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    I love AP European History Senior AP European History

    The College Board has developed Curricular Requirements for each AP Course. Students will be introduced to cultural, economic, political, and social factors in European history from 1450 to the present. Students will connect the events that shaped the world in which they live. In addition to providing a basic narrative of events and movements, the goals of AP European History are to develop (a) an understanding of some of the principal themes in modern European history, (b) an ability to analyze historical evidence and historical interpretation, and (c) an ability to express historical understanding in writing. Students will analyze a variety of documents, maps, statistical tables, and works of art. Students will practice writing essays and express multiple historical thinking skills.  The Moodle will allow students the opportunity for discussions, websites and podcasts.

    MATH IS A MUST

    The course is aligned to the 2011 Massachusetts Frameworks and will prepare students to be successful in their continuing mathematics education. The use of moodle in this course will allow students to easily access additional sources to help with comprehension as well as procedures necessary to do well in the course.   

    Welcome to Algebra 1 with Mrs. Cziska!

    Let's see what kind of fun we can have when

                                                 NUMBERS and LETTERS

                                                                                                             get together...

    In ESL II, intermediate and advanced English Language Learners will expand their speaking listening, reading, and writing skills.  They will read fiction, poetry, drama, and informational texts and use this online forum to respond to and think critically about these texts.  They will write for a variety of purposes and build the vocabulary they need to access content area knowledge.  The students will learn these English skills in the classroom and online to allow them to acheive academic success in a 21st Century learning environment.

    Sophomore English ~ World Literature

    This Moodle course will focus on Sophomore English and several literary selections, writing activities, and an emphasis on literary analysis and discussion. On the literary end, Sophomore English introduces the student to the literature of the Ancient World, Greece and Rome as well as traditions in Chinese and Japanese Literature. The second half of the year focuses on the cultural awareness of the individual with literature of the Middle East and Africa and wraps up with society’s imposition on individual identity with a focus on genocide and slavery in parts of Europe. The literature will include the representative works of key writers such as Homer, Sophocles, William Shakespeare, Elie Wiesel, Chinua Achebe as well as many others. Novels and dramas in this course may include Night, The Kite Runner, Memoirs of a Geisha, Julius Caesar, "Oedipus the King" and "A Doll’s House". A majority of the class work will be devoted to MCAS ELA preparation with practice on open-response and long composition writing. Also, this course requires students to be tested on one “Accelerated Reader” book (independent reading) each term.

    The AP English Language and Composition Course is designed to provide students with advanced college level instruction in writing by examining a wide variety of texts and images across genres and literary periods. The course prepares students for the AP English Language and Composition test as well as for college-level readiness in writing and textual analysis.

    This course is designed to give students knowledge of great writers who, because of the aesthetic value of their work, are authoritative in world culture.  This study provides students with a sense of themselves as citizens of the world through the shared experience of literature.  Students analyze and interpret a variety of literature representing many genres, time periods, and cultures.  Literature by authors from throughout the world will be considered. Students demonstrate an understanding of these works through extended oral and written responses.  This course also requires a major research project which may integrate occupational and other academic studies using the Internet for at least one source.  Included are essay writing, business communications, and job acquisition skills.

     

    **   A resume and cover letter must be completed by all students.

    *** A Senior Research Paper in literary analysis must be completed by all students.

    worldhand1Sophomore Honors World Literature

    In this course, students will learn about various world cultures through multiple works from ancient Sumerian and Hebrew literature to contemporary literature.  From the literature we will cover, students will have an awareness of multiple cultures and historical influences on literature, with a focus on personal identity and the individual’s place in the world.  Students will develop and enhance their understanding of standard English conventions, give formal presentations, and develop research and critical/analytical skills with particular emphasis on responses to literature.  Students will write frequently in a variety of forms including: analytical writing, reader responses, explanatory writing, open responses, narrative writing, and research. 

    Freshman English Survey of LiteratureShakes1

    Freshman students will access various genres of fiction and nonfiction literature from different cultures using audio, visual and kinesthetic models.Students will read and write for meaning in a rigorous program designed to prepare learners for the MCAS and college and career readiness. Students will interact with the text and their peers in class and online formats to discover more about themselves and the world around them. Students will learn to be responsible and responsive in an online academic setting and develop the skills necessary to be successful in a 21st century world.

    Sophomore English World Literature

    Students in this Sophomore English class will read and interpret various genres of World Literature including short stories, novels, drama, poetry, non-fiction and informational texts. Students will learn to annotate and interact with a text and reflect on the way in which universal themes reflect culture. Sophomore students will follow Common Core standards for writing and reading as they prepare for the MCAS. Students will learn to use MLA format and academic principles as they research topics to develop and expand their knowledge of world literature. Our objective is to learn about other cultures and customs on our literary journey to ancient Greece, Asia, Europe, Africa and beyond as we discover our place in the world around us. Students will learn to be responsible and responsive in an online academic setting and develop the skills necessary for 21st century learning as they prepare for career and college readiness.

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    Across Career & Technical Area Forum

    You will be taking part in a forum that will be included all of my Sophomores in all of my Career and Technical Areas. 

    These discussion will pertain to an ethical issue. 

    handsEarly Childhood - Administrative Skills - Sophomores

    This year in Administrative Skills we will be working on the following concepts: Your Attitude & Work, Getting Along with People,Computer & Equipment Issues, Telephone Procedures,Career Safe Online, Children's Songbook, Children's Recipe Book, Children's Storybook and Children's Powerpoint.  This course will be set up as a "Hybrid" course to facilitate the curriculum for those students out on placement.

    ToothDental Assistant - Administrative Skills - Sophomore

    This year we will be working together on the following topics - Professional Behavior, Interpersonal Skills, Telephone Techniques, Scheduling Appointments, Dental Records Management, Written Communications and Daily Operations.  This course will be set up as a "Hybrid" course to facilitate the curriculum for those students out on placement.   

    Dental Administrative Skills JuniorsInstruments

    This year we will be working together on the following topics: Basics of Insurance, Insurance Claim Forms, Professional Fees and Banking, Electronic Health Records, Banking Services, Management of Practice Finances and Career Development.  This course will be set up as a "Hyrbrid" course to facilitate the curriculum for students.

    Nursing/Health Assistant - Administrative Skills - Juniorssearch pic

    This year in Administrative Skills we will be working on the following concepts: Electronic Health Records, Business Math Skills, Communication and Problem Solving, Finding and Applying for a Job, and a research project that will apply to either College or Job seach. This course will be set up as a "Hybrid" course to facilitate the curriculum for those students out on placement.

    Nursing/Health Administrative Skills Sophomoresadmin pic

    This year in Administrative Skills we will be working on the following concepts: Your Attitude & Work, Getting Along with People, Computer & Equipment Issues, Telephone Procedures, Career Safe Online, Filing Procedures, Processing Business Documents, and Accounting & Other Financial Activites.  This course will be set up as a "Hybrid" course to facilitate the curriculum for those students out on placement.

    Medical Assistant Administrative Skills - SophomoresPic of MA

    This year we will be working together on the following topics - Professional Behavior, Interpersonal Skills, Telephone Techniques, Scheduling Appointments, Medical Records Management, Written Communications and Daily Operations.  This course will be set up as a "Hybrid" course to facilitate the curriculum for those students out on placement.   

    Medical Assistant Administrative Skills - JuniorsMedical Assistant

    This year we will be working together on the following topics: Basics of Health Insurance, Health Insurance Claim Forms, Professional Fees and Banking, Electronic Health Records, Banking Services, Management of Practice Finances and Career Development.  This course will be set up as a "Hyrbrid" course to facilitate the curriculum for those students out on placement.

    The Steam Engineering Sophomore Technical Content Course is a promotional requirement to the Junior year in.the Steam Engineering Program. Steam Engineering Sophomore Technical Content Course is designed to instruct students to safely perform some of the procedures required, to  operate, service, and maintain, high pressure steam plant equipment.

    This comprehensive course provides essential skills for success in today's business world.  The course is designed to teach knowledge and skills that are needed in a variety of business settings such as banks, insurance companies, law offices, etc., where workers communicate, manage information, use technology, handle records, work with others, and solve problems.  Most activities are book related and project reinforced.  Students completing this course will have an opportunity to become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist, receive Quickbooks user certification, participate in Business Professionals of America, and if eligible, participate in a cooperative program.

    Introduction to NetworkingSophomore IS Networking

    The purpose and philosophy of this course is to introduce students to networking and relational database through a combination of conceptual and practical activities. In networking students first learn how networks works with different software packages and labs. Students will then develop LAN's Microsoft Visio and CISCO Packet Tracer. In database the students will learn the purpose and theory of relational database s and then progress to hands on activities such as creating and managing databases. The underlying fundamentals of the program will include career and technical training, integrated English, math, related science, and OSHA safety training to provide each student with the background to advance educationally as well as professionally.

    Introduction to Web DesignSophomore PW Web Design

    The purpose and philosophy of this course is to introduce students to web design and relational database through a combination of conceptual and practical activities.  In web design students first learn how the web works with different browsers, versions, and platforms.  Students will then develop webpages using low level and detailed level designs. They will learn basic HTML and CSS to code the web pages.  In database the students will learn the purpose and theory of relational database s and then progress to hands on activities such as creating and managing databases.  The underlying fundamentals of the program will include career and technical training, integrated English, math, related science, and OSHA safety training to provide each student with the background to advance educationally as well as professionally. 

    CIT ISS Freshmen

    The ISS morning session of the CIT Freshman program will include an introduction to the topics covered in the Information and Support Systems (ISS) track of CIT. The program will include an introduction into networking, hardware, and database administration. I will also introduce work sample technical writing and portfolio design and requirements.

    CIT ISS Exploratory

    The ISS morning session of the CIT Exploratory program will include an introduction to the topics covered in the Information and Support Systems (ISS) track of CIT. The program will include an introduction into networking, hardware, and database administration.

    Programming PW  Class of 2014

    Advanced Data Communication and Networking

    In this course, you will build on your knowledge and professional experience of computer hardware, operating systems, and networks as you acquire the specific skills required to implement basic networking protocols on a computer network.  You will understand and implement troubleshooting procedures on networks and computer systems, and examine the basics of a network operating system in use today. You will also be trained in administering a network using Windows 2008 Server and Linux.

    Technical Communication KeysTechnical Communications - IS and PW Seniors

    The purpose and philosophy of this course is to introduce the information technology seniors to the various forms of technical communication utilized in the IT field and to prepare them to create and deliver such forms of communication. Technical communication includes the communication of technical information such as technical instructions, manuals, product management documentation, product or technology reviews and work samples, and technical articles. Students are trained to deliver prepared and extemporaneous speeches and presentations. Additionally, students will be exposed to the forms of communication necessary to secure employment or start businesses of their own by creating the necessary documentation. The skills gained in this class will prepare the student to continue learning and adapting to technology changes post graduation whether they continue on to a two or four year school or related employment.

    The Senior Portfolio is a mandatory graduation requirement at GNB Voc-Tech. You will find all the resources you need including links to a common resume, cover letter, table of contents and more in both traditional and digital formats.

    This is a hybrid workshop consists of three components: (1) Online orientation, (2) Presentation and discussion, and (3) Course development.

    This totally online four week professional development course is chock full of multimedia writing ideas and resources to keep students writing. Assignment options link to resources, rubrics, sample lessons for writing extensions which are fun for the students and meet the standards for CCSS. Teach students the language of writing as they mimic various genres and styles of writers. All lessons align to CCSS Writing Standards. When teachers integrate creative writing into the curriculum, students will develop skills they can use across all disciplines. This 10 PDP course will run for four weeks, culminating with an interactive lesson plan to share online with the class. **New Moodlers will have hands on support on Mondays 3:00 - 5:00 as well as online access at any time during the week, 

    Tuesdays 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19
    Time: 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

    Do you want your students to think deeper, make connections, and want to write about it? This course will provide teachers from various disciplines background in rhetorical theory, a basis for analyzing texts, speeches, visuals and media. We will focus on how to teach students this framework and how to apply it to their own writing through in-class examples and activities. A culminating project will be required in order to receive PDPs.

    Learn about WIDA, the ACCESS Test and more!   

    Massachusetts is a new member of the WIDA consortium, which provides standards for the instruction and assessment of English Language Learners.  This course will provide you with information on WIDA's Content Language Standards and your role as a content area teacher in promoting these standards.  It will teach you how to interpret and apply the new ELL ACCESS scores, as well as offer differentiation solutions for the ELLs in your classroom.

                       Moodle wired                    

    More to Moodle: Continue to expand your digital horizons and jumpstart your 2013- 2014 Moodle classroom! Make the most of your online class as you learn more advanced interactive features of Moodle, including the glossary, workshops, grading feature, develop rubrics for assignments, access outcomes and other activities. This Moodle course is a hybrid model offering instructional support online and in person as needed. This class is available to instructors who have taken PRDV 77019 -  Integrating Moodle into Your Teaching.

    Moodle_hatLearn Moodle basics as you develop an online environment for your academic or career shop class. This Moodle course is a 'blended' model where you will be learning in the classroom, then continue to learn in our online Moodle course.By the end of six weeks, you will have an online extension to your physical classroom that you may use with your Smartboard to engage your students in interactive content. Both you and your students can access their "classroom" from school and also from home with their own online account in a safe and secure environment.

    This one credit class is mandatory for all freshman. During this course, you will learn to be a responsible user of technology.

    The topics that will be covered are the nine elements of Digital Citizenship: 

    • Internet Safety

    • Privacy & Security

    • Relationships & Communication

    • Cyberbullying

    • Digital Footprint & Reputation

    • Self-image & Identity

    • Information Literacy

    • Creative Credit & Copyright

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    Lit genre

    This GNBVT Integrated Summer Reading Moodle is focused on our new model for Integrated Summer Reading. Students and teachers will be able to join the conversation about the summer reading options online in our forums and upload offerings . It will be a central location to assess options for the summer reading and evaluate interest and value.  


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