• TangiTech High School
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    Day 1
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    Purple LA bullet   Electronic Chalkboard is running with Welcome Message.
    Purple LA bullet Read “First Thing…” assignment sheet on your table and take care of those things.
    Purple LA bullet Complete the “Genius Test” in your pocket folder while you are waiting to get started.
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     TangiTech Institute Info:
    Purple LA bullet Phones, bathroom breaks and location, parking, lunch at 11:30 – 12:30, dismissal
    Purple LA bullet Dress, room temperature
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     What is TangiTech Institute?
     
     Purple LA bullet Project overview and requirements for participation
    Purple LA bullet Explain materials and Lab Rules
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    Daily components:
    Purple LA bullet Drop box and Individual folders for completed work …checklist for completed work
    Purple LA bullet Technology-Connected Lesson Plans
    Purple LA bullet Supplies
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     Routines and Procedures:
    Purple LA bullet Daily Journal writing 
    Purple LA bullet React to professional readings on Blackboard
    Purple LA bullet Question of the Day
    Purple LA bullet This Year in History
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    Question of the Day:
    Purple LA bullet “On April 6, 1764, the first Acadian immigrants, 4 families from New York, arrived in Louisiana. Who was the governor of Louisiana in 1764?”
    Have you noticed the Question of the Day poster? Post your answer with a stickie. There will be a new Question of the Day every day. 
    This Year In History:
    Purple LA bullet "1764"
    Using all four digits of the given year and any combination of mathematical operations, you are to build a mathematical expression whose value is a whole number between 1 and 100, inclusive.
    CCSS Common Core Mathmatical Standards 
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    Techie Time:
    Drop Box: You will create a free DropBox account to use for this class. Make sure to register with your tangischools email address. We will digitally share and turn in documents using DropBox shared folders. This is a great way to save on paper and ink in your classroom.
    DROPitTOme: We will use DROPitTOme to turn in assignments. This is a free website that you can link to your DROPBox account. This enables students to turn in work to your DROPBox account without having their own DROPBox account. The link to turn in work for our class is http://www.dropitto.me/TTHS. We will give you the password to turn in assignment in class. When saving your files please name them as the assignment name and then your first initial last name. For example "LAInspirationAArd" would be the title for our first assignment since it is a Louisiana Inspiration file.
     
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    Purple LA bullet Open the Nameplate Template to create your nameplate.
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    You've Got Mail: Tangischools Email Tips (pdf)
    Purple LA bullet Discuss the options available for Tangischools email
    Purple LA bullet Creating a professional signature 
    Purple LA bullet Discuss Calendar features of Tangischools email
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    Day 1 Journal Writing:
    Purple LA bullet Writing Prompts:
    - “How do I envision my classroom changing with the use of technology?”
    - “What are my reasons for being here?”
    - “What do I hope to gain from this experience

    Purple LA bullet Journal writing in Penzu
     
     
     
     A-Google-A-Day:
    Purple LA bullet Setup a Google account using Google Chrome as your web browser.
     
    Purple LA bullet Let's explore the different ways to search within Google. Google Search, Advanced Search, File type search.
    Purple LA bullet Explore Google Translator.
    iPad Icon  iPad: Setup Google Handwrite. On your iPad click on the Chrome app.  Go to www.google.com. In the top right hand corner click on "Sign In."  Login with your google username and password. Then on the far right hand side of the screen click on the "gear" and then "search setting."  Under Handwrite click "enable."

    You can also login to your DropBox account on the iPad.  This way you can access your files from your computer or your device. 
    CCSS Common Core Standards 6-12th Grade
    Research to Build and Present Knowledge

    7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under    investigation.
    8. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
    9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
    10. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

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    Purple LA bullet  Discovery Ed     Discover Education - explore the basic features of using Discovery Ed in your classroom.
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    Technology Connected Lesson Plan
    Purple LA bullet Introduction Louisiana (TCLP) (word)

    Purple LA bullet Discover Louisiana Wetlands with a Circle Map made in Inspiration.
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    INSPIRATION:
    Purple LA bullet Use INSPIRATION to brainstorm with the whole group recording facts about Louisiana Wetlands. Refer to TangiTech Tips for INSPIRATION (HTML)
    iPad Icon Complete the QR code scavenger hunt on the Wetlands. Gather information about the wetlands.
     
    QR Codes in the Classroom

    Purple LA bullet Techie Time with INSPIRATION – Record "What I Want to Know about Louisiana." Include Main Idea, changing font size, alignment of whole graphic, adding pictures, correcting, rapid fire.
    Purple LA bullet INSPIRATION Exploration Time - Using INSPIRATION TangiTech Tips (HTML) create a Concept Map using facts gathered this morning. Save one copy in your folder as "LaInspiration first initial last name." Drop 1 copy of your project in the teacher's DropBox folder using http://www.dropitto.me/TTHS.  Be sure your name is on your map.
    Purple LA bullet Project requirements – Main Idea and at least four major categories… at least three graphics and your name.
     
    CCSS Common Core Standards
     

    Writing Standard
    Production and Distributing of Writing

    6. Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

     
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    World Book
    Purple LA bullet World Book Online is available to all Louisiana students and teachers for free. Contact your librarian and/or HOTT team member for the login and password information you should use.
    World World Book Advanced
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    More than 1.3 million pages of primary source documents—books, documents, selections—fully integrated with the encyclopedia content. Research and teaching tools include timelines, citation builder, and saved research.
    CCSS Common Core Anchor Standards for Writing

    Research to Build and Present Knowledge

    7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
    8. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
    9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and researh.

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     Gale Databases
    Purple LA bullet  Gale Gale Databases will be available for the 2014-15 school year.  This is a trial access link.  Check with your facilitator for login information after the new school year begins..

    CCSS Common Core Anchor Standards for Writing

    Research to Build and Present Knowledge

    7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under    investigation.
    8. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
    9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

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    SB Smart Notebook Skill
    Students will create a Mystery picture using the "Tiles" interactive Smart Notebook template.
     
    Save a copy of your file (ex. SMARTMysteryAArd) and upload to http://www.dropitto.me/TTHS.
     CCSS Gr. 9-12 Writing Standard 6.Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.
     
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    Technology Connected Lesson Plan
               
    Purple LA bullet Using MS Publisher participants will research information online for an assigned country to create a travel flyer. Publisher 2013 Quick Start Guide
     
    Purple LA bullet Save a copy of your file (ex. PublisherAArd) and upload to http://www.dropitto.me/TTHS
    CCSS Common Core Standards 6-12th Grade
    Research to Build and Present Knowledge

    7. Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
    8. Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
    9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
    10. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

    Writing Standard

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    .Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.
     
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    Technology Connected Lesson Plan
    Purple LA bullet "Taste of Louisiana" TCLP (word)
             Assignment Card (word)
    Purple LA bullet Using online resources explore the different cultures, such as French, Italian, Irish, German, African American, Native American, and Spanish
    Purple LA bullet Identify various cultures that affect the foods commonly eaten in Louisiana.
    Purple LA bullet Create a newsletter and/or PowerPoint presentation emphasizing the different cultures in Louisiana.
    Purple LA bullet Save a copy of your file (ex. CultureAArd) and upload to http://www.dropitto.me/TTHS. 
     
     
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    TPSS Blackboard - High School TangiTech
    Purple LA bullet Post a new thread introducing yourself to the class.
    Purple LA bullet Check out the external links on Blackboard. Post a thread describing your favorite site and how you could use this site.
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      Homework:
     
    Purple LA bullet  Read the article listed below and think about a unit of work you will be teaching and how you will delvelop that into a technology connected activity.

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    Read the article listed below and be ready to discuss it for your Blackboard Post for Day 2.
    Bridging the Gap Between Technology Integration and Common Core Standards in the Classroom
     
    Purple LA bullet Just in case that Genius Test is driving you crazy. Genius Test Answer Key. (word)
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    Housekeeping
    Make sure one copy of all work was uploaded to DROPitTOme and save in your Dropbox and you have checked off completed activities on the clipboard. Collect supplies, and bring computers back to desktops.