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2014-2015 TGJ3M & TGJ4M Daybook (2)

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  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Feb 2Snow day!1st day!
-3M/4M:Administrivia (Day 1)

-4M:Course Overview
-3M/4M:Admin (day 2)
-3M:Graphic Arts overview
-3M:vector vs bitmap discussion
-All:yearbook support (teacher link) discussion 
-3M:Inkscape tutorials & download 
-4M:update your Course Mindmap (renamed and shared with instructor?)
-All:email assignment due

-3M:Inkscape cont'd
-4M:submit some future project ideas on Mindmap

-3M:Inkscape cont'd
-4M:project plans cont'd
Feb 9-Cool Tech reminder 

-All:Admin (day 3)

-3M:Inkscape cont'd

-4M:video for Mrs RG
-3M/4M:Admin (day 4)

-3M:Inkscape cont'd

-4M:video for Mrs RG
-4M:review project ideas together
-essential Chrome extensions (from day 3 admin)

-3M:Inkscape cont'd

-4M:video for Mrs RG
-4M:review project ideas together
-All:create  or update ePortfolio
-3M:Inkscape cont'd
-4M:finalize video
-4M:project ideas cont'd
Early Release Day
Feb 16Family Day 

-FYI:5 Traits Creative People Have That Most People Will Never Understand
-4M:report changes
-create startup folder
-daybook feature discussion (add to Keep/ePortfolio)
3M:-Inkscape cont'd
3M:other Inkscape tutorials doc
3M:Inkscape cont'd

3M:Inkscape cont'd; -if done, do these extra tutorials: #1#2

3M:Inkscape cont'd

Feb 23
-Cool Tech reminder (wkly)
-5 minute organize
3M:Inkscape cont'd
3M:Inkscape cont'd

3M:Inkscape cont'd
All:Yearbook graphics experimentation
All:finish and submit Yearbook graphics experiments; remember proper sizes! 

If finished, continue with Inkscape (3M) or independent (4C) projects 
-Inkscape Quiz 1
-In Pairs, create Mindomo Mindmap of this self-designed graphics design site and it's related links (lots to investigate!). Be sure to include actual link objects. 
Mar 23M:Vector Trace (see O:\Beens\TGJ Corel Media Exemplars or http://goo.gl/kM7RZC [Remember to save links to your source material])
3M:Vector trace cont'd
3M:Inkscape test tomorrow!
-Yearbook project, Vector trace cont'd-Yearbook project, Vector trace cont'd-Inkscape test (shared during test only) 
Mar 93M:Yearbook, Vector Trace projects cont'd
4M:Independent projects cont'd
Mar 23-Tree in Niagara Falls (layers and cloning demo)-FYI:The Daily Create (TGJ4M inspiration)


Literacy Test (no school)
-Need volunteer to edit Hamilton's videos
Mar 30
-Tommy: discuss mental health video project with class
-Pareeerica project (be sure to save the URLs for all your assets....this is important for your ePortfolio)

4M-independent projects

-Inkscape Trace Projects

4M-independent projects

4M-independent projects
Grade 7 day


-if done, research Cool Tech project

4M-independent projects

Good Friday
Apr 6
Easter Monday

-prep for Cool tech presentations Thursday

-Inkscape Trace Projects

4M-independent projects (update mindomo docs)
-did you do Photoshop Painting Basics 101?

-priorities cont'd
-cool tech moved to tomorrow
-work on priorities, incl. BDSS logo, yearbook logos, mental health video
Cool Tech presentations


Apr 13
-What I Learned test (due Wednesday)
-Cool Tech cont'd (w/ demo how to send emails to class)

-Kirk, see me re: tree assignment
-What's been handed in? (on report card: tree, repair portrait, colour in a b&w world)
-work period

-What I Learned test due beginning of class
-TGJ4 Cool Tech presentations
-assignments cont'd
-4M see me about Mindomo doc proposal
-Camera Assignment (due in approx 2 weeks)

Apr 20
-overview of assignments given out last Thursday
-assignments cont'd

-photos assignment due tomorrow

-Favourite Flickr Photos due
-slideshow presentations

-Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day (Sunday)
-Light & Shadow
-slideshows cont'd
All:marks review
-assignments cont'd

-slideshows cont'd
-assignments cont'd
Apr 27
-slideshows cont'd
-pick photowalk date
-assignments cont'd

-Photowalk Tuesday and Wednesday! (discussion)
-assignments cont'd

-Photowalk Tuesday and Wednesday!
-assignments cont'd
-Logos for horticulture (in handout drive). Share workload so it goes fast! 
-Photowalk Tuesday and Wednesday!
-assignments cont'd

-Photowalk Tuesday and Wednesday!
-assignments cont'd
May 4
-5 minute organize
-logos for Kelly cont'd

All: Photowalk (bring in cameras)

Note: do not edit Photowalk pics until after I teach you about the workflow!

3M: Priorities:
-all Photoshop assignments (see Apr 7)

4M: independent projects
cont'd from yesterday

Note: if you are done Pareeerica do a second, more challenging one!

Lunch club Monday

-Photowalk (bring in cameras)

May 11
-demo of Picasa, uploading images to G+

-demo of Picasa, uploading images to G+ cont'd
-import pics, then submit 1024 px unedited photos
-tag photos w/ scavHunt categories
-edit ALL photos

    FYI: GoPro 3D

    -FYI:Mother Posted on Her Daughters Facebook-Job Interview Questions Assignment

    May 18
    Victoria day
    -photowalk pics cont'd
    -photowalk pics cont'd
    May 25
    Rugby game

    -Information for today < Everyone read this! 

    -ePortfolio discussion
    3M, 4M
    -brainstorm how to present best five photos
    Jun 1
    -Career Cruising (library)

    -Best Five Photos Google Site
    3M, 4M
    -Careers Article Précis (due Monday)
    -post your top five photowalk photos to our 
    Best Five Photos Google Site (due Monday)
    -ePortfolio & projects cont'd
    -Précis cont'd
    -ePortfolio & projects cont'd
    -did you post your top five photowalk pics?

    Jun 8
    -Career Précis due

    Jun 15-ePortfolio-ePortfolio

    Assembly schedule

    -Course Evaluation
    -Learning Skills & Work Habits self-evaluation

    -review Best Five Photos Google Site

    -reminder about Picasa tagging
    Last Day

    Period 1 ExamsPeriod 2 Exams

    Jun 22Period 3 ExamsPeriod 4 Exams

    -interview times [tchr link]

    Old Material or Not Used This Semester
    -add'l Inkscape tutorials found here
    -If done, do the Inkscape tutorials found here.

    -FYI: Flourish tweet

    -review pre-course Q's
    -3M/4M:organizer tips (sign-in req'd)
    -Cool Tech reminder 
    -FYI:"Daybook Feature" material in my Diigo account

    -fave Shhh Poster

    -4M:review ePortfolios (update for 4M material?)

    -4M:submit independent project progress!
    -get cool tech topics (present this Friday)

    4M students, see new Overview document; create and update journal with all tasks, the update project document

    -if finished everything, see grade 12's for overview of 
    Rotoscoping; produce a 5 second rotoscope (examples)

    -Grade 8 Day Photos and Video
    -DSBN Frames page
    -Fave Flickr presentations start at 1:00 (TGJ4, followed by TGJ3M that have taken TGJ2O)

    [daily slides]

    -Light & Shadow Wordle (201411 version)

    -my photography presentation

    [daily slides]

    Artist Profile


    -FYI: Photowalk website 

    -review camera assignments cont'd

    -demo of BRU, Picasa

    All: gaming night (reg'n form)

    All: Coding handout

    -startup reminder, including to-do list
    -cool tech reminder
    -Pivot animations (or Rotoscope for those that have done Pivot) (MP4 to FLV before importing)

    -submit tagged 1024 px 20/20 photos to handin folder
    -edit best 5 
    -post best 5 to to flickr
    -corel media

    Lots to Do! 

    -Last day to edit and post pictures

    -top five marking (know your categories!)

    -Pivot animations (or Rotoscope) cont'd
    -all other projects (best five, Artist profiles, multiplicity, Corel Media, etc.)
    -BDSS' Hour of Code
    -finish hour of code; save, rename, and submit certificate

    -animations cont'd
    -animations cont'd
    -reminder of Artist profiles
    Lots to do!

    -add your best pivot animations here.
    -animations cont'd
    -reminder of Artist profiles
    -Cool Tech
    -outstanding projects 
    -ePortfolio marking request form
    -ePortfolio requirements

    -demo of exporting PNGs, inserting G+ and PNG images into ePortfolio

    Lots to do!

    -PasswordBox referral (check email)

    -ePortfolio marking request form
    -ePortfolio requirements

    4M:Rotoscope Mindmap <<< Tell the grade 12's! 

    -add your best pivot animations here.
    -animations cont'd
    -reminder of Artist profiles (tomorrow)
    -finish job interview assignment
    -Cool Tech
    -outstanding projects 

    -Animation show and tell (put five best on exemplars page)

    -Artist Profile presentations

    All: Skills competitions
    +create Mindomo doc of requirements, brainstorming

    -ePortfolio: added "Daybook Feature"
    -join Mindomo with access code "HmwbD"
    4M:Rotoscope Mindmap needs to be expanded with Aesthetics section
    -submit ePortfolio stuff for marking!
    -Artist profile presentations
    -4M rotoscope mindmap reminder
    -projects cont'd
    -markbook reports

    -Tab Snooze Chrome extension

    -startup bookmarks reminder

    -4M rotoscope mindmap discussion

    -finish all previous projects
    -Artist profiles
    -Skills competition project
    +Mindomo planner
    +actual project

    -5 minute organizer

    -Get 50 GB cloud storage free at 
    -Back up your Google data atTakeout
    -...then put your Google backup on Highshare (do this today and regularly!)

    -Artist Profiles?

    -5 minute organize

    -photography skills group class discussion
    -post your best Pareeerica work here
    -post your best work here (login req'd)

    -post final projects here (login req'd)

    -TGJ4M Expectations Mindmap

    -TGJ4M Final Course Report

    -Likes, Dislikes, and Recommendations

    -added Skills mindmap req'ts to ePortfolio
    -reminder of job interview q's

    -DS106 Assignments (10 minute exploration & assignment)

    2nd Cool Tech assignment

    -4M: Peer Teaching Project
    -demo of exporting PNGs, inserting G+ and PNG images into ePortfolio
    -Inkscape ePortfolio page

    -cool tech reminder
    -5 minute organizer
    -finish job interview assignment
    -continue with projects:
    +pivot animations
    -chairs in at end of class! 
    -4M Peer Project: prepare to do Blender this Thursday
    -submit 20+ edited, tagged 1024 px 
    -flickr assignments on Photowalk page
    -peer assessment form (submit for both, AFTER you are done your project)

    -Blender (TGJ4M peer project)

    -final project options: 2nd Pareeerica or 2nd Corel Media recreation (or your proposal)

    -FYI: Google Tips

    -Add Pareeerica assignment to your ePortfolio and submit for marking
    -Add details of your final project to this GDoc (sign-in req'd)
    -work on final project

    -Final Project Proposals | 

    -Sign your best photo!
    daybook feature websites
    -photowalk assignments cont'd

    Class Diigo group; install extension

    -final project log (create)
     -final ePortfolio requirements Start by creating all the pages and then upload the content. I highly recommend you create a Google+ album called "ePortfolio" for this.

      -example ePortfolio (sign-in req'd)
    ePortfolio Submission Form (submit 1 item every few days)
    -check old computers
    -What I Learned Test 
    -projects cont'd
    -grade 12 project eval forms
    -projects cont'd

    -Photography Activity Packs

    4M: Digital Overdrive-
    Do Schools Kill Creativity?
    -FYI: 12 year time lapse
    -FYI: Space Oddity
    Teacher Link ]
    How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps)
    -finish photowalk assignments
    -final projects
    -Adobe InDesign demo (Sarah)
    -4M tutoring project details 
    -Cool Tech (backchannel)

    -final project proposals 
    -projects cont'd

    -TGJ4M cool tech
    -4M: Grade 12 reflections (due today)
    -3M:Getting Started 
    -Projects cont'd (sign-in req'd)
    -Teaching in the Digital Age
    -Podsafe music

    -update ePortfolio demo (using Tree assignment as an example)

    -student ambassador logos assignments
    -do flickr assignments for photowalk pictures
    -Rotoscope cont'd
    -join class Diigo group; post Inkscape website to group (tags: TGJ, TGJxx, Inkscape, tutorial)
    -Careers Article 2
    -grade 12 project eval forms

    -Learning Goals reflection (sign-in req'd)

    -Safety poster link

    -if done, get a one-on-one demo of Scribus from Anna and/or Caitlin then do their assignment
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