Intro Comp Tech

Master the increasing technological skills required at school and your future career. Dazzle teachers with assignments done using all the bells and whistles of your Google Drive apps, including: documents, presentations, forms, drawings, spreadsheets, blogs and sites. Troubleshoot the most common issues with hardware, peripherals and file management. Explore the top programming languages that can guarantee an exciting career in one of the largest job markets projected for the near future. Bring your art and ideas to life on the web with popular image and animation formats. Easily design and build your very own web or smartphone app! This course is designed for both the beginner and intermediate tech user.

Use Chrome

[CB] = Chrome Book friendly lesson

Week 1 [CB]

If you want to pull up your scores later (same computer and same browser) click on the avatar in the upper corner and click EXPLORE LEARNINGS.

You may have to REFRESH

If you want to pull up your scores later (same computer and same browser) click on the avatar in the upper corner and click EXPLORE LEARNINGS.

For the next 6 activities you'll be doing Google mini-projects based on their most popular apps

Week 2 GOOGLE SITES [CB]
DIGITAL PORTFOLIO

E-portfolios provide a rich resource for students,  faculty, and employers to learn about your interests and achievements.  It is the current and best way of showcasing who you are and who you are becoming.

Using Google Sites, create a 5+ page digital portfolio, PUBLISH and share the link via Schoology  

Tutorial

STUDENT EXAMPLE 1
STUDENT EXAMPLE 2
STUDENT EXAMPLE 3
STUDENT EXAMPLE 4

CAN YOU make this lesson
PURPOSEFUL, PERSONAL, and MEANINGFUL?

Week 3 GOOGLE DOC [CB]

Create a 3 page GOOGLE DOC that contains:

EXAMPLE

Super hero

CAN YOU make this lesson
PURPOSEFUL, PERSONAL, and MEANINGFUL?

Week 4 GOOGLE SLIDES + QUIZ  [CB]

Create a GOOGLE SLIDES that teaches someone something, e.g. your hobby, seahorse facts,  go-cart fundamentals...  NO lame typical lessons like : How to make Cup-O-Noodles, Make a peanut butter sammy, Make your bed, Facts about you

NEXTcreate an 8 question auto-graded (points) QUIZ over your previous slides 

CAN YOU make this lesson
PURPOSEFUL, PERSONAL, and MEANINGFUL?

Week 5 GOOGLE DRAWING  [CB]

Create 3 original trading/collectible/customizable style cards using Google Drawing in a style similar to Magic, Pokemon, Digimon, Yu-Gi-Oh! ...   Examples (better than a rubric :)  ONE : TWO : THREE

Graphic GENERATOR if you don't draw

Thanks Kenneth Bouwens!

Google Drawing

Week 6 GOOGLE SHEET  [CB]

Follow THIS VIDEO TUTORIAL  OR  THIS WEB TUTORIAL and then complete an ORIGINAL DOUBLE sheet that demonstrates FORMATTING & FORMULAS (SUM & PRODUCT).

Google Sheets

CAN YOU make this lesson
PURPOSEFUL, PERSONAL, and MEANINGFUL?

Week 7- 8 Make a web app with FUSION! 

Using the famous "Five Nights at Freddy's" FUSION GAME ENGINE...

FREE simple SOUND EFFECTS
FREE MUSIC
BEST MUSIC BY FORMER STUDENTS!!!
MORE FREE MUSIC

FREE YT MUSIC 

FOR BONUS
EXPORT to folder then HOST (create account) on Netlify
PLAY ON YOUR OWN PED Browser to TEST!!!
To update Netlify files go to DEPLOY tab


Games made with FUSION
DOWNLOAD for HOME useTutorials by Almighty Zen TacoCrash Course by Jacobson

HTML PRETEST

Week 9 Create 3 Animated Gifs  [CB] using PISKELapp

PiskelApp GIFS

Quarter Ends

Week 10 LOGO with Sketch.io
or Photopea, Sumo or Aggie  [CB]

Create 3 original "fake business" logos/banners (see adjoining example and video) naming them "logo1.png, logo2.png, logo3.png" that demonstrates your command of 

PAINT.NET is already installed on the computers and can also be used!

LOGO

CAN YOU make this lesson
PURPOSEFUL, PERSONAL, and MEANINGFUL?

Week 11-12 HTML Hacking  [CB]
with the default text editor, paint & browser! 

FOLLOW THIS >> [HERE]
to create a personal 5 page website using your previously made logo and animated gifs!

HTML POST-TEST

Week 13 - 14 EXPLORE! [CB]

CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING WEB APPS to EXPLORE (find tutorials) and create something unique in 2 weeks.
Creating a FREE account may be required.

+ RPG Playground (SHARE LINK)
+ INKLEWRITER  (SHARE LINK)  graphics for max points
+ GDEVELOP  (SHARE LINK)
+ CONSTRUCT3  (PUBLISH FILE)
+ BLOCKSMITH VR  is in C:\C11 folder, FREE account req'd, SHARE LINK
+ VISUAL NOVEL WITH CLOUDNOVEL   (SHARE LINK)

SUBMIT SHARE  LINK OR FILE

Blocksmith SHARE - VIEW ONLY - SEND LINK

Inkle Share

Week 15-16 PROGRAMMING  [CB]

Programming is the process of creating a set of instructions that tell a computer how to perform a task. Programming can be done using BLOCK CODE, JavaScript, Python, C, C++, C#, etc

Learn to code the EASY WAY using Microsoft's MAKECODE platform! You may also wish to create a MICROSOFT account if you wish to work at home.

CHOOSE 2 of the following skill-maps. COMPLETE EACH and take a FULL SCREENSHOT of the completed progress screen

NEXT, Scroll down to the tutorial section and CHOOSE 1 of the 4 following tutorials: 

When you have completed ALL parts, CLICK the SHARE ICON, Change the name of your game and add your name, (e.g. Pike Smacker by Joe Smith) PUBLISH PROJECT & COPY LINK.

SUBMIT previous 2 FULL SCREENSHOT + game link

Week 17 CYOA

CREATE a Choose Your Own Adventure using Inklewriter
EXAMPLE Teacher example

EOCA