• Fall 2020 Orientation – Apex New Students English and Social Studies

     

    PHS Apex Orientation Check List - Please use the list to complete your orientation.

     

    Please read the following pdfs and complete the mini assignments.  After reading each PDF complete the test in the Google Classroom.

     Part 1

     

    Part 1 explains our mission for the semester, how to contact me, and how to join Remind.

     

    Assignments: Join Remind, complete an online quiz, take a screen shot the results, attach it to an email, and send it to me.

     

    You need to screen shot of the results of your online quiz into an email.  Address the email to me, randy.smith@matsuk12.us.  Make sure that the subject line contains Course Semester Assignment. 

    For example, Eng 2 S1 Online learning or Civics Online learning 

     Part 2

     

    Part 2 explains the Cyber Center Classroom rules and expectations. 

     

    There is no assignment in Part 2.

     Part 3

     

    Part 3 is signing the contract and agreement. 

     

    Assignment: Sign your Contract Packet and Agreement Packet, email me a photo of your contract and rules, and place your Agreement Packet in your binder.

    You need to take photos with your cell phone of the first page of your contract (front and back) and attach them to an email.  Address the email to me, randy.smith@matsuk12.us.  Make sure that the subject line contains Course Semester Assignment.  For example, Eng 2 S1 Contract or Civics Contract

    Part 4

     

    Part 4 explains the three zones, attendance, and the hall pass.

     

    There are no assignments in Part 4 to submit.

    Part 5

     

    Part 5 explains the Cyber Center Classroom Policies and Procedures concerning: courses that require you to use Google Doc to complete and submit assignments, LanSchool, printed assignment packets, Red Zone, Red Zone meetings for students and the consequences if a student fails to keep the appointment, and the Red Zone report.  Also, I give you the hour of Operation, the time and days that the Cyber Center Classroom is open and available to you.

     

    There are no assignments in Part 5 to submit.

     Part 6

     

    Part 6 explains the due dates, grading, and grades. 

     

    There are no assignments in Part 6 to submit.

     Part 7

     

    Part 7 explains the notebook. 

     

    There are no assignments in Part 7 to submit.

     Part 8

     

    Part 8 explains plagiarism, citing, paraphrasing, and summarizing.  You are required to watch a portion of a video that uses Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham to explain plagiarism. 

     

    Assignment: Students read about plagiarism, watch a portion of a video, complete an online quiz (need to correctly answer 11 of 13 questions), and email me the results.  Address the email to me, randy.smith@matsuk12.us.  Make sure that the subject line contains Course Semester Assignment. 

     Part 9

     

    Part 9 explains the Apex Dashboard. 

     

    Students learn about the different aspects of the dashboard.  They see an example of an Apex message.  Also, they learn about their progress report. 

    There are no assignments in Part 9 to submit.

    Part 10

     

    Part 10 explains how students must write their assignments in Google Docs.  The heading format is provided.  Also, the format of naming file names is given.   

     

    Students learn how to copy and paste an assignment into Google Docs with a given template. 

    Assignment: Students acquire a template from my Google Docs, change the name of the file, copy and paste the goal questions, and answer the questions. 

    Part 11

     

    Part 11 explains how students should send a Google Docs assignment to their virtual teacher. 

     

    Students learn how to copy and paste an assignment into Google Docs with a given template. 

    Assignment: Students copy the Google Docs link of their goals assignment and email it to me using their first tst dropdown in their Apex Message Center. 

     

    Apex Getting Started

    Log into Apex.  Watch the video and complete the online quiz.  Then download the certificate and email it to Mr. Smith.

Last Modified on November 27, 2019