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Mrs.  Karen  Yackanin
Technology Teacher - Grades 4, 7, and 8
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Financial Literacy  

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:

  • Date
    • Assessment
  • Date
    • Family Project (at home)
    • Identity Theft Tri-Fold (in-class)
  • Feb 20/22
    • Unit 1 - My Path To Success
  • Jan 29/Feb 1
    • Pre-Assessment

* Quizzes

  • Date
    • Five steps of budgeting (Pop Quiz)
  • Date
    • Check writing and maintaining a check register
  • Date
    • Unit 4 - Be a Saavy Shopper (Advertising Strategies)
    • Unit 5 - Go With The Flow (Cash Flow / Income and Expenses)
  • Date
    • 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)
    • Day 6 - [C] Unit 2 Vocabulary (Gross pay, Net pay, Federal Income Tax, FICA)
    • Day 5 - [C/H] Unit 1 The Path To Success Mini-Assessment
    • Day 4 - [C] Unit 1 Vocabuary (Career, Job, Volunteering, Internship, Job Shadowing); Do degrees matter?
    • Day 3 - [C/H] Unit 1 Career Pre-Assessment (Student Guide, p.3); Money, Money, Money, Mo-money Handout: pgs. 7-13; summarize three sections (Resource 1)
    • Day 2 - [C/H] O*NET [Career] Interest Profiler (http://www.mynextmove.org "Tell us what you like to do"; typingtest.com (WPM baseline)
    • Day 1 - [C] Pre-Assessment; TypingTraining.com
  • 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 may be assigned.
    • 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 Group Presentation via Stations Project [Due Date 6/13/18] - Computer Term
  • Career Project [Due Date 6/13/18] - Cereal Box for Career "Before/After Computers" (Project/Rubric handed out)
  • Career Project [Due Date UP2U] - Research Notes for Career "Before/After Computers" 
  • QUIZ May 9: Graph Paper Programming

* Classwork:

  • Day 8 - [C] Group Presentation via Stations
  • Days 5,6,7 - [C] Group Presentation Research
  • Day 4 - QUIZ
  • Days 3,4,5 - [C] Career Research
  • Day 2 - [C] Typingtest.com WPM baseline; Choose a career and start researching it, "Before/After Computers"
  • Day 1 - [C] Coding lessons in code.org

* Homework:

  • Coding: Minimum 25 lessons (circles) per week, every week. Below is a suggested schedule to ensure completion by the end of the marking period
    • SPECIAL NOTE BELOW: PLEASE READ
      • If you are not doing an independent project in lieu of participating in a group presentation, ALL activities within the Express Course, lessons 31 thru 35, will not count towards your 200 lessons.
      • ALL activities within Courses A thru F, and within the Pre-Reader Express Course, will not count towards your 200 lessons.
    • [200 lessons] Jun 13
    • [150 lessons] Jun 6
    • [125 lessons] May 30
    • [125 lessons] May 23
    • [100 lessons] May 16
    • [75 lessons] May 9
    • [50 lessons] May 2
    • [25 lessons] Apr 25
    • Apr 18: Coding via MP section link (refer to Coding section above)
  • Weekly Coding homework grade starts at 100. Minus 3 points for being behind. Below is a list of dates when Coding homework grade is revised if less than 25 lessons have been completed:
    • 6/13
    • 6/6
    • 5/23
    • 5/16
    • 5/9
    • 5/2
    • 4/25
  • Once 200 lessons have been completed:
    • Up to 3 extra points can be earned
    • Coding 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:

  • Date: (Post - Graded)
  • Date: (Pre)

* Classwork [C] / Homework [H] / Projects [P] / Tests [T]:

  • [C/P] BrainPOP Copyright and Plagiarism Video/Quiz
  • [P/H] Simile (due next class)
  • [C] Digital Life 101
  • [P/H] Digital Footprint Handout (due next class)
  • [C] Cyberbullying Assessment; Trillion Dollar Footprint Group Discussion and Feedback form
  • [C/P] BrainPOP: Cyberbullying and On-Line Safety Video/Quiz

 * Homework:

  • Prepared: starts at 100; -5 points for being unprepared
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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)