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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% - Project/Tests
  • 30% - Classwork/Quizzes
  • 10% - Homework 

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

* Projects/Tests:

  • Pre-Assessment

* Quizzes

  • 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)
    • [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")
    • [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.
  • 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:

  • Project [Due Date 10/25] - Career "Before/After Computers" Poster (Project/Rubric handed out 10/11)
  • POP QUIZ 10/11: Graph Paper Programming

* Classwork:

  • 10/4: Career Research (independently)
  • 9/27: Career Research; Student chooses career; research started (independently))
  • 9/20: Coding
  • 9/13: Coding

* Homework:

  • Weekly grade starts at 100; -3 points for being unprepared 
  • Coding: Minimum 25 lessons (circles) per week, every week.
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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)