This site has been set up to assist
students with various web based projects. They will be
able to get many downloads to complete tasks throughout
this class. Students will be able to use pictures taken
from the instructor on various trips in the world. They
won't have to worry about breaking any copyright laws
using these images. They can access lessons and view student
work by visiting the student section of this website.
Several websites are posted.
They will strongly be encouraged to create a museum
website, since it is ideal for learning so many different
aspects of web
design. The student websites are quite entertaining and
pleasant to read. They demonstrate mastery and creativity.
Most students choose to create fake websites when given
the option. This was primarily influenced by a unit we
do on Internet
hoaxes. They spend some time looking at possible Internet
and e-mail hoaxes in an effort to make them more Internet
savvy. Links have been set up to provide
easy access to online tutorials, educational activities
and other helpful tools available online. A very important
resource available to students and parents is the link
to Internet safety. Internet
safety should be a major part of the computer curriculum
if we want to educate our students about
the possible dangers of engaging in online contact with
strangers. Students have been given contracts to have
signed by their parents or guardians in order to educate
everyone involved in computer activities in the home.
computer class and curriculum is designed to keep kids
safe while they learn how to be critical thinkers. They
will not only learn various applications, but they will
learn how to create aesthetically pleasing products. Having
fun while they learn is also the goal of the teacher.
This site will continue to populate with resources that
can benefit computer and academic teachers alike. It
should also be a great resource for homeschoolers and
Renaissance Festival: This
link has a recent movie created using Microsoft Movie
Maker about the Colorado Renaissance Festival. This movie
may take awhile to load, so you might need to be patient.
It is definitely worth the wait.
Warming: This link shows a movie created in
Windows Movie Maker about global warming. It is part of
that involves various lessons about global warming. Part
of the lesson involves creating a movie using Movie Maker.
This link shows an animation scene showing the creation
of a kitchen in PowerPoint. It was created to a movie
using a trial version of Camtasia.
Resources : This link provides users a variety
of inspirational resources, mostly multimedia presentations.
Students can get ideas about putting together their own
Online Safety Unit: This is a wonderful unit that
allows students to explore various online topics that
can benefit them if they truly grasp and model what is
provided in the unit. Students can make a multimedia
presentation once they have completed several helpful