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2006 Summer Session
  Dates: June 5-16
Time: 8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
Locations at Rice University:
  Duncan Hall:
    Room 1070--Introduction & Gender Equity
Room 3092 -- lunch
  Symonds Lab II
    TeacherTECH
  Parking

Week I - June 5 to June 9, 2006
Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Week 2 - June 12 to June 16, 2006

Monday |
Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

These pages were developed through TeacherTECH, the teacher professional development component of GirlTECH, which is sponsored by the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) and made possible by support from the National Science Foundation and Rice University.

Copyright © 1995 -2006 by TeacherTECH
Updated: Saturday, June 3, 2006 7:16 PM
URL = http://teachertech.rice.edu/Materials/TeacherTECH/

Monday, June 5, 2006

8:30 - 10:00

-- Orientation --
Location:
Duncan Hall

Presenters:

Susan Boone

and Barbara Christopher

  • Breakfast is provided
  • Discuss goals and daily schedule
  • Pass out notebooks
  • Home assignments
  • Locate labs and restrooms on map
  • Review parking procedures
  • Lunch procedures

10:15 - 10:45

-- Orientation to Lab and Network --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter: Hilena Vargas

  • Login and username
    • teachertech.rice.edu
    • Symonds II
  • Network Structure
  • Portable Storage


handouts:  Network Diagrams


10:45 - 12:00

-- Lesson Overview --

Location: Symonds II

Presenters:
Susan Boone and
Barbara Christopher

handouts:
The WebQuest Design Process
WebQuest Design Patterns


12:00 - 1:00

-- Lunch --

Location: Duncan Hall, Rm. 3092


  • Please Bring a Sack Lunch

1:00 - 1:45

-- Windows and Internet Explorer Tips and Tricks--

Location:  Symonds II

Presenters:
Susan Boone and
Barbara Christopher


  • Navigating the Internet on IE6 (Susan)
  • Multitasking within the Windows XP operating system (Barb)


handout:
 
Internet Explorer Tips and Tricks
Windows Shortcuts


1:45 - 2:15

-- File Management--

Location:  Symonds II

Presenter
:
 
Susan Boone

handout:  File Structure


2:15 - 3:15

-- Basic HTML --

Location:  Symonds Lab II

Presenter
:

Barbara Christopher


 
  • Basic HTML
    • steps for basic page:  font faces, size, spacing, readability, centering, indenting, rules, and hidden comments.
handout:  Basic HTML


3:00 - 3:30

--BLOG Introduction --

Location:  Symonds II

Presenter
:
  Susan Boone


 

handout
BLOGS in the classroom

Bloggin in WordPress - Kary Boan


HOMEWORK
  • Locate and bring textbooks and resources for your lesson
  • After learning about WebQuests and GirlTECH 'web' lessons, how will your interpretation of the traditional lesson format need to be revised?
  • Complete the handouts on Basic HTML . Save files to a portable disk and bring to class tomorrow.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2006


8:30 - 9:00

-- Searching --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter
:

Barbara Christopher



handouts:The Essentials of Google Search, Google Search Results Page, About Google's Image Search, Yahoo Directory Basics ,Yahoo Mindset


9:00-9:30

-- Copyrights and Citations --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter
:

Barbara Christopher



handout: 

10:00-12:00

--Internet Research --

Location: Symonds II

  • Create a links.txt in Notepad
  • Use searching skills to find resources and pictures for lessons.
  • Create lessons/mytopic folder
  • Copy and paste URLs and descriptions into links.txt file.

12:00-1:00




-- Lunch --

Location:
Duncan Hal
l, Rm. 3092

  • Please Bring a Sack Lunch

1:00-2:00

-- Advanced HTML --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter
:
Susan Boone


handout: Advanced HTML
               Tables


2:00-3:30

-- Advanced HTML Applications --

Location: Symonds II

  • Create resources.html
    • Copy and paste into resources.html from links.txt
  • HTML Funbrain Quiz

 


HOMEWORK
  • Continue to gather materials and search fo rinfo on Internet
  • Add information to your resources.html.  Bring updated file to class tomorrow.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2006

8:30 - 12:00

-- Awareness Day --

Location:
Duncan Hall, Rm. 1070

Presenter:  Richard Tapia


  • Success For All: Its Contradictions and Challenges


12:00-1:00




-- Lunch --


Location:

Duncan Hal
l, Rm. 3092


  • Please Bring a Sack Lunch

1:00-2:00

-- Graphic Design --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter:
Barbara Christopher

handouts:  Elements of Design, Good Design Features, Bad Design Features


2:00-2:30

 

 


2:00-3:00

-- Setting up a site --
Location: Symonds II

Presenter: Susan Boone



   Defining Site in Dreamweaver
  • Setting preferences
  • Setting up a web site using site map from homework
  • Create folders and files in your Rice account
  • Continue resources.html

handouts:  How to Setup Site in Macromedia Dreamweaver


3:00-3:30

-- GirlTECH listserve --


Location: Symonds II

Presenter: Susan Boone

Welcome to the TeacherTECH mailing lists

  • mailman.rice.edu
  • list.cs.brown.edu mailing list
  • listserve.com mailing list
  • blogs

handoutListserves for TeacherTECH


Homework
  • Post reflection on Success For All: Its Contradictions and Challenges. 
  • Write a personal introduction for YOUR homepage
  • Locate a graphics for your personal banner and your lesson banner
  • Locate and bring a picture of yourself for your homepage
  • NOTE:  pictures will be take tomorrow during class

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Thursday, June 8, 2006


8:30 - 10:30

--Intro Photoshop
Elements --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter: 
Barbara Christopher


handouts: Making a banner in Photoshop Elements and Editing a photo for a web page

10:30-12:00

-- Work on banners and photos --

Location: Symonds II
  • Work with digital cameras as needed
  • Take the official group picture

12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --


Location:

Duncan Hal
l, Rm. 3092

Please Bring a Sack Lunch


1:00-2:30

-- Intro to
Dreamweaver
--


Location: Symonds II

Presenter:
Susan Boone
  •   Create personal homepage while learning about Dreamweaver

2:30-3:30

-- Organizing a lesson site in Dreamweaver --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter:
Susan Boone

handouts:  How to Setup Site in Macromedia Dreamweaver


Homework
  • Load Dreamweaver into home computer and define site
  • Download a file from the Internet and FTP it to your account

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Friday, June 9, 2006


8:30 - 9:00

--Trouble Shooting--Good Design-

Location: Symonds II

  • Trouble shoot any problems from FTPing from home – make suggestions on style issues with participants’ homepage
  • Good Design Features (Barb)

9:00-10:00




-- The
Reconstructors
--

Location: Symonds II


Presenter: 
The Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning


10:00-12:00

-- Starting your lesson pages --

Location: Symonds II

12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --


Location:

Duncan Hal
l, Rm. 3092

Please Bring a Sack Lunch


1:00-3:30

-- Work on
Lessons
--

Location: Symonds II

 


Homework
  • Complete personal homepage, the introductory student AND teacher pages of their lesson complete

    Develop - content for the remaining sections of your lesson. (See file structure for required files).


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Monday, June 12, 2006


8:30 - 12:00

--Work on Lesson--

Location:
Symonds II

  • Use the TeacherTECH Webquest model to create and refine your lesson pages
  • Ask another participant to evaluate your lesson's graphic design using the Style Checklist (Barb)

handout:  Style Checklist


12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --

Location:
Duncan Hal
l,
Rm. 3092
 
Please Bring a Sack Lunch

1:00-2:30

-- Work on Lessons--

Location:
Symonds II

 


2:30-3:30




-- Online Helpers --

Location:
Symonds II



Presenter: 
Susan Boone &
Barbara Christopher


Homework
  • Blog: Which of the online helpers covered in class today do you think will be an asset to your lesson and how would you incorporate it into your lesson? Feel free to mention more than one, just rank them in order of preference.

  • Decide which "helper" programs to add to your lesson. Gather information for those helpers. For example, find facts on your topic and put them in a Word document so you'll be ready for the crossword puzzle. Another example, think through what's important for the PowerPoint presentation that students will create so you'll be ready to make a rubric for it.
  • Work on lesson


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Tuesday, June 13, 2006


8:30 - 12:00

--Work on Lesson--

Location:
Symonds II

 

  • Break into groups according to which helper program you want to use. Follow instructions and create the helper(s) you want

Handouts:

  • QuizStar (extras/quizstar.doc)
  • Puzzlemaker Hints
  • Calendars Net (extras/calendar.doc)
  • Introduction to BLOGS (blogs/blogintro.doc & boginsructions.doc )
  • Create a Graph (instructions for a bar graph)
  • Carousel Slideshow (extras/carousel.doc)

12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --

Location:
Duncan Hall,
Rm. 3092

 

Please Bring a Sack Lunch


1:00-2:00

-- Rubrics--

Location:
Symonds II

Presenter: 
Barbara Christopher

  • Create a rubric using the Rubistar web site

Handouts:


2:00-3:30

--Work on Lesson--

Location:
Symonds II

 



Homework

  • Work on lesson

  • Bring your item for the Surprise Salad


Wednesday, June 14, 2006

8:30 - 12:00

-- Awareness Day --

Location:
Duncan Hall, Rm. 1070


12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --


Location:

Duncan Hal
l, Rm. 3092

  • Potluck Salad

1:00 - 1:30

-- Metatags --

Location:Symonds II

Presenter: 
Barbara Christopher

Handout: Meta tags

1:30-3:30

-- Work on Lessons--

Location:Symonds II


Homework
  • Blog: Reflect on Awareness Day topics
  • Work on Lesson


Thursday, June 15, 2006


8:30 - 12:00

--Peer Evaluations--

Location:
Symonds II

  • Each participant presents their lesson to the group and gets constructive comments from the audience based on the TeacherTECH lesson rubric

Handouts: TeacherTECH lesson rubric

12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --

Location:
Duncan Hal
l,
Rm. 3092
 

 

Please Bring a Sack Lunch


1:00-3:30

-- Work on Lesson--

Location:
Symonds II

  • Based on the group's comments from the morning, revise your lesson.

Homework
  • Work on lesson



Friday, June 16, 2006


8:30 - 12:00

--Work on Lesson--

TeacherTECH 2005 Evaluation

Location:
Symonds II

 

12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --

Location:
Duncan Hal
l,
Rm. 3092
 

 

Please Bring a Sack Lunch


1:00-3:30

-- Awareness Training--

Location:
Symonds II

 

Homework
  • Pat yourself on the back, ya done good!


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These pages were developed through TeacherTECH, the teacher professional development component of GirlTECH, which is sponsored by the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) and made possible by support from the National Science Foundation and Rice University.

Copyright © 1995 -2006 by TeacherTECH
Updated: Saturday, June 3, 2006 7:16 PM
URL = http://teachertech.rice.edu/Materials/TeacherTECH/