• Date/Topic: August 13, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Describe and use current computer technology and software to perform personal and business related tasks        in the workplace.
    • Objective: Demonstrate understanding and proficiency regarding technology communication.
    • E.Q.: Describe how the current computer technology relates to the workplace.
    • Check for understanding: Think-Pair-Share 
    •  Date/Topic: August 14, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Describe and use current computer technology and software to perform personal and business related tasks in the workplace.
    • Objective: Demonstrate understanding and proficiency regarding technology communication.
    • E.Q.: Describe how the current computer technology relates to the workplace.
    • Check for understanding: Think-Pair-Share
    • Date/Topic: August 15, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Describe and use current computer technology and  software to perform personal and business related tasks in the workplace.
    • Objective: Demonstrate understanding and proficiency regarding technology communication.
    • E.Q.: Describe how the current computer technology relates to the workplace.
    • Check for understanding: What are the three parts to an e-mail message?

     

    • Date/Topic: August 16, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Describe and use current computer technology and software to perform personal and business related tasks in the workplace.
    • Objective: Demonstrate understanding and proficiency regarding technology communication.
    • E.Q.: Describe how the current computer technology relates to the workplace.
    • Check for understanding: Send an email.
    • Date/Topic: August 20, 2018 Electronic Communication & Collaboration
    • FL. Standard: Describe and use current computer technology and  software to perform personal and business related tasks in the workplace.
    • Objective: Demonstrate understanding and proficiency regarding technology communication.
    • E.Q.: Describe how the current computer technology relates to the workplace.
    • Check for understanding: Send an email.
    • Date/Topic: August 21, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of information technology.
    • Check for understanding: List the advantages & disadvantages of communication technology?

     

    • Date/Topic: August 22, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of information technology.
    • Check for understanding: List the advantages & disadvantages of communication technology?

     

    • Date/Topic: August 23, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of information technology.
    • Check for understanding: List the advantages & disadvantages of communication technology?

     

    • Date/Topic: August 24, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of information technology.
    • Check for understanding: List the advantages & disadvantages of communication technology?

     

    • Date/Topic: August 27, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of information technology.
    • Check for understanding: List the advantages & disadvantages of communication technology?

     

    • Date/Topic: August 28, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of information technology.
    • Check for understanding: List the advantages & disadvantages of communication technology?
    • Date/Topic: August 29, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Describe the use of information technology in current  employment and explain how cultural and social issues related to information technology.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of  information technology.
    • Check for understanding: What defines the digital middle class?
    • Date/Topic: September 5, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of  information technology.
    • Check for understanding: List the different types of communication technology.
    • Date/Topic: September 6, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of information technology.
    • Check for understanding: Chapter review

     

    • Date/Topic: September 7, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Describe & use communication features of information technology.
    • Objective: Identify communication technologies.
    • E.Q.: Describe the different types of communication features of information technology.
    • Check for understanding: Chapter review

     

    • Date/Topic: September 10, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Discuss the process of troubleshooting with computer hardware peripherals including input and output devices in the workplace environment.
    • E.Q.: How has the evolution of computers impacted your life?
    • Check for understanding: What are the 4 main categories of computers

     

    • Date/Topic: September 11, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Discuss the process of troubleshooting with computer hardware peripherals including input and output devices in the workplace environment.
    • E.Q.: How has the evolution of computers impacted your life?
    • Check for understanding: What does an input device provide to the computer?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 12, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Discuss the process of troubleshooting with computer hardware peripherals including input and output devices in the workplace environment.
    • E.Q.: How has the evolution of computers impacted your life?
    • Check for understanding: What is the purpose of the operating system?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 14, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Discuss the process of troubleshooting with computer hardware peripherals including input and output devices in the workplace environment.
    • E.Q.: How has the evolution of computers impacted your life?
    • Check for understanding: What is Volume Label

     

    • Date/Topic: September 17, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Describe input devices and their functions.
    • E.Q.: Why is it important for input and output devices to be accessible to people with disabilities?
    • Check for understanding: Which input device senses applied pressure and sends signals to the CPU while providing the function of a computer monitor?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: September 18, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Describe output devices and their functions.
    • E.Q.: Why is it important for input and output devices to be accessible to people with disabilities?
    • Check for understanding: What is the most common output device

     

    • Date/Topic: September 19, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Identify types of storage devices.
    • E.Q.: Why is it important for input and output devices to be accessible to people with disabilities?
    • Check for understanding: What are the 4 factors to consider when evaluating an ink jet printer?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 21, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Chapter Review
    • E.Q.: Why is it important for input and output devices to be accessible to people with disabilities?
    • Check for understanding: Chapter Assessment

     

    • Date/Topic: September 24, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Student will become familiar with the objectives and needs of a client and develop logo designs based on those goals.
    • E.Q.: Why do we want to keep logos simple?
    • Check for understanding: Why is it important to have a logo for your company?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 25, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Student will become familiar with the objectives and needs of a client and develop logo designs based on those goals.
    • E.Q.: Why do we want to keep logos simple?
    • Check for understanding: What are the 5 characteristics of a logo?

     

    • Date/Topic: September 28, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Student will become familiar with the objectives and needs of a client and develop logo designs based on those goals.
    • E.Q.: Why do we want to keep logos simple?
    • Check for understanding: Research and discuss the simplicity of logos of cellphone companies?

     

     

    • Date/Topic: October 1, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Student will become familiar with the objectives and needs of a client and develop logo designs based on those goals.
    • E.Q.: How can something as complex as an identity of a company, service or organization be conveyed through simple images and text?
    • Check for understanding: Brainstorm ideas of company logo to begin design process.

     

    • Date/Topic: October 2, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Student will become familiar with the objectives and needs of a client and develop logo designs based on those goals.
    • E.Q.: How can something as complex as an identity of a company, service or organization be conveyed through simple images and text?
    • Check for understanding: Start sketching logo design and experiment with different ways type may be treated in a logo design.

     

     

    • Date/Topic: October 3, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Student will become familiar with the objectives and needs of a client and develop logo designs based on those goals.
    • E.Q.: How can something as complex as an identity of a company, service or organization be conveyed through simple images and text?
    • Check for understanding: Why do people have different opinions about artwork? How can you relate your logo to your daily life?

     

    • Date/Topic: October 5, 2018 Introduction to Information Technology
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate knowledge, skill and application of information systems to accomplish job objectives and enhance workplace performance
    • Objective: Student will become familiar with the objectives and needs of a client and develop logo designs based on those goals.
    • E.Q.: How can something as complex as an identity of a company, service or organization be conveyed through simple images and text?
    • Check for understanding: Create a design online.

     

     

    • Date/Topic: October 8-12, 2018 Keyboarding
    • FL. Standard: Demonstrate human relations, personal and interpersonal skills appropriate for the workplace.
    • Objective: Demonstrate correct hand and body positioning for keyboarding in the workplace.
    • E.Q.: How does keyboarding accurately impact your ability to utilize current technology in the workplace?
    • Check for understanding: Demonstration

     

    • 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 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 26, 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: Explain one way to proof your document