Day 1 Introductions, class rules, and getting started.Day 1
Course description along with class expectations of Safe, Responsible, and Respectful.Course Syllabus
How to sign onto the computer using your System Account, Google account, or Typing Web account.Account Sign-in
How to use the PrtScr (Print Screen) Microsoft shortcut to take a picture of the current screen.PrtScr
Tutorials on how to use Gimp graphics editor.Gimp
Google Apps (Doc, Presentation, etc.) do not have a built in method for inserting clip art (small pictures). This website provides a collection of free clip art that can be used in a Google App.Clip Art Tutorial
A place to find Clip Art to use in Google Applications (or for other uses).Clip Art Website
How to download images off the Internet onto your computer.Downloading Images
How to make good presentations. Use this information to create a PowerPoint or Google Presentation.Presentations
The English Departments 8-Sentence Paragraph Format guideline worksheet. Use this structure being taught in your English class to write documents for your computer class.8-Sentence Paragraph
How To Google Like A Pro! Top 10 Google Search Tips & Tricks.Google Search
Use the photo you took in front of the green screen and edit it with Gimp to remove the green and replace it with a transparency layer.Using Gimp Tutorials
Create a tutorial that explains how to Open and Save a document in Microsoft Word. The objective of this project is to learn some of the advanced features of Microsoft Word, and how to explicitly explain a process on the computer while learning to navigate the file system on the E.V. Cain computers.Open & Save
Create a fictional newspaper article about yourself. Include Gimp'd photos of yourself in modified pictures. The objectives of this project are to format a document using pictures, create multi-layered Gimp pictures, and to be able to write in the standard E.V. Cain paragraph format.Newspaper Example
Create a Wordle. The objectives of this project is to introduce students to the use of a Word Cloud and how to use this in a document or a presentation.Wordle
Create a morph of a picture of your face into a picture of another face. The objectives of this project are to understand how to use the WinMorph tool, learning the basics of simulated motion created through a series of still pictures, and understanding the concept of framerate.Morph
Create a presentation about yourself using the template provided. You will need to present this to the class. The objectives of this project are to be able to create a presentation using Google Presentation, follow the standards of Making Good Presentations, and being able to present to the class what you have created.All About Me!
Create Microsoft PowerPoint presentation using clip art of animated fish. The objectives of this project are to introduce the student to using some of the advanced features and motion tools of Microsoft PowerPoint.Fish
Create a Maze using Microsoft Excel. The objectives of this project are to introduce the student to Microsoft Excel and to learn how to manipulate the cells in a spreadsheet.
Create a spreadsheet that will determine the number of the different colors of M&M's in a typical bag and be able to chart your results in Microsoft Excel. The objectives of the project is to introduce students to using data in a spreadsheet, using formulas, and creating charts from the data.