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August 24-28

Monday - Introduction to 21C - Goals and Purpose


escalator.mov

Norms for 21st Century Skills

  • Listen fully and reflectively

  • Practice forming new habits of mind

  • Hold experiences and revelations of others with care

  • Challenge the limits of your potential

  • Be responsible for your impact on the room

  • Monitor your personal technology



Digital Imprint or Tattoo?

ThinkBeforePost1.mov

Tuesday - Dr. Phil Show on Cyberbullying


Wednesday & Thursday - Gmail accounts & Texting while driving


Create a new gmail account. Add your account name to the google doc.

Is this video too graphic? Respond to the survey and join the discussion.


A real life story of texting while driving

Read this article and discuss:
Firms Racing to End Texting and Driving


Research state law on texting/cell phone use while driving. Add information to the google doc.

Friday - iGoogle
  1. Go to Google. In the upper left-hand corner, there should be a link that says "iGoogle".
  2. Click on it and it will take you to the iGoogle section. There, you will see various different boxes (i.e. news, weather, horoscope, etc).
  3. You can move its contents by dragging the boxes around to wherever you like on the page.
  4. If you look above the boxes, you should see a link called "Add a Tab". You can click it, give it a name, and decide whether to check or uncheck the "I'm feeling lucky" box.
  5. Click "Add Stuff>>", located on the right side near the top. This will take you to a page where you can search for add-ons in different categories, such as Fun & Games and Sports.
  6. Search a criteria. For instance, "Bengals" under the Sports category; various items will appear. If you want "Yahoo! Sports - NFL# - Cincinnati Bengals News", click on the link. This allows you to view information about it, as well as a screenshot for some. If, after viewing this, you want to add it to your page, click the button that says "Add it now".
  7. Once you get it on your page, you can always remove it by clicking the x in the top left corner. You can also add some useful gadgets like calendar, countdown, to do lists, email, gas price check, etc.
How to use iGoogle - Wiki page


Monday -

Getting to know your Macbook


A Look at Leopard (MacOS 10.5)

  • The Finder
  • System Prefs
  • The Dock
  • Organization of your MacBook
  • Stickies (on-board notetaker)
  • Spaces
  • Expose
  • Printing
  1. Setting up a printer
  2. Know where you are printing
  3. Duplex 2sided/2sided
  4. Print to PDF

Mac101: The Grand Tour

E-mail

  • Setting up your g-mail account
  • Create iGoogle page
  • add g-mail address to google doc.

Firefox
  • tabbed browsing
  • shortcuts
  • bookmarks and bookmark bar
  • personalizing (add-ons)

DVD Activation

Tape Cords


Thursday -

  • Organization of your MacBook
  • Stickies (on-board notetaker)
  • Spaces
  • Expose
  • Printing
  1. Setting up a printer
  2. Know where you are printing
  3. Duplex 2sided/2sided
  4. Print to PDF

DVD Activation

Discuss - What are your expectations of this class. What do you want to learn? What do you want to do? What are some projects you would be interested in completing?

iCal - add school events from http://highschoolsports.net/

Bring Music CD and Digital Camera to class tomorrow.

Friday - iTunes & iPhoto


iTunes
  • Copyright and Sharing
  • Adding music from cd
  • Subscribing to a podcast
  • Playlists

iPhoto
  • Importing photos
  • Organization
  • Backing up
  • Discuss tips for taking good photos


iPhoto Project -