ACTE stands for the Alabama Council for Technology in Education. ACTE sponsors our regional and state tech fairs. ACTE’s Web site: http://www.alcte.org
JSU will host our regional fair. The JSU tech fair will be held on a Friday, in February at the Leon Cole Auditorium. JSU’s tech fair web site: http://www.jsu.edu/edprof/tech/TechnologyFa ir.html
We are Level I – Grades 3 rd and 4 th We can enter 3 Individual and 3 Group Projects in: General Applications Multimedia Web Site Creation Video Production Hardware Robotics
Projects that do not include sound or motion with text. These are projects that look the same on screen and in print. Examples: PowerPoint without transitions or sound Photography Books Artwork Newsletters Newspapers Spread sheets
Web Site creations for postings Requirements: 3 pages hyperlinked together 3 external links to outside information Screen Shots are needed for notebook
Projects intended to be seen as a movie, video or broadcast. Requirements: 10 minute max final cut film Must use editing software to create Storyboards/scripts required
All projects require a notebook which contains: Title Page - contains title info. Introductory Page - describes project Instructions Page - describes how project was created Specifications Page - based upon category chosen, but usually included various hard copies of work and bibliography
ALL projects must be educational. Technology should be used appropriately. Students must create the projects Originality, Creativity, Imaginative Academic purpose of project Complexity of project Clarity of presentation Knowledge / Documentation of copyrighted material – site all sources and use of music at no longer that 30 seconds
ALL students will take this test at JSU. Multiple choice written test to test your knowledge of technology vocabulary and concepts.
Will be held on a Saturday in April or May at the University of Auburn at Montgomery. Only those who place 1 st or 2 nd at the JSU tech fair will go on to compete at the state tech fair.
C average at all times Satisfactory behavior during all regular and after school hours Failure to abide by these rules will result in removal from the team. Written parent note for permission to stay at each after school meeting Failure to provide a written note will result in inability to stay for the meeting.
ALL STUDENTS MUST: WORK PRODUCTIVELY at all times. REPORT to the library or other designation meeting place IMMEDIATELY upon dismissal. SPEND TIME working on project at home. Be RESPONSIBLE. Be RESPECTFUL. Be ORGANIZED.
ACTE www.alcte.otgwww.alcte.otg JSU Tech Fair http://www.jsu.edu/edprof/tech/TechnologyFair.html http://www.jsu.edu/edprof/tech/TechnologyFair.html JSU’s Technology in Motion http://jsutim.wikispaces.com/ Scratch http://info.scratch.mit.edu/Support Bibliography Maker http://www.easybib.com/ Mrs. B. McFry’s Web Site http://www.calhoun.k12.al.us/teacherpage.cfm?id=759
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