October 24, 2014

Day 3 Understanding Google Drive and Depco Accounts

Don’t for get to turn in your Class Expectations Sheets due Monday!!!!

Today, we will access Depco Studio, this is the software used with the new curriculum for our class. Here you will learn the information needed about the daily activity before completing the hands on activity.

Then we will log into our Google Drive and learn how to work collaboratively with each other on projects. This is a great tool for you in all your classes. Pay close attention on how it will benefit you.

Daily Procedures:

  1. Log onto your computer with your username and password
  2. Check your grades
  3. Read what we are doing on the website for the day
  4. Log into your Depco Studio if stated on the daily post.
  5. Log into your Google Account when needing to use it.

Today you will need to log into your Google Account. I will explain Google Drive for everyone to use daily with their classes.

Have you sent your email to me yet if not look at yesterday’s post on what the email was about. Make sure you do your email properly see below. Worth 10 pts.

We are going to look at Google Presentation and Google Docs today to see how to use them in your classrooms.

I can at the end of this class:

  • Log into Depco Studio and Google Accounts,
  • Explain how we will be using Depco Studio in the class daily.
  • I can explain Google Drive and the Google Apps of Google Presentation and Google Docs.

October 23, 2014

Day 2 Getting all set up!

Today, we will access the computer accounts used daily in class (Network Login, Google Apps, Power School, and Depco Studio). Make sure you understand your account’s usernames and passwords. Do Not tell a friend your passwords.

Daily Procedures:

  1. Log onto your computer with your username and password
  2. Check your grades
  3. Read what we are doing on the website for the day
  4. Log into your Google Account when needing to use it.

Today you will need to log into your Google Account. I will explain Google Drive for everyone to use daily with their classes.

While we are testing out these accounts you are to email me your thoughts on your first 9 weeks of school. What you did, what you learned, what was different, what you would like improved for this 9 wks and other comments. I look forward to reading these!  Make sure you do your email properly see below. Worth 10 pts.

  • To: dhansen@lorainschools.org
  • Subject: First 9wks
  • Message: Dear Mrs. Hansen, …………..  Tell me how your 9wks went …….. Then sign it with your name.
  • Check spelling and no texting lingo!!!!

I can at the end of this class:

  • Log into Power School, Google Accounts, 
  • Send an email in Gmail
  • I can explain Google Drive and the Google Apps 

 

October 22, 2014

Welcome to Intro to Career Tech!

I look forward to a great 9wks with great experience and opportunities! Success is yours you just have to take it and go for it!

Today, we will access the computer accounts used daily in class (Network Login, Google Apps, Depco Studio and TypingWeb). Make sure you write down your account’s usernames and passwords in a secure location. Do Not tell a friend your passwords.

You will access this Longfellow to Gateway to Technology (GTT) website. You will use this site everyday to find out what are the expectations for the day, clear learning targets, and instructions for the daily lessons. Make sure you bookmark this site for quick access.

Finally, you received the Class Expectations handout, we will go over this in class and you are to have your parent/guardian and yourself sign this handout. Once signed it is to be turned in by Monday 10 pts. into your period to be graded folder.

While we are testing out these accounts you can email me your thoughts on your first 9 weeks of school. What you did like, what you learned, what was different, and other comments. I look forward to reading these!  Make sure you do your email properly. Worth 10 pts.

  • To: dhansen@lorainschools.org
  • Subject: First 9wks
  • Message: Dear Mrs. Hansen, …………..  Tell me how your 9wks went …….. Then sign it with your name.
  • Check spelling and no texting lingo!!!!

October 16, 2014

This is your last day and all videos are to be completed!

Teams did a nice job competing the project for Interactive Multimedia Module

Good Luck in your next encore class. I hope you all learned, experienced, and enjoyed the new Intro to Career Technology Education. Good luck in high school.

October 15, 2014

Today is your last day to turn in any missing work.

Every student looked at their report cards yesterday. Check them again today! See if your work turned in yesterday was updated.

Last assignment of the 9 weeks!  Your Slinky Videos 30 pts. done by Thursday

Your team’s video is to have the following items:

  • three video clips
  • transition between each clip
  • text in an opening and closing with credits
  • credits consists of
    • each person in the groups name
    • my name
    • date completed
  • make sure you adjust audio and add music if needed
  • your video is to run smooth
  • is your video providing the message you intended
  • rendered the video before you make the final movie so that it will run smoothly

Publishing your video:

  • Click on the top right corner Publish + Share
  • Select Computer
  • Chose the second choice MPEG
  • Type your video name and the last name of each member in the File Name.
  • Click Save
  • Then upload the video to your Google drive
  • Share the video as an attachment with Mrs. Hansen so it can be graded.
  • Check with Mrs. Hansen to see if she received it.

 

October 10 and 13, 2014

Day 37 and 38  Sub Days

Check your grades they are up to date with all papers I have received graded. If you are missing any assignments they must be turned in by Wednesday 10/15 to receive a grade.

You will use these two day with the sub to work on Mrs. Fahrney’s Volcano Projects.

You have plenty to be working on and to stay in your seats. Use this time to get most of your work done. Using Google Drive allows you the opportunity to continue working somewhere else if needed.

You can be working on any of the following:

  • Cover Page
  • Report (5 paragraphs)
  • Bibliography
  • Poster (identifying the parts of your volcano and other information)
  • Pictures of your volcano for your presentation board
    • Put pictures in a Google Document so to print out when I get back
  • Presentation (make up note card for your presentation to the class)

Volcano Websites

(collect the websites addresses you use for your report to be used for your Bibliography in a Google doc)

Volcano Report Requirement

Cover Page (in this order) separate page

  • Volcano’s Name
  • Your Name (& partner if you have one)
  • Date
  • Mrs. Fahrney
  • Class Period
  • Picture of the Volcano

Written Report  (font size 12 double spaced and add page numbers)

  • 1st Paragraph
    • Name of the Volcano and where it is located
    • Tell me about the area around the volcano
      • Example: Does it have towns, forest, rivers, lake, and oceans around it.
  • 2nd Paragraph
    • What type of volcano is it?
      • Composite (Strato), Cinder or Shield
      • Explain what is the difference between the other types of volcanoes
  • 3rd Paragraph
    • Is it an Active or Dormant Volcano
      • Explain the differences
      • When was the latest eruptions and how many eruptions has this volcano had in the past?
  • 4th -5th Paragraph
    • When it did erupt, what happened
      • Were the any Deaths, any destruction to the area and any other things that you can find out
  • 5th -6th Paragraph
    • What did you learn from all that we covered in this chapter, in the movies, and through this report?

Bibliography Page

October 9, 2014

Day 36 Interactive Multimedia Day 5

Today we will be editing our video clips to make the final movie.  All video clips should have been uploaded before class started.

Open Adobe Premiere and wait for class demonstration.

Then I will go over how to type Mrs. Fahrney’s Volcano Reports

When you have down time your are allowed to work on Mrs. Fahrney’s Volcano Project. I have provided you with a few pages to get you started.

Volcano Websites

(collect the websites addresses you use for your report to be used for your Bibliography in a Google doc)

Volcano Report Requirement

Cover Page (in this order) separate page

  • Volcano’s Name
  • Your Name
  • Date
  • Mrs. Fahrney
  • Class Period
  • Picture of it

Written Report  (font size 12 double spaced and add page numbers)

  • 1st Paragraph
    • Name of the Volcano and where it is located
    • Tell me about the area around the volcano
      • Example: Does it have towns, forest, rivers, lake, and oceans around it.
  • 2nd Paragraph
    • What type of volcano is it?
      • Composite (Strato), Cinder or Shield
      • Explain what is the difference between the other types of volcanoes
  • 3rd Paragraph
    • Is it an Active or Dormant Volcano
      • Explain the differences
      • When was the latest eruptions and how many eruptions has this volcano had in the past?
  • 4th -5th Paragraph
    • When it did erupt, what happened
      • Were the any Deaths, any destruction to the area and any other things that you can find out
  • 5th -6th Paragraph
    • What did you learn from all that we covered in this chapter, in the movies, and through this report?

Bibliography Page

October 7, 2014

Day 34 Interactive Multimedia Day 5

Some classes are working on their Slinky Videos today you need to make sure you have all the footage done and imported into the Adobe Premiere Software. Be ready with your storyboard to begin editing tomorrow.

When you have down time your are allowed to work on Mrs. Fahrney’s Volcano Project. I have provided you with a few pages to get you started.

Volcano Websites

Today 5th period you will be researching to finalize your volcano for Mrs. Fahrney’s project. As you find your information you will need copy the website address into a document in your Google docs. I will show the class.

October 6, 2014

Day 33 – Interactive Multimedia Day 5

Today you will be learning about planing your video shoot, what type of camera shots, items to consider, and ways to convey the message in your video. You will be using a slinky to practice different camera shots as well as teach others about the slinky.

To be finished today:

As a class we will watch today’s videos in Depco Studio for Activity 3 and 4. Answer the questions below and be thinking of the video footage your team took and how you will work with it in the editing software (Adobe Premiere) to make a quality video that matches your storyboard planning.

Be careful with using the camera and keep the USB cable in a twisty. Do not damage the slinky!  Return the tub with all items in it the front of the table.

  • Activity 3 and 4 Student Handbook lesson
  • Footage that is needed from your storyboards
  • Adobe Premiere Software

Questions to answer as you go through Activity 3 and 4

  1. What is the name of area where the footage is imported and then the name of the area where the editing is happening?
  2. Give examples of the different ways to incorporate audio into a video?
  3. Explain what a transition is and what needs to be considered when selecting a transition.
  4. In order to be a successful editor you must understand continuity what is it?

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

  • Activity 3
    • I understand how to import video footage into a computer to be used in an editing software.
    • I understand the parts of the editing program Adobe Premiere.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put back your video equipment to the front table and plugged in!
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave

October 2, 2014

Day 31 – Interactive Multimedia Day 3

Today you will be learning about planing your video shoot, what type of camera shots, items to consider, and ways to convey the message in your video. You will be using a slinky to practice different camera shots as well as teach others about the slinky.

To be finished today:

As you watch today’s videos in Depco Studio for Activity 2 think of how you can practice your camera shots with the slinky and what information would you like to include in your movie about the slinky as you plan using your story board worksheet.

Be careful with using the camera and keep the USB cable in a twisty. Do not damage the slinky!  Return the tub with all items in it the front of the table.

  • Activity 2 Student Handbook lesson
  • Footage that is needed from your storyboards

Questions to answer as you go through Activity 2

  1. What is the purpose of story-boarding?
  2. Explain four different camera shots?
  3. How can you convey power or emotion in your video footage?
  4. What are other items to consider when video taping?

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

  • Activity 2
    • Relate a simple child’s toy to Newton’s Laws of Motion
    • Create a storyboard.
    • Operate the video camera.
    • Identify different types of shots.

At the end of class make sure you have:

  • Saved your work as directed in the student handbook (in your Personal Folder)
  • Logged out of your Depco Studio Account
  • Logged out of your network account
  • Put back your video equipment to the front table and plugged in!
  • Put the student handbook and head set back properly
  • Push your chair in when you leave