Tuesday, May 16

Class Starter:  Do you have Senior-itis?

Senior or not, you need to keep your energy going until school’s out!

Class Activity:  Your favorite project from this semester.

We covered so many applications and topics in this class – what did you get out of it?

1-Review your Google Drive folder and choose a project that improved your skills.

2- Write a blog post that includes that project and explain what you learned and how that project applies to you as a person.

Due Today!  (50 Points)

This week while I’m away: May 10 & 12

Wednesday Classes:  GPS Worksheet  (50 Points)
Today you will be given a paper worksheet. Please complete it and turn it in to the teacher!

1 – GPS. Read this Article:  How Global Positioning System Works

2 – Waze AppRead this article then write about how this application uses GPS.

3 – OpenStreetMap
•go to Timpanogos Highschool and add a note.
•Explore Public GPS traces
•Watch this animation showing edits to the OpenStreetMap.org project

4 – Watch: Mobile Location Privacy in a Nutshell

Check out GPS.GOV

Friday Classes: Explore GOOGLE EARTH google-earth-android.jpg

1 – Open Google Earth

2 – Also Open Google Earth Help.   Look through the suggested topics and do some exploring!

3 – Go on a Guided Story using Voyager 

4 – Write a Blog Post on your thoughts and ideas about Google Earth. (30 Points)

Monday, May 8

Class Starter:  Bragging Rights (or) “If I can do it, you can do it!”

This weekend was “game day” as we mounted my hand painted signs on the building of a local business.  It’s pretty satisfying when entrepreneurs trust a Sign Painter like me to help them be successful!

Class Activity:
Watch Utah student-produced videos from theUtah Entrepreneur Challenge.

A student startup from University of Utah won first place and the $40,000 grand prize at the annual Utah Entrepreneur Challenge for Cedar Sports!    This is their promotional video that describes the new company established by students at SUU:  Cedar Sports (SUU) – 2017 UEC Video

Blog about your favorite entries!

Use headphones and view the top 20 videos from the U of U Lassonde Institute, 2017 Utah Entrepreneur Challenge.  Write a blog post about one of the videos that you think is most effective and show’s a good business plan.  (30 points)

Thursday, May 4

Class Starter:

Google Interview Questions That Will Make You Feel Stupid

How many golf balls can fit in a school bus?How many golf balls can fit in a school bus?

Job: Product Manager

Why are manhole covers round?

Why are manhole covers round?

Job: Software Engineer

Design an evacuation plan for San FranciscoDesign an evacuation plan for San Francisco

Job: Product Manager

How many times a day does a clock’s hands overlap?How many times a day does a clock’s hands overlap?

Job: Product Manager


cell-phone-caller-id-2.jc_.top_You need to check that your friend Bob has your correct phone number …

… but you cannot ask him directly. You must write the question on a card which and give it to Eve who will take the card to Bob and return the answer to you. What must you write on the card, besides the question, to ensure Bob can encode the message so that Eve cannot read your phone number?

Job: Software Engineer

Credit: Business Insider

Class Activity: Group Interview Day!

1- Get in groups of three. Each person will take a turn being:

2- Conduct interviews in class using the Sample Interview Questions.  Each person being interviewed will specify which job they are applying for.  (It should be one of the jobs posted last class). The note taker is witnessing and taking notes on the interview.  

3- Rotate rolls within the groups until every person has taken all three rolls.

4- Hand in Interview Feedback Forms to the teacher to complete the assignment.

Due Today!  (50 Points)



Tuesday, May 2

Class Starter: What is Lorem ipsum?
Class Activity:  Use a Template to build a resume.

The following are a few real job postings.  For this  assignment you will select one of these postings and proceed to make a resume designed specifically to submit to the company.  Make a resume that could get you an interview!

Step 1 – Choose a Job





Step 2 – Create a Resume from a template in Google Docs
•••> Instructions:  Go to your Drive folder and click on the “New” button/Google Docs/From a Template <••• click on it.
-Now scroll down to find templates for resumes and choose one. 
-The template is populated with filler text (Lorem ipsum)  
– Replace the filler text with your information.

Due Thursday, May 4 (50 points)

Wednesday, April 26

16403391-Small-Business-Main-Street-neighborhood-community-shops-and-stores-illustration-gold-ray-background--Stock-VectorClass Starter: Job search

Indeed.com pulls from multiple sources to post employment opportunities in your own city.  Go search the jobs available today to see how many you could do today.

Class Activity:  Resume Practice Assignment – Due 4/28 (50 Points)

1- Go to your Google Drive Assignment Folder & create a new Google Document.  Name it “Resume Practice”

2- Download this-> High School Student Resume Worksheet

3- Open the PDF and follow the steps to write a resume for yourself using the Google Document.  Make it as close to your real life experience and interests as you can.

*You will access this information in your next assignment, so make it good.*

Thursday, April 20

Class Starter: Write another episode from your life & tag it.51-Portfolio---002-1

Go to your WordPress Blog to add another blog entry telling a true story from your own life. Title it “Episode 3”. Remember to tag the post with the same tag you created for your other episodes.
Due today 4/20 (50 Points)

Class Activity:
Complete any assignment from Gimp, Photoshop, Inkscape or Illustrator.

They are all due today!