Tuesday-Wednesday, September 30-October 1, 2008

Objective(s):
By the end of today's session students will:

1. Create tables using the TABLE function on MS WORD 2003.
2. Know how to insert pictures from the internet onto Office Applications
3. Adjust the formatting of table properties.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 (Syllabus: Tardy Procedure, Absent Procedure, Notebook Check)
3. Tables Lecture (Page 010)
4. Tables Worksheet (Page 010: Task 1-3)
5. Exit Slip

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. Describe these tables:
A.
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell


B. 
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell
Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell Table Cell

2. What is a column?

3. What is a row?

4. Insert a picture of a dog.

5. Publish this blog then recreate the tables from question #1 on MS WORD and save as ZEN

Downloads: (continued)
010 - Tables Worksheet

Monday, September 29, 2008

Objective(s):
By the end of today's session students will:

1. Create tables using the TABLE function on MS WORD 2003.
2. Know how to insert pictures from the internet onto Office Applications
3. Adjust the formatting of table properties.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 (Syllabus: Tardy Procedure, Absent Procedure, Notebook Check)
3. Tables Lecture (Page 010)
4. Tables Worksheet (Page 010: Task 1-3)
5. Exit Slip

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. What did you do this weekend? (Write 7 sentences!)
2. Insert 2 Pictures related to what you did this weekend.

Downloads: (continued)
010 - Tables Worksheet

Thursday-Friday, September 25-26, 2008

Objective(s):
By the end of today's session students will:

1. Sign up for a BLOG and begin posting their ZEN on the blog.
2. Add widgets to their blogs

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 (Syllabus: Tardy Procedure, Absent Procedure, Notebook Check)
3. Blogger Signup Tutorial Worksheet (page 9) and get 2 stamps
5. Exit Slip

Tonight's Homework: (Due Thursday)
If you have access at home to the internet, write me an email at mraguda@animojustice.com. If you don't write it on paper and hand it to me on Monday. Tell me about your 1st week of school. Let me know what you like/dislike about it. What are you excited about? Which class do you like going to?

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. What is your blog address?
2. What is your email address?
3. Where do you go to check your email?
4. Where do you go to create a new blog?
5. Take a look at the Calendar, when is your FIRST notebook check?
6. Do you have all the required materials for this class?
7. When do we start powerpoint?
8. Last question...I promise: Insert 2 pictures of your favorite fast food restaurants.


Code for a Calendar

Tuesday-Wendesday, September 23-24, 2008

Objective(s):
By the end of today's session students will:

1. Sign up for a BLOG and begin posting their ZEN on the blog.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 (Syllabus: Tardy Procedure, Absent Procedure)
3. Blogger Signup Tutorial Worksheet (page 9) and get 2 stamps
5. Exit Slip

Tonight's Homework: (Due Thursday)
If you have access at home to the internet, write me an email at mraguda@animojustice.com. If you don't write it on paper and hand it to me on Monday. Tell me about your 1st week of school. Let me know what you like/dislike about it. What are you excited about? Which class do you like going to?

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. Click here to read an article about "TEXTING," then answer the questions below:
a. What is the average # of text messages sent by users per month?
b. Do you text this much? Around how many text messages do you send per month?
c. How many text messages for all of the united states are sent per month?
d. The article talks about a large majority of the text messages coming from a specific age group. What age group is it?
e. Do you think TEXTING could ever replace VOICE conversation? Why or why not? What is better?

Downloads:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/6205928/009-Blog-Signup-and-Blog-Tutorial

Monday, September 22, 2008

Objective(s):
By the end of today's session students will:

1. Sign up for a BLOG and begin posting their ZEN on the blog.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 (Syllabus: Tardy Procedure, Absent Procedure)
3. Blogger Signup Tutorial Worksheet (page 9)
4. Exit Slip

Tonight's Homework: (Due Thursday)
If you have access at home to the internet, write me an email at mraguda@animojustice.com. If you don't write it on paper and hand it to me on Monday. Tell me about your 1st week of school. Let me know what you like/dislike about it. What are you excited about? Which class do you like going to?

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Don't forget to copy this entire blog onto MS WORD. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. What does an UP stamp stand for and how do you get it?
2. What does an UPSIDE DOWN stamp stand for and how do you get it?
3. How do you make up work if you are absent or late? (Check your syllabus)

Thursday-Friday, September 19-18, 2008

Objective(s):
By the end of today's session students will:

1. Rehearse and complete a "real" 10 Minutes of Digital Zen Activity
2. Know how to successfully log in and log out of the computer.
3. Know the saving convention for classwork by completing a number of MS Word activities and saving them using the convention.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen (Last day to bring your MATERIALS for credit)
2. The 411 (Tardy Procedure)
3. My email information (page 6)
4. Netsupport Software tutorial (page 7)
5. Email activities worksheet (page 8)

Tonight's Homework: (Due next week)
If you have access at home to the internet, write me an email at mraguda@animojustice.com. If you don't write it on paper and hand it to me on Monday. Tell me about your 1st week of school. Let me know what you like/dislike about it. What are you excited about? Which class do you like going to?

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Don't forget to copy this entire blog onto MS WORD. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. If an activity was called "publishing," type the filename that you will use to save it as.
2. What are short-cuts? What 3 have you learned and what do they do?
3. Why is it important to log off during clean-up time?
4. What is the username and password for logging on to the computer?
5. What is the "3-finger-salute?" to log in and out of the computer?
Handouts/Downloads:
1. Netsupport Notes (page 6)
2. Email handouts (pages 7-8)

Tuesday-Wednesday, September 16-17, 2008

Objective(s):
By the end of today's session students will:

1. Rehearse and complete a "real" 10 Minutes of Digital Zen Activity
2. Know how to successfully log in and log out of the computer.
3. Know the saving convention for classwork by completing a number of MS Word activities and saving them using the convention.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen (With Notebook and Materials Check and HW check!)
2. The 411
3. Stamping Policy (NOTES Page 3)
4. Tutorial #1: Logging on / off (Notes Page 3)
5. Tutorial #2: Saving Conventions (Notes Page 3)
6. Computer Survey Questionnaire (Page 4)

Tonight's Homework:
None

Digital ZEN (Day 1)
The computers are already logged in for you with MS Word already on the screen. Today's digital zen will take you through the steps required of you for each warm-up activity.
1. Visit http://mraguda.animojustice.com
2. Copy and Paste the entire BLOG entry from MY BLOG onto MS WORD
3. Format it as necessary. (Fix the fonts and spaces)
4. Answer the questions from the blog.

Here are the questions you are to answer:
1. You have been assigned a computer, what computer # is it?
2. What room # is Mr. Aguda's class?
3. What materials and homework are due today?
4. Describe what you did this past weekend? Be descriptive. Type at least 8 sentences.
Computer Survey:
Handouts/Notes:
Login Daily Basics Notes

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

By the end of today's session students will:
1. Become familiar with the class syllabus through Mr. Aguda's presentation, popcorn reading and the completion of a syllabus scavenger hunt.

Agenda:
1. Zen (Half Sheet)
2. Zen Activity
3. The Syllabus (continued!)
4. Syllabus Scavenger Hunt

Tonight's Homework:
By next Tuesday, bring the required materials as shown in the syllabus.

ZEN
On a HALF SHEET OF PAPER, please provide the following information on each line (don't copy the questions, use the back if you need to):
1. On the FRONT, write the procedures for entering the classroom.
2. On the FRONT, what will Mr. Aguda do to get your attention and how will you respond?
3. On the BACK, write 2 things that you would you like to learn in this computer class

Handouts:
Syllabus Scavenger Hunt
http://www.scribd.com/doc/6101481/002-Syllabus-Scavenger-Hunt

First Day of School!

Objective(s):
By the end of today's session students will:
1. Become familiar with the class syllabus through Mr. Aguda's presentation, popcorn reading and the completion of a syllabus scavenger hunt.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up (Notecards)
2. Mr. Aguda's Introduction
3. The Syllabus
4. Syllabus ScavengerHunt

Tonight's Homework:
By next Tuesday, bring the required materials as shown in the syllabus.

Warm-up:
On a HALF SHEET OF PAPER, please provide the following information on each line (don't copy the questions, use the back if you need to):
1. Your Full Name (First and Last name)
2. Your address
3. Your telephone number
4. Date of Birth
5. Do your parents speak english? If not, what language?
6. Do you have a computer at home? If so, what brand?
7. Do you have a myspace or facebook page? If so, what is it?
8. On the back, write 2 paragraphs about what you did this summer. Be descriptive.

Handouts:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/5535752/001-Syllabus-for-Technology

Exit Slip: (don't copy)
1.What are all the required materials for this class?
2. When are they due?