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Web Design Classwork for 2009-2010

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  • 1. 1/12/10 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. More work with Pageflakes Add the following Pagecasts: Google Tools African Diaspora Books African Diaspora History Add the following widgets to your Pageflakes Technology Page: Web Radio Engadget Gadgetster CNET Tech News ABC Technology Headlines This Week in Tech Post a link to your Pageflakes "education" page on WallWisher. _________________________________________ 1/11/10 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter.
  • 2. 1. Finish and post to WallWisher any outstanding work from last week. See last week's classwork below if you are missing work. Pageflakes is a personal start page. Personal start pages allow you to organize your web holdings in one convenient location. 2. Create an account at Pageflakes.com
  • 3. Click the snowflake (above) to add content 3. Add the following pages to Pageflakes: Home, News, Technology, Sports (optional), Fashion/ Beauty (optional), podcasts, Video 4. Add specific content to each of your Pageflakes pages
  • 4. 5. Home page must include the following widgets: Dictionary, e-Mail, Twitter, Wikipedia, Local News, Engadget 6. Add the following RSS feeds to your Education page in Pageflakes http://feeds.feedburner.com/readwriteweb http://www.edtechtalk.com/node/feed http://plethoratech.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/ default http://www.speedofcreativity.org/feed/ http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/feed/ http://khokanson.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/ default http://connectedtalk.wordpress.com/feed/ http://practicaltheory.org/serendipity/ index.php?/feeds/index.rss2 http://songhaiconcepts.blogspot.com/feeds/ posts/default
  • 5. http://hopecharter.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/ default _________________________________________ 1/8/10
  • 6. Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Copy your list of significant events of the decade and the three things you learned over the holiday break and paste all of that text inside of Wordle Use the Print Screen key to take a snapshot of your image. Paste the image in Paint
  • 7. Crop image Save image as a JPEG file Post image on your blog Upload image to Twitpic.com and post blog link to January's WallWisher. Share WallWisher content via Twitter. _________________________________________ 1/7/10 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. BLOG POST: (if you do not have a blog use ZOHO Writer or Google Docs) What does your list of significant events say about your world view? Click here and download one earth image to your picture folder. Once downloaded, open the earth image in Paint Add numbers - 1 through 10 on each location on the map that you chose as a significant decade event. For example if one of your significant events was the war in Iraq, then place a 1
  • 8. where Iraq is located on the map. If one of your significant events was the passing of Michael Jackson, then place a 2 where Los Angeles is located on the map. etc. See Paint example below After you create your numbered map, give it a smart name, and save it as a JPEG file in your picture folder. Next, insert your numbered map to your blog. If you do not have a blog, insert your image
  • 9. to ZOHO Writer or to Google Docs. Write a short paragraph explaining what your numbered map says about your world view. Post a link to your blog post or ZOHO/ Google Docs document to your January WallWisher. _________________________________________ 1/6/10 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. 1. Finish compiling your list of the 10 most significant events of the decade. 2. Post your list on your January WallWisher wall. Use the Do More/Share feature in WallWisher to post your wall info to Twitter. 3. Use the search feature in twitter to find the latest developments on these two products: Apple's iSlate and Google's Nexus One
  • 10. Use WordPress to write two short reports about the two items above. Be sure to include hyperlinks, release dates, price and specs. _________________________________________ 1/5/10 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today, finish compiling your list of the 10 most significant events of the decade. Once you are done compiling your list, post a link to your list on WallWisher. Also send me a list via Twitter. _________________________________________ 1/4/10 Web Design
  • 11. Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. It is 2010... Happy New Year! Prepare this document in WordPress. If you do not have a WordPress blog prepare the document in ZOHO Writer or Google Docs. Post a link to your classwork (finished or in progress) in Twitter at the end of the class period. 1. Explain three things you learned/ discovered over the holiday break. Please give details. 2. What in your opinion were the 10 most significant events of the last decade? Use smart keywords in Google's search engine to find the answers to the above question. Also use hyperlinks generously in this document
  • 12. _________________________________________ 12/22/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark
  • 13. yourselves present in twitter. You should be setting either Four Women or Ego Trippin: the questions to pictures. _________________________________________ 12/18/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If you did not transcribe Four Women, you must find the lyrics - Four Women by Nina Simone and insert the lyrics on a series of slides in either ZOHO Show or Google Presentation. Find landscaped pictures for each slide. If you will not be setting Four Women to pictures, you must answer the Ego Trippin' questions in the same manner using ZOHO Show or Google Presentation. See me if you have questions. _________________________________________ 12/17/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If you did not transcribe Four Women, you must find the lyrics - Four Women by Nina Simone and insert the lyrics on a series of
  • 14. slides in either ZOHO Show or Google Presentation. Find landscaped pictures for each slide. If you will not be setting Four Women to pictures, you must answer the Ego Trippin' questions in the same manner using ZOHO Show or Google Presentation. See me if you have questions. _________________________________________ 12/16/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today I will dictate and you will transcribe a short lyric by Nina Simone. Type this dictation exercise in ZOHO Writer or Google Docs. At the conclusion of the dictation, type a brief biographical sketch of Nina Simone. Ego Trippin' questions _________________________________________ 12/15/09 Digital Archiving Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter.
  • 15. See 12/14/09 classwork (below) if you were absent yesterday. Post all completed work for today on your Wallwisher.com page for 12/14/09. All students should have a Wallwisher.com account We are using Wallwisher like it were an online bulletin board where you post digital sticky notes with links to works completed and works in progress. You will build a new Wallwisher wall every week. IMPORTANT: Your report (from yesterday) on hyperlinking is due at the end of the class period. If you need more time to prepare and publish a report on hyperlinking you may use today's class period to do that. All reports should contain at least three hyperlinks. If you completed your report on hyperlinking, then "build a wall" in Wallwisher.com that includes "digital sticky
  • 16. notes" to all works completed for the week of 12/7/09. Title: YourFirstName's Digital Bulletin Board for 12/7/09 Subtitle: My classroom bulletin board Include a picture Repeat the above steps for week of 11/30/ 09, 11/23/09, etc. _________________________________________ 12/14/09 Digital Archiving Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If you did not do so on Friday, all students create an account at Wallwisher.com Students who have Wallwisher.com accounts need to build a new wall for this week. You will build a new wall - "digital bulletin board" every week. The wall will contain notes and links to your work for that week.
  • 17. Edit your title: Songhai's Digital Bulletin board Add a subtitle My classroom bulletin board for 12/14/09 and choose a URL for the week (songhaisboard121409) Use ZOHO or Google Docs to prepare a brief report on hyperlinking: 1. What is hyperlinking and hypertext writing? 2. What hyperlinking activities have you worked on over the last 3 weeks? 3. What distinguishes hypertext writing from ordinary text documents? 4. How would you rate your hyperlinking skills - proficient, good, unsatisfactory? (explain all of your answers)
  • 18. You are encouraged to use hyperlinks when preparing this document. Post a link to this document (even if it is incomplete) on Wallwisher.com and share your digital bulletin board via Twitter. Note: any slideshow work from last week that I do not have must be completed on your time. Once you complete the slideshow post a link to your Wallwisher.com page and post to Twitter. _________________________________________ 12/11/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today, all students create an account at Wallwisher.com You will need to supply the information in the picture below to create an account.
  • 19. Once you create your account you need to "build a wall." Build your wall by clicking the "Build a wall" link on the toolbar You must name your wall. Name it: "Your first name"'s Digital Bulletin Board Subtitle it: My classroom bulletin board Add a picture: Wallwisher supplies you with clip art to use if you do not have a picture
  • 20. available. You must have a picture to create your account. Give your wall an original web address for example: songhaisboard121109 Select a wall THEME and click done. Double click on your wall to make posts. Click the DO MORE link on the toolbar to share your original wall on Twitter
  • 21. Deadline for slideshow version of Nikki Giovanni's Ego Trippin' is today. At the end of the class period share and publish whatever you have via twitter (and Wallwisher). REMEMBER: Landscape pictures only, all color or all black & white pics. No spelling errors. (check your version against the original poem) I will not accept any work with spelling errors! Don't forget to include a brief biographical sketch of the author: where she was born, note her books, plays, awards and discuss what she is doing today.
  • 22. _________________________________________ 12/10/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today I want you all to test out Mark yourselves present with WallWisher and explain where you are with the Ego Trippin' project. Deadline for slideshow version of Nikki Giovanni's Ego Trippin' is Friday 12/11/09 REMEMBER: Landscape pictures only, all color or all black & white pics No spelling errors. (check your version against the original poem) I will not accept any work with spelling errors! Don't forget to include a brief biographical sketch of the author: where she was born, her books and awards and discuss what she is doing today. _________________________________________ 12/09/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Deadline for slideshow version of Nikki Giovanni's Ego Trippin' is Friday 12/11/09
  • 23. REMEMBER: Landscape pictures only, all color or all black & white pics No spelling errors. (check your version against the original poem) I will not accept any work with spelling errors! Don't forget to include a brief biographical sketch of the author: where she was born, her books and awards and discuss what she is doing today. _________________________________________ 12/08/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Please wrap up any outstanding work related to Nikki Giovanni's "Ego Trippin'." You should have submitted a ZOHO Writer or a Google Docs version of that poem. ALL WORDS OF THE POEM MUST BE SPELLED CORRECTLY! Final presentations of that piece must be compiled in either Google Presentation or ZOHO Show. See me for specific details.
  • 24. _________________________________________ 12/7/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Please wrap up any outstanding work related to Nikki Giovanni's "Ego Trippin." Final presentations of that piece must be compiled in either Google Presentation or ZOHO Show. See me for specific details. _________________________________________ 12/4/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. All hyperlinked versions of Ego Trippin are due today. At the end of your hyperlinked version of the poem include a short biographical sketch of the author of Ego Trippin', Nikki Giovanni. Where was she born, list several of her books and award and explain what is she doing today? Send me a link to your hyperlinked version
  • 25. of Ego Trippin' with the Nikki Giovanni biographical sketch included via twitter. _________________________________________ 12/3/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. The deadline for adding hyperlinks to this poem is Thursday, December 3rd. As you wrap up hyperlinking this poem, keep in mind that poetry is filled with deep and hidden meaning. There is much more to a poem than meets the eye. You must read between the lines to get the deeper meaning of a poem. Think carefully about what you read. What does the line you just read represent - what's it look like? You must see through the literal. As you wrap up this exercise, think about what each line or passage in the poem is saying and find the perfect picture synonym to match it. Do not put the exact line or passage into your search box. That will only get you what the student next
  • 26. to you gets. Be bold in your thinking. Do not be intimidated by Google or other search engines. Type exactly what you mean in the search box to get what you want. STYLSTIC NOTE: Please keep your images consistent - use all color images or all black & white images. Also use landscape images only - no portrait pictures. Click here for list of lines and passages to be hyperlinked _________________________________________ 12/02/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If you did not transcribe the poem, Ego Trippin' yesterday, then please type the poem up in ZOHO Writer or Google Docs today, from the original. Find the original poem by doing a Google search for "Ego Trippin' by Nikki Giovanni" If you transcribed the poem Ego Trippin' on Monday, then start saving the images you
  • 27. plan to hyperlink to your picture folder. Create a folder in your picture folder called Ego Trippin Pics. and save all images there. NOTE: Hyperlink the pics first, then save them to your picture folder. STYLSTIC NOTE: Please keep your images consistent - use all color images or all black & white images. Also use landscape images only - no portrait pictures. Click here for list of lines and passages to be hyperlinked _________________________________________ 12/01/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If you did not transcribe Ego Trippin' yesterday, then please type the poem up in ZOHO Writer or Google Docs today, from the original. Find the original poem by doing a Google search for "Ego Trippin' by Nikki Giovanni" If you transcribed the poem Ego Trippin' yesterday, then start saving the images you plan to hyperlink to your picture folder. Create a folder in your picture folder called Ego Trippin Pics. and save all images there.
  • 28. NOTE: Hyperlink the pics first, then save them to your picture folder. STYLSTIC NOTE: Please keep your images consistent - use all color images or all black & white images. Also use landscape images only - no portrait pictures. Click here for list of lines and passages to be hyperlinked _________________________________________ 11/30/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today you will continue to practice adding relevant hyperlinks to an important piece of poetry from the 20th century. As I dictate, you will type the poem in either ZOHO writer or Google Docs. Later you will add relevant hyperlinks to the document. _________________________________________ 11/25/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark
  • 29. yourselves present in twitter. Thanksgiving break marks the end of the first quarter of this school year. In two or more paragraphs, assess yourself as a student in Web Design class. Note your progress and achievements from the start of the year to the present. Note what you have learned and what you still would like to learn. If this course were to end today, how would you evaluate yourself as a student? Add smart relevant hyperlinks to your paragraphs. Prepare this document on your blog, ZOHO or Google Docs. Send me a link to your finished document via Twitter. _________________________________________ 11/24/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Wrap up any loose ends from yesterday's classwork. 1. Add eight hyperlinks to Gwendolyn Brooks' poem "We Real Cool" (hyperlink each entire line for a total of
  • 30. eight hyperlinks) 2. Explain what the poem means to you 3. In a separate document explain what transpired in the short Kevin Ross video we watched yesterday. Explain the lessons to be learned from the Kevin Ross story? _________________________________________ 11/23/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today we will watch a short video clip on the life of Kevin Ross. After we watch the video you will write an intelligent reflective piece about that video. (You will need to add hyperlinks throughout the document you type) After you watch the video I will dictate a short poem by Gwendolyn Brooks and you will transcribe the poem either on your blog or on ZOHO writer. Add relevant hyperlinks to every line of the poem _________________________________________ 11/20/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter.
  • 31. Please complete yesterday's exam. Click this article to access exam. You can view your responses and your classmates' responses here. You may have free time after you complete the exam. _________________________________________ 11/19/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today you will take a 10 question exam on the topic of Thinking Critically When Surfing the Net. Please read this article and click on the exam link at the end of the article. _________________________________________ 11/18/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today is the last day we will devote class time to the Cosby document. Finish adding hyperlinks to the document and send me your finished product via Twitter. If you have not already, copy the linked article below to your writing application and add smart relevant hyperlinks to all the underlined words.
  • 32. Your hyperlinks may link to pictures, maps, definitions, statistics, etc. See me if you have questions. Read this article concerning the state of Black America. _________________________________________ 11/17/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Continue working on your responses to Bill Cosby's critique of Black America. Read this article concerning the state of Black America. Next, on your blog (or ZOHO or Google Docs) explain what Bill Cosby is saying to Black America. Explain in detail why you agree or disagree with his statements? After you write and publish your opinion on your blog or ZOHO or Google Docs, copy the entire article and paste the article onto your blog as a New Post. If you do not have a blog, copy and paste the article in ZOHO or Google Docs as a New Document. Your assignment is to add relevant
  • 33. hyperlinks to all of the underlined words in the text. Your hyperlinks may link to pictures, maps, definitions, statistics, etc. See me if you have questions. _________________________________________ 11/16/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Over the next few days we will practice inserting relevant hyperlinks inside of text documents. Read this article concerning the state of Black America. On your blog (or ZOHO or Google Docs) first, explain what Bill Cosby is saying to Black America. Explain in detail why you agree or disagree with Mr. Cosby? After you write your opinion on your blog or ZOHO or Google Docs, Copy the entire article and paste the article onto your blog as a New Post. If you do not have a blog, copy and paste the article in ZOHO or Google Docs as a New Document. Your assignment is to add relevant
  • 34. hyperlinks to all of the underlined words in the text. Your hyperlinks may link to pictures, maps, definitions, statistics, etc. See me if you have questions. _________________________________________ 11/13/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If school were to end today - forever, that's it, no more school, given what you have learned in this class and in all of your other classes over the years, what kind of job would you qualify for and what kind of an asset would you be to any company/ organization or a business of your own? Answer smartly and intelligently in either ZOHO, Google Docs, Blogger or WordPress. Be specific and give details. Answer in three paragraphs or more include at least 4 smart, relevant hyperlinks and include at least two smart, relevant pictures. You must send me a link via twitter to your responses.
  • 35. _________________________________________ 11/12/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Please use class time today to get caught up on any outstanding work from the last two weeks. _________________________________________ 11/10/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. 1. Today you will make a word glyph from the articles you wrote yesterday. Go to wordle.net. Copy your responses to yesterday's questions (all the text) and paste your words in wordle.net
  • 36. Go to Twitpic.com - send me your new word glyph. Do the same thing with delicious if you have a delicious account. Follow the instructions in wordle.net _________________________________________ 11/9/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Last week's SEPTA strike was an unfortunate inconvenience for students and teachers alike, nevertheless, students enrolled in this class are always able to access the classwork for this course online if you choose to do so. If you did not attend school last week please prepare this 3-4 paragraph document on your blog (Blogger or WordPress). If you do not have a blog, create this document with ZOHO Writer. You must add at least four hyperlinks to this document 1. Did you attempt to access any of the
  • 37. classwork from home during the SEPTA strike? If so explain what you did. If not explain why you did not. 2. What do you want your teachers to do? (for example - what do you want your barber or hairdresser to do... what do you want your mother, your father, or your guardian to do?) 3. What do you think your teachers expect you to do? 4. Write an informative 2-3 paragraph article on your primary blog. Add at least four hyperlinks and at least one photo. _________________________________________ 11/6/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Our Internet connection problems have pretty much been solved. YouTube is blocked. Too many students were spending way too much time on YouTube when they should have been doing classwork. Two blog posts
  • 38. On your Academic blog explain the following in two or more paragraphs: "What did you learn this week in __________ class that will guarantee that you pass the next exam? Sample opening line: This week in __________ class we covered... (You can write the opening line any way you like) You must include at least three hyperlinks in your paragraphs. On your primary blog explain the following in two or more paragraphs: "What do you want your teachers to do?" "What do you think your teachers want you to do?" _________________________________________ 11/4/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. PUT THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ON
  • 39. YOUR BLOGGER OR ZOHO... WORDPRESS IS NOT VERY RESPONSIVE TODAY. • Why is SEPTA on strike? (provide facts, not your opinion) • Does SEPTA have good reason to strike? • When was the last SEPTA Strike and how long was it? • How is the SEPTA Strike affecting you and your family? • What advantages would cyber schooling play in making the SEPTA strike a little easier to bear? Feel free to use ipl.org or any local television or radio news sources for your information. Use Bubblesnaps to add a caption to this picture. SAVE THE IMAGE AS A JPEG, NAME IT AND INSERT IT ON YOUR BLOG OR YOUR ZOHO DOCUMENT.
  • 40. Upload this pic (or the pic below) to Bubblesnaps.com and add a caption relative to the SEPTA strike.
  • 41. _________________________________________ 11/2/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If you did not finish the Bubble snaps activity from Friday, please do so today. Get pictures from newmediaenglish.pbworks.com Pictures include "birds on a wire," "first family," "Gordon Parks, American Gothic"
  • 42. Upload pictures to bubblesnaps.com and add captions. Caption topics include Education, The World Series, Being Safe Online After you create captions for the three pictures sign into twitpic.com and post the images on Twitter. _________________________________________ 10/27/09 Web Design I DO NOT APPRECIATE STUDENTS USING MYSPACE AND FACEBOOK OR WATCHING YOUTUBE VIDEOS DURING CLASS TIME! YOU WILL NOT BE GRADED ON ANY OF THOSE SITES. KEEP THAT IN MIND. USE THEM DURING CLASS AT YOUR OWN RISK! Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If you did not finish creating your exam in Survey Monkey please finish today. See instructions below for creating the exam. If you completed the survey, then I would like you to practice using the highlight feature in Diigo.
  • 43. _________________________________________ 10/26/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. If you did not finish creating your exam in Survey Monkey please finish today. See instructions below for creating the exam. If you completed the survey, then I would like you to practice using the highlight feature in Diigo. Assignment: Search the web for three web articles that deal with your primary and and three that deal with your secondary blog. Use the highlight feature to highlight several sentences or a paragraphs related to your subject matter. When you highlight using the Diigo highlighting tool, your highlight is automatically saved to Diigo. You just need to edit the bookmarked site and assign it to a list. Save a total of six web articles (with highlights) to your Diigo account and post
  • 44. your list to Twitter. If you have not alreday, create two lists in Diigo - one for your primary and one for your secondary blog. Assignment: Search the web for three web articles that deal with your primary blog and and three that deal with your secondary blog. Use the highlight feature to highlight several sentences or a paragraphs related to your subject matter. When you highlight using the Diigo highlighting tool, your highlight is automatically saved to Diigo. You just need to edit the bookmarked site and assign it to a list. Save a total of six web articles (with highlights) to your Diigo account and post your list to Twitter. _________________________________________ 10/23/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter.
  • 45. Today all students will: Create an exam using ZOHO Writer or Google Docs Create an account at surveymonkey.com (you will publish your exam using surveymonkey.com) Your exam must include the following: • 4 questions about Diigo • 2 questions about WordPress • 2 questions about Twitter • 2 questions about Nook, the Barnes & Noble eReader Five of your questions must be multiple choice and 5 must be Open-ended Send me the link to your 10 question exam via Twitter. See example below if you use Google Docs
  • 46. See example below is you use ZOHO Writer
  • 47. MORE surveymonkey images: Create a new survey from scratch Title your exam - Computer Literacy Exam #3 Add a question
  • 48. Select a question type
  • 49. Multiple choice sample question
  • 50. Comment/Essay Box sample question (Open-ended question)
  • 51. CLICK SAVE CHANGES AFTER YOU ENTER YOUR QUESTION
  • 52. _________________________________________ 10/22/09 Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Please complete any unfinished business from yesterday, including: Creating three (bookmark) lists in Diigo: • Sony eReader • Apple announcement • Barnes & Noble eReader Enter each keyword (above) in the Twitter
  • 53. search box. Save all three Twitter searches Find three different news stories for each of the three keywords: (total of nine news stories) After you find the web article, bookmark the article in Diigo and save to the proper list. Repeat this for all nine web articles. Send me a link via Twitter to your three lists: Sony eReader, Apple Announcements and Barnes & Noble eReader If you completed yesterday's work, then create two more lists in Diigo list #1 is the topic of your academic blog list #2 is the topic of your primary blog Find and bookmark in Diigo 6 more web articles - three related to your primary blog and three related to your secondary/ academic blog. Use the highlight feature in Diigo to highlight two or more sections in each of your web article. Drag the mouse over the passage you want to highlight
  • 54. Click the highlight feature on your Diigo toolbar to highlight passage
  • 55. When you highlight a passage with Diigo tools, your highlighted passage is bookmarked as well. _________________________________________ 10/21/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Create three (bookmark) lists in Diigo: • Sony eReader
  • 56. • Apple announcement • Barnes & Noble eReader In the Twitter Search box, enter each name as it is written below and find three different news stories for each of the three keywords: • Sony eReader • Apple announcement • Barnes & Noble eReader
  • 57. Save your web articles inside the proper Diigo list - 3 in Sony eReader list 3 in Apple announcement list and 3 in Barnes & Noble eReader list. If you did not save #hopewd in the Twitter search please do so today. _________________________________________
  • 58. 10/20/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Using Twitter and Diigo to conduct keyword searches Add the following keywords in the Twitter search box • Sony eReader • Apple announcement • Barnes & Noble eReader
  • 59. SAVE YOUR TWITTER SEARCHES (below) PLEASE SAVE ALL OF YOUR TWITTER SEARCHES From your Twitter window, find three different news stories for each of the three keywords: (Sony eReader, Apple announcement, Barnes & Noble eReader) Bookmark each of the news stories in Diigo. Enter #hopewd in the Twitter search box and Save that search ___________________________________________________________ 10/19/09 Web Design
  • 60. Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Below are several Diigo screenshots that may be helpful Once you create an account, and you are signed in to Diigo, Right Mouse Click and select Bookmark to Diigo
  • 61. As you do in delicious, copy the title text and paste it in the Description box
  • 62. Add recommended tags if available or add your own tags
  • 63. Add your new web site to a list (create a list)
  • 64. Create a new list (above) _________________________________________ 10/16/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter.
  • 65. 1. Respond to this decision by the administration of Moorehouse University on your Primary blog. Include hyperlinks in your writing. When you write, make sure you indicate the source of the Moorehouse article you are reading from. (For example, According to an article that appeared in...) 2. Share one tip/strategy you picked up this week that will help you pass _____________ class. Post that on your secondary/academic blog. 3. Continue migrating work from WordPress to wix.com _________________________________________ 10/15/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Please decide if you want to migrate one of your blogs (personal or academic) over to wix.com or continue to use WordPress for both of your blogs.
  • 66. Use Twitter to let me know what you plan to do - migrate one blog to wix.com or stick with WordPress. If you decide to stick with WordPress then post a new article, story, report to your primary blog stating why you want to stick with WordPress and send me the article link via Twitter. If you plan to migrate to wix.com start copying and pasting your WordPress articles over to wix.com. See me if you have questions. Send me your new wix.com web address via Twitter. _________________________________________ 10/14/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Please complete Twitter Literacy Survey #2 Click here to continue with survey After you complete the survey make a decision to either:
  • 67. migrate one of your blogs (primary or secondary) over to wix.com - or Continue to use WordPress for both of your blogs. Use Twitter to let me know what you plan to do - migrate one blog to wix.com or stick with WordPress. If you decide to stick with WordPress then post a new article, story, report to your primary blog. _________________________________________ 10/13/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Please complete Twitter Literacy Survey #2 Click here to take survey _________________________________________ 10/8/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter.
  • 68. STOP! do not continue any work that I assigned yesterday. The process does not work as I thought it would. I will see each student individually to make corrections. GO! to wix.com, create an account and experiment with the Wix web page creation tools. Write a short description on your primary blog about the features and tools wix.com provides users. HAVE FUN! _________________________________________ 10/7/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Today I want you to consolidate your two web pages into one page. Do this by using the New Page option in WordPress
  • 69. IMPORTANT!!! YOU MAY NEED TO CHANGE YOUR BLOG TEMPLATE TO COMPLETE TODAY'S EXERCISE YOUR TEMPLATE MUST LOOK LIKE THE TEMPLATE BELOW IT MUST HAVE TABS AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE PLEASE CHANGE YOUR BLOG TEMPLATE FIRST BEFORE PROCEEDING IF IT DOES NOT HAVE TABS EMBEDDED AT THE TOP. From your Dashboard in WordPress select New Post then select New Page
  • 70. After clicking New Page you will see an edit page like the one below Title the first page your create About. Your new About page is a brief biographical sketch of YOU. In the Edit Box (below your title) write a short biographical sketch about you.
  • 71. Explain the purpose of your two web pages (your primary web page and your secondary/academic web page) After your write your biographical sketch click Publish View of your Home page with About page/ tab included
  • 72. About Page with biographical sketch included
  • 73. _________________________________________ 10/6/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. Bookmark three educational web sites/ articles related to your secondary blog. Write a brief scholarly blog post describing
  • 74. the three sites you bookmarked and how they can help you pass _____________ class in 5 short months. Bookmark three web sites/articles related to your primary blog. If time permits, write a brief scholarly blog post describing the three sites you bookmarked and how the sites relate to your primary topic. _________________________________________ 10/5/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. After you complete Web Design Survey #1 please explain the following quote from "TheTeacherPage." Answer in one or more paragraphs. Post your response on your primary blog/web page.
  • 75. 10/2/09 Web Design Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in twitter. 1. Web Design Students: please follow these 8 people on Twitter. From your main Twitter page, click Find People 1. mrich1911, 2. tweetgrid, 3. garystager, 4. screenr, 5. TheTeacherPage, 6. Oprah, 7. ItsOurCity, 8. Shareski (type the letters exactly as they appear (below) inside the Find People box in Twitter)
  • 76. 2. Two posts (articles) on your academic blog 3. One post to your primary blog 4. Send me a link to your blog posts via twitter ___________________________________________________________________________________ 10/1/09 - Web Design (#hopewd) Please remember to include the class hashtag (#hopewd) when you mark yourselves present in Twitter.
  • 77. Complete any outstanding work from yesterday, Tuesday and Monday. Including your review of TweetGrid which needs to be posted on your blog and the three web sites you needed to tag in delicious.com. Send me a link to your blog that includes the review of TweetGrid. Send review via Twitter. 9/30/09 Web Design 1. Bookmark the following sites in delicious http://tweetgrid.com/ http://blog.twitter.com/ http://www.wired.com/techbiz/people/magazine/17-09/ st_thompson 2. Go to tweetgrid.com and explore the many twitter search options. Scan through the How To, FAQ and Search Tip information. Choose a 1x3 search grid and enter three keywords in each search box. 3. Write a blog post explaining what tweetgrid.com is and how it could possibly benefit you in the classroom.
  • 78. What do you think is the difference between tweetgrid.com and a typical Google search? Is tweetgrid.com information overload? (Too Much Information) 4. On your Academic blog/web page, create two separate posts. The posts need to be about two intelligent things you learned in ____________ class. Post your two stories/posts on your Academic blog. You may include pics of your notes you may record your post - audio or video. You may interview your instructor or your classmates 9/29/09 Web Design On your Academic blog/web page, create two separate posts. The posts need to be about two intelligent things you learned in ____________ class. Post your two stories/posts on your Academic blog. You may include pics of your notes you may record your post - audio or video. You may interview your instructor or your classmates Web Design
  • 79. 9/28/09 1. All students must now include the hashtag for this class with every tweet you make over the twitter network. The hashtag for this class is #hopewd 2. Delicious: Bookmark the following sites: http://www.sociableblog.com/2009/07/30/100-serious-twitter- tips-for-academics/ http://blog.discoveryeducation.com/pennsylvania/2009/09/25/ 953/ http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2009/09/hundreds-of- math-and-science-video.html http://delicious.com/edtechtalk/20090920 New Blog Post on your PRIMARY BLOG( On your WordPress or Blogger page, write a short description for each web site that you bookmarked) Begin your post something like this: Today in Web Design class, I tagged/bookmarked four education web sites. The sites I bookmarked were... 3. New Blog Post Why is delicious a useful tool for students and educators? Please include hyperlinks in your blog post. See me right away if you do not know how to insert a hyperlink. Give this post a catchy and original title 4. Complete any unfinished work from last week. WEB DESIGN 9/25/09
  • 80. 9/25/09 Bookmark the following sites in your delicious.com accounts Two of the links below are videos. Watch each video and write a brief reflection on the theme of each video. Write your reflection on your WordPress or Blogger web page. Give the New Post an intelligent title and write at least one paragraph for each video. http://www.freetech4teachers.com/ http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLlGopyXT_g https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3615 http://readerszone.com/internet-explorer/download-delicious- add-on-for-internet-explorer.html Complete any unfinished work from this week. WEB DESIGN 9/24/09 All Web Design students should now have two blogs/ web pages - a primary web page that focuses on any topic of your choosing and a secondary blog/web page that focuses on an academic subject.
  • 81. Today you will need to add a list of links (educational and miscellaneous links) to your secondary blog. Add links to your primary blog if you have not done so yet. (add the following links: delicious, WURD 900 AM, Current TV, Link TV, http://hopecharter.blogspot.com/, http://www.sacredcowdung.com/archives/2006/03/ all_things_web.html, http://www.nathanielturner.com/index.html ) Briefly discuss what each new link you added is concerned with Also on your primary blog enter the following information in Google: jack franklin + philadelphia + photographer (include a photo of Mr. Franklin) WEB DESIGN 9/23/09 Create your second blog/web page This blog/web page will focus on any one academic class that you are currently enrolled in at HOPE Charter School Select a theme for your second blog Write/copy an introductory or secondary paragraph explaining what your new blog/web page will be about Name your blog as follows, How To Succeed in __________________ class Give your blog/web page a relevant sub-title. Embed a relevant video about your blog subject matter to your blog
  • 82. After you complete the work listed above, enter the following information in Google: jack franklin + philadelphia + photographer On your primary blog, tell me who was Jack Franklin and why is he in the news? WEB DESIGN - 9/22/09 On your WordPress blog/web page elaborate on the following: Explain the overall theme and focus of your Personal Web Page Magazine (Why do you want to create/dedicate a web page that focuses on _____________? Brainstorm on which academic course you want to feature on your second Web page (math, science, English, history, etc.)

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