TDJ2O Daybook

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Sep 6
Labour Day

Period 3: 12:35 to 1:50
-Administrivia -Guidance sheet on board
-Administrivia: start at My Tweets
-Administrivia: start at Organizer assignment -last check of Admin
-design process
-design process website reviews
Sep 13 -featured tweet: Liberkey Portable Apps
-Cool Tech reminder
-Guidance appts on board
-Administrivia quiz: write questions and answers together
-share your organizer tip via the Google Group (reply to my email)
-Dropbox referral
-featured tweet: My Pet Slug (not!)
-Administrivia test
-finish Design Process website review, then do website review top 3 assignment
-Email protocol: please always include course code
-featured tweet: 'Here you Have' virus

-Design process website: Top 3 assignment

<review q's>

-featured tweet: Diigo Saved Me!
-install Liberkey, Firefox, Diigo plugin
-top 3 assignment due
-Fundamental Technological Concepts Assignment

-Diigo group
-top 3 design process websites
-Log into Diigo using Google ID
-demo: Intro to SketchUp; download link
-create and share using SketchUp
Sep 20 -SketchUp pro licence available
-Google SketchUp Tutorial Website Review

-Vonage Talk Free App
-Fundamental concepts assignment due
-top 3 SketchUp Tutorials

-work period -submit top three SketchUp sites
-House (Basic)
-3D Text on Cylinder
Sep 27 -Greenshot, an open source screenshot tool
-GMail Drive shell extension
-Harvest moon pics
-Cool Tech: Karlie & Christian
-iPod assignment
-iPod cont'd
-Studio Shed
-Supply teacher info
-Studio Shed cont'd
-Jigsaw Puzzle
-work period
Oct 4 -work period -Photo Mosaic
-work period
PA Day
Oct 11 Thanksgiving -the creative process :)
-Aquarium cont'd
-see my email (sign-in req'd)
-Careers Article (read the instructions carefully!)
-see my email (sign-in req'd)
-Paper House
-see my email (sign-in req'd)
-Opposite Colours
Oct 18 -More about Facebook Privacy
-Cool Tech reminder (last week)
-Scribble exhibit at Albright-Knox
-review journals
-review SketchUp progress
-hand in assignments from Thu & Fri
-work period; review progress -Skills Work for Women dinner
-Diigo demo
-design "something" using the design process (discussion)
-AutoCAD tutorial email

-Cool Tech: First All-robot Surgery Performed At McGill University 
-1st Cool Tech deadline (presentations today)
Oct 25 -Google A-Z
-last of the Cool Tech presentations
-AutoCAD Intro Video
-NookCOLOR released
-01_2 Lines
-01_3 Basic Drawing Techniques
-Skills Ontario Design Challenge
-Basic Drawing Assignments [help]
-if you finish this assignment, continue with the next video in the series (less2_1.avi) (I noticed the video doesn't work properly, but try to get as much from the audio. I have written to the publisher for an update.)
Nov 1 -Google Calendar attachment tip
-"What's New and Happening in CS?" (from ACSE conference)
-absolute vs relative vs polar

-cont'd -Isometric drawing assignments -chrome tip: pin tabs
-website update (gr. 8 day)
-blog update
-How human can a mobile phone be?
-isometric drawings cont'd
Nov 8 -in AutoCAD, draw top 4 isometric views from assignments 1,2, 4.
-see my email!
-Isometric Drawing Assignments (SketchUp)
-SketchUp assignments cont'd from yesterday
-if complete, start on tomorrow's assignment
-Basic Diagrams - AutoCAD vs SketchUp
Nov 15 -Dropbox blog
-Google presentation
-work period
-work period -Straight No Chaser
-Woodend Voting
-Work Habits Self Eval (reflection) (filename: Full Name TDJ2O Work Habits Self Evaluation)
-Sketching intro
-Sketching day 1

-Sketching day 2 (Glif)
-work period
Nov 22 -Analysis of Folding Bike Design Process -Skills design challenge?
-Sketching day 3: Skills pin or medal
-Skills design cont'd
-word wrap demo

-Vote! (let me see and count your vote)
-share pin or medal designs 
-Skills design cont'd
-Please vote, and then fill in this form to let me know (tell others!)
-Skills design cont'd (last day is Monday!)

Nov 29 -Skills design due at the end of class
-Time Tracker
Movember Buy-in -medals
-Sketching day 4: folding bike
-bike presentations, then address learning goals A1.1, A4.3, and C2.1 in essay format
-final projects discussion
-Woodend on Facebook - like!
-last day for medals and folding bike presentation
-folding bike presentation marking method (presentations Monday!)
-address learning goals A1.1, A4.3, and C2.1 in essay format (create and share a Google Doc)
-experiment with dream bedroom assignment (get ideas)
Dec 6 -Cool Tech reminder
-Skills Competitions
-dream bedroom: brainstorm req'ts (sign-in req'd)
-mark learning goals essays
-dream bedroom sketches (due tomorrow)
-dream bedroom in SketchUp
-layers video
-present folding bike slide shows
-bedroom sketches due
-if you didn't watch the layers video yesterday, do so now
-dream bedroom in SketchUp (use layers!)
-lunch and learn warnings
-bedroom cont'd
Dec 13 -Final project starts
Dec 20 -2nd Cool Tech deadline
-career article summaries (sign-in req'd)
-final project cont'd
-Lunch and Learn
-projects cont'd
Xmas video
XMas Vacation
Jan 10 -MarkBook emails
-Cool Tech tomorrow
-final projects cont'd
-Cool Tech presentations SNOW DAY -career article summaries due end of class (see email)
-mark bedrooms
-final projects cont'd
Jan 17 -cont'd
-Dream Houses Due -work period
-course evaluation
Jan 24 Period 1 Exams Period 2 Exams -Interviews (sign-in req'd)
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