Google/Chrome Unit

8-19-13
Chrome - You Tube Playlist

  1. Create a Bookmark Folder For Computer 1 Class and add the Computer 1 Assignments page to it

8-20-13
Google - Email Review (Story of Sending and Downloading)

8-21-13
 Etiquette and Quiz

  1. Take the Quiz and email me your results (Hint: Your grade is on your email not your quiz score!)
    Create a signature in your email. Go to the gear wheel and choose settings, General.

8-22-13
Today you can finish creating your signature if you did not get that done. The app I was thinking of is for adding in social media contact info so we will not be using that.  If you want your signature to have a special font color that is fine.

Follow along with this tutorial and create your Google+ account if you haven't already.Add me to your circle of choice. You can also add your classmates.  Then you need to check out the Communities or What's Hot section under your left side menu and choose some to add that are of interest to you.  Search for Google Daily and add that as well.  Share a post answering the following questions: Do you like Google+? How is it different from Facebook? Tell me about 4 or 5 feeds/communities you found to subscribe to and why then tag me (@Jaime Childers) or you can click in the + Add more people field and search for me  - this is how you will get credit for your assignment.

ALL GOOGLE+ ASSIGNMENTS/POST NEED TO BE IN ONE POST FOR EACH ASSIGNMENT -share and go back and edit if you do not finish

8-26/27-13
Finish Google+ Post

Drive - Forms, Conversion, Settings

  1. Open the email from me and first View your document - add it to your drive and share it with me.
  2. Download the document, open it and save as to your desktop. Then upload it to your drive - WITHOUT CONVERTING IT!!! share it with me. (This document will remain a word file)
  3. Delete the desktop file when you are done.
  4. Google Ninja - sign up and create and account with your neunified1 email. Save your username and login information in your passwords document.

8-28-13

Complete Module 1 Getting Started (Units 1-2) We will watch the Chrome video as a class. Go to your Google+ and share a post to me answering the following questions: What is Chrome? Name two ways Chrome is different from other browsers. What is your favorite browser to use at home/school and why?

8-29-13
Google Ninja Module 1 Getting Started (3,4)
We will watch the search videos together as a class and then you will practice our search skills playing Google a Day. Check out this Google cool tricks page and try them out. Make sure you go to the Google search page to try them.  Also try Let Me Google That For You! Create a Google + post to me telling me two things you learned that will help you search and which of the cool tricks you tried out. Share with me for credit.

8-30-13 - Tech Bytes- Create a document titled Tech Bytes and date your entry.  Summarize 3 things we watched and what your opinion is about each one. (Make sure you move this document to your assignments folder so I have access to it.)

9-3-13 & 9-4-13  - Google Ninja Search Lesson 2,3, Search Master 4.1 - We will watch the search videos together. (Daily Doof and Google a Day)
Use your search skills to find who said this "I love to eat - Kit Kats or cookies-and-cream ice cream"........... . Please post the entire quote in your answer. Then find out where this image is from. Search for news or events and refine the results for the year you were born.  What are some of the top news stories? Post your answers to these ?'s in a Google+ post to me.

9-5-13

Search Tests: You have to get 8 correct to earn your belt!
White Belt
Green Belt

Black Belt
Master
Use Google to help you! Search Features and Search Help Page  Search Tricks and Tips

9-9-13
Google Ninja Module White Dojo Belt Module 1 (Gmail Priority Inbox 3 Videos) What is the difference between important and starred messages? How can you tell if you have read a message or not? Where do you look to find an email that is not in your inbox. How many GB of your email have you used up so far? If you haven't set up a profile picture use your Chromebook webcam and do that today also. Post your responses to the questions in a post to me and I will check to see if you have a picture. Mark this unit as complete on NinjaProgram!

9-10-13  Sending and Receiving Messages (12:51) Email assignment will be sent to you.

9-11-13  New Compose Window (11:38) You will be sending and replying to emails again today. After completing the video compose and email to the partner you had yesterday. Pretend like the person you are writing has not seen the video. Explain to them the advantages (at least 3) of having the new compose window and step by step directions on how to change the screen default.  NOTE!!! GMAIL has already taken away the temporarily switch back to old way. Include a hyperlink to the video you watched so the person you are emailing can refer back to it if they wish. The text should read something like....please click here to see the full video.....or check out the video at AnsonAlex.com.  I do not want to see a URL (http://www...)You also need to practice adding a picture to your email so search the web for Gmail icons and insert using the weblink option.  Do not copy and paste(picture will not show up) or download and save.  Keep searching if your site for "View Original Image" is blocked.

You also need to reply back to the person who sent you the email and thank them for the information.  Add whatever comments you like about the new compose window and send.

Then you need to forward me the original message YOU created with a new subject line to remove the Forwarded Message text. Your subject line can be New Gmail Compose or something similar.

9-12-13 Finish your emails, Google A Day and FREE DAY!

9-13-13
Google Ninja Module White Dojo Belt Module 2,3,4,5 (Gmail: Archiving and Organizing,Tasks and Labs, Contacts and Mobile Devices) 20 minutes total

Practice using tasks and create some for this week, add reminders for school or home activities. Also search the labs and share one with someone in your class or a teacher that you think is useful.  Create a post on Google+ telling me me how tasks will be helpful for you and what labs you liked.  Tell me which labs that were on the video are not available anymore. Mark all Gmail Units as complete.
We will not take the test off of the site.

When you are finished you need to do Google-A-Day.

9-16-13
Complete all four of the tests below for Gmail.  Go back to videos, look in your Gmail settings, search the web etc. to help you find the answers. TAKE YOUR TIME! You will keep the grade you first have if you rush and do not find the answers.  When you are finished you need to look up tech news on CNET. Send me a post about what you read on google+ for extra credit.

Google Ninja Gmail Tests

White Belt Test
Green Belt Test
Black Belt Test
Master Test

9-17-13 - Students Gone for Range Judging - No Assignment

9-19-13

Watch the Google Docs tutorials 1(15:33) and 2 (24:06) on AnsonAlex.com.
When you are finished you need to do Google-A-Day. Retake tests if you failed them.

9-20
Tech Bytes!

9-23-13

Watch the Google Docs tutorials 3(11:50) and 4(12:55) on AnsonAlex.com. Then log into NinjaProgram the Yellow Belt Dojo Unit 3-8 and mark this section as complete. We will test over these videos.

When you are finished you need to do Google-A-Day.

9-24-13

Yellow Belt Test over Google Drive on Ninjaprogram.com. Use the internet and look up anything you do not know.  I will record your score when you are finished.

9-25-13 - Work Day (Dairy Judging Gone)

9-26-13
Log into your ninjaprogram account and watch the first section on Calendar Basics Under Green Belt. Video 1 (9:50) . Do not watch Video 2. Then continue to Unit 2 and watch the video on multiple calendars (9:14).

Create a Google+ post to me discussing the following questions: How is the VPS calendar different from your calendar? What is the purpose of creating multiple calendars for yourself? Do you want to share personal events with everyone? What are the different ways you can view a calendar? Which do you prefer and why? What is the default view set to for our school calendar on the home page? Give some examples of how Google calendars can help you in college or as an adult. Finally create and event and invite me and some of your classmates to it.

Mark these units as complete.

If you have time do Google A Day.

WE ARE FINISHED WITH GOOGLE!! for a while anyway:) Now we will begin MS Office.

 

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