Students create a music playlist spreadsheet, learning to sort, rename, freeze rows, delete and undo, and add sheets
Format a spreadsheet: align text, highlight cells, add a border, fit contents, insert rows and cells, merge cells, change font size and type
Students reflect, recording their progress and processes, and create a presentation Pitch to sell their idea to others.
Virtual games on the Northwestern Mutual "The Mint" site about earning, saving, spending, investing, safeguarding, and giving. Create savings and budget goals.
Students learn and research about 16 National Career Clusters and create a digital artifact about their career choices.
Students will create a video resume after viewing samples, and provided video creation resources and tutorials.
Communicating with technology can be very powerful. A resource that can give you, your friends,your teacher a voice in the classroom is Flipgrid.
Students review copyright and Fair Use guidelines, and create a remix of the media they have created, adding a Creative Commons license.
Students learn skills to engage, communicate with, and respect those from other countries and cultures, including non-verbal and gestures.
What is a "life" when it's written down? How does memory inform the present? Why are memoirs so popular? This course will address these questions and others, considering the relationship between biography, autobiography, and memoir and between personal and social themes. We will closely examine some recent memoirs: Tobias Wolff's This Boy's Life, Barack Obama's Dreams From My Father, Edwidge Danticat's Brother, I'm Dying, Ayaan Hirsi Ali's Infidel, and Alison Bechdel's Fun Home. Students will write two brief papers: a critical essay and an experiment in memoir.As a "Sampling," this class offers 6 units, with a strong emphasis on close reading, group discussion, focused writing, and research and presentation skills.