In today’s world, students must prepare themselves for a wide range of college and work opportunities. For our students who want to lead a happy life and enjoy the good things the world has to offer, all of our students will certainly need a quality education. This year I am working with our junior high students as we learn about Computer Programming. Students in my “Coding” class will be writing and creating programs using the Python programming language. Students will also learn Block style programming for Android Phones and Tablets using the online MIT App Inventor system.
In other various courses I am teaching, students will learn a wide range of technology applications such as MS-Word, MS-Excel, hardware and software concepts along with basic video editing and production. Students will be introduced to 3D design and 3D Printing. All students in my classes will have ample opportunity to learn and practice 21st Century Skills throughout the semester and year.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
These last few weeks of school will have students creating their "Portfolio Website". This project will require students to use every bit of their DeskTop Publishing skills to create a series of web pages. As the 6 separate web pages are created, they will be Hyper-Linked together into a website.
As the various pages are created, samples will be placed on display here throughout the next few weeks. As the "Portfolio Websites" are completed, they will be hosted and made available through the Internet. A permission form will be sent home with each student for permission to place the individual websites on the Internet.
Stay tuned for great work to come.