Wednesday, June 16, 2010

What is the main idea of this article? Do you think that this is a good idea? Will this work or will students find a way to cheat anyway? Write a three paragraph blog post that defends your point of view. Make sure that you use proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Do not use texting or abbreviations. Post your final essay on your blog.

The main idea of this article was students all across the world could take test for any colleges and do class assessments. The are making programs on the ipad that will make situations like these possible. Some may say that that will enable room for cheating or someone else may take the test for them. Well there working on a finger print recognition that way only the assigned person can take the test no one else. I personally think they can still cheat even if they block internet connection. The student can easily text or call or get in contact with someone else than can look up the information for them.

Friday, June 4, 2010

ICT Essentials 1 Complete Comic Life Self-Evaluation
Do you think that gadgets make your life easier or do they complicate your life? Why?

Yes it does because it allows t the projects and assignment that was due and it shows you the grades you get
Word of the Day: Gadgets are specialized mechanical devices, electronic devices or software applications.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

It pays to be honest, but it's slow pay
What does this quote mean to you? How does this apply to information that you use on the Internet?

It means even if you are honest it may not be the most rewarding but it is the right thing to do.You may not realize it for sometime but eventually you will.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Do you think cynicism effects the way people use technology and the types of technology people use? Why?

Cynicism effects out technology because it limits us. If we have negativity and we do not think outside the box and push our limits technology will be crap.

Word of the Day: Cynicism - negativity or distrust.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Anthony Le built an Iron Man Suit.
What is some future technology that you would like to build? Why?

I want to build a technology where nothing we do has to be hand held every is mental. Phones,music devices, virtual games etc. I want to revolutionize the future and change it for the better

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Do you think that personal rights are more important than school safety? How are your personal rights effected when school safety measures are implemented?

Yes i do believe personal rights are important than school safety because people have rghts and you need to respect them . I understand school safety to protect the students and staff but there a line that can not be crossed.

Word of the Day: School Safety - Write your own definition.

Friday, May 14, 2010

· Why is it important to follow the netiquette guidelines when using the Internet?

· Why is it important to follow the netiquette guidelines when using the Internet?

It is important to follow netiquette guidelines because it keeps you and those around you in a safe zone.One of the biggest problem is people using the internet for the wrong reasons. Example people may get on the internet and start cyber bulling, verbally abusing them over the internet threatening them. Situations and acts like these is why most people do not fell safe on the computer.

Other people may get on the internet and start being nosy and get into yur private business. These people are known as hackers,they get into your personal information for there own use.They can find out your security pins, credit card information,social security number and any other personal information that is not meant for any body else to see. They normally hack your computer by sending you a virus. These virus be in advertisements and poip ups and if you click them or fill in your information to one of these advertisements they can get all your information.

Virus are mad to make your computer sick and vournable

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Why do you think that some people rate a product very high and some people will rate the product very low? How can you decide which reviews are more accurate?
They rate products very low because its either the product is good or bad. When people rate products it gives other people a general idea about the product .

Word of the Day: Worksheet - a single page or sheet in a spreadsheet.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

ICT Essentials 1 Please complete the Project Self-Evaluation today.
What do you think is the purpose of product reviews? Do you think it is a good idea to have consumers write reviews online?

products review is to give the customer a basic overview of the product. It tells about it what it contains and information about it so a customer can look at this and if they don't like what they see then they will not consume it.

Word of the Day: Consumer - An individual who buys products or services for personal use.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Why do you think it is important to compare similar products before you make a purchase?

yes it is important because you can compare and contrast the products to each other and see what one product has that another doesn't have.

Word of the Day: Product Comparison - To compare and contrast the benefits of one product to another.

Monday, May 10, 2010

What do you like best about your project? What is the one thing you would do different on your project?

the time elapse on it was to long i wish i can go back and change it but that would be along process. i also could of used more pictures as well

Word of the Day: Deadline - the point in time at which something must be completed.

Friday, May 7, 2010

ICT Essentials 1
How does the soundtrack of a presentation project effect the project overall effectiveness? Why?

because it gives off a certain vibe and tone. It also gives he presentation some enthusiasm and grabs the readers attention.
Word of the Day: Soundtrack can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, television program or video game.

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Do you think that video games teach morality and ethics? Why?

Yes i do think and video games teach morality and ethics in some degree. They tell a story that is happening or happened and you must go threw a series of things to complete the task or objective.

Word of the Day: Digital Citizenship - using technology appropriately.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Do you think that plagiarism is morally wrong? Why?

Yes it is because it the act o f you taking someones else work and publishing and claiming it as your own. If you do copy some ones work you have to credit them for it.

Word of the Day: Morality - concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

How can Plagiarism effect your online reputation?

It can affect your reputation because you will have a record and that will pop up on it. When people think of you the first thing they are going to remember is oh yea that plagiarize someones work.

Word of the Day: Plagiarism - taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own.

Friday, April 30, 2010

Part 1
ICT 1 Benchmark Exam 1

Part 2 Read the Forum responses and Post your response on your blog

Using Smart Phones in School

Write a thoughtful essay of at least three paragraphs describing your feeling about using Smart Phones in School. Do you agree with the comments above? Give your opinion and the reasons why you are for or against Smart Phones in school.
Post it to your Blog.

I personally believe that smart phones was the best hand held peice of technology. it was a great innovation and changed your life's for the better. These devices are not only cell phones but there handle computer gps have accesses to internet and whole series of capabilities.

Some schools are taking a new approch on the way there students learn. Teachers and professors have invested in programs that can be installed on there phone and can complete there assignments that was giving to them. On the iphone there is a app called iwork and with this program students have a calender, organizer, reminders and loads of loads of useful tools. Idea like these will allow us to progress in move forward to a better tomorrow one can only imagine what kind of smart phones we will have 10 years from now. Phones may projector holographic screens we could call some one just by thinking about them.

Some may argue that smart phones are horrible and to complicated and the worst technology ever. Phones like the iphone and Google android phones change people lives everyday and actually makes our life better. There are so many apps for any and everything you can possibly think of. We can see the weather, news and even watch live tv on our smart phones. You can download apps that can give you instructions on how to cook food directions to and address and much more.

Thursday, April 29, 2010

How can you use both visual and audio fade effects to enhance your projects?

You can use it because some people auditory learners and others are visual leaners and if you can incorporate that in your project it would be great.

Word of the Day: Fade in to cause to appear or be heard gradually.
Fade out to cause to disappear gradually.
Used for a cinematic or television image or for a sound.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

How do yo think the sound track effects the effectiveness of a movie or podcast?

I think movies are more effective because they show you the message or point that is trying to be made. songs and podcast is more talking hen actual visual.

Word of the Day: Multimedia used to denote the real-time integration of text with still images and graphics, video, and sound.

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

What do you think are the differences and similarities of an enhanced podcast and a presentation slideshow?

i think they both are similar in a way because they both display and show information that you are trying to get across.
Word of the Day: Enhanced podcast is an audio podcast that can display images simultaneously with audio. These can contain chapter markers, hyperlinks, and artwork; all of which is synced to a specific program or device.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Why do you think it is important to make sure that there is enough time to read the words and look at the images of your slide slow?

it is important because it gives you a chance to revise and to catch any mistakes you may have made over the course of time. Second time you go over something you will catch something you never notice before.

Word of the Day: Timing
(Synchronization) is timekeeping which requires the coordination of events to operate a system in unison. For example: The words, sound and images of a slide show happen when they need to.

Friday, April 23, 2010

Do you think that you should always use a design template when creating a presentation? Why? Do you think it is acceptable to use different design templates in the same presentaion? Why?

Yes i do think you should design templates because it gives your presentation more organization and it shows you know to work the computer programs. You can use different templates for different presentation so you should just use them to your judgment .

Word of the Day:
Design templates are a coordinated packaged deal. When you decorate a room, you use colors and patterns that all work together. A design template acts in much the same way.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

How do you think you can use Slide Animations to help the viewer of a slide show read and understand a presentation? How can animations make a presentation more interesting and effective?

It will grab the readers attention and willl cause them to be more focus on wat u have to say. If your presentation is boring people will loose interest in your presentation. Thats why you must add animations and transitions to make it more interesting .
Word of the Day: Slide Animations are the movements of the objects on the slide.

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Why do you think it is important to listen carefully when someone is speaking? How do you feel when you are trying to speak and someone is not paying attention or constantly interrupting you?

It is very important to listen careful to people when they talk to u because they can tell you something that can save your life. People get hurt or put in a bad predicament because they did not follow directions or did not listen carefully when they were getting addressed

Word of the Day:
Slide transitions are the visual movements as one slide changes to another. Many different slide transitions are available in programs such as Keynote, PowerPoint or OpenOffice Impress.

Monday, April 19, 2010

How do you think Plagiarism and Copyrights are similar and how are they different? Why is Plagiarism wrong (illegal)?

They are similar because they both have to deal with copy someones or somethings work. It is wrong beacuse your copying someones hard work that u did not even work on. Most of the time when people copy there essay sound to good for there own words .
New- Word of the Day: Fair Use is the concept that if you are doing something for the greater good of society, like teaching, then your needs supersede the ownership rights of the copyright holder under the Copyright Act

Friday, April 16, 2010

Do you think the new Metal Detectors make Campus High School safer? Is the inconvenience worth of these Metal Detectors worth making the school safer? Or are they a waste of time?

No these metal detectors does not make our school safer.They are worthless and an expensive piece of equipment. Why are they spending all this money on nonsense when the money can be put towards towards better books and equipment that will help our learning

New- Word of the Day: Keywords (Tags) - a word or words related to your topic that will help you find information when conducting a search.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

What reasons do they give for using Smartphones in the article? Do you agree or disagree with using Smartphones in the classroom? Why?

New-Word of the Day: Accuracy - the condition or quality of being true, correct, or exact; freedom from error or defect; precision or exactness; correctness.

the reason for these smart phones is to have an alternative route of learning. students may want to get involved in the subject if they are able to use things that they can relate to to assist them in there learning careers

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Why do you think that these is a policy against using electronic devices such as smartphones in the at Campus High School? Do you agree or disagree with this policy? Why?

New- Word of the Day: Authority - an accepted source of information, advice, etc.

They dont trust us they think that were going to use them for the wrong reasons . they see it as a distraction and not seeing it as an alternative learning route

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Even though they know it it is risky, why do you think that people open email attachments from unknown sources? What could happen when you open email attachments from unknown sources?

People open emails from untrusted sources because they want the information. Some people don't care where it came from they just open the information up little do they know that information can harm there computer

Monday, April 12, 2010

What do you think are the most dangerous or risky things people do online? How can these be avoided?

People can do ilegal things like advertise bad and harmful things. people may hack other people accounts and computer and it just an inconvenience for everyone.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Do you think that it is important for schools to have Internet access? Why?

Yes it is very important for schools to have internet because of the amount of work they can get done. The internet is a place where hundreds of millions of information can be accessed. the internet is the school if not better because it has more resources

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Read the article then answer the question.
Should colleges (High Schools) start giving Apple's iPad to students?
What do you think?

I think this is wonderfull because it would encourage students to wnt to be full time students. it also ut will be a great component to there education. they will be able to do the research that they need to with the ibook or ipad

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

How will New Jersey budget cuts affect public schools?
Do you think the cuts in state aid to schools in New Jersey will effect the quality of education? How will these cuts effect the use of technology for education?

it will affect us in a way that will hurt our eduction and our learning environment . My school is suffering because we don't have any money to have new books and new equipment and a lot of teachers loose hope and don't care anymore. New jersey had to lay off many of people which lead to families financially suffering .

Monday, April 5, 2010

Tech Analysts Say Apple's New Tablet, Which Doesn't Seem To Be a Computer At All, Will Rewrite How We See and Use Technology.
Apple sold over 700,000 iPads the first day. Why do you think there is so much hype over the iPad?

It sold so much because people were excited because its a new generation of technology. people see this computer and see alot of potential

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Why do you think it is important to include information from several credible resources when creating a research project? How do you know if a source is credible?

you should use more than one website because you will have more than enough information from a wide source websites . you can tell if a website is credible by the review and ratings that the site was given.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

What do you think the benefits are to using video games in the classroom? Are there any negatives?

video games in a classroom everyone will be focused. everyone would want to get involved and participate. Video games are something that everyone likes and can like. Even if you can make it an educational game that would be perfect for teachers and students

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Do you think that you can learn more using mobile learning? Why? Would you reccommend using mobile learning at Campus High School? Write an email to the school administration and board of education stating your opinion.

yes we would learn more because spend most of there time on there cell phones. so why not install software and programs on their that will help us. yes i would recommend it at my high school because i believe it will work.

Monday, March 22, 2010

Do you think that people change technology or does technology change people? Why?

I think that people change technology and technology changes us. it helps us get threw the day with more ease and helps benefits us.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Read the article: Jogger Killed By Plane Was Listening To iPod. Do you think that this could have been avoided if the man was not listening to his iPod? Do you think listening to an iPod or other MP3 player is a good idea in school when walking through the hall or in class? Why?

Yes i do think this could have been avoided if this man would of never ran on the beach that morning or he shouldn't have been listening to the ipod. It wasn't his fault that the airplane coming down the odds of a airplane coming towards you while your running are slim to non.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

If you could use any computer or computing device to learn in school what would it do, be or look like? Why?

I think it would have to be a smart phone or a laptop computer. Smart phones are like hand held compute and are very resourceful. Laptop have full accesses to the internet to look up any information that you desire .

Monday, March 15, 2010

Why use "tags" when bookmarking web resources? How are these "tags" helpful?

We use tags because it helps us have access the information we use on a project. Tags are helpful because it allows you to go to the most help websites u visited saved. Its also makes it easier for other to use your tags to help them on there project.

Friday, March 12, 2010

How can you tell if information is an opinion or if it is a fact? Give an example of an opinion and a fact on the same topic

You can tell facts from opinion based on what they say. Opinion has feelings in it and they say things based on how they feel. Facts are true statement . For example every girl cheats.
4 out of every 10 girls cheat.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

internet information

All websites and information on the Internet is not 100% correct. How do you know if a the website or information is credible?

You will know if something is correct on the internet based on the information they give you. Most of the times websites have more opinion than facts. You shouldn't believe if the site is not accredited for check the ratings or comments on the site look up information on the site find out more about it.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

publishing project

Why do you think you published your project online? Does publishing your project make it more relevant? Is publishing a form of collaboration? Why?

I think we publish our projects online because its easier and more professional and with any project you do you have to deal with a computer.Yes publishing is a form of coll
aboration because you have to to come together with and join different aspects together.

Monday, March 8, 2010


The sky is blue so are you eyes. Im very hungry and i wan a burger. today we have a half of day thanks to the administrative department.