Day 4 – Friday, July 6

TGIF! Today, you’re going to develop an Algorithm.  What is an algorithm, you ask?  Google it.  Now.  Do it.  I’ll wait. Talk about it for a few minutes…. Now that you know what it is. Go to this course. Under Unit 1, Go to the Project – Password Generator Project.  Read about the Highlights on… Read more »


Day 3 – Thursday, July 5

I hope that you had a nice 4th of July! Today is a Khan Academy Day.  Please work on the JavaScript lessons on Khan Academy or continue with the HTML lessons if that works out better for you.  The JavaScript lesson is under Computer Programming and is titled “Intro to JS: Drawing and Animation”.


Day 2 – Tuesday, July 3

It’s Tuesday; Welcome Back! Today we’ll focus on Photoshop by completing two exercises.  You’ll then complete a Photoshop assignment of your own. First, complete the Photoshop Selection Project using the Shells file.  This video will help you to complete the project.  Watch the video, hit pause, do the work, repeat.  Complete this project and save… Read more »


Summer Coding Camp – Day 1 – Monday, July 2

Hello everyone!  Welcome to Coding Camp! I apologize, but I am out of town this week and Mr. Foster will be filling in for me.  (I don’t apologize for that, as Mr. Foster is GREAT!)  If for any reason you need me or have any questions, please email me and I’ll get right back to… Read more »

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Wednesday – I’m At A District Training

Yearbook – Please finish your spreads.  These are due on Friday.  You have the day off on Friday and must get the spreads done.  Get a good STORY! AP Principles – Complete Lesson 4 and make sure to create a fabulous personal favicon; the final project of the lesson. Multimedia –     Complete Student Resource… Read more »

Do you like Layers in Photoshop?

Photoshop Fun – Layers – 10/19

Please use the following video as a tutorial to help you complete this exercise.  Use headphones or just watch.  Press Pause.  Press Play.  Rewind. Layers Tutorial CH.4 Layers  

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Wednesday – 10/4 – Jury Duty

Hi all, I’m in jury duty.  You’re there.  I wish I were there  on the beach. 2nd period YEARBOOK – Please continue to work on your spreads.  Interview sidebars should be completed by today and ready to go.  We’ll talk about spreads on Thursday and everyone should have an idea, photos, a plan to take… Read more »

Thank God It's Friday

TGIF – Friday September 29

Hello.  Sorry I couldn’t be there with you today.  Do the following and have a great weekend! Yearbook – Taylor should get a COW from Santana(C9) and take it back the last 5 minutes of class.  Please get all interview items in.  You can finish it today, no problem.  DEADLINE! Principles – Please watch You Should Learn… Read more »

It's Monday!

Monday – 9/25 – Week 5

It’s week 5!  This week marks a 1/4 of the semester in the books!  Keep up the great work. Yearbook – We’ll finish up our interviews.  DEADLINE FRIDAY!!!  All photos should be uploaded and all interviews should be typed up in the Google Classroom.  You should also be working on your spreads.  Get the photos…. Read more »


Week 4

Yearbook – Sidebar interviews this week.  First, we have to learn how to properly record.  Camera time!  Don’t leave out any details.  Make sure that you use a nice variety of backgrounds.  Same=boring!  It’s Homecoming week.  Don’t miss anything. AP Principles –  More details to come, but we’ll go over AP site and test we just… Read more »


    Tweetstorm Thursday

    @hesheretohelp It’s Tweetstorm Thursday.  I just made that up.  Today’s collegial classes will all be Tweet-worthy.  A challenge to me. Yearbook – How are we with Online Design?  Can you place images, text, graphic elements?  How are we with sidebars?  Are we set to interview, take photos, politely interrupt a class?  How are we with carrying… Read more »

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    Tuesday – September 12

    Yearbook – Sidebars – Please remember, if a teacher is talking, don’t interrupt. Principles – Test.  Lesson 8 – The Internet Multimedia – Complete Student Resource 3.4 Research Notes.(Remember to answer the questions based on the scenario that you have created.  Some of the answers will need to be creatively made up.)  When finished, look at SR… Read more »

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    Photoshop Tutorials

    Screencast – Selection Tools Layers  

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    Thursday – September 7

    It’s Thursday.  Do you love the watermark on the featured image? In Yearbook, we’ll continue to look at Online Design and play around with the software.  If you can’t get on or don’t have a spread, talk to an editor.  Help us come up with spread ideas for this year’s book.  Do you have sidebar… Read more »

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    Tuesday, September 5

    I hope that you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend, enjoying the extra, hot, day off.  The beach was even hot this time.  Welcome back for, what seems like, our first week of full days. Yearbook – Please fill out the following form.  We’ll also get signed up for a Google Classroom where we… Read more »

  • True Dat


    Have you ever Googled anything?  I’m worried about you if you haven’t.  In any case, seeing as how Google is taking over the world, our district has set up accounts for us.  Trust me, this is a good thing.  The more technology you are familiar with, the better you get at learning the tools of… Read more »

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    First Day of School

    Welcome back everyone and welcome to the first day of school.  Thanks for signing up for one of my classes.  We’ll get into the swing of things this week by getting to know one another, as well as the course materials and how the course works. Please take this short survey to help me learn… Read more »

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    First Week of School for Parents

    To whom it may concern: Thank you for allowing your student to enroll in one of my business/technology/yearbook classes for the 2017/18 school year. It is my hope that we have an exciting year of learning and that your student comes away better prepared for life in the real world. It is my goal, most… Read more »

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    Pixar Lesson for Multimedia Kids – 3rd and 4th Period

    Hello non field trip attenders.  We are, as you read this, playing with the real Nemo.  Are you jealous? I’m sorry, I was only kidding. Go to the link HERE and complete at least the first 3 activities after watching the accompanying videos.  This will be due on Friday to show that you worked during… Read more »

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    Summer Coding Camp – Careers in Computing

    This summer, July 5-July 28, Camarillo High School will host a Beginning Coding Camp and a Careers in Computing Camp.  It’s FREE! Click to sign up for the Coding Camp. Click to sign up for the Careers in Computing Camp. Coding Camp provides a fun, engaging learning environment where students are taught to use computational… Read more »