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Mrs.  Karen  Yackanin
Technology Teacher - Grades 4, 7, and 8
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Financial Literacy  Updated at 1/22/2018 2:08:00 PM

7 Financial Literacy 2017-2018

Grading Percentages:  

  •  0% - Pre-Assessment
  • 60% - Projects / Tests / GRADED Homework
  • 30% - Classwork/Quizzes
  • 10% - Homework 

If you are absent, you are responsible for seeing me and making up any work missed. 

* Projects/Tests:

  • Jan 26/29
    • Assessment
  • Jan 22/23 (will accept up until Wednesday, Jan 31, no points off)
    • Family Project (at home)
    • Identity Theft Tri-Fold (in-class)
  • Sept 28/29
    • Pre-Assessment

* Quizzes

  • Dec 11/12
    • Five steps of budgeting (Pop Quiz)
  • Nov 20/21
    • Check writing and maintaining a check register
  • Nov. 2/3
    • Unit 4 - Be a Saavy Shopper (Advertising Strategies)
    • Unit 5 - Go With The Flow (Cash Flow / Income and Expenses)
  • Oct. 19/20
    • Unit 1 - The Path to Success (Education Matters)
    • Unit 3 - Designing Dreams (Needs vs. Wants; Finncial Values and Goals)

* Classwork/Homework:

  • Assignments (Graded as C: Classwork; H: Homework)
    • [H] Family Project (3 weeks Jan 2-23 GRADED)
    • [H] Assessment Review(s)
    • [C] Identity Theft Tri-fold (GRADED)
    • [C] Hour of Code
    • [C] Shannon's Story (Budgeting - GRADED)
    • [C/H] Cash Flow Wrap-Up (Google Doc due next school day 3:00 pm); Quizizz Review (Cash Flow)
    • [H] Go With The Flow (Round 2; New Income - GRADED)
    • [H] Go With The Flow (Round 1)
    • [C] Advertising Strategies; Credibility and Motivation of Advertising; Cash Flow; QUIZ Study Guide (Unit 1 and Unit 3)
    • [H] 4 Advertising Strategies ("Tricks of the Trade" - GRADED)
    • [H] Financial Values & Goals (Student Guide, p.7 - complete all columns, all boxes - GRADED)
    • [H] Financial Values & Goals (Student Guide, p.7 - top 3 boxes in each column)
    • [C] Managing Money: Needs vs. Wants (worksheet)
    • [C] O*NET Interest Profiler (http://www.mynextmove.org "Tell us what you like to do" - worksheet)
    • [C] Lesson 1: Career Pre-Assessment (Student Guide, p.3)
    • [H] Money, Money, Money, Mo-money: Read Chapter 1, pp. 7-13 (Resource 1) and take notes. In Google Docs, write a summary of each section (Mark's Story, Why Do We Need Money, and Where Your Money Goes) writing at least 5 sentences per section. Share your document with me. If you have any other thoughts or questions you would like to discuss, you may add them to your doc. GRADED
  • Starting October 2, 2017:
    • Prepared: Homework grade starts at 100; -5 points for being unprepared for class
    • Classwork becomes homework if not turned in at the end of class.
    • If unprepared (next class period), lunch recess detention with Mrs. Yackanin in Room 113 starting the next day until assignment has been handed in.
    • Any student not showing up for lunch detention will be assigned Central Detention. If there is a conflict with another teacher, I must be notified ahead of time.

* Resources:

  1. Denega, Danielle, "How to manage your cash smart money", c. 2008 Scholastic, Inc.

 

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Coding  

8 Coding 2017-2018 

Grading Percentages:  

  • 60% - Coding
  • 30% - Projects/Quizzes
  • 10% - Homework

If you are absent, you are responsible for seeing me and making up any work missed.

* Coding:

* Projects/Quizzes:

  • Computer Term Project [Due Date xxx] - Computer Term using a Google Slide (Rubric to be handed out)
    • -5 pts. for handing in late
  • Career Project [Due Date xxx] - Career "Before/After Computers" Poster
    • -5 pts. for handing in late
  • Career Project [Due Date 12/20] - Research Notes for Career "Before/After Computers" Poster (Project/Rubric handed out)
      • -5 pts. for handing in late
    QUIZ 12/13: Graph Paper Programming

* Classwork:

* Homework:

  • Coding: Minimum 25 lessons (circles) per week, every week, excluding Winter holiday :) Below is a suggested schedule to ensure completion before the end of the marking period
    • [200 lessons] 1/24
    • [175 lessons] 1/17
    • [150 lessons] 1/10
    • [125 lessons] 1/3
    • [125 lessons] 12/20
    • [100 lessons] 12/13
    • [75 lessons] 12/6
    • [50 lessons] 11/29
    • [25 lessons] 11/22
    • 11/15: Coding
  • Weekly Homework grade starts at 100
    • -3 points for being unprepared
    • Starting 12/13, mandatory lunch recess detention until coding lessons are up-to-date
  • Once 200 lessons have been completed:
    • Up to 3 extra points can be earned
    • Homework grade no longer affected
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Digital Citizenship:  

7 Digital Citizenship 2017-2018

Grading Percentages:  

  •  0% - Pre-Assessment
  • 60% - Project/Tests
  • 30% - Classwork
  • 10% - Homework

MP:

If you are absent, you are responsible for seeing me and making up any missed homework. If not handed in after one week, the homework will be considered late.

* Assessments :

  • 11/8 (Post - Graded)
  • 10/4 (Pre)

* Projects/Tests:

* Classwork:

  • 10/11: BrainPOP Copyright and Plagiarism Video/Quiz
  • 10/4: Pre-Assessment; TypingTraining or typingtest.com
  • 9/27: Digital Life 101
  • 9/20: Trillion Dollar Footprint
  • 9/13: Typing Training

* Homework:

  • 10/4: None
  • 9/27: My Digital Life Simile (due next class)
  • 9/20: Digital Footprint (due next class)
  • Prepared: starts at 100; -5 points for being unprepared (includes assignments under Projects/Tests too)
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Technology 4  

GRADING POLICY: 

Grading Percentages:  

  • 80% - Classwork/Homework
  • 20% - Projects

* Project

  • Internet Safety Letter (Final)

* Classwork:

  • Week of 10/23: Peer Edit Internet Safety Letter to a friend (Final - GRADED)
  • Week of 10/16: ABCya Keyboarding/Typing games
  • Week of 10/9: Internet Safety Letter to a friend (Draft)
  • Week of 10/2: Internet Safety Letter to a friend (Draft)
  • Week of 9/25: Internet Safety (Record 3 Facts to stay safe)
  • Week of 9/18: Typing Training
  • Week of 9/11: Practice logging on; ABCya
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Video Tech 7/8 (In-class work)