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Week 1

Day 1

  • Introduction to Class
  • Class Outline
  • Class Rules and Expectations
  • Create Gmail Account
  • Send Mr. Sloan an email from home before the next class.

Day 2

    • Finish Setting up Gmail Accounts.
    • Introduce Google Chat, Video Chat & Phone Calls
    • Create some Contacts.
    • Create a Filter and Labels
    • Look at some of the Preferences in Gmail.

    Day 3

    • Introduce students to Google Sties.
    • Show students how to create their your web site for their portfolio.
    • As students start to create their site they will:
      • name their site "First Name" "Last Name" Portfolio
      • look at and try different themes for their site
      • create their first page and start a short biography about themselves on that page.
      • Add a picture of themselves  to that page.
    • Explain how to share their site with others.

    Day 4

    • Finish their first page on their portfolio.
    • Create a navigation system for their website.
    • Create new pages for Multimedia - Module 1, Module 2 and Module 3.
    • Create pages and navigation for all of their other class.

    Day 5

    Go to the following three sites and collect 20 pictures from each site. Make sure that your collections have a theme and all pictures in that collection follow the theme. You choose a different theme for each site.

    Download these pictures to your desktop and store then in three different folders.


    Now that you have your pictures downloaded, you will upload the three sets into three albums at PicasaWeb. This site is part of Google and Gmail, so you can use the same Username and Password that you use for your Gmail Account.