Class Rules

NYC Department of Education Rules:
Show courtesy and respect to ALL
This is a learning environment, disruptive behavior will not be tolerated.
Don't mistake kindness for weakness.
  • No cell phones or music players in class.
  • No headgear in class.
  • Two(2) Passes per Marking Period - sign the PASS book. Abusers will lose their pass privilege
  • No food in the computer room. Only bottles with caps.
  • Do not touch the air conditioners or windows without permission.
  • Do not sit at the teachers station unless asked to.
  • I will assign seats the first week and they may change.

Grading Policy

40% Classwork
35% Tests & Quizzes
10% Homework - Penalized if late & won't accept after 1 week.
15% Participation & Other

Class Topics Overview

Digital Citizenship - how to use the web responsibly
Creating a Positive Digital Footprint using Web 3.0 tools - online tools including social media
  • post work on the web to create a positive web presence
  • post work to share information to your peers and get feedback
  • post work for grading
CTE New Media Program requirements:
  1. Develop good business communications skills for job interview preparation and workplace success
    • reading
    • writing
    • Dress Skills - Dress for success in Business Dress Every Wednesday
New Media
  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Microsoft Office Specialist Certifications in Word and then either PowerPoint or Excel for FREE - normally $75
  • Google & Web 2.0 tools used in education and business
  • Improve your typing speed and accuracy