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POWERPOINT DAILY PLANS – 2017

Friday – May 19, 2017

  1. PPT MOS Certifications
  2. Information Management PPT Project
  3. PPT Gmetrix assignments should be completed by now. If not finished, you need to complete during PLC or make arrangements with your teacher before or after school.
  4. Final Exam Review – GMetrix – Training - All program
  5. Seniors Finals per schedule

Thursday – May 18, 2017

  1. PPT MOS Certifications
  2. Information Management PPT Project
  3. PPT Gmetrix assignments should be completed by now. If not finished, you need to complete during PLC or make arrangements with your teacher before or after school.
  4. Final Exam Review – GMetrix – Training - All program
  5. Seniors Finals per schedule

Wednesday – May 17, 2017

  1. PPT MOS Certifications
  2. Information Management PPT Project
  3. PPT Gmetrix assignments should be completed by now. If not finished, you need to complete during PLC or make arrangements with your teacher before or after school.
  4. Final Exam Review – GMetrix – Training - All program

Tuesday – May 16, 2017

  1. PPT MOS Certifications
  2. Information Management PPT Project
  3. PPT Gmetrix assignments should be completed by now. If not finished, you need to complete during PLC or make arrangements with your teacher before or after school.
  4. Final Exam Review – GMetrix – Training - All program

Monday – May 15, 2017

  1. PPT MOS Certifications
  2. PPT GMetrix assignments should be completed by now. If not finished, you need to make arrangements with your teacher before or after school.
  3. Information Management PPT Project – continue creating slides

Friday, May 12, 2017

Objectives: PowerPoint skills and information management vocabulary

  1. Information Management PPT Project – continue creating slides, adding transitions, animation and rehearse timing.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Objectives: PowerPoint skills and information management vocabulary

  1. Information Management PPT Project – continue creating slides, adding transitions, animation and rehearse timing. Use instructions on green handout.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Objectives: PowerPoint skills and information management vocabulary
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification 

  1. PPT MOS Certifications
  2. PPT Gmetrix assignments should be completed by now. If not finished, you need to make arrangements with your teacher before or after school.
  3. Information Management PPT Project – continue creating slides

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

  1. Review project and display student slides
  2. Information Management PPT Project – continue creating slides

 Monday, May 8, 2017

Objectives: PowerPoint skills and information management vocabulary

  1. Teacher Note: Preview Information Management PPT Project

Monday-Friday, May 1-5, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. GMetrix Projects – Check the list at the front of the room to see which projects (training and/or testing) you still need to complete. EVERYBODY HAS SOMETHING TO WORK ON!!!

Friday, April 28, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills – Vocabulary Qui
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. QUIZ – PPT Vocabulary
  2. New/Resume GMetrix – PPT Project #??? – TESTING Mode (Per Teacher assignment - Yes, we know you did not complete this one in training mode)
  3. New/Resume GMetrix - PPT Project # - Training - Per teacher assignment

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. Teacher Demo – PPT skills: Slide Master, Footers (Slide vs Handout), Animations, Transitions, Slides from Outline
  2. Quiz Review http://www.quia.com/cm/537676.html  QUIZ – TOMORROW, FRIDAY, 4/28
    • NOTE: You must play review at least 3 times to see all words
  3. New or RESUME! GMetrix – PPT Project #??? – Training Mode (Per Teacher assignment)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. NOTE: You must have a a grade for the following before beginning Project 2 training:
    • PPT Test 1 – Training (daily grade) & Testing Mode (quiz grade)
    • PPT Test 2 – Training (daily grade) & Testing Mode (quiz grade)
  2. New! Gmetrix – PPT Project 2 – Training Mode
  3. Review for Quiz http://www.quia.com/cm/537676.html
    NOTE:  You must play review at least 3 times to see all words.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. Resume! Gmetrix – PPT Test 2 – Training Mode
  2. New!/Finish Gmetrix – PPT Test 2 – Testing Mode
  3. PPT Vocabulary – Highlight key words using file on allusers N drive – BIM – PowerPoint, Highlighted files folder. Begin reviewing for quiz. http://www.quia.com/cm/537676.html

NOTE:  You must play review at least 3 times to see all words.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. New! Gmetrix – PPT Test 2 – Training Mode

Friday, April 21, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. Finish: GMetrix  – PPT Test 1 – Testing Mode
  2. FINISH Gmetrix – PPT – Test 2 – Training Mode
  3. PPT Vocabulary – Highlight key words using file on allusers N drive – BIM – PowerPoint, Highlighted files folder. Review for quiz. http://www.quia.com/cm/537676.html

NOTE:  You must play review at least 3 times to see all words.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification 

  1. New! GMetrix  – PPT Test 1 – Testing Mode   (QUIZ grade)
    • The test is on a timer for 50 minutes.
    • It can be saved at the end of class but you should try to finish TODAY!!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills
Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. Finish! GMetrix  – PPT Test 1 – Training Mode
  2. ANNOUNCEMENT: GMetrix PPT Test 1 – TESTING MODE tomorrow, Thursday, April 20.  (QUIZ Grade)  - If you want, you can open a new training mode to review the difficult questions. 
  3. EVERYONE IS TO START THIS NEW ASSIGNMENT WHEN FINISHED WITH ABOVE:
    NEW GMetrix – PPT – Test 2 – Training Mode

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Objectives: Interactive training - PowerPoint skills

Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. New/Resume Activity: GMetrix  – PPT Test 1 – Training Mode

 

Monday, April 17, 2017

Objectives:  PowerPoint – PPT Vocabulary; Gmetrix – Fast Track to PPT Certification

  1. Make a folder on your network drive named PPT. You will save all of your PowerPoint documents to this folder.
  2. Open the file PowerPoint Lesson 1, 2 & 3 Vocabulary Terms from the All Users drive – BIM – PowerPoint folder.
  3. Clean out Gmetrix Resume box of all tests you no longer need.
    • Check gmetrix.net and be careful about deleting tests 
  4. Gmetrix – PPT – Test 1 – Training Mode

MICROSOFT ACCESS

Thursday – April 13, 2017

MOS Certifications for Access Continue

  1. CONTINUE – Woodstarts 3C – AFTER PART B is graded.
  2. Retake and/or complete missing project training/tests – Access project 1 and/or 2
  3. Certification in Access – Continue – check with teacher to see if you have met all requirements.
  4. Finished: Typing Web:  Take 3 – three minute timings

!! HAPPY EASTER !!

Wednesday – April 12, 2017

MOS Certifications for Access Continue

  1. CONTINUE – Woodstarts 3C – AFTER PART B is graded.
  2. Retake and/or complete missing project training/tests – Access project 1 and/or 2
  3. Certification in Access – Continue – check with teacher to see if you have met all requirements.
  4. Finished: Typing Web:  Take 3 – three minute timings

Tuesday – April 11, 2017

Certification in Access

  1. CONTINUE – Woodstarts 3C – AFTER PART B is graded.
  2. Retake and/or complete missing project training/tests – Access project 1 and/or 2
  3. Certification in Access – BEGIN – check with teacher to see if you have met all requirements.

Monday – April 10, 2017

Certification in Access

  1. Certiport logins – Have all students log in and see prior certifications and ensure login and password are current.
  2. CONTINUE – Woodstarts 3C – AFTER PART B is graded.
  3. Certification in Access – Begins tomorrow – check with teacher to see if you have met all requirements.

Friday – April 7, 2017

Database software – Preparation for MOS Certification

Interactive Training Software - TESTING

Certification in Access Begin TUESDAY

  1. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Testing – Select Access Project 2 – Strive for a great score so you can take the certification exam for Access.
    • This is a new testing session
    • When done, click submit
    • Help will not be available on this test
    • You may NOT receive help from your teacher, or another student as this project determines eligibility to take the certification exam.
    • We will check detail on grade on Monday and adjust for theme if necessary. 

 

Thursday – April 6, 2017

Database software – Preparation for MOS Certification  

Interactive Training Software

Test Tomorrow – Access Project 2

  1. REVIEW for TEST – Access Project Training 2
    • Open a new project 2 training, go back over without using the help as quickly as possible then grade and review missed items.

 

Wednesday – April 5, 2017

Database software – Preparation for MOS Certification  
Interactive Training Software

  1. Watch video on Totals Query - http://www.gcflearnfree.org/access2013/12.4
  2. Watch video on Make Table Query - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pOqsP-RyOFE
  3. NEW or RESUME– Woodstarts 3C – AFTER PART B is graded.

 

Tuesday – April 4, 2017

  1. Finish or Begin GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Training – Select Access Project 2
    • You may click finish along the way in this project so you can see if you have done anything wrong and correct before moving on.
    • Helpful notes and problems with the grading of Project #2
      • Report: Group and Sort must be done in LAYOUT VIEW
      • Report: Theme must be done in DESIGN VIEW
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS
  2. NEW– Woodstarts 3C - AFTER PART B is graded
  3. Teacher Note: WoodStarts Part 3 – On-Network Grading

 

Monday – April 3, 2017

Database software – Preparation for MOS Certification
Interactive Training Software

  1. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Training – Select Access Project 2
    • Helpful notes and problems with the grading of Project #2
      • Report: Group and Sort must be done in LAYOUT VIEW
      • Report: Theme must be done in DESIGN VIEW
    • You may click finish along the way in this project so you can see if you have done anything wrong and correct before moving on.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS

Friday – March 31, 2017

ELA – STAAR Testing – MAKEUP

  1. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Testing – Select Access Project 1 – Strive for 90 or better so you can take the certification exam for Access.
    • This is a new testing session.
    • This project has a check list of tasks that must be completed
    • Help will not be available on this test

Thursday – March 30, 2017

ELA – STAAR Testing – English II

  1. GMetrix – Access Project 1 Test Tomorrow
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS
    • TEST is FRIDAY, March 31
  2. REVIEW for TEST - If you have completed Project 1 go back over it as review for test. Open a new test and complete for review.
  3. Continue and Finish – WoodStarts - Part 3 (get graded)
  4. Continue and Finish – WoodStarts - 3B (back of purple sheet)

Wednesday – March 29, 2017

Database software – Access advanced skills

  1. MUST FINISH GMetrix - Access – Training - Project 1
    • The form and report must be left open in order to grade properly.
    • When all is corrected, click submit.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS
    • TEST is FRIDAY, March 31
  2. Continue and Finish – WoodStarts - Part 3 and 3B
    • The instructions are on the 2 sided white paper
    • The answer sheet is on lavender paper.
    • Mark off the steps on the white paper as you complete them
    • Record your answers on the lavender answer sheet as instructed.
    • Stop and have your teacher check your answers before completing the last page of instructions (Export and Import portion of directions)
    • Turn in your white instruction sheet and your lavender answer sheet when you are done.
  3. Teacher On-Network Grading of project through Woodstarts – Part 3 page 2 and Woodstarts Part 3B

Tuesday – March 28, 2017

ELA – STAAR Testing – English I
Database software – Access advanced skills

  1. Continue and Finish – WoodStarts - Part 3
    • The instructions are on the 2 sided white paper
    • The answer sheet is on lavender paper.
    • Mark off the steps on the white paper as you complete them
    • Record your answers on the lavender answer sheet as instructed.
    • Stop and have your teacher check your answers before completing the last page of instructions (Export and Import portion of directions)
    • Turn in your white instruction sheet and your lavender answer sheet when you are done.
  2. Teacher On-Network Grading of project through Woodstarts – Part 3 page 2.
  3. New! Woodstarts – Part 3B

Monday – March 27, 2017

Database software – Access advanced skills

  1. New Activity – WoodStarts Part 3 – The instructions are at the front of the room (2 sided white paper) and the answer sheet (lavender paper).
    • Put your name on both the instructions and the answer sheet.
    • Mark off the steps on the white paper as you complete them
    • Record your answers on the yellow answer sheet as instructed.
    • Take your time and read the directions carefully.
    • Turn in your instruction sheet with your answer sheet

 

Friday – March 24, 2017

  1. Project DATA TEST – Using Exam View and your database and complete the DATA Test. 
    • Open ExamView and get your screen ready for the password
    • Open your Fitness Club database   
    • You will use the database to determine the answers to all the test questions – you can use filtering, sorting, find…whatever you want to determine the correct answer.    
    • If you do not finish, this test can be saved and you will finish it tomorrow.
  1. Continue GMetrix - Access – Training - Project 1
    • This project has a check list of tasks that must be completed.
    • Yesterday you should have completed questions 1-17
    • The form and report must be left open in order to grade properly.
    • You may click finish along the way in this project so you can see if you have done anything wrong and correct before moving on.
    • When all is corrected, click submit.

Thursday – March 23, 2017

Database software – Project Test

  1. New - Fitness Club Project - STRUCTURE TEST
    • Open ExamView and get your screen ready for the password
    • Open your Fitness Club database and minimize 
    • You will use the database to determine the answers to all the test questions.  
  1. Continue GMetrix - Access – Training - Project 1
    • This project has a check list of tasks that must be completed.
    • The form and report must be left open in order to grade properly.
    • You may click finish along the way in this project so you can see if you have done anything wrong and correct before moving on.
    • BEFORE SUBMITTING FOR A GRADE, please make a backup file to your drive - name the backup:  Access Trg 1
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS

Wednesday – March 22, 2017

 Database software – Fitness Club Project
Announcement – Project Structure Test – Today; Data Test tomorrow

  1. Fitness Club Project – Finish project – Structure test – tomorrow.
  1. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Training – Select Access Project 1
    • This is a new training session.
    • This project has a check list of tasks that must be completed.
    • The form and report must be left open in order to grade properly.
    • You may click finish along the way in this project so you can see if you have done anything wrong and correct before moving on - make sure to leave form and report open before grading.
    • When all is corrected, click submit.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS

Tuesday – March 21, 2017

Database software – Project

Announcement:  Fitness Club Structure Test on Wednesday, Data test on Thursday

  1. Fitness Club Project
    • Finish project – Part 3 & Part 4
    • Take the time NOW to go back over your entire project – check the structure of all your tables, check your data for correct entry!!!
    • Your project packet must be turned in once you print your report.  The project packet will not be available during the test!!!!
    • Make sure your database is in your Access folder on your I drive – if it is not there, you need to move it.  NEED HELP – ASK!!! 
    • Make sure the navigation pane is set to “Object Type”.  NEED HELP – ASK!!!    
    • Print the relationships report – this is ONLY ONE PAGE LONG – your name is visible on the report as part of the Members table!!

Monday, March 20, 2017

Database software – Access project – tables, forms, queries and reports.

  1. New Fitness Club Project – Students will take a test in Exam View, answering questions based on the database after completing this project.
    • Preview and begin project – Explain grading and testing!!!
    • Teacher Note: Review database structure, lookups, relationships.
    • Each student will have their own direction packet so they can keep track of what they have completed.Mark off each task as completed in the project
    • REMEMBER, work very carefully, pay attention to structure detail and your data entry. 
    • Goal – finish Part 1 and Part 2 today
  2. After using the direction packet to modify the Fitness Club database, students will take two tests in Exam View
    • Structure test with questions about the design of the database
    • Data test with questions about the data

 

Friday – March 10, 2017

Database software – Preparation for MOS Certification.  
Interactive Training Software
Typing – Improve keyboarding skills – speed & accuracy

  1. Resume GMetrix – Lesson 3
  2. NEW – Typing Web
    • Take 1 – 3 minute timed writings typing as fast as you possibly can
    • Take 1 – 3 minute timed writing typing with the best accuracy possibly
    • Take 1 – 3 minute timed writing working on both speed and accuracy.
    • Show your teacher the record.
  3. HAVE A GREAT SPRING BREAK - PLEASE BE CAREFUL!!

Thursday – March 9, 2017

Database software – Preparation for MOS Certification Exam

  1. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Training – Select Access Lesson 3
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session. 
    • Use the help as needed.

 

Wednesday – March 8, 2017

Database software – Preparation for MOS Certification Exam.  GMetrix – Access Test

  1. NEW – Gmetrix – Access Lesson 2 Test – Test Grade!!!
    • Test is in testing mode (help is disabled)
    • Use your time well
    • Remember – you can reset a question before you click next

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Lesson 2 Access Vocabulary Quiz.  
Database software – Access Unit - Interactive training software
GMetrix Lesson 2 Test - Wednesday

  1. Quiz – Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary
  2. REVIEW NEW – Gmetrix Lesson 2 Practice Test
    • Flag your missed questions for review.
    • Log back into GMetrix and complete the RQ session for the Access – Lesson 2 Practice Test. 
    • Show teacher when you finished with review session test corrections

Monday, March 6, 2017

Preparation for exam - Practice Test– G’Metrix – Access – Lesson 2 - Interactive Training.   Vocabulary review lesson 2 – Quiz tomorrow

  1. Return graded papers
    • WoodStarts Part 1 & 2
    • Nascar Drivers – Part 1, 2 & 3 (Quiz Grade)
  2. Review Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary - Quiz tomorrow, Tuesday, March 7
  3. New or Resume– Gmetrix Lesson 2 Practice Test in TRAINING MODE (DAILY GRADE)
    1. This practice test is in testing mode (help is disabled)Use your time well.
    2. The Test is WEDNESDAY, March 8.
    3. Remember – you can reset a question before you click next
    4. When you finish the practice exam go to www.gmetrix.netLog in
    5. Flag your missed questions for review.Log back into GMetrix and complete the RQ session for the Access – Lesson 2 Practice Test. 
    6. Show teacher when you finished with review session test corrections

GOOD MORNING OR AFTERNOON - PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO REMEMBER THE CLASS RULES CONCERNING YOUR PHONE AND PUT IT IN ITS HOTEL!!  THANK YOU FOR BEING THE RESPONSBILE STUDENTS YOU ARE!!  Mrs. Mathews and Mrs. Murray

Friday, March 3, 2017

Preparation for exam - Practice Test– G’Metrix – Access – Lesson 2 - Interactive Testing

Vocabulary review lesson 1

  1. New – Gmetrix Lesson 2 Practice Test in Testing Mode (DAILY GRADE)
    • This practice test is in testing mode (help is disabled)
    • Use your time well. 
    • The Test is TUESDAY, March 7.
    • Remember – you can reset a question before you click next
  2. When you finish the practice exam go to www.gmetrix.net 
    • Log in   
    • Flag your missed questions for review.
    • Log back into GMetrix and complete the RQ session for the Access – Lesson 2 Practice Test. 
    • Show teacher when you finished with review session test corrections
  3. Review Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary  - Quiz TuesdayQuia activity http://www.quia.com/cm/585388.html  Columns

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Database software – Access Unit - Interactive training software

GOOD MORNING OR AFTERNOON - PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO REMEMBER THE CLASS RULES CONCERNING YOUR PHONE AND PUT IT IN ITS HOTEL!!  THANK YOU FOR BEING THE RESPONSBILE STUDENTS YOU ARE!!  Mrs. Mathews and Mrs. Murray

  1. NEW or RESUME GMetrix – Access Lesson 2B
    • Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session. 
    • Use the help as needed
  2. Review Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary  - Quiz TuesdayQuia activity http://www.quia.com/cm/585388.html  Columns

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Database software – Access Unit - Interactive training software; Announcement:  Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary review for quiz

  1. Resume GMetrix – Access Lesson 2A
    • Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.
    • Use the help as needed.
  2. Review Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary - Quiz Tuesday
  1. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Training – Select Access Lesson 2B
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session. 
    • Use the help as needed.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Database software – key terms

Database software – Forms & Reports

Lesson 2 Access Vocabulary Quiz is next week

  1. Check Point:  Are you finished with Nascar – Part 3? then you need to check to make sure you have the following
    1. In the navigation pane change down arrow to have both “All Access Objects” and “Object Type” checked. The pane should show:
    2. Two tables –
      • Car Manufacturers – Check that is contains 4 records
      • Nascar Standings-Last name, First name – Check that it contains 15 records
    3. Four queries (the Bonus are required - but no points will be deducted if they are incorrect – but they must RUN)
    4. One form  (15 records – six with photos if Bonus completed)
      • If your form includes more than one photo field, go into design view and delete the extra photo fields.
      • Ask your teacher for assistance if needed
    5. One report – OPEN AND PRINT THE REPORT
    6. If missing any objects, complete as required
  2. Finish – WoodStarts Activity – Part 2
  3. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Training – Select Access Lesson 2A
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session. 
    • Use the help as needed.

Monday, February 27, 2017

Navigating in Forms and Queries to answer questions.

  1. Return graded papers –
    • Quest Relationship Report
    • Conquer Relationship Report
    • Media Relationships Report
  2. Lecture Auto Form & Report – Teacher demo - Use Membership
  1. New Notebook Activity: Nascar Part 3 – page 1, 2 and 3 – DO NOT PRINT TODAY. 
  2. Complete – WoodStarts Activity – Part 2
  3. Review Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary
    1. Quia activity http://www.quia.com/cm/585388.html Columns
    2. Use your printed vocabulary in your folder to complete the Quia activity

Friday, February 24, 2017

Students use what they have learned to navigate a database and answer questions: find, sort, and filtering ; Database software – Queries 

  1. Lecture –Building-Using Queries PPT Presentation – Slides 5-12 (Use WoodStarts – Demo file)
    • Teacher Note: Demo creating a query using the wizard and from design view 
    • Teacher Note:  Demonstrate how to sort in a form  
  1. New Activity: Nascar Drivers – Part 2 – Queries - Do not print
    • You must have Part 1 complete before starting Part 2!!
    • Everybody is working on Part 2 – we will complete Part 3 later!!
  2. New Activity:  Woodstarts Activity-Part 2 and Answer Sheet
    • Using the Woodstarts database in your personal drive, answer the questions on the handout provided – this is to be done individually.
    • TURN in your completed worksheet.
  3. Study Access vocabulary – Quia activity http://www.quia.com/cm/585388.html     
 
Thursday, February 23, 2017

Database software - Interactive Testing Database software; Access Vocabulary

  1. NEW: GMetrixSelect Code – Select Access 2013 – Select Testing – Select Test- Access Lesson 1
    • THIS IS A NEW SESSION FOR EVERYBODY!!!!
    • Take your time
    • Remember – leave (tab out of) and record you edit or any field you make a design change on – click save before clicking next
    • Remember – do not close any tables, etc unless the directions instruct you to.
  2. Resume: WoodStarts Activity-Part 1 and Answer Sheet
  3. Check with teacher for any missing assignments
  4. Study Access Vocabulary Lesson 2 – Quia activity
    1. http://www.quia.com/cm/585388.html   

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Database software – Tables: fields, data types, properties, relationships. Announcement:  Access GMetrix Lesson 1 Test Tomorrow.  Database software – Find, Sort & Filter

  1. Lecture/Demo – Find, Sort, and Filtering – Slides 1-4 (Use Membership – Demo file)
  2. Return graded papers – discuss field properties
    • Company - Stores Table
  3. Review for GMetrix Lesson 1A and 1B test
    • Go back through 1A and 1B to prepare for test
  4. New Activity:  WoodStarts Activity-Part 1 and Answer Sheet

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Course Selection with Teacher

  1. Finish Keying Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary - Allusers N drive – BIM - Access folder
  2. New Notebook Activity:  Media-A
    • Print as instructed.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Objective:  Database training software – G’Metrix

Announcement – Test over GMetrix Lesson 1A and 1B on Thursday, February 23

  1. Demo – Relationship report icon and design view – add name to title
  1. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Training – Select Access Lesson 1B
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session. 
    • Use the help as needed.
    • All Design changes must be saved
    • All data entry must be complete (tab out of record) before clicking next.
  2. 1st Printing Assignment – After you finish p. 1-4 Relationships activity:
    1. Open Conquer from your I drive
    2. Open the Relationship report
    3. Change to design view (Be patient – sometimes it is slow to open reports)
    4. In  the report header, click after Relationships for Conquer and add your Last name, First name (The box will get bigger as you type)
    5. Change the view to print preview (again be patient, it is slow to preview reports), make sure you see you name as part of the report title – click the print icon - leave on the printer – close database saving all changes.
  3. 2nd Printing Assignment – After you finish p. 1- 4 Relationships activity:
    • Open Quest from your I drive
    • Display your relationships. 
    • Create a Relationship Report. 
    • Close the print preview and in design view add your Last name, First name to the report header (The box will get bigger as you type)
    • Change the view to print preview (again be patient, it is slow to preview reports), make sure you see you name as part of the report title – click the print icon – leave on the printer. 
    • Close database saving all changes.  
  4. New Activity: Key Access Lesson 2 Vocabulary  - Allusers N drive – BIM – Access, Vocabulary folder
    • Print, punch holes and put in brads in folder.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Objective:  Database software – Vocabulary Evaluation; Relationships

  1. Quiz Access Lesson One Vocabulary – Exam View
  2. Demo: Modifying Database Structure PPT Presentation (Notes) Slides 12-13 (Use Woodstarts database to demo Relationships)
  3. New Notebook Activity: Students complete  Relationships  1-4 
    • This activity will use Quest database from the students personal drive

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Database software – Vocabulary review; Table design: Lookup From Another Table

  1. Congrats to all who earned Word Certification
    • Take photo of Students who earned MOS Certification for Word
  2. Reminder - Quiz: Access Lesson 1 Vocabulary – TOMORROW
  3. Work on completing all 10 perfect games. Teacher will record the perfect games as you finish them. Remember – 10 perfect games are due by tomorrow before you take the quiz.  http://www.quia.com/cm/585413.html   Columns
  4. Finish Notebook Activity:  Access – Nascar Drivers – PART 1- DO NOT PRINT
  5. BONUS Activity: - Notebook activity:  Access – Nascar Drivers – DO NOT PRINT.
    • Before starting the Bonus Activity, make sure you have two tables in this database with four records in the Car Manufacturer table and six records in the Nascar Drivers table.
    • The photos must be saved to your drive before adding to the table to receive any bonus credit. Save all pictures to your I Drive – BIM – Access – in a new folder named Nascar Pics.  For each photo added to your table, you will receive 1 bonus points on activity - maximum 6 points.  The pictures must be in this new folder for any credit to be awarded!!!!!!!!!

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Database software – Vocabulary review; Table design: Lookup From Another Table

  1. Check Point: Students are to check their progress on Getting Started pp. 1-3 (Quest); Modifying The Database Structure pp. 1-4 (Conquer); Company and Friends – this should all be completed. How to tell if they are complete:
    • Open Quest – Open each table in design view – Each table should now have a primary keys
    • Open Conquer
      1. Open customer table and find the record about yourself
      2. Open Tours Table – Make sure the attachment is on record one and you can open it.
    • Open Company – (6 records)
    • Open Friends – (10 records)
  2. Demo – Lookup wizard using another table
    • (Use DVD database to demo)
  3. New Notebook Activity: Access – Nascar Drivers – PART 1 - DO NOT PRINT
  4. Reminder – Quiz Thursday, Feb 16: Access Lesson 1 Vocabulary

Monday, February 13, 2017

Database software – Table design: field names, data types, field properties and data entry; G’Metrix

  1. Log on to Gmetrix and submit any old lessons to clean up your resume box
    • If you are completing make up work before or after school, do not delete these tests
  2. Quia Activity – Work on completing two more perfect games.
  3. NEW GMetrix – Select Code – Select Access – Select Training – Select Access Lesson 1A
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session. 
    • Use the help as needed.
    • All Design changes must be saved
    • All data entry must be complete (tab out of record) before clicking next.

Friday, February 10, 2017

Database software – Table design:

  1. New Notebook Activity:   Friends (Navigate to your drive before creating!!!)
    • Make sure you run spell check!!!
    • Make sure you have used proper capitalization!!!!
    • Print as the directions indicate.
  2. Announce Quiz: Access Lesson 1 Vocabulary – Thursday, February 16
  3. Students review - Lesson 1 Vocabulary for a GRADE!!!
    (Due on Quiz Day – Thursday, February 16)
    1. Strive to complete 2 perfect games each day after you finish the day’s assignments - score must be 10 out of 10.
    2. Complete activity perfectly 10 times in different windows (this means you will have to open a different tabs/windows for each game) using your Access Lesson 1 vocabulary
    3. 10 pts per perfect game. Perfectly means each game must be a 10 out of 10; so if you miss one, you need to click new game and try again. 
    4. When you finish, it must show 10 out of 10. The perfect games will be recorded at the end of each class period through next Thursday.  YOU MUST SHOW THE SUB!!!!       http://www.quia.com/cm/585413.html   

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Database software – Table design: field properties – Lookup Wizard, Input Mask, field names, data types, Validation Rule, Validation Text, Currency Data Type – decimal places, default value and Attachment data type

  1. Teacher Demo– Modifying Database Structure PPT Presentation (Notes) Slides 1-11. (Using Conquer database) Loopup Wizard, Input Mask, Validation Rule/Validation Text, Currency data type - decimal places, default value and Attachment data type)
  2. New NOTEBOOK Activity: Modifying the Database Structure pp 1-4 using Conquer from students personal I drive.
  3. Vocabulary
    • Highlight key words in Access Lesson 1 Vocabulary definitions using file on allusers N drive – BIM – Access – Highlighted Files folder. 
    • Complete activity perfectly 2 times in different windows (this means you will have to open a different tabs/windows for each game) using your Access Lesson 1 vocabulary. Show Teacher your perfect games. http://www.quia.com/cm/585413.html   You will be getting a grade for these Quia activities!!

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Database software – Tables: enter, edit and delete records and field names & data types; Table design: field properties

  1. Vocabulary - Access Lesson 1
    • Add a footer – see BIM daily plan page – top right
    • Preview and make sure document is only ONE page long
    • Send to the printer
  2. Demo: Access-Getting Started PPT presentation (Notes) Slides 15-23 - DVD Database demo
  3. New Notebook Activity: Students complete pp. 3 of the Getting Started Activity  (Use Quest)
  4. New Notebook Activity: Access – Company - NEW database
    • Print as directions indicated.
  5. Students review Lesson 1 Vocabulary
    • Complete activity perfectly 2 times in different windows (this means you will have to open a different tabs/windows for each game) using your Access Lesson 1 vocabulary. Show Teacher your perfect games..http://www.quia.com/cm/585413.html   You will be getting a grade for these Quia activities!!

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Database software – lecture notes and key terms

Database software – Tables: enter, edit and delete records and field names & data types

  1. Access Unit Introduction – Teacher will demo the differences in using Excel and Access using the Excel file named Woodstarts compare to Access and the Woodstarts Access Database (Demo Folder)
  2. Teacher Lecture and Demo: Access – Getting Started PPT presentation Slides 1-14 (Video slide 14-bottom) & (Video slide 1-title – stop @ 2:00)
  3. New Notebook Activity: Students Complete pp. 1-2 of the Getting Started Activity.   (Use Quest)
  4. Database Basics PPT presentation
    • Teacher lecture - Database Basics ppt Video–Slide 6–Database Objects
  5. Access Lesson 1 Vocabulary - Allusers N drive – BIM - Access

Monday, February 6, 2017

Database software – introduction and demo and database key terms

  1. Housekeeping: File and Folder Management
    • Clean up personal drives
    • Move all stray files pertaining to Word into your Word folder
    • Copy Access Folder from the all-users drive to your BIM Folder
  2. Database Basics PPT presentation - Teacher lecture - Slides 1-8
    • Introduction to Database - Video  Slide 8
    • Database Objects – Video Slide 6 
  3. Access Lesson 1 Vocabulary - Allusers N drive – BIM - Access
    • Save the file to your Access folder and key the definitions.
    • Add appropriate footer and send to printer.

Congratulations to all who earned Microsoft Office Specialist certification in Excel. We are so proud of your accomplishment!

Daily Plan - Word

 Wednesday – February 1, 2017

All your hard work has paid off!!   MOS Word Certification

  1. Certification for MOS – Word

 

Tuesday – January 31, 2017

All your hard work has paid off!!  Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training

  1. Search for and delete listGal.dat file (see board)
  2. Certiport.com – Check log in and view past MOS certificates
  3. Test Corrections – Word Project 1 – Training Mode
    • Start new training project
    • Open your back up file from testing mode: GMWT1
    • Grade and make corrections as necessary
  4. Retake tests as directed by teacher
  5. CERTIFICATIONS BEGIN TOMORROW!!!!

Monday – January 30, 2017

All your hard work has paid off!  Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training

  1. Search for and delete listGal.dat file (see board)
  2. NEW GMetrix – Word Project 1 – Testing Mode
    • Strive for 90% or higher on this test so you can take the MS Word Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam.
    • Save as GMWT1 right after starting project
    • Save again before grading/submitting. 

 

Friday – January 27, 2017

All your hard work has paid off!!  Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training

  1. Search for and delete listGal.dat file (see board)
  2. Business Plan – Open and grade on screens
  3. Finalize grades on Word Project Test 2
  4. Resume/Finish GMetrix – Word Project 3 – Training Mode
    • Before clicking grade, you MUST click FILE SAVE AS and resave with same file name GMWPtg3 (click OK to replace). Then click GRADE. 
    • When all is corrected, click submit.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS!!!
    • EVERYONE must make a 100 on training projects.

Thursday – January 26, 2017

All your hard work has paid off!!   Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training

  1. Search for and delete listGal.dat file (see board)
  2. Business Plan – Open and grade on screens
  3. Finalize grades on Word Project Test 2
  4. Resume/Finish GMetrix – Word Project 3 – Training Mode
    • Before clicking grade, you MUST click FILE SAVE AS and resave with same file name GMWPtg3 (click OK to replace). Then click GRADE. 
    • When all is corrected, click submit.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS!!!
    • EVERYONE must make a 100 on training projects.

Wednesday – January 25, 2017

All your hard work has paid off!!  Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training

  1. Search for and delete listGal.dat file (see board)
  2. Word Project 2 Testing
    • Go to gmetrix.net (or console) – log on – go to completed tests – click GO on Word Project 2 testing – click on points tab
    • Go to allusers drive – BIM – GMETRIX folder and open document GMWT2 instructions
    • Go to personal drive and open the saved project: GMWT2
    • Investigate each missed point referring to the GMWT2 instructions file
    • Make corrections for missed items listed on points tab – save again with same file name to personal drive (backup file)
      • Go to GMetrix – begin a new test – open back up file – click SAVE.
      • Then go back in – Next – Next…and grade.
      • If < 100 – see your teacher
      • If 100, DONE
    • Resume/Finish GMetrix – Word Project 3 – Training Mode
      • Before clicking grade, you MUST click FILE SAVE AS and resave with same file name GMWPtg3 (click OK to replace). Then click GRADE. 
      • When all is corrected, click submit.
      • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS!!!
      • EVERYONE must make a 100 on training projects.

Tuesday – January 24, 2017

Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training.  Gmetrix – Word Project 2 – Testing Mode on Wednesday

  1. Search for and delete listGal.dat file (see board)
  2. NEW GMetrix – Word Project 2 – Testing Mode
    • Strive for 90% or higher on this test so you can take the MS Word Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam.
    • Save with file name GMWT2

Monday – January 23, 2017

Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training

  1. Search for and delete listGal.dat file (see board)
  2. Word Project 1 Training – Check with your teacher to make sure you have this grade!!!!
  3. Resume/Finish GMetrix – Word Project 3 – Training Mode
    • Before clicking grade, you MUST click FILE SAVE AS and resave with same file name GMWPtg3 (click OK to replace). Then click GRADE. 
    • When all is corrected, click submit.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS!!!
    • EVERYONE must make a 100 on training projects.
  4. ANNOUNCE: TESTING – Word Project 2 – TOMORROW – Everybody is testing!!!

 

Friday, January 20, 2017

Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training

  1. Search for and delete listGal.dat file (see board)
  2. Resume/Finish GMetrix – Word Project 1 – Training Mode
    • Before clicking grade, you MUST click FILE SAVE AS and resave with same file name (click OK to replace). Then click GRADE. 
    • When all is corrected, click submit.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS!!!
    • EVERYONE must make a 100 on training projects.
  3. NEW GMetrix – Word Project 3 - Training Mode
    • This is a new training session.
    • This project has a check list of tasks that must be completed.
    • Saving GMetrix Projects - Immediately after starting a GMetrix project you need to save it to your personal drive
      1. Click file – save as
      2. Navigate to your personal drive – BIM folder and name the file GMWPtg3
    • Before clicking grade, you MUST click FILE SAVE AS and resave with same file name (click OK to replace). Then click GRADE. 
    • When all is corrected, click submit.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS!!!
    • EVERYONE must make a 100 on training projects.

Thursday – January 19, 2017

  1. On-line grading – Mail Merge - Offer
  2. Search for and delete listGal.dat file as follows:
    • Click the yellow folder on your task bar
    • Click the System Reserved (C):
    • In the top right corner of the window, click in the box (search system)
    • Type: listGal.dat
    • Press enter
    • Wait patiently
    • If the file is found it will be listed in the window.
    • Select the file
    • Right click the file
    • Select delete
    • Click Yes
  3. NEW GMetrix – Word Project 1 - Training Mode
    • This is a new training session.
    • This project has a check list of tasks that must be completed.
    • Saving GMetrix Projects - Immediately after starting a GMetrix project you need to save it to your personal drive
      • Click file – save as
      • Navigate to your personal drive – BIM folder and name the file GMWPtg1
    • Before clicking grade, you MUST click FILE SAVE AS and resave with same file name (click OK to replace). Then click GRADE. 
    • When all is corrected, click submit.
    • DO NOT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU HAVE CORRECTED ALL RED X ITEMS!!!
    • EVERYONE must make a 100 on training projects.

Wednesday – January 18, 2017

Integration of Database & Word Processing software – Mail Merge

Pathway to MS Office Word Certification – Project Based Training

  1. New Assignment:  Mail Merge – Offer
    • This is a second mail merge assignment.  Directions are in the notebook after the one we completed yesterday. 
    • If comfortable with the step by step wizard, try completing this assignment using the icons on the Mailings tab.
    • BE CAREFUL – Again, you will be printing two SPECIFIC copies per the instructions.
  2. New Complete the mail merge quia activity

 

Tuesday – January 17, 2017

Integration of Database & Word Processing software –Mail Merge

  1. New Mail Merge PPT Notes – See Attachment posted to website
    • Lecture and demo using WoodStarts Mail Merge Demo file
  2. New Copy the Mail Merge folder from the allusers drive to your drive – show your teacher your I drive.
  3. New Assignment:  Mail Merge – Announcement
    • BE CAREFUL - You will be printing two SPECIFIC copies per the instructions.
  4. New Complete the mail merge quia activity

Friday – January 13, 2017

GMetrix interactive software – Test Today!!!

  1. New! - GMetrix – Test - Word – Lesson 3ABC – Testing Mode

Thursday – January 12, 2017

GMetrix interactive software.  

GMetrix Lesson 3ABC Test Tomorrow

  1. New! - GMetrix – Word – Training – Word-Review L3ABC
    • This is your opportunity to practice before taking the test on Friday!
    • Complete this review as quickly as you can without using the light bulb – click next no matter if you get the question correct or wrong.
    • When you finish the review, review the missed questions. If you click submit before reviewing the missed questions, go to gmetrix.net and flag your missed questions. Then return to GMetrix and complete all of your missed questions.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Word Lesson 3 skills:  Formatting a report with section and page breaks; using the Reference tab – table of contents, end notes, footnotes, citations, captions etc.   GMetrix interactive software

  1. Business Plan Activity – Complete this activity. It will be graded on-line.
  2. Typing Web – continue with lessons.
    • Work on speed – take a timing!!!
  3. REMIND: GMetrix Lesson 3ABC Test on Friday

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Word Lesson 3 skills:  Formatting a report with section and page breaks; using the Reference tab – table of contents, end notes, footnotes, citations, captions etc.  GMetrix interactive software

Announce:  TEST - GMetrix Lesson 3ABC Friday, January 13, 2017

  1. New! – Business Plan Activity - Introduce
  2. Resume/Finish GMetrix – Word – Lesson 3C – Training Mode
  3. Business Plan – starter file all users drive

 

Monday, January 9, 2017

Word Lesson 3 skills:  GMetrix interactive software.
Gmetrix - Lesson 3ABC Test on Friday

  1. RESUME & FINISH - GMetrix – Word – Lesson 3B – Training Mode
    • Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session. Use the help as needed.
  2. New! - GMetrix – Word – Lesson 3C – Training Mode
    • Remember, you must make at least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session. Use the help as needed.

Friday, January 6, 2017

Word Lesson 2 skills:  newsletters, columns, sections, page break   Word Lesson 3 skills:  GMetrix interactive software   

  1. On-line Grading – Table Schedule
  2. Printing Activity - Newsletter
    • Make sure newsletter is only one page long with a footer that shows only put your last name, first name and class period. The regular footer takes up too much space!!!
    • Print when completed – MAKE SURE IT IS ONLY ONE PAGE LONG!!!!
  3. Finish - GMetrix – Word – Lesson 3A – Training Mode
  4. New! – Gmetrix – Word – Lesson 3B – Training Mode
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.  Use the help as needed.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Word Lesson 2 skills:  newsletters, columns, sections, page break.  Word Lesson 3 skills:  GMetrix interactive software  

  1. Teacher Demo skills for creating newsletter – Columns, section breaks, space between columns, drop cap, adding top and bottom opposing borders to address section, formatting graphics (text wrapping), page border
  2. NEW! Notebook Activity: Newsletter – starter file allusers drive
  3. New/Resume - GMetrix – Word – Lesson 3A – Training Mode
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.  Use the help as needed.

WELCOME BACK!!!

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Word Lesson 3 skills:  GMetrix interactive software  

  1. Welcome to students new to our school and/or had a schedule change.
  2. Make sure Table-Schedule & Table-Graphics are complete.
    • Remember: your completed activity must be color coordinated:  all colors in the word art, table borders, table shading, clip art, clip art borders, call out shape borders/fill, etc must all be in the same color scheme.
    • Add a footer.
    • Save and close.
  3. New! GMetrix – Word – Lesson 3A – Training Mode
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.  Use the help as needed.

 

Friday, December 16, 2016

Word Skills Evaluation – GMetrix interactive software

  1. 2nd & 4th Period Exam - GMetrix – TEST Word Lesson 1, 2A & 2B Skills

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Word Skills Evaluation – GMetrix interactive software

  1. 3rd, 5th and 6th Period Exam - GMetrix – TEST Word Lesson 1, 2A & 2B Skills
  2. 2nd & 4th periods - Review for Test

Wednesday – December 14, 2016

Word Skills Evaluation – GMetrix interactive software

  1. 7th Period Exam - GMetrix – TEST Word Lesson 1, 2A & 2B Skills
  2. All other periods - Review for Tests

Tuesday – December 13, 2016

Word Skills Review – GMetrix interactive software  

  1. Resume & Finish:  GMETRIX Review Word L1, 2A & 2B
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.  Use the help as needed.   This is the review for the mid-term exam.  You should try to complete this without the help as much as possible. 
  1. New Activity: Table – Graphics - using Table from student’s drive
    • Make sure your finished assignment is visually appealing – the color scheme is obvious!!!
    • Remember: your completed activity must be color coordinated:  all colors in the word art, table borders, table shading, clip art, clip art borders, call out shape borders/fill, etc must all be in the same color scheme.
    • Add a footer - Save and close - DO NOT PRINT
  2. Announce - GMetrix – TEST Word Lesson 1, 2A & 2B Skills
    • See schedule posted on BIM page

Monday – December 12, 2016

Word Skills Review – GMetrix interactive software  

  1. Students turn in Restroom Passes for 2nd Nine Weeks
  2. Resume & Finish:  GMETRIX Review Word L1, 2A & 2B
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.  Use the help as needed.   This is the review for the mid-term exam.  You should try to complete this without the help as much as possible. 
  3. New Activity: Table – Graphics - using Table from student’s drive
    • Make sure your finished assignment is visually appealing – the color scheme is obvious!!!
    • Remember: your completed activity must be color coordinated:  all colors in the word art, table borders, table shading, clip art, clip art borders, call out shape borders/fill, etc must all be in the same color scheme.
    • Add a footer.
  4. Announce - GMetrix – TEST Word Lesson 1, 2A & 2B Skills
    • See schedule posted on BIM page

Friday – December 9, 2016

Word Lesson 1 and 2 skills- Review with GMetrix interactive software

  1. Check your drive and make sure you have the following 3 assignments completed:
    • Memo Survey
    • Fax
    • Flyer 
  2. Check with your teacher and make sure you have the following 3 grades from GMetrix:
    • Lesson 1
    • Lesson 2A
    • Lesson 2B
  3. NEW ASSIGNMENT:  GMETRIX Review Word L1, 2A & 2B
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.  Use the help as needed.   This is the review for the mid-term exam.  You should try to complete this without the help as much as possible. 

Thursday – December 8, 2016

Word Lesson 2 skills:  graphics, text wrapping, clip art, shapes, word art, shading and borders. GMetrix interactive software

  1. Lesson 2 Word Skills – Teacher demo skills – review table slides 13-14 
  2. GMetrix Resume Word Lesson 2B session – Goal: Complete through #27 of 27.
  3. New or Finish! Notebook Activity:  Table – Schedule from a blank document
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Word Skills – template and vocabulary.  GMetrix Training

  1. New! Notebook Activity: Fax with Flyer using template (fax) and blank document (flyer)
    • Be careful saving both documents. Pay attention to the filenames!!!
  2. GMetrix Resume Word Lesson 2B session - GOAL:  Complete through #18 of 27.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Word Skills – Margins, tabs, Before and After Spacing, Indentation, alignment, line spacing, template and vocabulary.

  1. Teacher demo skills slides 8-12 (use demo file) 
  2. New! Notebook Activity: Memorandum – Survey  using Memo Survey from the allusers “N” drive – BIM – Word folder
    • Start with instruction #2 in the notebook. Make sure you select all before completing instructions #3 - #7.  Then format the document per the illustration.
  3. GMetrix Resume Word Lesson 2B session  

 

Monday, December 5, 2016

Lesson 2 skills: Tables.  Word Skills – GMetrix interactive software

  1. Lesson 2 Word Skills – Demo skills slides 13-14 (Tables)
  2. New! Table Demo – Students open from all-users drive and complete!
  3. New! Notebook Activity: Memorandum-Table using Memo from your “I” drive
    • Print and label as instructions direct. (Parts and ¶s must be labeled)
    • Turn in labeled memorandum to your teacher.
  4. New! GMetrix –Word – Training – Select Word Lesson 2B
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.  Use the help as needed.   

Friday, December 2, 2016

Business Correspondence – Part 2. Word Skills – Lesson 2: symbols, numbered and bulleted lists, styles. Word Skills – GMetrix interactive software

  1. Lesson 2 Word Skills to Master ppt (posted on web page)
  2. Demo skills slides 1-7 (use demo file) 
  3. New! Notebook Activity: Memo – Edited using Memo from students “I” drive
  4. GMetrix Resume Word Lesson 2A session
    • Resume and complete this session

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Business Correspondence Part 2 - Lecture Business Correspondence.  Demo – Review Tabs – Re-teach.  Word Skills – GMetrix interactive software

  1. Lecture - Business Correspondence ppt – Part 2 (posted on web page)
  1. Demo skills - Teacher lecture referring to Memo document samples
    • Review Tabs
  2. New! Notebook Activity: Memorandum use MAAC letterhead from allusers – BIM – Word folder.  Be careful of the filename when saving!!!!
  3. GMetrix Resume Word Lesson 2A session
    • Resume and complete this session

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Word evaluation – Business Correspondence letter parts and the Word Window.  Word Skills – GMetrix interactive software

  1. Return graded Modified block labeled letter – review missed letter parts
  2. QUIZ using Exam View - Business Correspondence vocabulary-Part 1, parts of a business letter, types of punctuation and letters, and WORD WINDOW
  3. New! GMetrix – Training – Select Word Lesson 2A
    • This is a new training session. Remember, you must make a least a 90 on this session or you will have to redo the entire session.  Use the help as needed.   

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Business Correspondence Part 1 – Parts of a business letter – Review for quiz.  Word Skills – Lesson 1: Tabs, Font effects, Cut/Copy, Clipboard, Paste, Format Painter.  Business Correspondence – Modified Block Style Letter

  1. Lesson 1 Word Skills – Demo skills slides 22-24 (Tabs)
  2. Return graded, labeled Block Style Letter
    • Discuss grading
  3. Printing & Labeling Activity – Continue and finish Modified Block Style Letter–edited.  
    • Print and then label all parts of the Modified Block Style Letter–edited using vocabulary printout including the style of punctuation and the style of letter - turn in.
  4. New! Tab Activities – Interactive –All-Users drive – Save when complete.
  5. REMINDER QUIZ – tomorrow – Wednesday, November 30: Business Correspondence vocabulary-Part 1 and parts of a business letter, types of punctuations and types of letters and WORD WINDOW
  6. Resume/Finish GMetrix Training – Word Lesson 1

Monday, November 28, 2016

Business Correspondence Part 1 – Block Style Letter (Modified vs Full, Open vs Mixed, Salutation vs Complimentary Closing, Portrait vs Landscape). Word Skills – Lesson 1: Tabs. Business Correspondence Part 1 – Modified Block Style Letter. Teacher Note – Have students add the Paragraph Dialog Box Launcher to their Word Window

  1. Optional Assignment – Bring in a sample of business correspondence.
  2. Vocabulary - Highlight key words in Business Correspondence vocabulary-Part 1 definitions – alluser drive
  3. Class Activity - Business Correspondence ppt–Part 1 lecture/lableing
    • Using printout of Block Style Letter-edited and printout of vocabulary to label all parts – TURN IN.
  4. Lesson 1 Word Skills – Demo skills slides 22-24 (Tabs) & 25-27
  5. NEW Activity: Open Modified Block Style Letter - all users drive
    • Save to your Word Folder
    • After you complete instructions #1 through #9, use your enter key and/or the tab key to create the proper alignment for all letter parts - using the illustration on the back of the instructions.
    • Continue in Notebook with Modified Block Style Letter-edited
      • Send to printer when finished.
  6. ANNOUNCE QUIZ – Wednesday, November 30: Business Correspondence vocabulary-Part 1 and parts of a business letter, types of punctuation and types of business letters and WORD WINDOW.
    • Quia activity: Must use Internet Explorer for this review (Does not work in Chrome)  - Business Correspondence vocabulary-Part 1 & the WORD WINDOW.  http://www.quia.com/cm/554794.html

Friday, November 18, 2016

GMetrix – Interactive Training

  1. New - GMetrix – Training Mode - Word – Lesson 1
    • You must make at least a 90 (900 or more points) on this session, you need to redo the entire session!!! Make sure you try again if you do not get the green checkmarks.  

      HAPPY THANKSGIVING

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Understand the different file types and the parts of the word window

Word Skills – Lesson 1: Spelling, Grammar, and Conceptual Spelling, Header/Footer & Page Numbers, Page Setup-Orientation, Print Preview, Quick Access Toolbar, Mini Toolbar, Find/Replace, Drag & Drop, Thesaurus, Highlight, Fonts, Change Case, GMetrix – Interactive Training

  1. Announcement: Congratulations to all students who earned Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in Excel.  Students who have not certified, but wish to do so must meet teacher requirements outside of class time (before school, PLC, or after school).
  2. Lesson 1 Word Skills – Demo skills slides 15-21
  3. Network Drive Clean-Up
    • Make sure all stray Excel unit files are in your Excel Folder
    • Create a folder on your network drive named Word – all work for the Word unit needs to be saved in here!!
  4. Notebook Activity: Block Style Letter – Edited
    • use Block Letter from student’s drive – complete activity
    • ensure proper footer has been added
    • send to printer
  5. New! - GMetrix – Training Mode - Word – Lesson 1
    • You must make at least a 90 (900 or more points) on this session, you need to redo the entire session!!! Make sure you try again if you do not get the green checkmarks. 

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Introduce Business Correspondence Part 1 with document samples.  Lecture notes Business Correspondence – Part 1.  Word Skills – Lesson 1: Page Setup-Margins, Paragraph dialog box launcher, Non-Printing Characters, AutoText, AutoCorrect, Backspace & Delete, Word Wrap, Insert vs Overtype Mode (Status Bar), Undo/Redo.  Complete Block Style Letter.  Identify vocabulary terms related to business correspondence

  1. Announcement: Congratulations to all students who earned Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in Excel.  Students who have not certified, but wish to do so must meet teacher requirements outside of class time (before school, PLC, or after school).
  2. Network Drive Clean-Up
    • Make sure all stray Excel unit files are in your Excel Folder
    • Create a folder on your network drive named Word
  3. Preview Business Correspondence/Word Unit
    • Preview letters, memos, emails, faxes, newsletters, and reports.
    • Preview creating from scratch and using templates.
    • Business Correspondence ppt–posted to BIM web page
  4. Lesson 1 Word Skills to Master ppt – posted to BIM web page
    • Demo skills; slides 1-14 (Teacher Note:  Interactive lecture folder)
  5. Notebook Activity: Block Style Letter – Create using MAAC  letterhead from the allusers drive
    • Check the auto capitalization on the reference initials (which should be your initials in lowercase) and on the cc notation (should be lowercase).
    • Make sure you have ran spell check
    • Turn on the Show/Hide ¶ and check your letter for the correct spacing between all parts
    • Preview your letter to verify it is on one page and your footer is correct.
    • Save and close – DO NOT PRINT – This document will be edited!!
  6. Class Activity: Word Window & File Types worksheet
    • Complete front and back as a class

Monday & Tuesday – November 14 & 15, 2016

Business Correspondence – Part 1 - Identify vocabulary terms related to business correspondence

  1. Activity: Vocabulary Part1-Business Correspondence – all users drive
    • Complete and save to your Word folder
    • Add a footer (See BIM web page – top right)
    • Preview the document – if it is more than one page long, please edit as necessary: you can remove the instructions, change the size of the font, etc.  Please get it to fit on one page.
    • Send document to the printer