Class Outline

"It's not about the technology. It's about what you do with the technology."

Media Technology, Mr. Edwards, RM21


Week 01

  • Typing Performance: Unit 01, Typing. Test 01, Typing tutorial. Goal setting. 20 WPM.
  • Technology: What will we do? What is a portfolio? dliteracy.com. Unit 02, Online Safety Journal.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Be thoughtful of yourself and others. Choose your seat and work as a team. Do you have a $150,000 plan?

Week 02

  • Typing Performance: Test 02, Typing tutorial. Graphing and charting performance with Excel spreadsheets.
  • Technology: Unit 03, File Management. Unit 04, Personal Expository. Unit 05, Digital Literacy. (LHP Video.) Comparing the one room school house from the 1870's to the digital classroom of today. Think about what technology you did not see in the video to help you understand what makes us digitally literate today. Unit 06. Skills Evaluation.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: What are the pros and cons of being a digitally literate student? Flight Academy team selection.

Week 03

  • Typing Performance: Test 03, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 07 - 10 Introduction to HTML.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Debate - Is cyber bullying a serious problem for students? Do students know how to protect their personal information online? Flight Academy.

Week 04

  • Typing Performance: Test 04, Typing tutorial. Graphing typing performance.
  • Technology: Units 11 Graphics and Digital Photos.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: What does it mean to be an innovator? Flight Academy.

Week 05

  • Typing Performance: Test 05, Typing tutorial. Charting typing performance.
  • Technology: Unit 04, Typing homepage and graphing. Unit 13 Internet Library. HTML Tables.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Debate - Are adults good role models for the effective use of technology? Flight Academy.

Week 06

  • Typing Performance: Test 06, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 14-16, Letterhead and Business Letters.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy.

Week 07

  • Typing Performance: Test 07, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 17, Budgeting, Fundraising, and Giving.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Was Diebedo Francis Kere a giver or a taker? Building a Community Flight Academy.

Week 08

  • Typing Performance: Test 08, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 18-19. Legal Issues and Personal Safety. Understanding illegal file sharing and cyber-stalkers.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy.

Week 09

  • Typing Performance: Test 09, Typing tutorial. Typing homepage.
  • Technology: Units 20 - 26. Resumes.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Does viewing social media make you feel good about yourself? Flight Academy.

Week 10

  • Typing Performance: Test 10, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 27-29. Style and Personal Branding.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Is the use of technology a tool or a toy? Flight Academy. Portfolio Presentations Unit 39.

Week 11

  • Typing Performance: Test 11, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology:
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.

Week 12

  • Typing Performance: Test 12, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology:
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.

Week 13

  • Typing Performance: Test 13, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 27 - 28. Stylesheets and Backgrounds. Unit 29. Personal Brand.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.

Week 14

  • Typing Performance: Test 14, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 30 Health Fitness. Unit 31 Computer Repair.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.

Week 15

  • Typing Performance: Test 15, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 32 Business Plan.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.

Week 16

  • Typing Performance: Test 16, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 33 High School Plan.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.

Week 17

  • Typing Performance: Test 17, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Units 34 - 35. Operating Systems and Programming.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.

Week 18

  • Typing Performance: Test 18, Typing tutorial.
  • Technology: Unit 36 Video Biography.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.

Week 19

  • Typing Performance: Test 19, Final performance review and charting.
  • Technology: Unit 38 - 39. Interviews and Presentations. Course Wrap Up.
  • Leadership, Media, Online Safety, and Innovation: Flight Academy. Portfolio presentations.