Calendar of Classes
Winter

Module
Dates
Note
Assignments #1
(Topics can change due to scheduling)

Assignments #2
Course Time Allocation
1
Jan. 13, 20

-Introductions
-Paperwork/Clerical for OECTA
-Our Personal Needs … breaks, coffee, tea, food … any ideas for the routine?
-What you want from this course & What I'll do for you
-Assessment/Evaluation (details), snippets of the course
-Intro to Blogger … Michele and Colin, Julie, Guy blogs
-Intro to Wiki … visit oecta aq iiti wiki
-Computer Basics (Terminology and Parts) … how to buy?
Online Generators 1 (Church Signs), MS Word 2007 v 2003
-Questions/Answers
-Hand in a copy of your case study scenario
1 - CS*
Note:If you have more than one, go for it … hand 2 or 3 (But, please keep it brief)
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
2
Jan. 27
Feb. 03


Day 1: Blogger (Introduction),
-MS Word, MS Publisher, MS Outlook, WikiPedia iiti site
-Online WebClass & WebQuest (Project based learning)
(see other J.Masciarelli TeacherWeb)
Day 2: Introduction to online collaboration:
-Google Docs Workshop, ComicLife
-photofunia (brief intro, overview, and samples)
2 - PAR
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
3
Feb. 10, 17
Feb. 17
Home
Online Session
using TCDSB
Intranet Site
(Cyber Safety)
Day 1: Media Literacy/Digital Images/Manipulation:
SMART Board (Part 1),
-photofunia, google images, flickr, freeplaymusic (creative common), televisiontunes
Discuss copyright vs. creative common (i.e., flickr)
-Virus Providers (AVG, NOD, Norton, CA, Trend), CleanUp
Day 2: Internet Safety & Awareness/Website Evaluation:
-Cyber Bullying, Fact/Folly, School Programs Available,
The Net Generation, Reality Check & Safe Passage,
(Videos, Information Provided for home/school use)
2 - PWR*
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
4
Feb. 24
Mar. 03


Introduction to presentation software:
Day 1: PowerPoint, Excel, Access, KidPix, Smart Ideas
Day 2: Digital Storytelling 1- Photostory
1-PAR
1 - PWR
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
5
Mar. 10, 24

Day 1: Old & New Technology Together:
-Digital Camera, Tape Recorder and your PC (Make story)
Day 2: Digital Storytelling 2 – MovieMaker/Video Editing
1-PAR
1 - PWR
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
6
Mar. 31
Apr. 07


Day 1: OSAPAC/OESS/OERB/Shareware/Freeware
Example … Children Activities, AVC (Any Video Converter)
Day 2: SMART Board (Part 2: Making SMART Activities)
1-PAR
1 - PWR
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
7
Apr. 14, 21

Presentations of Communication Tool
Day 1: Bitstripsforschools.com
Social Networking:Michele Knobel Workshop Model
Day 2: Web 2.0 Applications:dumpr, wikis, FaceBook, Blogger,YouTube (downloader), myspace, twitter
magmypic, Ebay
1-PAR
1 - PWR
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
8
Apr. 28
May 5


Presentations of Communication Tool
Day 1: Assistive Technology/Differentiated Instruction Premier Software Suite
More Web 2.0 Applications:
-Tumblebooks (Thru Brampton Public Library)
Day 2: Professional Sharing:
Dragon Naturally Speaking 10, Podomatic
1- ICT H-S Connection Communication Tool
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
9
May 12, 19

Culminating Project Presentations
Day 1:e-comics/digital graphic novels: Comics in Class
Day 2: Web 2.0 vs. Web 1.0: Comparison, Issues, Future?
Day 1/2: Even More Web 2.0 Applications:
-Online generators 2 (Restaurants, tombstones, Highway), moo, yearbook yourself, jing, audacity
1 -Culminating Project
Presentation
In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs
10
May 26
Jun 02


Culminating ProjectPresentations
Intro. To Spreadsheets and Databases:
-Data collection/presentation with Smart Technology
(St. Theresa & Holy Spirit Data Wall Examples)
-Simulations & VFT (virtual field trips) & Online PenPals
Final Paperwork: -Evaluation & tying up loose ends, Closing

In class, Skill and Mastery: 10 hrs
Online: 3 hrs