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Warmup - 2/27 & 3/2, 2015 -

Copyright Myths Con't
Write 21-28 lines explaining your reflection about how illegal file sharing of music/movie files on the Internet affects the artists. How does it affect society? Yourself?

Warmup - 2/25 & 2/26, 2015 -

Copyright Myths Con't
You wrote the 10 Big Myths About Copyright - Write two (2) paragraphs explaining your reaction about one of the myths.

warmup 2/23 & 2/24/15(Web Resource) -

Copyright Myths Write the 10 Big Myths About Copyright & Read each Write the 10 Big Myths About Copyright & Read each explanation

Warmup - 2/19 & 2/20 2015 -

The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics were created in 1992 by the Computer Ethics Institute. Please research and write the content of The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics

Warmup - 1/30 & 2/2 2015 -

  • Tomorrow is “Chinese New Year” and 2015 the beginning of the Year of the Sheep. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about Chinese New Year and summarize two (2) paragraphs (three-five sentences) them in your own words.

  • On this day in 1919, baseball great Jackie Robinson was born. What do you think it takes to be a great athlete? Write about the characteristics and qualities it takes for someone to reach a level of greatness in a sport. Two (2) paragraphs (three-five sentences) them in your own words.

  • Warmup - 1/29 -

    Today is the birthday of Sesame Street character, Ernie's birthday. If you could create a television show for kids, what type of a show would it be? What is its name? What type of information would it contain?

  • Write two paragraphs(3-5 sentences) explain your show.

  • Warmup - 1/27, 2015 - On this day in 1832, author Lewis Carroll was born. His most famous piece of work was Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Who is your favorite character in this book and why?

    Warmup - Jan 26, 2015 - Today is “Australia Day.” It marks the date that Australia was first settled in 1788. Using the Internet to research five (5) facts about Australia and summarize them in your own words.

    Warmup - 1/16 & 1/20 2015(Web Resource) - The modern hacker takes on a new role

  • Summary this article, 3- 5 sentences (in you own words).
  • According to this article, describe what is making cyberhacking appearing.

  • Warmup - 1/12 & 1/13 2015 -

    Provide brief and complete sentences for each answer:


    1. What time should you arrive for your interview? If you are late what should you do?
    2. What should you bring with you to the interview?
    3. The interviewer offers you a cup of coffee - what should you say.
    4. During the interview, where should you focus your eyes?
    5. And what should you do with your hands?
    6. What is the first question likely to be? How would you answer it?
    7. What is your greatest strength?
    8. What is your greatest weakness?

    Jan 8 & 9, 2015 -

    Explain how you plan to improve your next report card (3 weeks). Is there a specific subject you should be working on? Do you need to change any of your study habits?


    Explain, if I had the entire semester to do over again, I would change the way I…

    warmup 11/17 & 11/18/2014 - Think of possibilities and Explore ideas. What might I do with a warehouse full of…
     

  • twelve inch lengths of string? (explain - 3 sentences or more)
  • empty milk cartons?
    (explain - 3 sentences or more)
  • paper bags?
    (explain - 3 sentences or more)
  • left-handed mittens?
    (explain - 3 sentences or more)
    ?

  • Warmup - 11/13 & 11/14 2014 - Think of possibilities and Explore ideas.
     
    What would happen if…
     

  • it really rained cats and dogs? (explain - 1 paragraph)
     
  • we could not see colors?
    (explain - 1 paragraph)
     

  • traffic lights stopped working?
    (explain - 1 paragraph)

  • Warmup - 11/11 & 11/12 2014 -

    Complete the listing below. Provide the number of item next to the prompt
     


    1. List things that are invisible (4).
       
    2. List different ways to pop a balloon (7)
       
    3. Think of jobs that begin with the letter s, c. (7)
       
    4. You are a piece of popcorn. What might you say to a person that picks you up? (5)


     

    Warmup - 10/22 & 10/23 2014 - Please use the Internet to find the answers to the attached worksheet.

    Warmup - 10/20 & 10/21 2014 - In a minimum of 5 sentences and no more than 7 sentences, explain: What would you do if all the electricity in the world just stopped?

    Warmup - 10/16 & 10/17 2014 -

    Monday, October 13 was "Columbus Day" in honor of explorer Christopher Columbus.

  • Describe an area of Earth that you would like to explore and explain your reasons for wanting to explore that specific area. (5-7 sentences)

  • Warmup - 10/10 & 10/13 2014 - Write Question and Answer only

    Warmup - 9/25 & 9/29 -

    You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.
     

  • Explain in 5-7 sentences what this quote mean to you.
    ~Dr. Seuss


     

  • Warmup - 9/23 & 9/24 - Search for any News or Newspaper Online - Find an article about Technology News

  • Write the article title
  • Write the URL or Address
  • Write a Summary of this article (5-7 sentences)
  • Tell why you like or did not like this article (5-7 sentences)
  • Tell if this article is about a Technology product or service (5-7 sentences).

  • Warmup - 9/19 & 9/22(Web Resource) -

    Read the article and Watch the Video. Answer the following questions

    1. Explain what you learned about hacking from the Cybersecurity?
    2. Why do these hackers do what they do?
    3. Do you think hackers add to new technology developments
    4. Within 5-7 sentences, explain how Home Depot companies were hacked and how are the planning to fix these issues?

    Warmup - 9/17 & 9/18(Web Resource) - Read the article "We're All Nerds Now" by Noam Cohen.

  • describe the new item introduced by Apple(5-7 sentences).
  • Write the define for porous, ubiquitous, and seamless.
    Visit Merriam-Webster!
  • Explain in one paragraph (5-7 sentences) why there is phenomena of nerds in the pop culture. Write if you disagree.
  • Explain who Katari Sporrong is.

  • Warmup - 9/15 & 9/16 -

    On September 8, 1940, poet Jack Prelutsky was born. He is well known for his fun and silly poems.


  • Select a topic about hardware/software and write your own poem.

  • Warmup - 9/11 & 9/12 - Today we Honor the lives that were sacraficed 0n 9/11/01
     
    There were 2977 Victims in the 9/11 Attacks. 2606 died in and near the World Trade Center, 246 on the Airplanes, 125 at the Pentagon
     



    In a minimum of 5 sentences and no more than 7 sentences, tell me about your hero.

    Warmup - Sept 8 & Sept 9, 2014 -

  • List the components of your computer at home. Tell me the name of your Operating System. List any software applications your system contain.


  • In a minimum of 5 sentences and no more than 7 sentences, tell me about Digital Citizenship.