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Digital Literacy Sem 1 2018-19

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StudentVUE District URL: https://student.cascadetech.org/ddsd40/
How to turn in assignments...

If you ever get 1 point on an assignment, it is probably because you did not share it properly and I cannot view it

If you are turning in late work, you need to turn it in using the original link
then send me an email @ mike_costello@ddsd40.org

Example:
Mr. Costello,
I just wanted to let you know I turned in the __________ assignment late. I apologize for being a slacker, 
and not getting it done on time :)

link to document

Thanks,
Joe Student
Intermediate Typing will be due November 21st

-Extra Credit Opportunity:
    -Join a Team/Club/Activity
    -No athletics!
    -Get an Advisor/Coach signature that you participated!
    -Turn in to Mr. Costello

November 13-14th

posted Nov 13, 2018, 7:22 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Nov 13, 2018, 1:35 PM ]

Typing Web - 20 min

Finish Intermediate Lessons 8-?
Intermediate Due November 21st? (NEXT WEEK)


Finish Movie?


Growth Mindset/Grit Paper
-Name, Class, Period in Header
-Size 12 Font, Double Spaced
-Page # on bottom
-2 Full Pages (onto a 3rd)
-Mention your sources for quotes/ideas
    -_______ once said "..."
-5 Paragraphs (5-7 Sentences)
    -Intro
    -3 body Paragraphs
    -Conclusion

Intro
    -What is Growth Mindset/Grit? (example)
    -Why have a Growth Mindset?
    -Thesis Statement: 
"When overcoming obstacles has been proven that grit and a growth mindset are the two most important factors in success and these three individuals are great examples."

"Having a growth mindset can be one of the most important parts of your life." 
    
Paragraph 1- Examples of Fixed/Growth from Karate Kid
    -Johnny (Fixed)
    -Danny (Fixed to Growth)


Paragraph 2- My Fixed Mindset
    -Math Class
    -Growing up

Paragraph 3-  My Growth Mindset
    -Basketball
    -"Adult Life"
    -Teaching


Conclusion
    -Restate Thesis
    -How it can help me

*If you don't want to write about your life, you may write all 3 paragraphs about
The Karate Kid...

November 6-9th

posted Nov 6, 2018, 7:20 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Nov 8, 2018, 7:15 AM ]

Typing Web - 20 min

Finish Intermediate Lessons 7-8
Intermediate Due November 21st?




November 2nd-5th

posted Nov 2, 2018, 7:22 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Nov 5, 2018, 11:11 AM ]

Blog Post

Summarize the article in 3 bullet points
  • 1...
  • 2...
  • 3...
How does this apply to you (2-3 Sentences)

Blog Check
10: Today
9: Learning 10/29
8: Personal Mission Statement 10/22
7: Phone 10/18
6: Music while studying 10/11
5: Habits 10/1
4: What is success 9/27
3: Public Speaking 9/21
2: Postcard 9/13
1: Keyboard Skills (Touch Typing) 9/11

Extra:
2 truths, 1 lie
Secrets to success

Finish Growth vs. Fixed
Open Google Docs/Paper 
These notes will be turned in

Growth vs Fixed





-Click on the Paperclip


October 31-November 1st

posted Oct 31, 2018, 7:51 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Nov 1, 2018, 9:19 AM ]

Typing Web - 20 min

Finish Intermediate Lessons 7-8
Intermediate Due November 21st?







Growth vs. Fixed
Open Google Docs/Paper 
These notes will be turned in

Growth vs Fixed




October 29-30th

posted Oct 29, 2018, 7:28 AM by Mike Costello

Read this article about Learning...
Answer the following questions in complete sentences
-What is the quick/easy tip to increase learning by at least 5%?

-Why don't schools teach students this?

-What is "interleaving"?

-What is "delayed retrieval"?



Great Discovery Presentations
Intro +
-5 slides = C
-7 slides = B
-9 slides = A
+ Conclusion



October 24-25th

posted Oct 24, 2018, 7:29 AM by Mike Costello

-Click

-Work on Intermediate Lessons


Great Discovery Presentations
Intro +
-5 slides = C
-7 slides = B
-9 slides = A
+ Conclusion

20 point assignment
You will receive your points after you present, everyone has a 0 right now


Mid-way Self Reflection

-Size 18 Font
-Name/Class/Period

You are 1/3 of the way through your first semester of your freshman year.
Identify:
-3 things that are going well and WHY
-3 things that need improvement and WHY


October 22nd-23rd

posted Oct 22, 2018, 7:25 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Oct 23, 2018, 10:11 AM ]

Learning Targets:
-Improve Keyboarding Skills
    -Assess current typing speed/accuracy
-Learn more about self by beginning The Great Discovery

-Click

-Work on Intermediate Lessons


NEW BLOG!
Answer in complete sentences
Part 1
-Core Values/Principals=*Standards of behavior and guiding principles that help people determine 
right from wrong. A way of behaving that helps create positive outcomes in relationships and life.

-Which 5 are most important? (copy/paste) Why?
Honesty: to be truthful; not lying or deceiving others in any way
Respect: to treat others in a polite, courteous and civil manner
Responsible: to be relied on to do what is right, expected or required
Determination: – to be firm in your purpose; unwavering in your cause
Fairness: to treat all people the same; to show no favoritism
Optimistic: to have a positive view of things; a hopeful outlook
Loyalty: to show complete and constant support for someone/thing
Trustworthy: to keep your word; do what you say you are going to do
Perseverance: to keep working on something even when it gets hard; to not give up
Kindness: to treat others in a gentle, caring manner
Resilient: to be able to withstand and recover from a difficult experience
Empathy: to share another person’s feelings or experiences
Grit: to show mental toughness and determination when presented with a challenge
Restraint: to have control over your behaviors and emotions; the ability to say no to emotional wants/urges
Hard Work: to always do your best at any task or activity; give 100%

EX: I believe the five most important values are ________, because...

Part 2
1. What does Steven Covey say about Personal Mission Statements?
    (2nd Paragraph)
2. Write at least 3 things down in the following areas...
        -Past Success
        -Values
        -How do you want to make a difference?
        -What are your goals?





Due Today!
Turn in HERE



Script for Great Discovery - Open a new Google Doc
Title: Great Discovery Script

Example:
Slide 1 - Intro
Hi, my name is Mr. Costello and this is my Great Discovery Presentation. I think you 
will find out some interesting things about myself and I hope we have some things 
in common. 

Slide 2 - Positive Difference
The person that made a positive difference in my life is my Dad. He was a hard worker 
but always made sure to put family first. He worked full time as a police officer, but 
always made sure to be at all of mine and my sister's sporting events. 
He was that dad, that was always yelling at the ref :)
He also...

End - 
Thanks for listening

Great Discovery Presentations
Intro +
-5 slides = C
-7 slides = B
-9 slides = A
+ Conclusion



YouTube Video

October 18-19th

posted Oct 18, 2018, 7:19 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Oct 18, 2018, 7:29 AM ]

Learning Targets
Define vocab words
Explain their cell phone habits
Continue Great Discovery

NEW Blog Post
Read this ARTICLE

Define "lament"
-Use your own words
-Use it in your own sentence

Define "tethered"
-Use your own words
-Use it in your own sentence

Is your phone the first thing you check when you wake up? (1-2 Sentences)

Do you think you spend too much time on your phone? (2-3 Sentences)

How long are you on your phone each day? (iPhone Screen Time...Swipe Right) 
What are your phone habits?
(3-4 Sentences)


Save As-> "First Last Great Discovery"

-Focus on first 11 slides today
        -Title Slide
        -Positive Difference
        -The Year 2038
        -Greatest Fears
        -Great Library
        -What I Love To Do
        -Deeply Inspired
        -My Personality
        -This Is Me
        -One Hour
        -Talents

Add pictures after you put words down!!

October 16-17th

posted Oct 16, 2018, 7:13 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Oct 16, 2018, 7:56 AM by Mike Costello ]

Learning Targets:
-Improve Keyboarding Skills
    -Assess current typing speed/accuracy
-Learn more about self by beginning The Great Discovery

-Click

-20 min
-Typing Test (3 minutes)
-Start Intermediate Lessons


Save As-> "First Last Great Discovery"

-Focus on first 5 slides today
        -Title Slide
        -Positive Difference
        -The Year 2038
        -Steel Beam
        -Great Library

NO PICTURES!!!



Due Monday 10/22 (A-Day) / Tuesday 10/23 (B-Day)
Present: 10/24-25

YouTube Video

October 11-15th

posted Oct 11, 2018, 7:05 AM by Mike Costello   [ updated Oct 11, 2018, 7:25 AM ]

Blog Post (20 Min)

Music while studying

Use Ctrl-F to find Question 2

Questions
1. What is the Mozart Effect?  Is it True? 2-3 sentences

2. What is the Arousal-Emotion/Mood-Activation Hypothesis? 2-3 sentences

3. What is the Changing State Hypothesis? 2-3 sentences

4. What type of music tends to help you study and what type hurts it 2-3 sentences


Use Ctrl-F to find Question 2

Link to Article / Excerpt HERE

Take out a sheet of paper
Name and Period (Top Right)
4. What did the show "get right" (Like)?
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3. What did the show "get wrong" (Dislike)?
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2. What did you think of the episode?
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1. Why do you think A&E made this series?
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