Ms. Houghton's BTT Page

Welcome to the section devoted to all things information technology. Here I will post most class notes and assignments not found in your course packs. Please also check frequently as I will also post due dates and other class information.

Parents, please feel free to check my website for updates regarding your child's course. If you would like me to communicate with you via email please let me know.

Click here to contact me by board email (heather.houghton@yrdsb.edu.on.ca)

 If you would like to contact me at the school I can be reached at x631

This page will be updated as often as possible.

*******NEWS*********

The exam will be held in class, June 15, 16 and 19. You must be present and if you are away, you must be prepared to present official documentation.

Welcome to BTT

Course packs will be sold the first week of class. The cost is $15 and is required for the course.

Students should use www.geocities.com/bttbiz for course notes for this course.

The final project for this course is described in detail on p. 1 of the course pack.

Other websites to use:

www.geocities.com/bttbiz

http://www97.intel.com/discover/JourneyInside/TJI_Intro/default.aspx (for "Journey Inside Computer worksheets)

http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/ext/email.html (for Email webquest)

http://www.quia.com/shared/tech/ (computer terminology games)

http://www.tvdsb.on.ca/south/dept/business/BTT101/unit1/Ergo.html (ergonomics)

http://www.west.asu.edu/ACHRISTIE/NASA/plagiarism.html (ethics and plagiarism web quest)

http://www.m-w.com/mw/table/proofrea.htm (proofreader's marks)

http://www.jegsworks.com/Lessons/numbers/intro/index.html (excel help)

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February 2006

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

7

HW: 

HW: Finish Keyboard Diagram Worksheet

8 ART Lessons 1-3 Due

HW: Finish CP 17-18

 

HW: Finish CP 19-23

10 ART Lessons 4-6 Due

HW: Finish CP 24-25

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12 13

HW: 25-27

14 ART Lessons 7-9 Due

 

15 Time Test #1

Computer Theory Assignment (btt website, go to questions and links)

16 

 

17 Quiz

Finish Computer Theory Assignment

18
19 20 ART Lessons 10-12 Due

Computer Theory Assign Due

21 

 

 

22 Time Test #2

HW: Journey Inside the Computer

23  24 Time Test #3

Journey Inside the Computer Checked

25
26 27 Time Test #4 28 Study Skills        

March 2006

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
      1  Time Test #5 2  Presentations 3    Presentations 4
5 6 Computer Terminology Review 7 Computer Terminology Test 8 Email Web Hunt 9 10 March Break 11 March Break
12 March Break 13 March Break 14 March Break 15 March Break 16 March Break 17 March Break 18 March Break
19 20 Ergonomics 21 Ergonomics Survey 22 Ergonomics Report 23 24 Ergonomics Report due Date 25
26 27 28 Ergonomics Report Deadline 29 30  31   

April 2006

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

       

 

1
2 3 4 Internet and Email Quiz

 

5 Flyer Assignment Due 6 Video: War Games 7 Video: War Games 8
9 10 Word Processing

HW: Proofreading Puzzle CP  64

11 Word Processing: Proofreading 12 Word Processing: Spacing 13 

BaisakhiMaundy Thursday 

and Pesah (sig faith day)

 

14 Good Friday (school closed) Mahavira-Jayanti 15
16 17 Easter (school closed) 18 19 20 Poster Assignment 21 Ridvan, Holy Friday (sig faith day)

Menu Assignment

22
23 24 Menu Assignment Due

Find and Replace Exercise

25 Memos and Business Letters CP 85-86 26 Business and Complaint Letters

Assignment CP 90 and 92.

27 Newspaper Assignment CP 93-94 28 Newspaper Assignment 29
30            

May 2006

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  1 Newspaper Assignment Due

Begin Spreadsheets

HW: Use excel help link above go to "excel intro" and then "common tasks" Do "autosum" exercise.

2

 

 

HW: finish Excel Exercise on CP 104

3

 

 

HW: finish excel exercise on CP 106

4

 

 

HW: finish exercise on CP 107

5

 

 

HW: finish exercise on CP 112

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7 8 9 10 Power Point 11 Power Point 12 Power Point 13
14 15 Work Period 16 Power Point Present 17 Databases 18 Databases 19 Careers Due

Databases

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21 22 Victoria Day

(school closed)

23 Careers Assignment Deadline

Databases

24 Databases 25 Databases 26 Databases 27
28 29 Desktop Publishing 30 Desktop Publishing 31 Desktop Publishing      
             

 

June 2006

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

      1 Desktop Publishing 2 Desktop Publishing 3
4 5 Front Page

CP 140-146

6 Front Page 7 Front Page 8 Front Page 9 Front Page 10
11 12 Front Page 13 Review

CP 147

14 Review

CP 147

15 Exam Review  16 Exam - Application 17
18 19 Exam - Theory 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 Exam Review Day 29 P.A. Day 30 P.A. Day