7th Grade Computers

A fun video on how to learn graphic design

Pattern tutorial

Typing Reflection

Technology and phone safety presentation inbox

Website Inbox

 

Drawing websites: Bomomo Artpad Silk Sketchpad

Resources for image editing and drawing; pixlr  picmagick  ribbet  flamingtext  queeky  befunky

 

Code.org - learn computer programming, including Javascript and how to create apps!

Scratch - Create stories. games and animations by programming in a fun way.

Correction_key.pdf colors for editing websites

 

Technology Contract

 

Password Strength 

 

Typingweb.com

 

April 7-11 Weekly Update:

We are continuing to learn about Pixlr and Illustrator. We will focus on learning about customizing font, adding gradients, using gradient the mesh tool and creating patterns. Classes will start the album art project on Wednesday and utilize the skills we've been learning in the project.

Current Assignment 

Album_Art_Assignment.pdf

Album_Art_Assignment.docx

Old Assignments

Technology_Cell_Phone_Safety_Assignment.pdf

Website_Assignment.pdf

Search_strategies.pdf

Graphing_Assignment_7th.pdf

Letter Assignment

 

7th Grade Websites from 2012-13

Course Outline

Dates are approximate and subject to change The course will build on previous computer skills and students will explore in depth projects and be encouraged to incorporate technology in other course work. Throughout the semester students will: Develop keyboarding skills Improve and develop Internet research skills Utilize various software: Web editor, Illustrator, Photo editing, Open Office, Word, Excel, Microtype Multimedia, PowerPoint (advanced), NXT Lego Robot software 

Week 1-9

Introduction

Expectations

Log on procedures

Brief review of 6th grade curriculum

Google Drive

Skyward/Family access

Word Processing review

Excel review

Internet research strategies

Website design project HTML or HTML editor

Graphics: Learn  Photo editing basics

Graphic Design - album art

Week 10-18

Electronic Books/Chautauqua Reading Buddies PowerPoint - advanced

Lego Robotics Programming basics using NXT software

Final project

Documents:

7th__Grading.pdf

7th Grade Class Expectations

HTML resources
A great HTML resource
Webmonkey
Lissa Explains
HTML Goodies

Image resources: Remember to credit your sources!

Pixabay

http://photopin.com/
Free Digital Photos
http://gallery.nen.gov.uk/index.php

Burningwell

http://worldart.sjsu.edu/

Freefoto
Pics4learning
http://www.sxc.hu/

Free stock photos
Image after
NASA
Free Photos SE
Training Reference
WP clipart
Click on the photo and if it reads public domain in the license you can use it (still make a link to the website below):
http://pdphoto.org/
You're limited to 3 photos from this website, be sure and cite your source:
http://www.copyright-free-photos.org.uk/

 

Award Winning Websites

Cars

http://www22.porsche.com/

http://www.jeep.com/trailrated/

National Geographic

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/

Travel

http://www.rssc.com/

Music

http://roncarter.net/officialSite.html

Sports

http://www.bicycling.com/

http://espn.go.com/

Art

http://www.artstor.org/info/

Photos

http://www.pentaxphotogallery.com

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/your-shot/your-shot

Film school

http://www.lafilm.com/flash/index.html

Architecture

http://www.favoritearchitecture.org/

Money management

http://www.mint.com/

Technology

http://www.wired.com/

http://www.apple.com/ (navigation award)

Google Sketchup Tutorials

Painting Website

(paint using a free online program) http://artpad.art.com/artpad/painter/

 

http://magickeys.com/books/roundbrd/15.html">http://www.sniffyandfluffy.com/ http://magickeys.com/books/roundbrd/15.html

http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/rattic/ratpage1.html

http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/eat0.html

http://magickeys.com/books/count/index.html

http://magickeys.com/books/index.html

Robot links Robot building guides

http://www.nxtprograms.com/index2.html

http://www.ricquin.net/lego/instructions/

Good intro to robots (Honda website)

http://www.youtube.com/user/Honda?feature=pyv&ad=4612975284&kw=robot&gclid=CPDjpv7O7aECFQtSgwodTzA8IA#p/u/0/AF0WsvfG_nI

Outer space robots robonaut

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOnp2M5qibs

Military robots

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGmjMN_DcBk

Violin playing robot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EzjkBwZtxp4

Robot that disarms bombs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJuNe50uuzk">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpreV45c2l8 Snake robot http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cJuNe50uuzk

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