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 - 5 Internet & Computer Basics
Make A KAHOOT
Buttons and Ports
Inside a computer
- CLASSWIDE LIVE QUIZ will be HERE
Will project to class!
Digital Citizenship using Interland
Must complete all 4 areas with a combined score of 970 or
Click on EXPLORE LEARNINGS and take a screenshot
When ready, take THIS test
Activity: Screenshot, email, etc
- Create folder on desktop with your name
tool C:\drive available Space
and save to your named folder
- Open screengrab in Paint and save again as BMP and JPG
- 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:
hardware, internal....use webcam and project
connect : CAT5, wireless, bluetooth ----bandwidth
storage : RAM, HDD, USB, the cloud/web...server farms
6 - 9 Google Drive
Dazzle teachers with assignments
done using all
the bells and whistles of your Google Drive apps
-  Document [import/export/share/group
Create a 200+ word document detailing key life
events of your original hero/villain character. Include
graphics [Maker 0]
[Maker 1] [Maker
[Screenshots (Print Screen or Snipping Tool)]
to another trusted student for them to add a critique.
Share with the instructor [sjacobson] for a grade.
will digital citizenship be reflected in your work?
-  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
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
-  Drawing [Create an original
trading/collectible/customizable style card character, in a style
similar to Magic, Pokemon, Digimon,
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.
10 - 16 HTML/CSS
-  Create a 5 page website with original
graphics on each page using one of the following: Google Sites, Weebly,
Page ideas: friends, links, quotes, photo gallery, blog,
How will your live website reflect digital citizenship?
-  HTML/CSS Web Pages OR Intro
To JS: Drawings and Animation OR Advanced
JS: Games & Visualizations
Create an account (sign in with your student Google account)
to save progress for a grade! Reach the end of MORE
CSS Selectors to get a 100% 'A'
OR the end of Functions or the end of Making a
If you'd like to do a couple sections in each of the 3, so
it adds up to 6, I will combine :)
17 - 25 REAL WEBSITE w/bells!
-  Animated
Gif - PISKEL export animated GIF
Create 3 20+ frame animations to
inlude in your upcoming web site hack
-  Create 3 FLASH Logo Animations using
Vectorian Giotto to inlude in your upcoming web site
hack ---It's already installed on your school computer at
'This OC' icon, Local Disk (C:), Giotto folder, Click on vectoriangiotto.exe
'Get Rid of UGLY corners' Tutorial
After SAVING to a DESKTOP folder as LOGO1.VGD , LOGO2.VGD,
FILE-EXPORT FLASH MOVIE for each and notice it now
shows LOGO1.SWF, LOGO2.SWF, LOGO3.SWF
files. SWF is the official format for Flash Browser
movies. To VIEW these in the browser, RIGHT-CLICK on the
SWF file, Choose OPEN WITH, MORE APPS, Internet Explorer,
(ALLOW or accept any warnings).
Flash [Basics + web page
Giotto for home use]
Flash Animate, SYNFIG
-  Hack this HTML
template with NOTEPAD
Right-click > SaveLink As > to
Desktop > UNZIP
(5 pg site unzipped to desktop or thumb drive)
include your previously made animated gifs and flash movie
26 - 29 CHOICES!!!
 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!!!
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
1.) Make a Collector
3 levels with
2.) Make a Platformer
long level with 'tutrtle' enemies
and final BOSS
3) Make a 2 Player
More points for COOP
If you get behind >>> Crash Course!
Games Factory/Fusion for home use? [30 day]
Web Sound FX
FREE Character SPRITES!:
or RPGVX EXPORT or
39 - 44 3D