Adventures in learning with Knives Chau :) p.s.- I really do wear the crowns, and I think like a queen. “THINK LIKE A QUEEN. A QUEEN IS NOT AFRAID TO FAIL. FAILURE IS ANOTHER STEPPINGSTONE TO GREATNESS.” - Oprah Winfrey That's all me.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Journal of Course Experiences- Three Web Page Project
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Dreamweaver Lesson Plan- Students
AS: How will we display your web 2.0 projects throughout the year?
Objectives: Students will use Dreamweaver to create an online anthology to describe and display their web-based projects throughout the year
Subject: Technology, Web Page Design
Creating the website:
Students will launch Dreamweaver CS3 from the Start Menu
Students will choose a webpage template from File> New
Students will name their site so it can be easily identified as their own
Students will create a page for each subject area and set page titles for each page created
Students will develop their anthology website throughout the year as curriculum units are completed
Students will include static and linked images in their site
Updating the website
Students will open their anthology website to update it with links to their new work
Differentiation: Creating a class website
Students will create a class website that links to each student in the class' work
Students will update the class website as each project has been completed
Vocabulary: website, links, title, images
Materials: Dreamweaver CS3, URLs to online work
Evaluation: Teacher Observation
TEC.K-4.8.1 - All students will use computer applications to gather and organize information and to solve problems
TEC.K-184.108.40.206 A - Basic Computer Tools and Skills
TEC.K-220.127.116.11 A.1 - Use basic technology vocabulary.
TEC.K-18.104.22.168 A.3 - Input and access text and data, using appropriate keyboarding techniques or other input devices.
TEC.K-22.214.171.124 A.5 - Produce and interpret a simple graph or chart by entering and editing data on a prepared spreadsheet template.
TEC.K-126.96.36.199 A.7 - Create and maintain files and folders.
TEC.K-188.8.131.52 A.9 - Use basic computer icons.
TEC.K-184.108.40.206 B - Application of Productivity Tools
TEC.K-4. - Social Aspects
TEC.K-220.127.116.11 B.2.d - Personal security and safety issues
TEC.K-4. - Information Access and Research
TEC.K-18.104.22.168 B.7 - Locate specific information by searching a database.
TEC.K-22.214.171.124 B.8 - Recognize accuracy and/or bias of information.
TEC.K-4. - Problem Solving
TEC.K-126.96.36.199 B.9 - Solve problems individually and/or collaboratively using computer applications.
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Journal of Course Experiences- Dreamweaver CS3, Day 360 (or so)
Assets Panel- Maintains a listing of all the asset types (images, colors, links, movies, scripts, library items, and templates) within the current site
Spell check- SHIFT+F7
controls the line spacing
Property Inspector= Formatting Toolbar
Linking can be accomplished by browsing for the file, using Point to File or highlighting text and holding shift while pointing to a file in the asset box. Links can be made to html files, PDFs or zip files. Anchors can be created to link to specific areas on the page.
Point to File icon prevents linking to misspelled urls. Click, hold and drag to file in Files panel
Image maps can be creating by clicking on the whole image, and using the image map section of the image properties box. Hot spots can be square, round or polygonal. Alternate text must be provided for each hot spot.
Cascading Style Sheets
Finally, something I have no prior knowledge of. :)
CSS2- second recommendation of cascading style sheets containing about 120 properties.
Cascading- how the browsers interpret your style sheet
Rules consist of two parts- the selector (specific tag) and the declaration (how the specific tag should be displayed- property, value)
The easiest way to define a style sheet is in Page Properties.
Chapter 6 has to do with CSS, which I've never really understood. Looking forward to learning a lot and getting how to use it.