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AP Environmental Walk to Class

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Insight School of Wisconsin AP Environmental Science Walk to Class Presentation

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AP Environmental Walk to Class

  1. 1. Walk to class<br />AP Environmental Science<br />Mrs. Harris<br />
  2. 2. Welcome<br />Elluminate tools<br />Practice activities<br />Course basics<br />Scavenger hunt<br />
  3. 3. Elluminate tools<br />
  4. 4. Practice<br />Raise your hand if this is not your first year at ISWI<br />
  5. 5. Checking in<br />Give me a check mark if you feel confident about starting classes next week<br />
  6. 6. Elluminate tools<br />
  7. 7. Chat rules<br />Type properly to the best of your ability<br />Keep it school appropriate<br />All chat is visible by the teacher<br />Some chat lingo is acceptable<br />LOL or ROFL<br />BRB or AFK<br />Emotes (^_^)/<br />
  8. 8. Elluminate tools<br />
  9. 9. Mic Check<br />Pick a question to answer on the mic<br />What is your favorite restaurant to eat at and why?<br />What is a topic you hope to see covered in AP enviro. science?<br />What’s the best thing you did all summer?<br />Do you do any impressions of famous people? Do share!<br />
  10. 10. Elluminate tools<br />
  11. 11. A<br />Use the tool to write your name on the board then use the <br />highlighter to highlight your name. <br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. Re-cap and moving on<br />Elluminate<br /><ul><li>Participation
  14. 14. Chat window
  15. 15. Mic check
  16. 16. Whiteboard tools</li></ul>Course Basics<br />Navigating<br />Course responsibilities<br />Now is a good time to ask some questions!<br />
  17. 17. Course basics<br />How to work through the course in Angel<br />Chapters<br />Assignments<br />Discussions<br />Labs<br />Textbooks<br />Class time and responsibilities<br />Academic honesty<br />Lesson work time<br />Office hours<br />
  18. 18. Digging in!<br />Navigating Angel<br />
  19. 19. AP Environmental<br />
  20. 20. AP Environmental<br />
  21. 21. AP Environmental<br />
  22. 22. Let’s take a look!<br />Tour time<br />
  23. 23. To-do’s<br />Student responsibilities<br />
  24. 24. Things to do<br />Read your hard copy textbooks<br />Read the online Angel content<br />Attend Elluminate weekly<br />Call, email, & IM when you need me!<br />Chapter Tests<br />Multiple choice, some short answer<br />Chapter Labs<br />Virtual labs, calculations, data collection and analyzing<br />Discussion boards<br />Chapter & NOAA<br />One original post (50-150 words) discussing the prompt<br />Minimum two replies to classmates<br />Weekly tasks<br />Unit tasks<br />
  25. 25. Redo policy<br />If you get less than a 60% grade on an assignment you may ask for a copy of my booster document.<br />The same applies if you get a low score on a test but would require a meeting first.<br />Discussion posts can always be edited.<br />
  26. 26. Academic honesty<br />Your work should be written by you.<br />Plagiarism is when you copy without giving credit to the original author.<br />Citing sources at the end of a paper is not the same as giving credit. <br />Let’s look at a site together:<br />http://science.widener.edu/svb/essay/plagiar.html<br />
  27. 27. On average you’ll spend 6-10 hours on this course every week<br />
  28. 28. Good times!<br />No scheduled lessons<br />I will post Powerpoints and instructionals<br />You’re expected to attend E-Live weekly to check in<br />Links will be posted under “Course Resources” on the class homepage.<br />Monday 9:00-12:00<br />Tuesday 1:00-4:00<br />Wednesday 9:00-11:00<br />Friday 8:00-10:00 & <br /> 3:00-6:00<br />Live elluminate lessons<br />Open office hours (e-live)<br />
  29. 29. Scavenger hunt<br />There are 10 questions to answer.<br />You will have to search through Angel and remember a few things from our presentation today.<br />Share the work, ask questions, use the mics.<br />We’ll take about 5-10 minutes to work on this activity. <br />
  30. 30. How many chapters are there?<br />1.<br />
  31. 31. How many items will be graded in chapter 13?<br />2.<br />
  32. 32. 3.<br />What is the chapter 2 NOAA discussion question about?<br />
  33. 33. 4.<br />How many words should your discussion posts be?<br />
  34. 34. 5.<br />How many sources of text do you have?<br />
  35. 35. 6.<br />How much time, on average, will you spend in this course?<br />
  36. 36. 7.<br />Where will you find lessons and instructionals posted?<br />
  37. 37. 8.<br />What are open office hours for?<br />
  38. 38. 9.<br />What is my phone number?<br />
  39. 39. Where do I go to find my current grade?<br />10.<br />
  40. 40. Re-cap and finish up<br />Covered today<br /><ul><li>Elluminate tools
  41. 41. Navigating in Angel
  42. 42. Your responsibilities</li></ul>More to come<br />A document with video links and “how-to” demonstrations<br />This Powerpoint available for download/viewing.<br />Recording posted in “Course Resources”<br />
  43. 43. No school on Monday<br />Before your first visit you should have the online text pages read and come ready to take a few notes!<br />See you on next week! I have pictures of my kiddos to share! <br />

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