Introduction to Information Technology

Weekly Class Assignments
Timeline

It's fine to celebrate success, but it is more important to heed the lessons of failure.
"Bill Gates"

February 8 - 19

1. Keyboarding (1st 5 Minutes of class)
2. Gmetrix PowerPoint or Excel(Training 1 and then test, then go to Project 1 training, then Project 1 test
3. Gmetrix Excel Training 2 training, take training 2 test, then move to Project 2 training then Proj test 2
4. Gmetrix Excel Training 3 train, take training 3 test, move to Project 3 training then take Project 3 test
5. PowerPoint Personal Project - Hobby (10 to 15 minutes per day)
6. Tracking Stocks Project (5 minutes each day) update your stocks using previous close

January 25 - 29

1.PowerPoint Intermediate training (Gmetrix) Project 1 & 2 training and test due 29
2. PowerPoint Personal Project - Title approved by Mrs. Cook(refer to rubric)
3. Edutyping - lessons up to 22 (due March 18) (5 minutes per day minimum)(practice at home also)
4. PowerPoint Industry Testing (Wednesday & Friday)
5. PowerPoint training (gcflearnfree.org)

September 28 - October 2

1. Final review of the Home Ribbon
2. Complete the Projects in SAMs (required 75% or higher) redo if lower (3 submissions allowed)
3. Complete Gmetrix Word Training 1 (90 % or higher) redo if lower
4. Complete "Cookie Recipe"
5. Edutyping through lesson 17 and reinforcement
6. Edutying Games

September 21 -25

1. QOD - 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
2. Column, Header, and Footer Walk -Thru
3. EduTyping Lessons (12 -15) also reinforcements.
4. Project - SAMs
5. Complete Wellness Law Clinic Project - SAMS
6. Complete writing workshops Project - SAMs
7. Gmetrix Training 1
8. Column and Header SAMS

September 14 -18

1. QOD - 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
2. Create & Edit a Document- SAM-Sam Path
3. EduTyping Lessons (7-11)
4. Gmetrix Core Training Test 1
5. Gmetrix Core Test 1 Test

September 8 - 11

1. QOD - 8, 9, 10, 11
2. Edutyping (Lessons 5 - 8)
3. SAMs Project
4. SAMs Pre-Exam and Exam - Due Friday

August 31 - Sept 4

1. QOD - 31, 1, 2, 3, 4
2. Keyboarding - Eductyping - Lessons (3.1. - 5.2)
3. Introduction to Microsoft Word 2013 (Teacher lead Walk-thru)
4. SAMS - Beginning Microsoft Word Training
5. SAMS - Beginning Microsoft Word Quiz (Project - due Friday)

August 24 -28

1. QOD - 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
2. Keyboarding - Edutyping - Practice (n0n-graded), Lessons 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2
3. What is a Computer? What is IPC? What is IPOS? (discussion, video, group work, class work)
4. Hardware vs. Software (discussion, video, group work, artifacts)
5. SAM assignment "Computing Fundamentals" Traning - You can view SAMS at home if you have 2013
6. Quiz - Computing Fundamentals

August 17-21

Welcome students and discuss Classroom Policy and Procedures. Distribute paper contact info and complete IT Class Information; If time permits discuss due dates and calendar

1. Distribute Contracts and user names
2. Set up desktop shortcuts- \\bruner-srv2\Examples and Resources\intro_to_it\Examples
3. Complete IT Class Information and Edmodo
4. Set up Individaul student folders, Keyboarding & Word of the Day or Journal Entry(Bellwork)
5. Complete the basic keyboarding technique tutorial (Posture/Ergonomics and QWERTY Tutorials)
6. Make folders your U:\\ Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Projects, Keyboarding, Tech_concept.
7. Work on EduTyping and then Beginner Keyboarding Course "Do Not Take the Quiz" we will take it as a whole class.
8.How would you define a Computer? What are peripheral devices?

 

 

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Calendar

August 17, 2015. . . . . . . . . . . First Day of School

Sept 7, 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Labor Day Holiday

Oct 15, 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End of 1st nine weeks

Oct 16, 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Studednt Holiday

Nov 11, 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Veterans Holiday

Nov 23 -27 , 2015 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Fall Break

Dec 18, 2015 - Jan 1, 2016 . . . . . . . . Winter Break

Jan 14, 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .End of 1st semester

Jan 15, 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Student Holiday

Jan 18, 2016 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . MLK Holiday

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