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January 20th, 2014 - Summative

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January 13th, 2014 - Car Project

  • Monday - Air Powered Car Summative and Portfolio completion -
    • Mark stock, Glue trench strip and prepare cuts
  • Tuesday
    • Mark Drill and Cut!
  • Wednesday
    • Cut and Sand!
  • Thursday

    • Cut and Sand!
  • Friday - Mr May is away today - No access to shops!
    • Students will use this period to Complete, Print and submit your Car plans for evaluation
    • Students can use this period to develop their webpage portfolio for the Air powered car (research, plans, production and conclusion)
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January 6th, 2014 - Car Project

  • Monday - Welcome Back!
    • Top Project Audit & Portfolio Completion:
    • Complete your website portfolios by this Friday
      • Research
      • Planning
      • Production
      • Conclusion
  • Tuesday
    • Summative Project - the Air Powered Car - you need to RESEARCH and create PLANS
  • Wednesday
    • Complete Air Powered Car research in your portfolio, and begin creating your PLANS
  • Thursday
    • Check the Calendars
    • Complete Air Powered Car PLANS in today's class
    • Print, Post and submit SKP
  • Friday
    • Review the SUMMATIVE outline
    • Car Research and Plans (Paper + Web + .skp) Due
    • Top Web Portfolio due

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December 16th, 2013 - Top Project

  • Monday - Top Project Shopwork Completion
  • Tuesday

    • Top Evaluation - Product vs Portfolio
    • Top Project production continues - submissions today!
  • Wednesday - Top Project portfolio report
  • Thursday - Top Showdown
  • Friday - Happy Holidays - No classes!
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December 9th, 2013 - Top Project

  • Monday
    • Mark your stock for the Top Project, and pass your Drill Press Practical Tests
    • Band Saw Practical tests are next for those who are ready
    • Still haven't submitted your Top Plans? Come in at 8:20am to room 202 for extra time and help
  • Tuesday
    • Plans are overdue - if you haven't handed them in, they must be completed on your own time, and submitted this week
    • Classtime is devloted to production in the shop
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
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December 2nd, 2013 - Top Project

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November 25th, 2013 - Top Project

  • Monday
    • Safety Tests outstanding - study the scroll saw for tomorrow - otherwise - are you all done?
    • This week - Practical Machine testing begins while you complete the following
      • Complete Spinning Top project Research - good starters: Brianna, Patrick, Mike, Visha, Maliha and Peyam - your portfolio shows your day to day work
      • Sketchup tasks this week:
  • Tuesday - SketchupTop Project
    • Ex4 Results
    • Scroll Saw safety test today - demo
    • Sketchup - Drawing circles with RADIUS - dividing a diameter in half
      • You need to make a 3D model and a set of PLANS for your top - Watch the videos on the TOP page - read the instructions on Making Plans
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday - Mr May is away - you have the period to complete the following:
    • Your next objective is to create PLANS for your Top Project - you must hand in your plans file to Schoology by the end of this period for pre-evaluation (we'll be looking at these plans tomorrow in class)
    • Follow the instructions on both the Top Page and the Plans Page (we won't do the plans for Ex4, but you can watch the
    • HOMEWORK: If need be - finish your RESEARCH page on your portfolio for the Top Project - it will be marked after Friday
  • Friday - Top Project - 3D model and plans are DUE through Schoology for marking
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November 18th, 2013 - Safety Tests

  • Monday
    • Bandsaw Test Results
    • Sketchup
    • DrillPress Study, Tour and test?
  • Tuesday
    • Drillpress test
    • Sanders Tour
    • HOMEWORK: Study the Sanders and Miter Saw
  • Wednesday
    • Drillpress Retest - (network issues disrupted the test for many students - those test have been deleted)
    • Miter Saw Tour
  • Thursday
    • Sanders Test - Miter Saw & Drill Press retest
    • When complete - study for the General Safety test
    • SKETCHUP - Precise Modelling
    • Homework - Study General Safety for testing tomorrow
  • Friday
    • General Safety Test
    • Sketchup
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Nov 14th, 2013 - Hard Tech Safety

  • Monday - Remembrance Day
  • Tuesday - Room 202
    • Summative Audit & Report Cards - some problems with missing work
    • Room 203 tomorrow
    • Schoology - check your grades - be ready for a practice test TODAY
    • Safety
      • Homework - Find your way to the McCrea Safety Website
      • Locate and Study the BANDSAW material
        • Read it thoroughly
        • Watch the Videos using headphones or earbuds
        • Answer the sample questions
      • Be ready for a TEST tomorrow
  • Wednesday - Room 203
    • Shop Safety
    • BandSaw Safety Discussion - Shop Tour
    • Bandsaw Safety Test
    • Prepare for the DRILL PRESS tomorrow
  • Thursday
    • Mr May is away - we'll take up the DRILL PRESS on Monday - be sure to study for it!
    • Try to locate the SKETCHUP program on our computers - if it's not there, the install instructions are in the link below
      • Complete the INTRO and exercise 1, 2 and 3 on this website - you need to be resourceful and careful.
    • ONCE you've completed all the exercises, you can try "freestyling" - try building your OWN house!
  • Friday - No School! See you Monday!
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Nov 4th, 2013 - Summative Concludes

  • Monday - Summative development time
  • Tuesday - Summative development time
  • Wednesday - TOKTW Day - no class
  • Thursday

  • Friday - Summative completion! Work quietly and efficiently!
    • Be sure that there's a LINK to your summative in your regular portfolio!
    • Next week - the SHOPS!
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Oct 28th, 2013 - Summative Starts

  • Monday
    • Portfolio Review - How did the audio project go?
    • Softtech Summative - The Objective
    • Catch Up - Complete your audio work from last week, and perfect your portfolio for evaluation
  • Tuesday
    • Begin the Summative - any modifications?
    • Brush up your portfolio for 10 minutes every day

  • Wednesday - Summative (& Portfolio) development time
  • Thursday - Summative (& Portfolio) development time
    • Copy this access code WC97R-M4K6S
      and then read and sign up for Schoology
  • Friday - Summative (& Portfolio) development time
    • Schoology: Nabila, Michael, and Liam haven't signed up yet
    • Portfolio checkup
    • Summative progress check - be prepared to present in the last 20 minutes
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Oct 21st, 2013 - Audio

  • Monday
    • Portfolio Evaluations
      Will take place after the end of this week - any inclusions or revisions MUST be posted by EOC Friday!
    • Understand the Design Process - what stage is your portfolio in right now?
    • Exercise - Googlesite Portfolio Peer Evaluation from the TGJ2O class portfolios
      • Update your Content - Assess what you NEED to do!
      • Add all Anecdotes
      • Develop thumbnails and refine your navigationPortfolio Peer Evaluations
  • Tuesday
    • Present and Award "Peer Portfolio Evaluation" exercise winners
    • AUDIO:
      • Learn to Download sound effects from Flashkit
      • Create a folder on your P: drive and collect individual spooky sound effect files and ROYALTY FREE spooky music for a morning announcement
      • Try loading the sound samples into AUDACITY - can you "compose" a 1 minute creepy sfx soundtrack?
  • Wednesday
    • AUDACITY - Lesson: AUP vs WAV vs MP3 file format
    • Complete the countdown exercise to learn basic editing techniques - export the result as an MP3
    • Embed your finished MP3 on your portfolio
    • REMINDER - PORTFOLIO EVALUATION is at the end of this week!
  • Thursday - Mr May is away, but watching your progress!
  • Friday - Mr May is away, but checking your portfolio progress as part of his presentation all the way from Niagara Falls this morning!
    • Complete your Version ONE Morning Announcement assignment and post it on an appropriate page of your portfolio (Note - you DON'T need to do versions two or three)
      • HINTS:
        • You should choose to complete either the Tech Crew, or Philosophy Club file
        • There is a performance glitch in the file that YOU need to edit out
        • The recording is noisy and should be properly de-noised
        • YOU should find and skillfully add appropriate sound effects and music
        • You control the timing and tracks - the final product should be exactly 30 seconds
    • PORTFOLIOS are due! They will be evaluted this weekend! Use this period to complete or upgrade any pages or projects, including today's audio project.
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Oct 14th, 2013 - Flash Interactivity

  • Monday - HOLIDAY
  • Tuesday
    • Flash -
      • Add Actionscript "GotoandPlay" commands to your buttons to control the flow of your Splashpage animation
      • Read Buttons - Create a set of button symbols to add to your scene exercise
  • Wednesday
    • Link Crew Activities - no class
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Use this period to finish development of the Splashpage Graphic and Interactivity exercise - What does the Fox Say?
    • Post ALL up to date work on your portfolio - PORTFOLIO and CONTENT WILL BE MARKED next week! Check out the EVALUATION rubric
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Oct 7th, 2013 - Flash Animation

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Sept 30th, 2013 - Progress

  • Monday
    • Website Audit
    • Saucer Comp JPG Handins - Ready to Print?
    • What did you learn about Photoshop?
      • VIEW at 100% for precise pixel display
    • CATCHUP DAY - Website Repair
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    • Progress Reports next week - how are YOU progressing? Your Portfolio is your showpiece.
    • Website Evaluation - Portfolio Presentation, Navigation & Completion
      • Review your audit - complete your portfolio THIS CLASS
    • DONE? You can enhance your portfolio with the 3D modelling challenge
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Last call to print a Poster of your Saucer photo!
    • Clean up and Catch up on your portfolio for progress reports
    • Done? Did you add an optional Personal Logo to your portfolio?
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Sept 23rd, 2013 - Photoshopping

  • Monday
    • Assignment Audit review
    • Using GDrive
    • Photography & Photoshop -
      • Portfolio (Banner) and Saucer Catchup
      • Creating a Composite image - field trip for those who are ready
      • Landing gear on the Saucer?
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    • Use this time to photoshop your Saucer Composite exercise! Watch the video to see how to render a greenscreen image of the Saucer to load into Photoshop
    • By tomorrow, you should be able to render the final version and post it to your portfolio website.
  • Friday
    • Complete your Saucer Composite exercise
      • Post an appropriately sized version to your website portfolio
      • Save a hi res 11"x17" JPG to the appropriate HANDINS folder for possible printing next week!
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Sept 16th, 2013 - 3D Modelling

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    • Anim8or - Modelling in 3D
    • Catch up - and rendering review - how to make a jpg
  • Friday
    • STOP MODELLING! It's time to show the world what you made!
        • Create a Scene showing off your Saucer - add effective lighting and render a JPG
        • Create an appropriate ANIM8OR project page in your PORTFOLIO and INSERT your image - try to use the PROJECT template
        • Create and add a Blueprint to your portfolio page
        • Done? Try creating additional action scenes with other backgrounds and add the images to your portfolio page!
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Sept 9th, 2013 - Graphics & Design

  • Monday
    • Use NEW Passwords today!
    • OLD STUFF:
      • Review - the Collaborative Document
      • Portfolios URLs & Intros - check the assignment audit
      • Googlesite Portfolio Modifications - learn Controlling Pages
    • NEW STUFF:
  • Tuesday
    • Review Portfolios and "Bad Website" assignment
      • Be sure the Gallery is linking your appropriate portfolio
      • Be sure your portfolio maintains the proper template and theme
      • Be sure your homepage is RENAMED to YOUR name to clearly ID yourself
      • Using HTML to customize your webpages
        • Tables - Cellpadding - BGColor
      • Inserting images into your portfolio pages - three ways
  • Wednesday
  • Mr May is away - this is a good test of your ability to follow WRITTEN instructions. READ the following materials carefully, and complete the assignments in time for tomorrow's class - Good Luck!
    • Read File Management & Complete the "Folder Management" and "About Me" Exercises
    • Locate your photo on the appropriate class handouts server and save it to the appropriate folder of your P: drive
    • Ready to try Photoshop? Begin the Banner exercise
  • Thursday
    • Audit of work to date & Yesterdays results
    • Banner Exercise - complete today!
      • Network problems interrupted this class - we will try again tomorrow
  • Friday
    • No network learning - Use Notebooks - Welcome to the Oldschool!
    • Photography101 what is BLT&F?
      • Tv Priority
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Sept 2nd, 2013 - Intro & Setup

  • Monday - No Classes
  • Tuesday - Intros
    • Welcome & Introductions
    • Timetable & Planner distribution
    • Day1 / Day2 Schedule
    • Tour of the Shop / Studio
  • Wednesday - Computers 101
    • Passwords & Logging In
    • Computer Rules
      • The School Board: What is AUP - What is RTM?
      • The Class Rules
    • The Class Website - BOOKMARK this page!
    • Be sure to properly SHUT DOWN your computer after you're done - See you tomorrow!
    • Lab Rules of Conduct
    • HOMEWORK - Bookmark this Website at home!
  • Thursday About You
  • Friday
    • Login Problems? Still?
    • Assignment Audit - How it works
      • Intro Survey
      • GoogleSites
    • Installing and Using the Chrome Browser
      • Creating a Synched account
      • Security Test
    • GoogleDoc Networking & Auditing demo - Collaborative Documents
    • PhotoDay disruption - oh well.

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday

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