Master the increasing technological skills required at school
and your future career. Dazzle teachers with assignments done using all the bells and whistles of your Google Drive apps, including: documents, presentations, forms, drawings, spreadsheets, blogs and sites. Troubleshoot the most common issues with hardware, peripherals and file management. Explore the top programming languages that can guarantee an exciting career in one of the largest job markets projected for the near future.Bring your art and ideas to life on the web with popular image and animation formats. Easily design and build your very own web or smartphone app! This course is designed for both the beginner and intermediate tech user.
Days 1 - 3
Make A KAHOOT or QUIZZIZ
- Review Basic Parts
- Review Buttons and Ports
- Review Inside a computer
- CLASSWIDE LIVE QUIZ will be HERE
Will project to class!
Activity: Screenshot, email, etc
- Create folder on desktop with your name
- SCREENSHOT/Snipping tool C:\drive available Space
and save to your named folder
- Open screengrab in Paint and save again as BMP and JPG (3)
- Compare size (kilobytes) PNG vs BMP vs JPG
- Compress to a Zipped folder
Aattach to gmail with file comparison response
- email to instructor: sjacobson (at) cdaschools.org
FUN SEARCH Games:
GoogleFeud, GoogleFight, WikiSpeedRace, IMDB
hardware, internal....use webcam and project to class
connect : CAT5, wireless, bluetooth ----bandwidth
storage : RAM, HDD, USB, the cloud/web...server farms
Days 4 - 7
Dazzle teachers with assignments done
the bells and whistles
of your Google Drive apps
-  Document [import/export/share/group edit/Ctrl-V/C/Z/Y]
Create a 200+ word document detailing
key life events of your original hero/villain character. Include
graphics [Maker 0] [Maker 1] [Maker 2] [Maker 3].
Screen or Snipping Tool)] Share with edit privileges to another trusted student for them
to add a critique. Share with the instructor [sjacobson] for a grade.
-  SLIDES Lesson
Create a GOOGLE SLIDES that teaches someone something, e.g. your
hobby or interests. Must be at least 10 slides, original, not too simple, include multiple graphics/screenshots, 1 LESSON TITLE slide with your name, 8 informational slides, 1 ending slide with the words "TAKE QUIZ". Share with the instructor.
-  FORM- QUIZ [Create an 8 question QUIZ over your previous slides]
Click on the SETTING (gear icon) and choose the QUIZZES TAB and activate 'Make This A Quiz" so you can choose the correct answers and assign points for autograding. When done, click the SEND button, choose the link tab and COPY. Now, go open your previous SLIDE Lesson (Slide #10), select the words "TAKE QUIZ", click on the insert LINK icon and PASTE-APPLY.
-  Drawing [Create an original trading/collectible/customizable style card character, in a style similar to Magic, Pokemon, Digimon, Yu-Gi-Oh!]
Download as an SVG format for grading. Rename this file with your student account, i.e. 20FI_LastName.SVG and attach to an email to the instructor.
Days 8 - 14
-  Create a 5 page website with original graphics on each page using one of the following: Google Sites, Weebly, WIX
Page ideas: friends, links, quotes, photo gallery, blog, about...
HTML/CSS Web Pages
Create an account (sign in with your student Google account) to save progress for a grade! Reach the end of CSS Element Positioning section 6 to get a 100%
Days 15 - 25
REAL WEBSITE w/bells!
Days 26 - 29
 CHOOSE ONE: ---[100 pts]
>>> Create an account and go as far as you can!
Choose STUDENT (Individual) No Class Code
40 Total levels = A, 30 = B, 20 = C, 10 = D
Pick an existing template and modify extensively.
Explore/modify EVENTS and Online HELP/Tutorials.
Hack 4 separate templates for an A, 3 = B, 2 = C, 1 = D
for this one!)
>>> Create an account!!!
Days 30 - 38
Fast App Prototyping
 Games Factory (FUSION) Web GAME/APP [100 pts]
Explore Active Object Types
, e.g. bouncing, path, 8-direction, etc
Explore Collector, Platformer, 2 Player mechanics
EXPORT final mini-game
Include score, lives, original graphics, sound for maximum points
If you get behind >>> Crash Course!
Games Factory/Fusion for home use?
Web Sound FX
FREE Character SPRITES!:
or RPGVX EXPORT or
Days 39 - 44
 Create 3D Meshes 100pts
Create 3 different 3D objects using Anim8or (already installed on class computer)