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Google Drive
RCMS Video Library
Read the Lion Times


Apple


iCloud.com


Rancho Cucamonga Middle School 
Mr. Garretson – Teacher - Mr. Garretson’s email address  - rgarretson@cuca.k12.ca.us
Take the typing test here - Typing Test
You can turn in assignments that are in your iCloud or Google Drives by sharing them with me at - rgarretson@cuca.k12.ca.us

When finish with your assignment, please name your file/folder as follows "YourNameTopic" and Share via AirDrop to Rob's MacBook Air.

When searching Google online for graphics > click on Images > Search Tools > Size > Large this will show only high quality, high resolution graphics,  then select Usage rights > Labeled for reuse with modification.



Weekly Schedule -Week of February 19 - Period 1 - 7th Grade Trimester Course - Photoshop/iLife

Monday President's Day Holiday
Tuesday iMovie - Animated gif's > Keynote > Export as QuickTime > add to iMovie with sound
Wednesday iMovie - Animated gif's > Keynote > Export as QuickTime > add to iMovie with sound
Thursday iMovie - Animated gif's > Keynote > Export as QuickTime > add to iMovie with sound
Friday iMovie - Animated gif's > Keynote > File > Export to Quicktime > add to iMovie > Share to File > Open Video in QuickTime > set to Loop > Play full screen - End of 2nd Trimester
Extended School Activity - Practice Typing Skills - Short Story Video is due Feb. 6
Weekly Schedule -Week of February 19 - Period 2 - 6th Grade Trimester Course - Desktop Publishing - iWork
Monday President's Day Holiday
Tuesday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Wednesday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Thursday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Friday Pages - Computer terms - test today - End of 2nd Trimester
Extended School Activity - Practice Typing Skills
Weekly Schedule -Week of February 19 - Period 3 - Advanced Class
Monday President's Day Holiday
Tuesday Yearbook/Videos 
Wednesday Yearbook/Videos 
Thursday Yearbook/Videos 
Friday Yearbook/Videos - End of 2nd Trimester
Extended School Activity - Practice Typing Skills
Deadlines;
Dec. 15 - Camera work, Yearbook #1 draft page, Video Library #2
Dec. 18 - Yearbook layout page #2
Jan. 8 - Video #3 topic
Jan 26 - Yearbook page #2 - draft
Feb. 2 - Yearbook page #1 - final
Feb. 9 - Video Library #3
Feb. 23 - Yearbook page #2 - final
Feb. 23 - Camera work

Weekly Schedule -Week of February 19 - Period 5 - Yearlong 7th/8th Grade Apple Computer Course
Monday President's Day Holiday
Tuesday Photoshop - Photoshop Elements Assignments- Part 2 - Silhouette
Wednesday Photoshop - Photoshop Elements Assignments- Part 2 - Image in Text
Thursday Photoshop - Photoshop Elements Assignments- Part 2 - Image in Shape/ Cut Out Background
Friday Photoshop - Photoshop Elements Assignments- Part 2 - Gradient Text/ Gradient Fill
Extended School Activity - Practice Typing Skills

Weekly Schedule -Week of February 19 - Period 6 - 6th Grade Trimester Course - Desktop Publishing - iWork
Monday President's Day Holiday
Tuesday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Wednesday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Thursday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Friday Pages - Computer terms - test today - End of 2nd Trimester
Extended School Activity - Practice Typing Skills

Weekly Schedule -Week of February 19 - Period 7 - 6th Grade Trimester Course - iWork
Monday President's Day Holiday
Tuesday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Wednesday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Thursday Pages - Computer terms - students take notes
Friday Pages - Computer terms - test today - End of 2nd Trimester
Extended School Activity - Practice Typing Skills

Class Protocols
  • Be cool and try your best.
  • Please leave the following items outside of the computer class; toys, sporting equipment, food, gum, drinks, and cosmetics.
  • Please wash your hands and use the restroom during passing period.
Consequences
  • If we follow the protocols we won’t have to worry about any consequences.
  • However, it you need specifics here they are;
  • Warning
  • Lunch Detention and Parent contact
  • After School Detention
  • Referral to Assistant Principal
  • All of the above will be noted in JupiterGrades
Lab Links
Student Project Samples
Assignments & Rubrics
Links
Word Processing - Pages
RCMS Links
Historical Event Flyer
Mr. G's Presentations
Standards Poster RCMS 
Word Processing Skills Free Online Books
Digital Footprint
Digital Citizenship Research Poster

Presentations - Keynote Advanced Computer Class
Interview and introduce a student Copyright Information
AR Book Report Apple Tutorials
Make A Difference Day Pages
Earth Day Keynote
Sequencing
Numbers
Real Life Heroes
Common shortcuts
Keynote - Course Expectations
Mac OS Quick Reference
Keynote - Persuasive Presentation
GarageBand
Improve yourself, your school or the world
iBooks Author
Video - iMovie
iMovie
Standards Based Video iPhoto
Theme or Idea Video

Math Tube
Room 14 help
Content vocabulary definitions video
Room 14 How To Help Page
Content Vocabulary Definitions Video in a Webpage

Creative Story Video
Computer Vocabulary notes
Career Choice Video

Short Story Video
Yearbook Class
Video Overlay

Persuasive Video

30 second video

Digital Footprint Video
Copyright free media
Trimester Video Final

html
How to html: 

You can use the Text app on your Chromebook to write html files, just remember to use .html as the extension, not .txt
First html assignment
Create a webpage using TextEdit
HTML CCSS Research Project html help page
College Project using Web Editor Sample html script page
Student discovered html scripts
html notes page
Earth Day html project
ScreenCast video - how to html
College Project using html
Make A Difference Day

National Awareness Days

Digital Footprint in a Web Editor

Photoshop

Photoshop Elements Assignments #1 > Keynote Photoshop Tips
Photoshop Elements Assignments #1 > Web Editor
Photoshop Elements Quick Reference
Photoshop Elements Assignments using Web Editor
Color Balance for Problem Lighting
Photoshop Elements Assignments #1 > iMovie
Cut Out a Background
Animated GIF in Keynote
Fixing Backlit Photos
Animated GIF in Webpage
Fixing Light Photos
Photoshop Elements Assignments- Part 2 in iMovie

Photoshop Elements Assignments- Part 2 in Keynote
Fixing Dark Photos
Digital Footprint

Photoshop Elements #2 in iBooks

Student created Logo

Animated GIF > Keynote > QuickTime video

Spreadsheets - Numbers
 Projects
Periodic Table of Elements   iBooks Author - digital portfolio
Geometry Practice
Earth Day Multimedia project
5-Day Weather Chart iBooks Author ePub book
Basic Formulas


Are You Finished???
Can you make it better???
Look at all aspects of the project
  • Borders - rounded or square, thick or thin, black or colored
  • Backgrounds
  • Graphics
  • Choice of fonts, colors and sizes
  • Readability and Opacity - Can you read the text with the background
  • Content
    • Did you make your point?
    • Is it the best ever?
    • Is it accurate?
Can your project be published and shared with millions of other people?

Online Activities
Free Rice 2.0
Place The State - Intermediate
Online Intervention 
Typing tutors and games