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Rancho Cucamonga Middle School
Mr. Garretson - Teacher - Mr. Garretson's email address  - rgarretson@cuca.k12.ca.us

Distance Learning Information
Daily schedule
All classes meet every day via Zoom.  The link is in JupiterGrades.  See below for the specific lessons for the week.  All assignments are in JupiterGrades.
Programs used;
Zoom, JupiterGrades, iCloud.com which includes iCloud Drive, Photos, Pages, Keynote and Numbers, typing.com, Pixlr, SoundTrap, WeVideo, Text Editor, HTML Editor For Google Drive, Acellus, Adobe Spark, Google Drive
Grading Policy
I follow the RCMS grading policy as presented in the Student Handbook.  Projects = 70%, Typing Practice, Homework = 20%, Quizzes = 5%, Participation (attendance) = 5%
Communication
Please communicate via JupiterGrades.
Mr. Garretson
This is my my 19th year teaching the Apple Computer Elective course at RCMS and my 28th year overall.  I love the opportunities that technology can provide to enhance our lives.




Click here for Introduction letter



Typing.com - login with your Google username & password

You can turn in assignments that are in your iCloud or Google Drives by attaching them to the assignments in JupiterGrades.

To attach iCloud documents to JupiterGrades
Go to the Collaboration icon (the circle with a plus sign) > click on Copy Link > Change the Share Options to Anyone with Link > Click Share and you will see a link, copy it and paste it into the assignment in JupiterGrades.

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.

Week of May 17, 2021

All classes are on Zoom - check JupiterGrades for your Meeting ID - there is a different ID for each period

Period 1 - 7/8 Yearlong Course
We meet every morning from 8:00 - 8:10 for attendance and announcements

Monday Work on missing assignments - last day to turn in work
Tuesday No class today -
Wednesday Check in and then to the promotion! 
Thursday No class today -
Friday No class today -
Extended School Activity/Homework - 15 minutes daily at Typing.com
Typing.com - due dates in JupiterGrades
Period 2 - 6th Grade Trimester Wheel
Monday No class today
Tuesday Work on missing assignments - last day to turn in work
Wednesday No class today
Thursday Check in
Friday No class today
Extended School Activity/Homework - one lesson daily at Typing.com
Typing.com - due dates in JupiterGrades
Period 4 - 7th Grade Trimester Wheel
Monday No class today
Tuesday Work on missing assignments - last day to turn in work
Wednesday No class today
Thursday Check in
Friday No class today
Extended School Activity/Homework - one lesson daily at Typing.com
Typing.com - due dates in JupiterGrades
Period 5 - 8th Grade WIN Course
Monday No class today
Tuesday No class today
Wednesday No class today
Thursday No class today
Friday SEL
Extended School Activity/Homework - one lesson daily at Typing.com
Typing.com - due dates in JupiterGrades

Period 6 - 6th Grade Trimester Wheel
Monday No class today
Tuesday Work on missing assignments - last day to turn in work
Wednesday No class today
Thursday Check in
Friday No class today
Extended School Activity/Homework - one lesson daily at Typing.com
Typing.com - due dates in JupiterGrades

Period 7 - 8th Grade Trimester Wheel
Monday No class today - Work on missing assignments - last day to turn in work
Tuesday No class today
Wednesday 8th Grade Promotion - no class today!
Thursday No class today
Friday Work on missing assignments - last day to turn in work
Extended School Activity/Homework - one lesson daily at Typing.com
Typing.com - due dates in JupiterGrades





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

Assignments & Rubrics
Links
Word Processing - Pages
RCMS Links
Historical Event Flyer
RCMS 
Standards Poster Advanced Computer Class
Word Processing Skills
Digital Footprint Apple Tutorials
Digital Citizenship Research Poster iCloud

How to create a new Apple ID/iCloud account

Family Sharing and Apple Id/iCloud for students under 13

How to unlock your Apple ID/iCloud account
Presentations - Keynote How to share a document using Apple ID/iCloud account

Video screen recording on how to share a Pages file
Interview and introduce a student Getting started with Pages for iCloud
Improve yourself, your school or the world Getting started with Numbers for iCloud
Keynote - Persuasive Presentation Getting started with Keynote for iCloud
Keynote - Course Expectations Numbers User Guide for iCloud
Real Life Heroes Keynote User Guide for iCloud
Sequencing Pages User Guide for iCloud
Earth Day Mac
Make A Difference Day Pages User Guide for Mac

Keynote User Guide for Mac

Numbers User Guide for Mac

Common shortcuts

Mac OS Quick Reference

GarageBand

iBooks Author
Video - iMovie
iMovie
Standards Based Video iPhoto
Theme or Idea Video
Apple Movie Making Curriculum
Math Tube
Room 14 help
Content vocabulary definitions video
Room 14 How To Help Page
Content Vocabulary Definitions Video in a Webpage
Copyright Information
Creative Story Video
Copyright free media
Career Choice Video

Short Story Video

Video Overlay

Persuasive Video

30 second video
Presentations
Digital Footprint Video
Computer Vocabulary
Trimester Video Final
Computer Vocabulary notes
Class Video - "The Cycle" Internet & Networking
Create a storyboard The Internet - Notes
Black History Video

Thankful Video using Adobe Spark

html
How to html: 

You can use the Text Editor app on your Chromebook to write html files, just remember to use .html as the extension, not .txt - You will need to Save the file to your drive, then download it to view in a browser.
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 notas html en espaņol
Make A Difference Day
New Scripts
National Awareness Days
html basics presentation
Digital Footprint in a Web Editor

Webpage Evaluation

Black History

Fun activities during a pandemic
Photoshop

Photoshop Assignments #1 > Keynote Photoshop Tips
Pixlr-E Assignments #1 > Keynote Photoshop in Motion: Animated GIF's and Video Editing
Photoshop Assignments #1 > Web Editor
Photoshop Elements Quick Reference
Photoshop Assignments #2 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 Assignments - Part 2 in iMovie

Photoshop Assignments - Part 2 in Keynote
Fixing Dark Photos
Photoshop Assignments - Advanced class in iMovie
Digital Footprint

Photoshop Elements #2 in iBooks
Adobe Photoshop CC Help
Student created Logo
Photoshop User Guide
Animated GIF > Keynote > QuickTime video

Group Animation
Pixlr Tutorial
Pixlr projects
Pixlr Tutorial - 12 lessons
Pixlr Project #2 > Keynote


Photopea




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 Animated Story
Numbers - Symmetry

Numbers - Practice Chart

Photography
Earth Day Animated Group Project
Basic Photography Skills in a WebEditor


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?




     

          

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