WELCOME BACK-APRIL 26th-APRIL 30TH

Computer Applications:

Monday-Finish Pirates Movie. Questions are due by Wednesday.

Tuesday-Spreadsheets. After Discussion, please read pages 195-202 of Korb Book. Complete Step by Step 1.1 and Project 43.

Wednesday-Project 44. Review Chapter Summary. Quiz on Friday.

Thursday-Review Auto Sum Tool. Complete Step by Step 2.1 and Project 45.

Friday-Excel Introductory Quiz has been moved to Monday.

Current Event:

http://abcnews.go.com/TheLaw/students-monitored-gps-device-stop-truancy/story?id=10357896&cid=yahoo_pitchlist

Personal Finance:

Monday-Finish Movie.

Tuesday-Complete movie questions.

Wednesday-Completion of Advertising Discussion. First assignments.

Thursday-Work on advertising assignments. Remember to provide thorough examples of each kind of persuasive advertising.

Friday-Turn in advertising assignments.

Current Event: See me for questions

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/retail/2009-12-07-nike07_CV_N.htm

Radio Station-A reminder that all logs must be dated and signed. Collection of logs happens every Friday and must be submitted for my signature.


APRIL 12-16th

Computer Applications:

Monday-Tuesday-Projects 33-35

Wednesday-Supplementary Project 36.

Thursday-Friday-Movie dealing with Apple vs. Microsoft.

For your consumption, Here is an article on life inside a supplier for Microsoft, as reported by Digg.Com and its accompanying link:

http://www.nlcnet.org/reports?id=0034&t=1

Personal Finance:

Monday-Finish Why We Shop Discussion. Complete Exercise 5D in NEFE Wkbook on page 65 if you have not done so already. Read pages 65-69. Complete Exercise 5F. These are due by Wednesday.

Tuesday-Everfi software log in and first exercise completions.

Wednesday-Discussion of types of advertising and exercises.

Thursday-Friday-Movie.

Radio Station: Chapin and Joe please see me.


April 5-9th 2010

Computer Applications:

Monday: Critical thinking piece is due tomorrow. It is found on page 127 in the workbook. Read pages 131-134. Complete Step By Step 1.1 and Project 29.

Tuesday: Step by Step 2.1 & 2.2. Also complete Project 30.

Wednesday: Read pages 145-148. Project 31. Pay particular attention to placement of tables, row width and height.

Thursday-Step by Step 4.1 and Project 32

Friday-Current Event-See me for questions

http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/retail/2009-10-25-retailers-tracking-web-behavior_N.htm?csp=Tech

Personal Finance:

Monday-Finish and turn in Capitalism questions today. I will not accept after 3:05. Discussion of film and terminology. These terms will be seen on a future quiz, so I recommend taking notes.

Tuesday-Checkbook maintenance and Excel budget modification to reflect changes. Some amounts will be given, some will require research for the best deal. Read NEFE workbook pages 59-65. Do exercises 5A, 5B (you will need to search the internet for this) and 5C-Sample Deposit Form.

Wednesday-Check writing exercises and introduction to Ever-Fi.

Thursday-We begin our unit on advertising, ad psychology, consumer behavior and buying decisions.Also, here is an interactive check, please study it and be familiar with it as we will be writing checks from your spreadsheet budget:

http://www.4checks.com/AnatomyOfACheck.aspx

Friday-Quiz over checking account terminology and capitalism. Study pages 59-65 plus any notes you have hopefully taken.

Radio: Keep collecting those pledges. We are moving the lock-in one week back to May 7th. See me for permission slips.