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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, December 2, 2006 10:02 AM
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:  Susan Boone

  • 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
Printing Web Pages


1:45 - 2:15

-- File Management--

Location:  Symonds II

Presenter
:
 
Susan Boone

handout: 
File Structure
File Management


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.

handouts: 
A Basic Page,
Fonts & Faces
,
Fonts & Size
, Spacing,
Readability
, Centering & Indenting, Rules,
Hidden Comments
,
Basic HTML Quiz


3:00 - 3:30

--BLOG Introduction --

Location:  Symonds II

Presenter
:
  Susan Boone


handouts
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



handouts: Protect Your Work,
Hal Davidson's Copyright and Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers

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 Hall, 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

Presenter: Susan Boone

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

 


HOMEWORK
  • Finish the Copyright Quiz if you have not already done so
  • Continue to gather materials and search fo rinfo on Internet
  • Add information to your links.html.  Bring updated file to class tomorrow.
  • (please reprint the Advanced HTML document for your notebook, images were left out on the handout in class)

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Wednesday, June 7, 2006

8:30 - 12:00

Light Breakfast before presentation

-- Awareness Day --

Location:
Duncan Hall, Rm. 1070

Presenter: 
Richard Tapia



  • Success For All: Its Contradictions and Challenges


12:00-1:00




-- Lunch --


Location:

Duncan Hall, Rm. 3092


  • Please Bring a Sack Lunch

1:00-2:00

-- Graphic Design --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter:
Barbara Christopher

handouts: 
Elements of Design
,
White space in web 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




Dreamweaver Workspace  

Defining Site in Dreamweaver
  • Setting preferences
  • Setting up a web site
  • Remote preferences
  • File Transfer — FTP

handouts: 
Dreamweaver Workspace
Site-Setup in Dreamweaver


3:00-3:30

...we had computer lab glitches today....this will be taught tomorrow. Sorry.

-- 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

handout
Listserves for TeacherTECH


Homework

Download
Dreamweaver

 

 

 

  • Post reflection on Challenges in Providing Quality Education in Science and Mathematics for all… 
  • Write a personal introduction for YOUR homepage
    suggestion: search for some homepages on the web. You may/may not choose to have your picture, or discuss anything personal.
    Barbara Christopher
    Susan Boone
  • 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
  • Load Dreamweaver into home computer and define site

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Thursday, June 8, 2006


8:30-9:00

-- GirlTECH listserve --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter: Hilena Vargas

 

Welcome to the TeacherTECH mailing lists

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

handout:
Listserves for TeacherTECH


9:00-10:00

-- Digital Photography --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter:
Michael Sirois

 

handouts:
Take the Perfect Picture ( PC Magazine, June 27, 2006)
Taking Good Photos (8 MB Powerpoint presentation)


10:30- 12:00

-- Introduction to image editing--

Location: Symonds II

Presenter: 
Barbara Christopher

Manipulating images in Photoshop Elements 4.0

handouts:


12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --


Location:

Duncan Hall, Rm. 3092

Please Bring a Sack Lunch


1:00-2:30

-- Introduction
to
Dreamweaver
--


Location: Symonds II

Presenter:
Susan Boone

handouts:
Intro to Dreamweaver

Creating Your TeacherTECH Homepage


3:00-3:30

--Review WebQuest Design--

Location: Symonds II

  • Choose a WebQuest pattern for your lesson

handout:
Webquest Design Patterns


Homework

Download
Dreamweaver

  • Load Dreamweaver into home computer and define site if you have not done so.
  • Download a file from the Internet and FTP it to your account.
    • Save the image to the left, and transfer this file to your folder on the TeacherTECH website. (we will check to see if it there! Please do this AT HOME, not on the lab computers)
  • Develope content for the webpages following the suggestions from the templates from the Design Pattern you are working with. Be sure to save your work to a portable file; pen drive, CD, or email so you can work with this content in class tomorrow.

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Friday, June 9, 2006


8:30 - 9:00

--Trouble
Shooting--

Location: Symonds II

 

Make sure you have following done correctly.

  • Folders and files in local and remote locations
  • personal picture (images/mypicture.jpg)
  • personal homepage banner (images/mybanner.jpg )
  • personal homepage (index.html on top level)

handout:
Site Map (as of Friday, June 6)


9:00-10:00




-- The
Reconstructors
--

Location: Symonds II


Presenter: 
The Center for Technology in Teaching and Learning

 

Powerpoints:


10:00-12:00

-- Creating your lesson banner --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter: 
Barbara Christopher

  • Use the Making a banner handout to make the banner that will be used on all your lesson pages.

12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --


Location:

Duncan Hall, Rm. 3092

Please Bring a Sack Lunch


1:00-3:30

-- Starting your lesson pages --

Location: Symonds II

Presenter: 
Barbara Christopher

handouts:
TeacherTECH WebQuest model pages


Homework

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Monday, June 12, 2006


8:30 - 12:00

--Work on Lesson--

Location:
Symonds II

 

handout:
WebQuest Taskonomy


12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --

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

1:00-2:30

-- Work on Lessons--

Location:
Symonds II

  • Ask another participant to evaluate your lesson's graphic design using the Style Checklist (Barb)

handout:  Web page style checklist


2:30-3:30




-- Online Helpers --

Location:
Symonds II



Presenter: 
Susan Boone
&
Barbara Christopher

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.


Homework
  • 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 notepad document so you'll be ready for the crossword puzzle.
    • Another example, think through what's important for completing your WebQuest so you will be ready to make a rubric for it.
  • Work on lesson


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Tuesday, June 13, 2006


8:30 - 12:00

--Adding online helpers--

Location:
Symonds II

 

These presentations will be made at the following times. Be ready to possibly move to a different computer during these presentations.

handouts:


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:

  • Rubistar Tutorial
  • Printouts will show how the rubric on the evaluation page in the Frogs lesson was made at the Rubistar web site.

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 --

Breakfast Provided

Location:
Duncan Hall, Rm. 1070

handouts:


12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --


Location:

Duncan Hall, Rm. 3092

Lunch Provided

Background on Duncan Hall - Dr. Keith Cooper


1:00-3:30

-- Work on Lessons--

Location:Symonds II

  • Use a rubric to evaluate your lesson's content

handout:
A Rubric for Evaluating WebQuests


Homework
  • Blog: http://sboone.edublogs.org/
    Please write comments on each of the Awareness Day talks. The speakers will be invited to participate in this ‘blog’, so feel free to address questions, or direct comments directly to them.

    The other TAKS- Technology Amplifed Knowledge in Schools - Siva Kumari
    Grant Writing, Why it’s necessary - Michael Sirois
    Educating Girls in the Computing Age - Michael Sirois
    How High School Algebra Makes the Internet Safe for
    E-Commerce
    - Keith Cooper
    Background on Duncan Hall
    - Dr. Keith Cooper

    Include questions below that you have pertaining to software. Tomorrow will be the last opportunity to have directed learning on specific issues in Dreamweaver and Photoshop Elements.

    You will present your lesson tomorrow in class. There will be a FORMAL presentation Friday afternoon.

  • Work on Lesson


Thursday, June 15, 2006


8:30 - 12:00

--Peer Evaluations--

Location:
Symonds II

 



12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --

Location:
Duncan Hall,
Rm. 3092

 

Lunch Provided


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 - 10:45

--Work on Lesson--

Location:
Symonds II

 

11:00 - 12:00

-- Awareness Training--

Location:
Duncan Hall,
Rm. 1070

 

12:00-1:00

-- Lunch --

Location:
Duncan Hal
l,
Rm. 3092
 

 

Lunch Provided


1:00-3:00 Location:
Duncan Hall,
Rm. 1070
 
  • Lesson Presentation
  • TeacherTECH Graduation

Homework
  • Pat yourself on the back, job well done!


A TeacherTECH Overview

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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, December 2, 2006 10:02 AM
URL = http://teachertech.rice.edu/Materials/TeacherTECH/

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