Business Technology<br />MrsHarris<br />
Who is Mrs. Harris?<br />Originally from Texas<br />Former Math and Computer Teacher  - Now the “Typing Teacher”<br />Form...
My kids.<br />Ethan – Sophomore at UNM<br />Kate  - works for Citibank<br />
Grandchildren rock!<br />Jordan<br />Emily<br />
No homework!<br />It’s a skill used immediately in other classes and in your personal life.<br />Work is mostly independen...
First QuarterTyping by Touch<br />Students learn good form and posture.<br />
The home row is the secret to typing fast.<br />
With Micro Type Multimedia everyone works at their own pace.<br />
19 lessons in MTM to learn location of the keys<br />
After mastering the location of the keys, we build skill.<br />
Did you know that students have to take an online course to graduate from high school?<br />
Grades online<br />
Submit assignments online<br />
Attach documents to Bb<br />
Gaggle<br />
Learn Key<br />
Second QuarterDocuments and More<br />Blogging, email, and an electronic calendar will be used to get you ready for the wo...
Games on Quia.com<br />
Syllabus<br />
Supplies: <br />Box of Tissue<br />Ear buds or headphones<br />No paper or pencils or pens needed<br />No backpacks at you...
Grading: <br />Tests, daily practice (participation),and assignments will be graded on a point system.  <br />The grades w...
Curriculum: <br />First Quarter we will focus on learning to type by touch. Youwill use self-paced software to learn to ty...
Practice: <br />Practice is an essential part of learning a skill. Every effort should be made to attend class and partici...
Late work: <br />It is your responsibility to make up assignments or tests that are missed. <br />Youhave one day for each...
Tests: <br />Youwill be asked to type a document without looking at your hands. <br />Speed will be tested during the seco...
Attendance and Tardy Policy: <br />Poor attendance is the number one reason for failure. You are expected to be on time an...
Procedures: <br />When you come to class, store your backpack and get your agenda. <br />Put your agenda on the table next...
To prevent injuries<br />Sit up straight<br />Keep your wrists slightly above the table<br />Curl your fingers<br />Keep y...
Rules: <br />BE ON TIME<br />NO FOOD, GUM, CANDY, OR DRINK - EVER <br />DO NOT LEAVE THE CLASSROOM<br />RAISE YOUR HAND FO...
Rules continued:<br />RESPECT<br />NO BACKPACKS<br />FOLLOW PROCEDURES FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS<br />NO SURFING<br />NO OTH...
Bring your Syllabus back<br />Getting your syllabus signed and returned counts as your first grade.<br />We will not use o...
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  • Welcome to Business Technology at Jefferson Middle School
  • Business technology pp

    1. 1. Business Technology<br />MrsHarris<br />
    2. 2. Who is Mrs. Harris?<br />Originally from Texas<br />Former Math and Computer Teacher - Now the “Typing Teacher”<br />Former Accountant<br />18 years of teaching experience<br />Widow with two children and two grandchildren.<br />I love travel , computers , puzzles, Monty Python, and Escher.<br />
    3. 3. My kids.<br />Ethan – Sophomore at UNM<br />Kate - works for Citibank<br />
    4. 4. Grandchildren rock!<br />Jordan<br />Emily<br />
    5. 5. No homework!<br />It’s a skill used immediately in other classes and in your personal life.<br />Work is mostly independent with minimal teacher talk.<br />It’s not rocket science!<br />The class only lasts for a semester!<br />What’s so great about typing?<br />
    6. 6. First QuarterTyping by Touch<br />Students learn good form and posture.<br />
    7. 7. The home row is the secret to typing fast.<br />
    8. 8. With Micro Type Multimedia everyone works at their own pace.<br />
    9. 9. 19 lessons in MTM to learn location of the keys<br />
    10. 10. After mastering the location of the keys, we build skill.<br />
    11. 11. Did you know that students have to take an online course to graduate from high school?<br />
    12. 12. Grades online<br />
    13. 13. Submit assignments online<br />
    14. 14. Attach documents to Bb<br />
    15. 15. Gaggle<br />
    16. 16. Learn Key<br />
    17. 17. Second QuarterDocuments and More<br />Blogging, email, and an electronic calendar will be used to get you ready for the workplace.<br />Memos, reports, letters and tables in Microsoft Word.<br />
    18. 18. Games on Quia.com<br />
    19. 19. Syllabus<br />
    20. 20. Supplies: <br />Box of Tissue<br />Ear buds or headphones<br />No paper or pencils or pens needed<br />No backpacks at your desk<br />
    21. 21. Grading: <br />Tests, daily practice (participation),and assignments will be graded on a point system.  <br />The grades will be available to view online at https://aps.blackboard.com. <br />A final exam, worth 20%, will be given at the end of the semester.   <br />
    22. 22. Curriculum: <br />First Quarter we will focus on learning to type by touch. Youwill use self-paced software to learn to type on a computer keyboard. <br />Second Quarter we focus on word processing of standard business forms, letters and reports. Youwill also gain experience with proofreading, e-mail, uploading and downloading files. <br />It will be necessary for each of youto use a gaggle.net account to access the email. Youruse will be closely monitored in the classroom and may be restricted when used inappropriately.<br />
    23. 23. Practice: <br />Practice is an essential part of learning a skill. Every effort should be made to attend class and participate in daily practice. Youare expected to try yourbest everyday. <br />Youwill receive a grade each day based on yourparticipation during the first quarter. When we begin typing documents during the second quarter, you will be graded based on the completion and quality of the assignments. <br />
    24. 24. Late work: <br />It is your responsibility to make up assignments or tests that are missed. <br />Youhave one day for each day absent to make up assignments. <br />If you need time out of class to make up work, then let me know and I can keep the lab open for you afterschool. <br />
    25. 25. Tests: <br />Youwill be asked to type a document without looking at your hands. <br />Speed will be tested during the second quarter, along with quizzes covering the word processing topics.<br />
    26. 26. Attendance and Tardy Policy: <br />Poor attendance is the number one reason for failure. You are expected to be on time and in class everyday. <br />You will be considered tardy when youare not inyour assigned seat when the bell rings. Time for learning is valuable and we will begin promptly. <br />
    27. 27. Procedures: <br />When you come to class, store your backpack and get your agenda. <br />Put your agenda on the table next to you, open to the jet card. <br />Log on to your assigned computer. <br />Sit up straight with good posture. Fingers should be curled and wrists slightly lifted. <br />Continue the lessons in order. <br />At the end of each class, do not shut down the computer, but log off so that the next student will be able to log on. <br />
    28. 28. To prevent injuries<br />Sit up straight<br />Keep your wrists slightly above the table<br />Curl your fingers<br />Keep your feet flat on the floor<br />
    29. 29. Rules: <br />BE ON TIME<br />NO FOOD, GUM, CANDY, OR DRINK - EVER <br />DO NOT LEAVE THE CLASSROOM<br />RAISE YOUR HAND FOR PERMISSION TO TALK<br />STAY ON TASK<br />
    30. 30. Rules continued:<br />RESPECT<br />NO BACKPACKS<br />FOLLOW PROCEDURES FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS<br />NO SURFING<br />NO OTHER E-MAIL<br />
    31. 31. Bring your Syllabus back<br />Getting your syllabus signed and returned counts as your first grade.<br />We will not use our Gaggle e-mail until every student returns their syllabus.<br />
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