Tuesday-Wednesday, December 1-2, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Learn how a computer works.
2. Describe input, output, and processing as it relates to a computer.
3. Identify different computers in daily life.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Computer Guts Lecture and Notes
4. PowerPoint assignment (Computers!)

Warm Up:
1. If you could have any computer you want, what would it be? If you don't have a computer brand name or model in mind, skip to question #2.
2. Describe some of the features of this computer. What would it do? How fast would it be? What could you do with this computer?
3. Insert a picture of your dream computer.

Monday, November 30, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Typing Drill/Mavis Beacon
2. Ketchup Day (Notebook Checks)
3. emWAVE time

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Mavis Beacon / emWAVE

Warm Up:
1. What was the best part about Thanksgiving Break? (1-2 Sentences)
2. What was your favorite food from Thanksgiving Break and Why? (1 Sentence)
3. List 3 things, persons, etc. etc. you are Thankful for this year.
4. Insert 3 Pictures to illustrate your answer for #3.

Tuesday-Wednesday, November 24-25, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Create Thanksgiving eCards to teachers and friends

2. Introduction to emWAVE technology for heartmath

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Heartmath emWAVE PreLab

4. emWAVE tutorial

5. Coherence Coach and Pot o Gold Game

6. Reflection

Warm Up:
Write a Thanksgiving eCard to 2 teachers and 2 friends




Teacher's emails:

Mr or ms + teacher's last name @ animojustice.com

for example: ms kokores is mskokores@animojustice.com


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Tuesday-Wednesday, November 17-18, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing to improve SPEED and ACCURACY
2. Typing Drills to assess SPEED and ACCURACY

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Review the Homework
4. STAND film and blog
5. Typing Drill
6. Mavis Beacon
7. Typing Drill (Exit slip)


Warm Up:
1. VENT IT: Write about anything you want to write about. (6 sentences minimum for an UP stamp) Tell me anything you want. Tell me how you feel. Talk about something you've been thinking about for a while. Talk about what you want to do on Thanksgiving. Just write anything.
2. Insert 3 pictures related to what you have written.

Mavis Beacon:
Complete 16 lessons and 4 games. RECORD on tally sheet!




Monday, November 16, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing to improve SPEED and ACCURACY

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Review the Homework
4. Mavis Beacon


Warm Up:
1. If JayJay types 623 words in 8 minutes, what is his WPM?
2. After JayJay is finished, he checks his errors and finds out that he's made 12 mistakes. What is his accuracy?
3. If Donald types 230 words in 3 minutes, what is his WPM?
4. After Donald is finished, he checks his errors and finds out that he's made 12 mistakes. What is his accuracy?
5. What keys are your fingers on in home position? Right and left.
6. When is the NEXT notebook check?
7. When is the NEXT quiz?

Mavis Beacon:
Complete 12 lessons and 4 games. RECORD on tally sheet!

November 15, 2010 (Supplemental)

Hey did you know we had a school-wide list-serv? Yes we do! Reach everybody at the same time:

justice2013@animojustice.com

Thursday-Friday, November 12-13, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Home Position and Home Row Practice
2. Introduction to Mavis Beacon Software

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. The Home Row and Home Row Practice
4. Mavis Beacon Intro and Practice.

Warm Up:
1. What did you do on your day off? (2 Sentences)
2. If Tom types 200 words in 4 minutes, what is his WPM?
3. If Tom makes 15 mistakes after typing, what is his Accuracy? (refer to the picture below for help)
4. Robert types 1200 words in 30 minutes, what is his WPM?
5. If Robert makes 40 mistakes after typing, what is his Accuracy? (refer to the picture below for help)
6. Who types faster?
7. Who is more accurate?

Online Practice
Homerow Practice 1:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_1.html


Homerow Practice 2:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_2.html


Homerow Practice 4:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_3.html

Homerow Practice 3:
http://www.powertyping.com/qwerty/lessonsq.html



Monday-Tuesday, November 9-10, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Learn how to Figure Words Per Minute (WPM) and Accuracy of a typing sample.
2. Take an Official Typing Drill and Record Pre-practice Scores
3. Home Position and Home Row Practice

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Accuracy Lecture and Typing Drill
4. Typing Mini-Lecture and the Home Row
5. Online Typing Practice

Warm Up:
1. What did you do this weekend? (2 Sentences)
2. If Tom types 75 words in 5 minutes, what is his WPM?
3. If Craig types 30 words in 2 minutes, what is his WPM?
4. Who is faster, Tom or Craig?
5. If Rob types 60 words in 3 minutes, what is his WPM?
6. Jeff types 1200 words in 10 minutes, what is his WPM?
7. When Jeff is done typing, Mr. Aguda looks at his work. He tries to read it but almost all the words are typed WRONG! So now, Jeff has to type it all up again. Is WPM the only thing that is important in being a good typist? Why or why not? What else is important?!


Online Practice
Homerow Practice 1:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_1.html


Homerow Practice 2:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_2.html


Homerow Practice 4:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_3.html

Homerow Practice 3:
http://www.powertyping.com/qwerty/lessonsq.html


Friday, November 6, 2009

Objective(s):
1. View and evaluate student powerpoint presentations.
2. Take a typing drill
3. Learn how to Figure Words Per Minute (WPM) and Accuracy of a typing sample.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. More PowerPoints
4. Take a typing drill

Warm Up:
1. What does WPM stand for?
Please calculate the following WPM for each student listed below:
2. Andrew types 150 words in 3 minutes
3. Bradley types 36 words in 6 minutes
4. Sandy types 65 words in 5 minutes
5. Ariel types 83 words in 4 minutes
6. Charlie types 22 words in 3 minutes
7. Anthony types 1324 words in 5 minutes
7. Telly types 20 words in 1 minute, how many words can he type in 10 minutes?

Wednesday-Thursday, November 4-5, 2009

Objective(s):
1. View and evaluate student powerpoint presentations.
2. Take a typing drill
3. Learn how to Figure Words Per Minute (WPM) and Accuracy of a typing sample.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. More PowerPoints
4. Take a typing drill

Warm Up:
Safe and Civil Student Surveys

English: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=NWEd9MWpZjpKWfPK0JpimA_3d_3d
Spanish: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=YJTUSLLWd0OVNA87br4TWw_3d_3d

Monday-Tuesday, November 2-3, 2009

Objective(s):
1. View and evaluate student powerpoint presentations.

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. More PowerPoints

Warm Up:
1. Visit this website and take the quiz. http://www.gotoquiz.com/personality_quiz_1
2. After you have taken the quiz, copy and paste the results onto your blog.
3. Answer the following question:

- Do you agree with this statement about your personality? Why or why not? What part(s) of this statement true about you? What part(s) are not true about you?

Evaluate Student PowerPoints
http://tinyurl.com/pptstudent09