Thursday-Friday, October 30-31, 2008

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

1. Learn about Layers and Groupings
2. Learn about grouping objects and how grouping affects changing properties.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411
3. Ketchup Time
4. Tutorial: Layers
5. Layers Worksheet
6. Tutorial: Groupings
7. Groupings Worksheet

Digital ZEN -- DO THE FOLLOWING ON POWERPOINT:
SLIDE #1
Define the following words or phrases (in your own words) based on what you have learned so far. (1 sentence each, please!). Animate all the objects.
  • a. Custom Animation
  • c. After Previous
  • d. With Previous
  • e. On Click
SLIDE #2.
Go to http://funschool.kaboose.com/preschool/games/game_creepy_coloring.html and color a page. Take a SCREEN SHOT (ALT-PRINT SCREEN) and paste it onto your POWERPOINT on the second slide.

Monday-Tuesday, October 27-28, 2008

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

1. Learn advanced Custom Animation Techniques (Timings, With Previous, etc.)
2. Learn about Layers.
3. Learn about grouping objects and how grouping affects changing properties.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. Custom Animation Tutorial (Cont'd) 
3. Custom Animation Part 2
4. Custom Animation Worksheet

Digital ZEN
1. Make 1 PowerPoint Slide about what you want to be on Halloween.  Include:
 (a) One Word Art with a Title
 (b) 2 Pictures
 (c) One text box explaining why you want to be this character.
 (d) Animate ALL the objects - 1 time only!

Downloads:

Thursday-Friday, October 23-24, 2008

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

1. Learn how to edit custom animation and timings by completing a worksheet and creating a PowerPoint slideshow that incorporates timings.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. Custom Animation Tutorial
3. Custom Animation Worksheet

Digital ZEN
1. Have you sent your PPT to your advisory teacher yet? If not, please do that before you start blogging.
2. What did you eat for breakfast today? Describe it. Find a picture and place it on your blog.
3. What is your favorite DISH at McDonalds? Why? Put up a picture.

Downloads:
Page 016 - PowerPoint Animation Worksheet 1
http://www.scribd.com/doc/7434860/016-Custom-Animation-Worksheet
Page 018 - PowerPoint Animation Worksheet 2
http://www.scribd.com/doc/7485321/018-Custom-Animation-Worksheet-2

Tuesday-Wednesday, October 21-22, 2008

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

1. Generate a report of their grades using PowerPoint and will send a copy to their Advisor.
2. Learn how to take a SCREEN SHOT.
3. Learn to crop an image
4. Learn how to edit custom animation and timings by completing a worksheet.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. Grade Report (Finish it and email it to me and your advisor)
3. Custom Animation Tutorial
4. Custom Animation Worksheet

Digital ZEN
1. I forgot to ask you..."How was your weekend?" Please write 1 paragraph describing what you did.
2. What is a SCREEN SHOT and how do you make one? Describe what you would do.
3. Take a screen shot of what you are doing right now and paste it onto MS WORD. Save the File as warmup-screenshot and email it to Mr. Aguda.

Downloads:
Page 016 - PowerPoint Animation Worksheet 1
Page 017 - Formatting Toolbar Legend

Monday, October 20, 2008

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

1. Generate a report of their grades using PowerPoint and will send a copy to their Advisor.
2. Learn how to take a SCREEN SHOT.
3. Learn to crop an image

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. How to make a SCREEN SHOT
3. Grade Report PowerPoint (Page 015 - start it today)

Digital ZEN (5 Minutes!)
1. What website do you visit to check your grades?
2. What kind of information can you find on PowerSchool?
3. What does Q1, Q2, and S1 stand for? Which one of these are we in right now?
4. Where can you check your grades? (Can you only check your grades at school?)
Downloads:
Page 015 - My Grade Report

Thursday-Friday, October 16-17, 2008

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

1. Go over the Quiz
2. Know how to check their grades online by completing a tutorial
3. Generate a report of their grades using PowerPoint.
4. Take a Screenshot.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 // Go over the quiz // Quiz Makeups
3. PowerSchool Tutorial Activity (page 014)
4. Grade Report PowerPoint (Page 015 - start it today)

Digital ZEN
1. What website do you visit to check your email?
2. What website do you visit to check Mr. Aguda's blog?
3. Have you taken the quiz? If you haven't taken it yet, please stop working and let Mr. Aguda know so that you can take it during the warm up.
4. Reflect on how you are doing in this class. Please write Mr. Aguda an email and send to mraguda@animojustice.com. Write at least 1 paragraph.

Tuesday-Wednesday, October 14-15, 2008

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

1. Take a Basic Procedures Quiz
2. Learn the Basics of PowerPoint by creating simple PowerPoint slides.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411
3. Finish PowerPoint Slides
4. Basic Procedures Quiz

Digital ZEN
Reflect on your weekend:
Create 1 PowerPoint Slide that includes:
- 1 Word Art
- 1 Text Box with a description (4 sentences at least)
- 1 Picture
- 1 Cool Background

Quiz:
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1526923.html

In Spanish, (Don't Translate the Page)
http://www.quia.com/quiz/1527229.html

Monday, October 13, 2008

Hey all! I'm out sick today. I'm updating this blog from home. Anyhow...I should be back in tomorrow. Today you will make your first PowerPoint Slide show and email it to me for credit! Please follow the agenda. It's very important that you treat the sub well, take care of the room and computers, and make me proud to be your teacher! Anyone written up by the sub will get DETENTION on the following day--no questions asked!

Mr. Aguda

P.S. If I promised you a quiz today, it's been post-poned to Tues or Wed.


Today's Agenda:
1. Long Digital Zen!!! (PowerPoint, Make these slides...see below!)
2. EMAIL this powerpoint presentation to me!

3. When you are done, you may surf the net (appropriate websites only! All are recorded!)

The Digital Zen:
PowerPoint (You will Make These Slides)

Slide #1: Substitute Etiquette
In this slide, please include the following objects:
- 1 Word Art with the text "Substitute Etiquette"
- 1 Large Text Box with the text "What to do when Mr. Aguda is gone."
- 1 Text box with the following text
(1) Check the Blog and complete the warmup
(2) Complete the assigned work quietly.
(3) Respect the sub and don't written up
(4) All students written up get automatic detention
(5) When you are done, show the sub, and you get free surf time.
- 2 Pictures that you can find on the internet that depicts these rules.

Finished?

Save as: PX-last-first-date-warmup

Email Mr. Aguda at:

Per 1 (mragudap1@animojustice.com), Per 3 (mragudap3@animojustice.com), Per 4 (mragudap4@animojustice.com), Per 5 (mragudap5@animojustice.com), Per 6 (mragudap6@animojustice.com), Per 7 (mragudap7@animojustice.com).

Not finished?

Make sure you SAVE your work. You will have some time to complete it on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Thursday-Friday, October 9-10, 2008

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

1. Create their First PowerPoint Slide.
2. Locate and use Basic Tools for creating a Slide
3. Become familiar with the PowerPoint workspace by labelling a screenshot.
3. Watch their own Slide Show.

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411
3. Tutorial: (I Do/We Do) My First PowerPoint Slide Show
4. Make 2 more Slides (You Do)

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. If I want to resize a picture, my mouse pointer will turn into what kind of pointer?
2. Name one place that Mr. Aguda has gone to in his travels.
3. When is your first QUIZ? (Check the calendar)
4. What Schools (there are 2) did Mr. Aguda graduate from?
5. Are you coming to Back to School Night tonight? Why or why not? (2 sentences at least!)

Downloads:
Page 013: PowerPoint Workspace and Your First PowerPoint Presentation

Tuesday-Wednesday, October 7-8, 2008

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

1. Be assessed their first notebook check.
2. Learn about cursors and pointers and their functions on the desktop and on Microsoft Office
3. Watch Mr. Aguda's Autobiographical PowerPoint Project

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 
3. Notebook Check and Typing work.

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. What is a CURSOR? If you don't know, look it up!
2. What is happening on Thursday evening? What can you receive if you attend?
3. If your notebook is turned in late, how many points can you loose?
4. Is there a time that Mr. Aguda will NOT accept late notebooks? When?
5. How can you get FREE SURF TIME? 
6. What can you do during FREE SURF TIME?

Monday, October 6, 2008

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

1. Be assessed their first notebook check.
2. Know the criteria for the notebook check.
3. Learn about cursors and pointers and their functions on the desktop and on Microsoft Office

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 (Syllabus: Tardy Procedure, Absent Procedure, Notebook Check)
3. Notebook Check and Typing work.

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. Write 2 paragraphs describing your weekend.  Be descriptive!  What did you do? What did you not do?
2. Have you done your notebook check yet?
3. When is the last day to turn in your notebook for full credit?
4. How many points do you lose if you turn it in late?

Downloads for today:
Page 12: Notebook Check
http://www.scribd.com/doc/6340771/012-Notebook-Check-Power-Point
Page 011: Cursors and Mouse Fun
http://www.scribd.com/doc/6340668/011-Cursors-and-Mouse-Fun

Thursday-Friday, October 2-3, 2008

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

1. Be assessed their first notebook check.
2. Know the criteria for the notebook check.
3. Learn about cursors and pointers and their functions on the desktop and on Microsoft Office

Agenda:
1. Digital Zen
2. The 411 (Syllabus: Tardy Procedure, Absent Procedure, Notebook Check)
3. Lecture: Notebook Check
4. Notebook Check and Typing work.

Digital ZEN
Please answer the following questions. Make sure you write in complete sentences!!!!
1. Where can you find the print station in Mr. Aguda's classroom?
2. When is the notebook check? (Check the calendar) Are you prepared? Why or why not?
3. Write a paragraph about how you are feeling today and then choose which face best suits you here. http://www4.informatik.uni-erlangen.de/~msrex/how-do-you-feel.html
4. Copy the picture onto your blog.
5. Open to page 10 and open your file called "PX-last-first-093008-tablesworksheet" so that Mr. Aguda can stamp it!

Downloads for today:
Page 12: Notebook Check
http://www.scribd.com/doc/6340771/012-Notebook-Check-Power-Point
Page 011: Cursors and Mouse Fun
http://www.scribd.com/doc/6340668/011-Cursors-and-Mouse-Fun