If you have a smartphone, please go into the app store (see links below) and install the Google Classroom app. This will allow you to get Classroom notifications which will help you be more successful in this class.
Don’t forget that you signed an Acceptable Use Contract when you registered. You agreed that you would only use the school computers for school-related activities, that you would not play computer games, and that you would not visit inappropriate websites.
After-class and Parental Support
I can always be contacted via email (email@example.com), the Remind app, or via the Contact Me page.
Please read the Email Protocol page very carefully and be sure you understand what the subject line must look list when sending me emails. Emails that do not follow this protocol may be accidentally overlooked and deleted as spam.
This assignment is for three purposes: 1) to enter your address into my address book so you will never be deleted by my spam filter, 2) to ensure you know how to use my subject line protocol, and 3) to ensure you have a professional and permanent email address.
This course enables students to further explore and develop technological knowledge and skills introduced in the elementary science and technology program. Students will be given the opportunity to design and create products and/or provide services related to the various technological areas or industries, working with a variety of tools, equipment, and software commonly used in industry. Students will develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues, and will begin to explore secondary and postsecondary education and training pathways leading to careers in technology-related fields.
How do I prepare and complete a project from start to finish?
What methods do I need to communicate my ideas?
What resources will I need to use to build my projects or deliver services?
How does technology affect the environment?
What courses do I need to pursue a career in the trades?
Create a section called “Career Matchmaker Results (Top 10 careers)”. Under this, list your top 10 Career Matchmaker results from Career Cruising, listed in order, in a neatly formatted (bulleted) list. (Redo the career matchmaker, even if you have done it this year. Be sure to answer ALL questions.)
An example is shown below:
Career Matchmaker Results (Top 10 careers)
Electronics Engineering Tech
Electrical Engineering Tech
Office Machine Repairer
Cable Installer and Repairer
Next, create a section called “My Top Career Choice”. Under this heading, enter “Career”, followed by the name of your top career choice, ideally taken from the above list, as well as the other details listed below. Example:
My Top Career Choice
Automobile assemblers install pre-fabricated parts and components to make new vehicles.
Earning $ Range
$15 – $35 per hour
Level of Education
Work at assigned stations on automotive assembly lines
Attach a specific part, such as the bumper, as automobile frames move down the line
Often climb into the frames and use power tools to bolt or screw the part in place
Ensure the part is properly secured and functional, and move on to the next frame
Attributes and Abilities
Work well with your hands
Work for companies that manufacture cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles, or other kinds of automobiles
Most work a regular 40-hour week, though overtime is sometimes required
Some work evenings and weekends
Work indoors in large factories that are clean but noisy, and can be hot in summer
Welcome to the Computer Technology, Communications Technology, and Computer Science class!
If it’s related to computers, this is the class to be in!
Here is a presentation I will be reviewing with you to talk about the differences in the three subjects. I’m also sharing a handout that gives an overview of all the subjects in the Technology department.