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Let’s get started 1. Log into your computer 2. Open a Word or Google doc 3. At the top, write: September 2, 2014 What about the world caught your interest this summer and why? 4. Answer the question! Write quietly without stopping Don’t worry about grammar or spelling Just get your ideas out!!
What is this class about? For now, set up dividers in your 3-ring binder for Daily Notes Process Journal More categories will come.
What is this class about? Originally called “Tech/Technology” Now known as “Design” We will still engage constantly with technology, and you will learn new technological tools Major focus is providing support for your personal project GOAL : Develop skills and tools you can use to be more successful technologically in a process-oriented way
What we will do to reach the goal? Unit 1: It’s called RE-search for a reason Where to start Evaluating sources Citing sources To turn in at end of unit: Design brief We will talk about all that this week!
What we will do to reach the goal? Forthcoming units of study: Telling a story with images (digital photography, Photoshop) Making a difference with video (digital video recording, video editing with Premiere) Thinking like a computer (introduction to procedural computer programming) You have something important to say (public presentations and PowerPoint) Data, data, data! (data analysis and graphing with Excel) Put it all together: design problem
Learning Community Expectations Take pride in your school Respect other community members Try – put forth your best effort, always Take responsibility and contribute to your own and others’ learning
Specific Procedures We expect each other to arrive on time. If you are late, sign in on the tardy log and get seated and caught up as quickly as possible. We expect each other to be in-class working together. Hall passes generally not issued. Plan accordingly. If you need help or clarification, ask each other first to see if you can resolve it as a community. Homework will be posted on our class Web-site. Online homework will be turned into Google drive. I will communicate with you using your CPS email.
This week: let’s get organized DUE: Wednesday, September 3 Get your 3-ring binder, loose leaf paper, and dividers! Thursday, September 4 Background survey about yourself (see Web site) Download and print Personal Project Handbook (see Web site) Written response to a discussion we will have on Wednesday Friday, September 5 Signed copy of syllabus from parent Monday, September 8 Entry #1 logged into Personal Project Process Journal
How do I know what’s due when? Check the class web site! http://sennhs.org http://sennhs.org Faculty > Mr. Cihlar > MYP Design Homework In general, you can also expect a quiz most Fridays.
Let’s save your bell-ringer In your Google Drive, create a folder MYP Design_Period#_LastName_FirstName No spaces – just underscores Share with firstname.lastname@example.org Create a folder called Bellringers Save as “Bellringer_2014_09_02”