• Date/Topic: August 13, 2017 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Identify the homerow keys and the appropriate fingers.
    • Check for understanding: Demonstrate

     

    • Date/Topic: August 14, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Identify the homerow keys and the appropriate fingers.
    • Check for understanding: Demonstrate

     

    • Date/Topic: August 15, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Learn the basic typing position and practice key stroking, spacing, and return.
    • Check for understanding: Demonstrate/Practice correct ergonomic habits
    • Date/Topic: August 16, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Learn to operate the home row letter keys and the basic service keys by touch.
    • Check for understanding: Practice typing home row keys

     

    • Date/Topic: August 17, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Learn to operate the home row letter keys and the basic service keys by touch.
    • Check for understanding: Practice typing home row keys

     

    • Date/Topic: August 20, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Learn to operate the home row letter keys and the basic service keys by touch.
    • Check for understanding: Write Keyboarding Vocabulary Words
    • Date/Topic: August 21, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Learn to operate the home row letter keys and the basic service keys by touch.
    • Check for understanding: Write Keyboarding Vocabulary Words

     

    • Date/Topic: August 22, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Learn to operate the home row letter keys and the basic service keys by touch.
    • Check for understanding: Write Keyboarding Vocabulary Wordst/Type Keyboarding Skills in Word 

     

    • Date/Topic: August 23, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Learn to operate the home row letter keys and the basic service keys by touch.
    • Check for understanding: Complete Keyboarding Crossword Puzzle

     

    • Date/Topic: August 24, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: Learn to operate the home row letter keys and the basic service keys by touch.
    • Check for understanding: Complete Keyboarding Crossword Puzzle

     

    • Date/Topic: August 27, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate safety and respect for equipment materials in lab.
    • E.Q.: Learn to use your computer safely and responsibly
    • Check for understanding: Write guidelines for safe computer classroom. Determine if your classroom is safe

     

    • Date/Topic: August 28, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate safety and respect for equipment materials in lab.
    • E.Q.: Learn to use your computer safely and responsibly
    • Check for understanding: Determine if our classroom is safe
    • Date/Topic: August 29, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate safety and respect for equipment materials in lab.
    • E.Q.: Learn to use your computer safely and responsibly
    • Check for understanding: Determine if our classroom is safe

     

    • Date/Topic: August 30, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate safety and respect for equipment materials in lab.
    • E.Q.: Learn to use your computer safely and responsibly
    • Check for understanding: Type Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)

     

    • Date/Topic: September 4, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply keyboarding skills utilizing current technology.
    • Objective: Demonstrate safety and respect for equipment materials in lab.
    • E.Q.: Learn to use your computer safely and responsibly
    • Check for understanding: Identify Safety Issues

     

    • Date/Topic: September 5, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify and Understand Computer Hardware
    • Objective: Define and identify input, output, and storage devices and their functions
    • E.Q.: Learn the difference between input and output devices
    • Check for understanding: Verbally review components of the computer and define input and output.

     

    • Date/Topic: September 6, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify and Understand Computer Hardware
    • Objective: Define and identify input, output, and storage devices and their functions
    • E.Q.: Learn the difference between input and output devices
    • Check for understanding: Explain what the most common output device is

     

    • Date/Topic: September 7, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify and Understand Computer Hardware
    • Objective: Define and identify input, output, and storage devices and their functions
    • E.Q.: Learn the difference between input and output devices
    • Check for understanding: Explain the categories of a computer
    • Date/Topic: September 10, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify and Understand Computer Hardware
    • Objective: Identify types of storage devices
    • E.Q.: Why is it important to rename storage devices.
    • Check for understanding: What is the most common example of a magnetic storage medium in a personal computer?
    • Date/Topic: September 11, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify and Understand Computer Hardware
    • Objective: Identify types of storage devices
    • E.Q.: Why is it important to rename storage devices.
    • Check for understanding: What type of storage media are CD’s, DVD, and Blu-Ray?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 12, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify and Understand Computer Hardware
    • Objective: Identify types of storage devices
    • E.Q.: Why is it important to rename storage devices.
    • Check for understanding: Name 3 ways to demonstrate leadership qualities.

     

     

    • Date/Topic: September 13-14, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify and Understand Computer Hardware
    • Objective: Identify types of storage devices
    • E.Q.: Why is it important to rename storage devices.
    • Check for understanding: Describe a Volume Label

     

    • Date/Topic: September 17, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify information tools and their proper uses
    • Objective: Define and identify various software applications
    • E.Q.: Why does the Microsoft Office Suite increase productivity?
    • Check for understanding: What is the name of the command interface that appears at the top of all MS Office applications?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: September 18, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify information tools and their proper uses
    • Objective: Launch a Microsoft Office application
    • E.Q.: Why does the Microsoft Office Suite increase productivity?
    • Check for understanding: What command tabs are present in all Microsoft Office 2013 applications?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 19, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify information tools and their proper uses
    • Objective: Launch a Microsoft Office application
    • E.Q.: Why does the Microsoft Office Suite increase productivity?
    • Check for understanding: What happens if a toggle button is clicked?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 20-21, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify information tools and their proper uses
    • Objective: Launch a Microsoft Office application
    • E.Q.: Why does the Microsoft Office Suite increase productivity?
    • Check for understanding: What is a window called if it is running, but hidden from view except for a button on the task bar?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 24, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify information tools and their proper uses
    • Objective: Define and Identify various software applications
    • E.Q.: Why does software not automatically save a new file as soon as its created?
    • Check for understanding: What does the Save command do if the file has not yet been saved?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 25, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify information tools and their proper uses
    • Objective: Define and Identify various software applications
    • E.Q.: Why does software not automatically save a new file as soon as its created?
    • Check for understanding: What are the two options for how the printed page is arranged or laid out on a sheet of paper?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 26, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify information tools and their proper uses
    • Objective: Describe specific soft skills they already have and those they need to practice
    • E.Q.: Why is it important to practice soft skills every day?
    • Check for understanding: Explain good soft skills versus bad soft skills and do you apply soft skills in your everyday journey.

     

    • Date/Topic: September 27-28, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Identify information tools and their proper uses
    • Objective: Define and Identify various software applications
    • E.Q.: Why does software not automatically save a new file as soon as its created?
    • Check for understanding: What are two ways to close a Microsoft Office Application?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 1, 2018 Presentation Software
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply electronic presentation skills utilizing current technology
    • Objective: Plan a formal presentation
    • E.Q.: Why is planning important to the message of a presentation?
    • Check for understanding: What are the 6 questions that should be asked when planning a formal presentation?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: October 2, 2018 Presentation Software
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply electronic presentation skills utilizing current technology
    • Objective: Know how to navigate through a presentation.
    • E.Q.: Why is planning important to the message of a presentation?
    • Check for understanding: What is the 7x7 rule?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 4-5, 2018 Presentation Software
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply electronic presentation skills utilizing current technology
    • Objective: Knowhow to rearrange, delete, and copy slides.
    • E.Q.: Why is planning important to the message of a presentation?
    • Check for understanding: Why is planning important to the message of the presentation? What are some of the things you think about when planning your presentation?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 8-9, 2018 Presentation Software
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply electronic presentation skills utilizing current technology
    • Objective: Apply transitions and timings, Animate objects, create hyperlink, insert background image.
    • E.Q.: How do animations and transitions impact the message of the presentation?
    • Check for understanding: What slide is included by default in a blank Microsoft PowerPoint slide?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 10, 2018 Presentation Software
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply electronic presentation skills utilizing current technology
    • Objective: Apply transitions and timings, Animate objects, create hyperlink, insert background image.
    • E.Q.: How do animations and transitions impact the message of the presentation?
    • Check for understanding: What is the difference between a transition and an animation?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 11-12, 2018 Presentation Software
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply electronic presentation skills utilizing current technology
    • Objective: Apply transitions and timings, Animate objects, create hyperlink, insert background image.
    • E.Q.: How do animations and transitions impact the message of the presentation?
    • Check for understanding: Most speakers don’t memorize their speeches. Instead they create speaker notes. What is the purpose of presentation notes (speaker notes)?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 16, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL Standard: Use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Demonstrate how to use the basics of Word in a variety of documents and how they can apply it to their lives and workplace.
    • E.Q.: How does utilizing Word improve the productivity of the workplace?
    • Check for understanding: How does the layout of a document affect the message trying to be communicated?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 17, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL. Standard: Use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Demonstrate how to use the basics of Word in a variety of documents and how they can apply it to their lives and workplace.
    • E.Q.: How does utilizing Word improve the productivity of the workplace?
    • Check for understanding: Why is proofing important to the effectiveness of a document?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 18-19, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL. Standard: Use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Demonstrate how to use the basics of Word in a variety of documents and how they can apply it to their lives and workplace.
    • E.Q.: How does utilizing Word improve the productivity of the workplace?
    • Check for understanding: Demonstrate

     

     

    • Date/Topic: October 22, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL Standard: Use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Demonstrate how to use the basics of Word in a variety of documents and how they can apply it to their lives and workplace.
    • E.Q.: Why is proofing important to the effectiveness of a document?
    • Check for understanding: List three essential aspects you check for when editing a final document?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: October 23, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL Standard: Use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Demonstrate how to use the basics of Word in a variety of documents and how they can apply it to their lives and workplace.
    • E.Q.: Why is proofing important to the effectiveness of a document?
    • Check for understanding: Why is the readability score important to your final document?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 24, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL Standard: Use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Demonstrate how to use the basics of Word in a variety of documents and how they can apply it to their lives and workplace.
    • E.Q.: Why is proofing important to the effectiveness of a document?
    • Check for understanding: Can you manually kern lettering? If so, demonstrate.

     

    • Date/Topic: October 25-26, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • Standard: Use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Demonstrate how to use the basics of Word in a variety of documents and how they can apply it to their lives and workplace.
    • E.Q.: Why is proofing important to the effectiveness of a document?
    • Check for understanding: Explain one way to proof your document.

     

    • Date/Topic: October 29, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL. Standard: Use current technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Describe the standard business letter formats. Identify standard letter elements.
    •  E.Q.: Why is the formatting of a business letter so specific?
    •  Check for understanding: Identify standard letter elements found in both block style and modified block style letters.

     

    • Date/Topic: October 30, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL. Standard: Use current technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    •  Objective: Create Business Letter
    •  E.Q.: Why is the formatting of a business letter so specific?
    •  Check for understanding: Demonstrate typing a Business Letter and applying standard formats

     

    • Date/Topic: October 31, 2018 Microsoft Word
    •  FL. Standard: Use current technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Format Business Letter
    •  E.Q.: Why is the formatting of a business letter so specific?
    •  Check for understanding: What size should page margins be formatted to in a block style letter?

     

    • Date/Topic: November 1-2, 2018 Microsoft Word
    •  FL. Standard: Use current technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    •  Objective: Discuss elements beyond standard letter elements.
    •  E.Q.: Why is the formatting of a business letter so specific?
    •  Check for understanding: What is the traditional line spacing used in a business letter?

     

    • Date/Topic: November 5, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FLStandard: Use current technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Design a personal business letter.
    • E.Q.: Why is the formatting of a business letter so specific?
    • Check for understanding:  What is the purpose of a subject line in a business letter?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: November 6, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL Standard: Use current technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Design a personal business letter.
    • E.Q.: Why is the formatting of a business letter so specific?
    • Check for understanding: What always begins a salutation? Hello, Dear, Hi, or There is no beginning to a salutation. (PICK ONE)

     

     

    • Date/Topic: November 7, 2018 Microsoft Wor
    • FL Standard: Use current technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Design an envelope using proper formatting
    • E.Q.: Why is the formatting of a business letter so specific?
    • Check for understanding: What addresses are found on an envelope and where?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: November 8-9, 2018 Microsoft Word
    • FL Standard: Use current technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication skills utilizing word processing applications.
    • Objective: Design an envelope using proper formatting
    • E.Q.: Why is the formatting of a business letter so specific?
    • Check for understanding: What addresses are found on an envelope and where?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: November 12, 2018 Internet Security, Privacy, and Safety
    • FL Standard: Identify security and privacy issues related to the internet including passwords and information theft.
    • Objective: Identify types of computer threats
    • E.Q.: What impact do computer threats have on our society?
    • Check for understanding: List precautions for protecting your identity on the internet.

     

    • Date/Topic: November 13, 2018 Internet Security, Privacy, and SafetyFL
    • Standard: Identify security and privacy issues related to the internet including passwords and information theft.
    • Objective: Identify and discuss email security protocols
    • E.Q.: What impact do computer threats have on our society?
    • Check for understanding: List 4 precautions you can implement to provide safety for email?

     

    • Date/Topic: November 14, 2018 Internet Security, Privacy, and SafetyFL
    • Standard: Identify security and privacy issues related to the internet including passwords and information theft.
    • Objective: Identify and discuss email security protocols
    • E.Q.: What impact do computer threats have on our society?
    • Check for understanding: Which type of legal document explains acceptable use of the software?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: November 15-16, 2018 Internet Security, Privacy, and Safety
    • FL Standard: Identify security and privacy issues related to the internet including passwords and information theft.
    • Objective: Identify and discuss email security protocols
    • E.Q.: What impact do computer threats have on our society?
    • Check for understanding: List 3 ways to deter identity theft. Visit website www.fraud.org ran by National Consumers League for more information on identity theft.

     

     

    • Date/Topic: November 26, 2018 Internet and the World Wide Web
    • FL Standard: Perform activities using the World Wide Web
    • Objective: Identify and define internet vocabulary such as hyperlink, www, URL, and web browser
    • E.Q.: Why is ethical use of internet resources important to maintaining a functioning society?
    • Check for understanding: Practice inserting hyperlink in Word Document

     

     

    • Date/Topic: November 27, 2018 Internet and the World Wide Web
    • FL Standard: Perform activities using the World Wide Web
    • Objective: Identify and define internet vocabulary such as hyperlink, www, URL, and web browser
    • E.Q.: Why is ethical use of internet resources important to maintaining a functioning society?
    • Check for understanding: List the 3 Boolean operators that can be used in a search engine

     

     

    • Date/Topic: November 28, 2018 Internet and the World Wide Web
    • FL Standard: Perform activities using the World Wide Web
    • Objective: Identify and define internet vocabulary such as hyperlink, www, URL, and web browser
    • E.Q.: Why is ethical use of internet resources important to maintaining a functioning society?
    • Check for understanding: How do you search for phrases/quotes with missing words?

     

    • Date/Topic: November 29-30, 2018 Internet and the World Wide Web
    • FL Standard: Perform activities using the World Wide Web
    • Objective: Identify and define internet vocabulary such as hyperlink, www, URL, and web browser
    • E.Q.: Why is ethical use of internet resources important to maintaining a functioning society?
    • Check for understanding: Demonstrate search strategies by completing Internet Scavenger Hunt

     

    • Date/Topic: December 3, 2018 Microsoft Excel
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply spreadsheet skills using current technology
    • Objective: Start and exit spreadsheet software, identify parts of a spreadsheet, and create a new worksheet.
    • E.Q.: How have electronic spreadsheets improved society?
    • Check for understanding: In MS Excel what is the difference between a worksheet and a workbook?

     

    • Date/Topic: December 4, 2018 Microsoft Excel
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply spreadsheet skills using current technology
    • Objective: Start and exit spreadsheet software, identify parts of a spreadsheet, and create a new worksheet.
    • E.Q.: How have electronic spreadsheets improved society?
    • Check for understanding: Demonstrate adding calculations in spreadsheet.

     

    • Date/Topic: December 5, 2018 Microsoft Excel
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply spreadsheet skills using current technology
    • Objective: Start and exit spreadsheet software, identify parts of a spreadsheet, and create a new worksheet.
    • E.Q.: How have electronic spreadsheets improved society?
    • Check for understanding: Demonstrate selecting cells not next to each other

     

    • Date/Topic: December 6-7, 2018 Microsoft Excel
    • FL. Standard: Develop and apply spreadsheet skills using current technology
    • Objective: Start and exit spreadsheet software, identify parts of a spreadsheet, and create a new worksheet.
    • E.Q.: How have electronic spreadsheets improved society?
    • Check for understanding: Demonstrate Excel skills by completing Human Heart Activity