• 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

     

    • 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 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