Friday, April 30, 2010

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.

I think that using smart phones is the next step in school learning. Using the smart phones in will boost the amount of students that graduate. It may be risky but its worth the sacrifice for the success of teens today. Some students don't like to read or write but they all know how to text/type.
Yes, I agree with the comments above because its good for students to have a great learning envoriment and enjoy learning. Students should always enjoy there learning. Even if the school has to make certain budget cuts.
I feel that if they allow students to use smart phones in school no student would fail the HSPA. Students would pay more attention to their work and projects.

Thursday, April 29, 2010


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

Using a fade with a audio effect makes your project pop off the screen grabbing the viewers attention even more.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010


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

I think its makes people pay more attention movie or podcast.


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

I think that a slideshow and a podcast both present a subject that shows viewers a good view on whatever. But, both have different ways of doing it.


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?

I think its important because the skide show may have information that you never you read or heard.

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 presentation? Why?

No because you don't have to use design templates. Yes I think its acceptable to use different templates because a presentation must be made to grab the reader.

Thursday, April 22, 2010


Why do you think Bullet point are used rather than sentences in a presentation?

I think bullet points are used more because they show the key points/reasons for the presentation.

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?

I think that a slide animation is able to keep a viewer attention. Using funny animations and pop ups will show the viewer what you are trying to present.

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?

I think its important to listen to someone when there talking because you could be missing out. I feel as though they don't want to hear what I have to say.

Monday, April 19, 2010


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

Plagiarism is wrong because you don't learn anything if someone else does your work for you.


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

Plagiarism is wrong because you don't learn anything if someone else does your work for you.

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?

I think that the new metal detectors are worth it but they take to much time in the mornings. I think its worth it to keep us safe.

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?

I agree with using smartphones in the class room because its the next step in school and learning.

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?

I disagree because smart phones are things students can use not just for social calls but work.

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?

Some people just don't pay attention to warnings about how people can invade your privacy when you open email attachments. Some people can attach a virus to emails just so they can take what ever they want.

Monday, April 12, 2010


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

I think the most dangerous things people do online are giving out personal information, putting up pictures, and meeting people they don't know. These things can be avoided by just not telling to much to strangers.

Friday, April 9, 2010


Read about the new tablet computers. How will they change the way you use technology? How will they change the way you learn?

They will bring a new age of technology where people wont have to charge computers or even type. It will also bring a new learning experience for young minds.


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

Yes, because students can use internet at school for homework and projects.


Should colleges (High Schools) start giving Apple's iPad to students?
What do you think?

I think that they should because students are use to using cell phones and iPods. Also they would stay more focus on school work since there doing work hands on.

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?

New Jersey budget cut will take away public schools extra activities because they don't have any money.

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?

I think there is so much hype over the iPad because its the new face of Technology . Soon the iPad will just be a thing of the past when something new and better comes out.