Search the Internet for a scholastic article discussing the opportunities and challenges around technology use by adolescents. Create a link to your article. Then summarize your article for everyone. After your summary explain your personal opinion about technology use in school and home, and the opportunities it provides you along with the challenges that are faced.
Respond to two other students about their article first (after you have read it) and then their personal opinion regarding technology. It is good to disagree, but remember what we say can be misunderstood on the Internet, so pick your words carefully.
Complete an Internet search to find and read a news or opinion article on "High Expectations for Teens" the create a post that answer the following items:
Then respond to two students posts stating what you may have learned from them or agreement or disagreement with their comments.
RSI - the reason that we want to use proper typing technique.
So what is RSI? We will watch a video in class on 9/10, from that video write a response to this post about what you learned from the video, and what area of typing technique you think you need to improve on and why. Your response must meet the guidelines given for a DQ.
You will then to watch other students during the week and provide them feedback on their typing technique. In the feedback be specific and constructive so that the student you provide feedback can learn and change their ways. You can also suggest ways that help you be successful in your technique. You will need to provide feedback for two (2) students and have at least 50 words each response.
Want to watch the video again - RSI VIDEO
Mrs. Miller will use the blog to help students ask questions, remember what we did in class and just a place to discuss class topics.