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Week of 01/11/2016

I T Fundamentals (6670) 
(1st Block & 3rd Block) 
 
Week of January 11, 2016 
 
Do now:  
 
Students come in and have a seat. On the board, they will find a short assignment. 
 
Objective: 
After completing this chapter, the students will be able to do the following: 
 Explain why computer users should be concerned about network and Internet security.  
 List several examples of unauthorized access and unauthorized use.  
 Explain several ways to protect against unauthorized access and unauthorized use, including access control systems, firewalls, and encryption.  
 Provide several examples of computer sabotage.  
 List how individuals and businesses can protect against computer sabotage.  
 Discuss online theft, identity theft, spoofing, phishing, and other types of dot cons.  
 Detail steps an individual can take to protect against online theft, identity theft, spoofing, phishing, and other types of dot cons.  
 Identify personal safety risks associated with Internet use.  
 List steps individuals can take to safeguard their personal safety when using the Internet.  
 Discuss the current state of network and Internet security legislation. 
 
Chapter 4: Network and Internet Security 
 
 
 Complete the Do Now 
 Finish discussing the PPt that covers the chapter 4: Network and Internet Security 
 Complete the following on pages 182-185 and turn them in to be graded: 
1. Key Term Matching 
2. Self-Quiz 
3. Exercises 
4. Discussion Questions #1 
5. Short Answer / Research Question #2: New Viruses 
 Complete the Chapter 4 review packet 
 Go over and discuss the Chapter 4 packet for correctness 
 

Week of 01/11/2016

Computer Support Technology II (8623) 
(2nd Block, 4th Block, & 5th Block) 
 
Week of January 11, 2016 
Log on to http://learning.aries.net  
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat. On the board, there will be instructions for them to follow or questions for them to answer. 
1. Scenarios and they have to figure the problem 
2. Charts and they have to put items in the proper order for networking to take place 
3. Questions  
 
Objective: 
 
Describe the basic purpose of the TCP/IP Suite 
Compare and contrast connection and connectionless in terms of the TCP/IP suite 
Describe important protocols of the TCP/IP suite 
Explain how IP addressing works on networks 
Contrast Network IDs and Host IDs 
Describe the characteristics of class A, B, C, D and E IP addresses 
Contrast Class D and E addresses with Class A, B, and C addresses 
Describe the distinguishing characteristics of broadcast addresses 
Contrast IP Addresses with MAC Addresses 
Explain how to conserve IP Addresses 
Define and describe characteristics of IPv4 with IPv6 
 
Lesson 7: The TCP/IP Suite & IP Addressing 
 
 
 
 Complete Do Now  
 Log on to Aries 
 Students will complete the LAB at the end of the chapter 
 Students will complete the review questions at the end of the chapter 
 Give students review questions packet for Chapter 7 
 Go over the review questions for correctness 
 Prepare for test on Chapter 7 on 01/14/2016 

Week of 01/11/2016

Computer Support Technology I (8622) 
(2nd Block, 4th Block, & 5th Block) 
 
Week of January 11, 2016 
Log on to http://learning.aries.net  
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat. On the board, there will be instructions for them to follow or questions for them to answer. 
 
1. Questions 
2. Fill-in the blank 
3. Identifying parts of the Motherboard 
 
 
Objective: 
Cite the different CPU interfaces available 
Describe SIMM, DIMM, and RIMM sockets 
Identify the different external I/O supports available on a motherboard 
Describe the purpose of the power supply socket 
Locate and describe the CMOS chip 
Describe how dip switches and jumpers work 
Cite and describe commonly used IRDs 
Identify the content that can be found in a motherboard manual 
Identify and describe features and configuration requirements of several motherboard  
specifications 
Briefly describe power supply, floppy drive, hard drive, and CD drive motherboard  
connections 
Define and configure BIOS as well as understand the new features of UEFI 
 
Lesson 14: Introduction to Motherboards (continued) 
 
 
 Complete the Do Now 
 Log on to Aries  
 Discuss Unit 4 Review Packet 
 Test on Unit 4 on 01/12/2016 
 Begin Midterm reviewing 
 
 
 
 

Week of 10/26/2015

Computer Support Technology I (8622) 
(2nd Block, 4th Block, & 5th Block) 
 
Week of October 26, 2015 
Log on to http://learning.aries.net  
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat. On the board, there will be instructions for them to follow or questions for them to answer. 
 
1. Questions 
2. Fill-in the blank 
3. Binary problems 
 
 
Objective: 
Explain the importance of power supply specifications 
Identify power supply specifications and their features  
Identify agencies responsible for power supply certification 
List and define common external power problems 
Describe electrostatic discharge 
Define line noise and explain the problems that this can cause 
 
 
Lesson 7: Power Supply Specifications 
 
 
 Complete the Do Now 
 Log on to Aries  
 Read and Discuss Lesson 7: Power Supply Specifications 
 Worksheet: Finding the Power Supply Specification 
 Exercise: Lesson 7 
 Questions about Lesson 7 
 Read and discuss Lesson 8: Problem Causing Power Events 
 Complete the Exercise for Lesson 8 
 Complete the Quiz for Lesson 8 
 Unit 2 review question 
 
10/26 Do Now: 1. The little red power switch is changed from 110 when. 2. What is the female receptacle called and what is it used for? 3. When should you open a power supply to make repairs? 4. In order to test a power supply out of the computer, you must have at least how much of a load connected? 5. What are at least 3 signs of a bad power supply? 
 
 

Week of 10/26/2015

Computer Support Technology II (8623) 
(2nd Block, 4th Block, & 5th Block) 
 
Week of Oct 26, 2015 
Log on to http://learning.aries.net  
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat. On the board, there will be instructions for them to follow or questions for them to answer. 
1. Scenarios and they have to figure the problem 
2. Charts and they have to put items in the proper order for networking to take place 
3. Questions  
 
Objective: 
 
Compare and Contrast legacy forms of Ethernet with Fast Ethernet 
Compare and Contrast various Gigabit Ethernet standards 
List and describe various Ethernet cabling standards 
Compare and Contrast various types of Ethernet over fiber optical cable 
Explain how an Ethernet works 
Briefly outline Ethernet development from 1975 to the present 
Explain the 5-4-3 rule 
Able to replace ends on Ethernet cables 
 
Lesson 4: Ethernet 
 
 
 
 Complete Do Now  
 Finish reading and discussing Chapter 4: Ethernet 
 Assemble Ethernet Cables and testing them 
 Complete the Exercise for Chapter 4 
 Complete the Quiz for Chapter 4 
 Give students review questions for the chapter to complete 
 Go over the review questions 

Week of 10/26/2015

I T Fundamentals (6670) 
(1st Block & 3rd Block) 
 
Week of October 26, 2015 
 
Do now:  
 
Students come in and have a seat. On the board, they will find a short assignment. 
 
Objective: 
After completing this chapter, the students will be able to do the following: 
 Understand how data is represented to a computer.  
 Identify several types of input devices and explain their functions.  
 Explain the functions of the primary hardware components found inside the system unit, namely the motherboard, the CPU, and memory.  
 List several output devices and explain their functions.  
 Understand the difference between storage and memory, as well as between a storage device and a storage medium.  
 Name several types of storage systems and explain the circumstances under which they are typically used.  
 Describe the purpose of communications hardware.  
 Understand basic software concepts and commands. 
 
Lesson: Class Discussion 
 
 
 Complete the Do Now 
 Discuss the PowerPoint for the chapter 
 10 Questions about the Power Point 
 Complete the following 
1. Key Term Matching (page 86) 
2. Self-Quiz (page 86) 
3. Exercises (page 87) 
4. Discussion Questions 1 (page 88) 
5. Ethics in Action (page 89) 
 Students complete the worksheet for the chapter 
 The class go over the worksheet 

Week of 10/12/2015

I T Fundamentals (6670) 
(1st Block & 3rd Block) 
 
Week of October 12, 2015 
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat.  
 
Students come in and have a seat. On the board, there will be five questions and they are: 
 
 
Objective: 
After completing this chapter, the students will be able to do the following: 
 Understand how data is represented to a computer. 
 Identify several types of input devices and explain their functions. 
 Explain the functions of the primary hardware components found inside the system unit, namely the motherboard, the CPU, and memory. 
 List several output devices and explain their functions. 
 Understand the difference between storage and memory as well as between storage device and storage medium 
 Name several types of storage systems and explain the circumstances under which they are typically used. 
 Describe the purpose of communications hardware 
 Understand basic software concepts and commands 
 
Lesson: Class Discussion 
 
 
 Complete the Do Now 
 The students will use their books and accompanying website to define the terms for Chapter 2: A Closer Look at Hardware and Software 
 Class will discuss the terms for a better understanding of the terms 
 Read and discuss the Content of the chapter 
 Quiz on the definitions 
 Keyboarding Speed Testing (Typingtest.com)  
 Complete the following 
1. Key Term Matching (page 86) 
2. Self-Quiz (page 86) 
3. Exercises (page 87) 
4. Discussion Questions 1 (page 88) 
5. Ethics in Action (page 89) 
 
 
 
 
 
Vocabulary for Chapter 2 
Please define the following: 
 
1) ASCII (American Standard Code for In-formation Inter-change)  
2) barcode  
3) barcode readers  
4) binary numbering system  
5) Biometric readers  
6) bit  
7) Blu-ray Discs (BDs)  
8) byte  
9) CD discs  
10) central processing unit (CPU)  
11) cloud software  
12) cloud storage  
13) communications device  
14) computer speakers  
15) decimal numbering system  
16) Digital cameras  
17) display device  
18) display screen  
19) dual-core CPUs  
20) DVD discs  
21) Editing  
22) Embedded flash memory  
23) file  
24) filename  
25) Flash memory  
26) flash memory card  
27) folders  
28) formatting  
29) gigabyte (GB)  
30) graphics processing unit (GPU)  
31) hard drive  
32) Hybrid hard drives  
33) Ink-jet printers  
34) input device  
35) installed soft-ware  
36) keyboard  
37) kilobyte (KB)  
38) Laser printers  
39) magnetic hard drive  
40) megabyte (MB)  
41) microprocessor  
42) modem  
43) monitor  
44) motherboard  
45) mouse  
46) multi-core CPUs  
47) network adapter  
48) network inter-face card (NIC)  
49) network storage  
50) optical discs  
51) output devices  
52) petabyte (PB)  
53) pixels  
54) pointing device  
55) printers  
56) processors  
57) quad-core CPUs  
58) random access memory or RAM  
59) RFID readers  
60) RFID tags  
61) Ribbon  
62) scanner  
63) smart card  
64) software license  
65) Solid-state drives (SSDs)  
66) storage device  
67) storage medium  
68) stylus  
69) system unit  
70) terabyte (TB)  
71) Touch screens  
72) Unicode  
73) USB flash drives  
74) volatile 

Week of 10/12/2015

Computer Support Technology II (8623) 
(2nd Block, 4th Block, & 5th Block) 
 
Week of Oct 12, 2015 
Log on to http://learning.aries.net  
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat. On the board, there will be instructions for them to follow or questions for them to answer. 
1. Scenarios and they have to figure the problem 
2. Charts and they have to put items in the proper order for networking to take place 
3. Questions  
 
Objective: 
 
Describe the purpose of the IEEE 802 standards and list the twelve major standards 
Contrast the 802.1 and 802.2 standards 
Compare and contrast the IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.4, and 802.5 standards 
Compare and contrast the IEEE 802.6 – 802.10 standards 
Describe the basic specifications for wireless technologies 
Define the term VGAnyLAN 
Describe how FDDI works 
 
Lesson: Class Discussion 
 
Chapter 3: IEEE 802 Standards & Token Passing Networks 
 
 Complete Do Now 
 Begin reading and discussing chapter 3 
 Answer question about token passing 
 Learn how to put rj-45 sockets on the end of the cables  
 Learn how to use the punch down tool 
  

Week of 10/12/2015

Computer Support Technology I (8622) 
(2nd Block, 4th Block, & 5th Block) 
 
Week of October 12, 2015 
Log on to http://learning.aries.net  
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat. On the board, there will be instructions for them to follow or questions for them to answer. 
 
1. Questions 
2. Fill-in the blank 
3. Binary problems 
 
 
Objective: 
Define and describe electricity, conductors, non-conductors, and semiconductors 
Distinguish between static and dynamic electricity 
Distinguish between amps, volts, and watts  
Describe features of fixed resistors, variable resistors, capacitors, and integrated circuit chips  
Identify basic electrical safety precautions 
Define a power Supply and its function 
Compare / Contrast different power supply form factors 
Describe power supply AC/CD and fan features 
Compare / Contrast switched and linear power supplies 
 
 
Lesson: 2: The Number System 
 
 
 Complete the Do Now 
 Log on to Aries 
 Review Unit 1 #1- call out questions and students write answers from the board 
 Review packet #2- handout packet and go over answers 
 Test given on 10/14 
 Read and Discuss Lesson 5: Power Supply Basics 
 View different types of Power Supplies 
 Exercise: Explaining the power supply form factors 
 Quiz: Basic Power Supply knowledge 
 Completing missing assignments 
 
 

Week of 09/21/2015

Computer Support Technology II (8623) 
(2nd Block, 4th Block, & 5th Block) 
 
Week of Sept 21, 2015 
Log on to http://learning.aries.net  
 
Do now: Come into class and have a seat. On the board, there will be instructions for them to follow or questions for them to answer. 
 
1. Scenarios and they have to figure the problem 
2. Charts and they have to put items in the proper order for networking to take place 
3. Questions  
 
Objective: 
 
Explain why standardization is necessary for protocols 
List and define the seven OSI layers 
Define the LLC and MAC sub-layers 
Describe what types of media, devices or protocols operate at each OSI layer 
Describe how AppleTalk, Novell Netware and TCP/IP compare to the each layer of the OSI model 
 
Lesson: Chapter 2 
 
Chapter 1: Networking Basics 
 
 Complete Do Now 
 Log on to Aries 
 Read & Discuss Chapter : The Seven-Layer OSI Reference Model 
 Complete the quiz for chapter 2 
 Complete the Exercise for Chapter 2 
 Complete the review packet for chapter 2  
 Chapter 12 Assessment 09/28/2015 
 

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