Parents and Social Media. Clueless?

Chapter 2 discusses the idea of preventive behavior in both the business world as well as personal life. The idea of parental involvement and awareness with regard to their children’s social media usage is not new. However, just how involved should parents be in their child’s social media “world?” Can there be too much involvement? […]

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Employers & Social Media.

Take a look at the infographic below. It’s no secret that employers are using social media to track and/or monitor potential employees. In the past, this generally was interpreted as ensuring that you don’t post anything that may be harmful to your professional (or personal) lives online. Now, having a social media presence can be […]

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Get Better Grades By Using…Social Media?

Take a look at the infographic below (courtesy of http://mastersineducation.org/ – Obtained from Infographics Archive). Carefully look at each leading and comparative statistic. Comment on this post and tell me whether you agree with this based on your experience as a student. Why or why not? Is there (or could there be) bias in this argument)? […]

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Remembering 9/11.

12 years ago today, our country bore witness to one of the most catastrophic attacks on domestic soil. As time passes, so does the memory for some. Others, it’s as fresh in their minds as if it happened yesterday. It’s important that we do not forget those lost in these attacks, and remember to be […]

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Minimalism in Typography

Minimalism is a term you will hear used in this classroom quite often. It has always been a part of the design world, but with the advent of mobile and responsive design, it’s taking off as a hot trend right now. Doing more with less has designers coming up with all sort of variations on […]

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Introduce Yourself!

By now, you should all have created a blog and hopefully chosen a theme or style that you like. I would like you to take the time to introduce yourselves and give me a little insight as to what your expectations are for the class. To give you a little more structure and guidance, I’ve […]

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Social Media. Interactive Media. One in the Same?

While this course is titled, “Interactive Media,” we will be dealing with social media and its impacts frequently. Read the following handout and create a post, titled, “Interactive Vs. Social Media.” In that post, explain to me whether you consider social media a form of interactive media and why. Be sure to include information pulled from […]

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Welcome to another year!

With the closing of August, we all know it’s coming. The start of school. Some of you dread it, others look forward to it, and some are indifferent. Hopefully this year will be better than the last, and since this year is just starting it can’t hurt to be positive, right? Well, let’s get right […]

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Copyright Policy

  How familiar are you with our school copyright policy? Working with digital content as much as we do in these classes, you MUST familiarize yourself with this. Please save a copy for future reference.

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Course Pathways at JSHS.

This may be the first time your seeing mention of this document. Many of you blindingly stumble through the doors of the high school each and day without much thought as to what direction you’re heading with course choices. In reality, there is a guide of sorts to help you along the way. While many […]

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