics
    2. What are the different enhancements you can do to photos?
  • Activity 3 Photoshop Manipulation I
    1. List at least two ways color can be manipulated in a photo.
    2. Explain what are the different photo editing tools?

Start and complete Activity 3 Project in the Graphics Communication Handbook. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project. Make sure you save it as directed in the handbook to be graded later.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • Select individual elements of an image using several different selection tools.
  • Isolate and duplicate an element of an image.
  • Copy and paste different elements of an image to a new location.
  • Implement the use of the feather technique and the clone stamp.
  • Change a color image to a gray-scale image.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 20, 2014

Day 18 – Graphic Communications Day 1

Today we will be starting the second module, Graphic Communications, this time we are going to try having everyone complete Depco Studio at your own pace and the activity projects in the Student Handbooks. You can do it just make sure you listen carefully to the videos. Before we start this module we will  need to sign into Depco Studio and take the Post-Test of Graphics Communication!  Do Well I know you can!

Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Graphic Communications (green)
  • Depco Studio
  • Adobe Photoshop Elements

Activity for the day:

Write the following questions in your folder. Find these definitions and answers to the questions in the video clips that are provided at the beginning of the activity for the day. Listen carefully! Log into Depco Studio

  • Activity 1 Introduction
    1. Digital Design is ….. ?
    2. What is a pixel?
    3. Explain screen resolution.
    4. PPI what does this stand for?

Start and complete Project Activity 1 the Graphics Communication Module. Follow the Student Handbook to complete the project activity one learning how to begin to use Adobe Photoshop Elements program.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • After successfully completing Activity 1, you will be able to say I can:
    • I can explain what is digital design and resolution of an image.
    • Open a new document in Photoshop Elements.
    • Change the user interface by hiding the panels and tools. 
    • Zoom in and out on an image.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 17, 2014

Day 15 – Business Management Day 4
Housekeeping:
  • Grading Activity Project 1-3 on your computers, have them open in your task-bar
  • Make sure you turned in Activity Questions 1-3 stapled together in the folder to be graded.
Today you will be working on Activity Project 4 in this assignment you are creating a poster that is selling a product.  
Materials Needed:

  • Student Handbook- Business Management
  • Microsoft Publisher

Activity for the day:

Look at the example in your binder and create your own sales flyer of a product of your choice.  Remember all you have learned so far on marketing to grab the attention of the consumer by creating this sales flyer of your product.
Your poster needs to have:
  • Company Name
  • Item being sold
  • Cost of item
  • Where can you purchase this item
  • What is so wonderful about this product
  • Pictures of the item
  • Quality of the flyer
    • Easy to read
    • Creative
    • Not too much that it is distracting and hard to understand.
    • Makes the customer want to purchase this product after looking at your flyer
Make sure you save your work as directed in the student notebook.
Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain how to use Microsoft Publisher
    • Starting from scratch in creating a sales flyer of a specific product 
    • Formatting Text 
    • Adding images and photos
    • Adding borders and fill
    • Adding text-boxes
    • Style if the marketing flyer

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 13, 2014

Day 14 – Business Management Day 3
Today you will be working on your marketing postcard as the new and upcoming Realtor in the area. You will be learning how to add photos that you take by a digital camera into your postcard.
Materials Needed:

  • Student Handbook- Business Management
  • Microsoft Publisher

Activity for the day:

Continue and complete Activity 3 in the Student Handbook. You will be working in Publisher continuing to create the postcard you started yesterday. Remember all you have learned so far on marketing to grab the attention of the consumer by creating this postcard that is selling a house you were commission to sell for the customer.
Your postcard needs to have:
  • Information about the location of the home.
  • Information on the area and city the home is located.
  • Picture of the home inside and outside.
  • Features of the home.
  • Why would you want to buy this home?
  • What makes you a qualified Realtor?
  • Your experience in selling homes.
  • Company name, logo, and location
Make sure you save your work as directed in the student notebook.
Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain how to use Microsoft Publisher
    • Formatting Text 
    • Adding images and photos
    • Adding borders and fill
    • Adding text-boxes
    • Style if the marketing postcard
  • I can explain how to effectively market the sale of homes to potential buyers. 

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 12, 2014

Day 13 – Business Management Day 3
Today you will be learning about the external factors that affect marketing and consumers in make decisions. You will learn in Microsoft Publisher how to create a postcard. 
Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Depco Studio
  • Student Handbook- Business Management
  • Activity 1 New Listing Template
  • Microsoft Publisher

Activity for the day:

Write these questions in your folder (leave space to write) and we will look for their answers as a class as we will watch the video clips that are provided at the beginning of Activity 3. Listen carefully!
Activity 3 External Factors
  • What is the difference between a planned economy and capitalist system?
  • Explain ways consumerism is used to protect the consumers rights..

Log into Depco Studio to watch the clips together. Once you have written down the answers complete the exit ticket in the Depco Studio demonstrating your understanding of External Factors in Marketing.

Get your Student Handbook to start working on Activity 3. You will be working with Publisher to understand how to grab the attention of the consumer by creating a postcard. This postcard is to sell a house that you were commission to sell for the customer. You will be learning how to use the skills you learned in the first two activities to create an eye catching home sales postcard. Remember what we learned about marketing components that will sell your product.

Your postcard needs to have:

  • Information about the location of the home.
    • Ex: Close to schools, city, and etc.
  • Information on the area and city the home is located.
    • Ex: Many shopping areas near, Great schools
  • Pictures of the home inside and outside.
  • Cost of the home.
  • Features of the home.
    • Ex: how many bedrooms, baths, special features such as pool and etc.
  • Why would you want to buy this home?
    • Ex: New construction, all updated, new kitchen
  • What makes you a qualified Realtor?
    • Your experience in selling homes.
  • Company name, logo, and location
Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain the difference between planned economy and capitalist system?
  • I can explain how consumers affects the economy.
  • I can use templates in Microsoft Publisher to modify for my needs.
  • I can input pictures found on the internet to be used in my advertising postcard.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 11, 2014

Day 12 – Business Management Day 3
Today you will be working on your marketing postcard as the new and upcoming Realtor in the area. You will be learning how to add photos that you take by a digital camera into your postcard.
Materials Needed:

  • Student Handbook- Business Management
  • Microsoft Publisher

Activity for the day:

Open Activity 3 in the Student Handbook. You will be working in Publisher to create the postcard. Remember all you have learned so far on marketing to grab the attention of the consumer by creating this postcard that is selling a house you were commission to sell for the customer.
Your postcard needs to have:
  • Information about the location of the home.
  • Information on the area and city the home is located.
  • Picture of the home inside and outside.
  • Features of the home.
  • Why would you want to buy this home?
  • What makes you a qualified Realtor?
  • Your experience in selling homes.
  • Company name, logo, and location
Make sure you save your work as directed in the student notebook.
Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  • I can explain how to use Microsoft Publisher
    • Formatting Text 
    • Adding images and photos
    • Adding borders and fill
    • Adding text-boxes
    • Style if the marketing postcard
  • I can explain how to effectively market the sale of homes to potential buyers. 

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 10, 2014

Day 11 – Business Management Day 2 wrap up

Today is catch up day!

You should have completed the following:

  • Activity 1 questions answered (save to hand in all together) and completed the exit questions in Depco Studio. Show Activity 1 project text-boxes, formatting to teacher.
  • Activity 2 questions answered (save to hand in all together) and completed the exit questions in Depco Studio. Show Activity 2 project Word Art, Shapes and Clip Art to the teacher.
  • Be ready to start with Activity 3 in Depco Studio tomorrow!

Activity 2 Consumer Market:

  • The class finished watching the videos and you should have answer the exit ticket, demonstration your understanding of the consumer market before moving on to the Student Handbook Activity 2.

In Microsoft Publisher you should have followed the steps in the Student Handbook- Activity 2. In this Activity you learned about formatting text using Word Art, using Shapes adding clip art. 

Expectations for Activity 2

  • Using Word Art have your name
    • Fill is to be a texture
    • Shape of the Word Art is to be changed
  • Auto Shapes
    • Smiley Face must have and add one more
    • Fill is gradient with one of the shapes
  • Draw a Line
    • Outline color and thickness of the Line Shapes changed
  • Insert Clip Art
    • Computer Image and one more
    • Change the sizes of the images

Make sure you save your work as directed in the student handbook.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  1. I understand the three ways marketers seek data to help develop and sell their goods and services.
  2. I understand the consumer market, what it is and how it effects me.
  3. I can describe the five steps in the consumer decision making process.
  4. I can use Microsoft Publisher creating text-boxes. 
  5. I can use Microsoft Publisher creating titles in Word Art and add shapes to my document.
  6. I can understand how to manipulate the ordering of the items I place in my document.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 6, 2014

Day 10 – Business Management Day 2

Housekeeping:

  • Grades are up to date!

Today we continue where we left off with Activity 2.  We are exploring and understanding how the consumer market effects each and everyone of you.

Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Business Management
  • Depco Studio
  • Microsoft Publisher

Start Activity 2 Consumer Market:

  • Log into your Depco Studio Account (look on purple paper for your username and password)
  • The class will continue watching the videos and then you will answer the exit ticket, demonstration your understanding of the consumer market before moving on to the Student Handbook Activity 2.

Open Microsoft Publisher and follow the steps in the Student Handbook- Activity 2. In this Activity you will be learning about formatting text using Word Art, using Shapes adding clip art. 

Expectations for Activity 2

  • Using Word Art have your name
    • Fill is to be a texture
    • Shape of the Word Art is to be changed
  • Auto Shapes
    • Smiley Face must have and add one more
    • Fill is gradient with one of the shapes
  • Draw a Line
    • Outline color and thickness of the Line Shapes changed
  • Insert Clip Art
    • Computer Image and one more
    • Change the sizes of the images

Make sure you save your work as directed in the student handbook.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  1. I understand the three ways marketers seek data to help develop and sell their goods and services.
  2. I understand the consumer market, what it is and how it effects me.
  3. I can describe the five steps in the consumer decision making process.
  4. I can use Microsoft Publisher creating text-boxes. 
  5. I can use Microsoft Publisher creating titles in Word Art and add shapes to my document.
  6. I can understand how to manipulate the ordering of the items I place in my document.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

November 5, 2014

Day 9 – Business Management Day 2

Today we be starting Activity 2. We will be exploring and understanding how the consumer market effects each and everyone of you.

First I will be around to grade Activity 1. If you did not finish Activity 1 during this time you may come in before school and after school.

Materials Needed:

  • Your class folder with paper (you were to supply this with lined paper)
  • Pencil or pen
  • Student Handbook- Business Management
  • Depco Studio
  • Microsoft Publisher

Activity 2

Write down the questions for Business Management Activity 2 in your personal notebook (leave space to write definition) and look for their answers in the video clips that are provided. Listen carefully!  You will keep all activity questions until the end of the module.

  • Activity 2 Consumer Market
    • What are the three ways marketers seek data to help develop and sell their goods and services.
    • The consumer market includes people who buy..
    • Explain what are the five steps in the consumer decision making process

Start Activity 2 Consumer Market:

  • Log into your Depco Studio Account (look on purple paper for your username and password)
  • The class will watch the videos and then you will answer the exit ticket demonstration your understanding of the consumer market before moving on to the Student Handbook Activity 2.

 

Open Microsoft Publisher and follow the steps in the Student Handbook- Activity 2. In this Activity you will be learning about formatting text using Word Art and using Shapes. 

Expectations for Activity 2

  • Using Word Art have your name
    • Fill is to be a texture
    • Shape of the Word Art is to be changed
  • Auto Shapes
    • Smiley Face must have and add one more
    • Fill is gradient with one of the shapes
  • Draw a Line
    • Outline color and thickness of the Line Shapes changed
  • Insert Clip Art
    • Computer Image and one more
    • Change the sizes of the images

Make sure you save your work as directed in the student handbook in your personal folder with the correct file name.

Clear Learning Target (CLT) I can at the completion of this day do the following:

  1. I understand the three ways marketers seek data to help develop and sell their goods and services.
  2. I understand the consumer market, what it is and how it effects me.
  3. I can describe the five steps in the consumer decision making process.
  4. I can use Microsoft Publisher creating text-boxes. 
  5. I can use Microsoft Publisher creating titles in Word Art and add shapes to my document.
  6. I can understand how to manipulate the ordering of the items I place in my document.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook.
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave