In today’s world, students must prepare themselves for a wide range of college and work opportunities. All students want to lead a happy life and enjoy the good things the world has to offer. Our students will certainly be provided a quality education. This year I am working with our junior high students as they learn and master a wide range of 21st Century Skills.
In this year’s “Technology Applications” class, students will learn and master various topics associated with computers and technology.
Monday, March 27, 2017
Saturday, March 25, 2017
With Spring Break behind us, students this past week started learning about the Basic Work Skills employees are looking for in the work place. In learning to use and create QR Codes, students learned of all the various Internet websites available to search for and lean about the basic work skills they will need for their first job. QR Codes will be used to showcase student work during our annual "Showcase". If you do not have a device or access to a QR Reader, tablets will be available for your use.
Students are continuing work on the Museum App with 9 screens. Students have selected the "Older" Technology" devices to feature in their App. Having gathered all their resources, the app will come together quickly and be done in time for "Showcase". These app creations will be shared with the Director of the Curators at the San Antonio Children's Doseum. It will also be shared with a gentleman who is the process of establishing a new San Antonio Technology Museum. Stay tuned for a showcase of finished products.
Saturday, March 4, 2017
Principles of Information Technology
This week, students concluded their presentations on "Digital Citizenship" and "Online Safety". With the proper preparation of slides and script for their presentation, the presentations not only looked professional, but were very informative. As part of their training, the presentations were video recorded for self-evaluation.
Each student evaluated their own presentation by commenting on what they liked about their presentation and what improvements were needed. Students had to also assigned a letter grade to themselves for the efforts and the results. With another presentation coming up in about 3 weeks, students will have a chance to practice what they learned this week.