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M.Ed East Tennessee State University, Johnson City (Education); 1999-2001
B.S. Major: Geography (secondary education)
University School, Instructor, Department of Education, 110 Alexander Hall P.O. Box 70632, Johnson City, TN 37614
- World Geography
- U.S. History
- Computer Science
- Study Skills
- Drivers education
GEOG-1120 Weather and Climate (Labs)
GEOG-1110 Landforms and Processes (Labs)
Head Softball Coach
Head Golf Coach
Assistant Baseball Coach
1998-1999 - Geography Student of the Year
Spring 1998 - Deans List
Spring 1999 - Deans List
Fall 1999 - Deans List
December 1999 - Graduated Cum Laude
December 1999 - Kappa Delta Pi (An international Honor Society in Education)
1999 Studied Central Place Theory in Germany and the Netherlands
2000 Studied in East Africa
Served on the Technology, SACS, Peace Day, Search and admissions committee; smart board training; eClass training
President of the Geo-science Society at East Tennessee State University; 1997-1999
AP Human GeographySyllabus for AP Human Geography
TECHNOLOGY I - SYLLABUS
2019 - 2020
INSTRUCTOR: Joshua Petty COURSE - 1 Credit
PURPOSE OF CLASS: This course is divided into four parts. The first part is a nine-week concepts unit.
This unit will teach the usage of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, proper E-mail and Internet usage.
The other three parts of the course will provide entry level foundations in 3D Printing (Computer Aided Design), Computer Graphics (Adobe Photoshop CS3), and Computer programming using the language LiveCode.
The programming part of the course will help students develop problem solving skills they can use in many programming areas. The computer graphics and 3d printing parts of the course will be blended together allowing the students to create ideas in photoshop, then create printable designs in the computer aided design software.
These three parts of the course are designed to provide the students with a chance to explore possible technology fields in which they might want to pursue in college.
EXPECTATIONS: The expectations of the class include:
1. Students to complete all homework.
2. Students to complete all lab projects.
3. Students to have good attendance and make up any missed work due to excused absences.
4. Students to participate in class discussions.
5. Students should arrive to class prepared to work (this includes having a jump drive)
GRADING STYLE: Grades are based on the following:
Your grade for this class will be based on your class participation / attendance,
lecture test scores, lab test scores, and lab project scores.
Lecture / Lab Test and Quiz Scores ============ points range from 20 to 100
Lab Project Scores ================= points range from 10 to 25
Class Participation / jump-drive ================ points range from 5 to 25
Technology Personal Computing Topics
I. Introduction to Computers
II. E-mail Essentials
III. Internet Search Engines
IV. Working with Word Processing using Microsoft Word
V. Working with Microsoft PowerPoint
VI. Working with Microsoft Excel
VII. Programming with LiveCode (9 weeks)
a. Five Steps to Problem Solving
b. Introduction to LiveCode Screen / Tools
c. Visual Step of a LiveCode Program
d. Coding Step of a LiveCode Program
e. Using the LiveCode Programming Language
VIII. Introduction to 3D Printing (9 weeks)
a. Intro to computer aided design
b. Intro to xyzmaker 3d software
c. projects using 3d printer
IX. Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS3 (9 weeks)
a. Introduction to screen / tools
b. Controlling text
c. Working with objects
d. Using Filters
f. Editing Pictures
PERSONAL FINANCE SYLLABUS 2019-2020
Instructor: Mr. Josh Petty Email: email@example.com
As described on the Tennessee Department of Education Website, “Personal Finance is a
foundational course designed to inform students how individual choices directly influence
occupational goals, future earning potential, and long term financial well-being. The
standards in this course cover decision-making skills related to goal setting, earning potential, budgeting, saving, borrowing, managing risk, and investing.”
National Endowment for Financial Education High School Financial Planning Program,
Program Modules 1-6
*Financial Responsibility and Personal Decision Making
*Education, Careers, and Income
*Planning and Money Management
*Credit and Debt
*Saving and Investing
* Three-ring notebook with assigned tabs
* Pens and pencils
* College-ruled notebook paper
* Textbook, classroom handouts and/or notes, and any other supplementary materials
Students will access individual grades through the program Power School. Grading will be done on a total point system; point values are based on the importance and complexity of each assignment. For example, tests will be worth 100 points, and quizzes, projects, and other assignments may vary.
If a student is absent or needs to check on assignments, it is his or her responsibility to make up missing work. If there are questions about an assignment or additional materials that the student needs, arrangements need to be made for a time to come after school. Instructional time will not be used to do this.
Electronic devices will occasionally be used for class assignments, projects, and activities. These are allowed to be used in class only when the teacher has given permission to do so. Students using an electronic device without permission are subject to the consequences outlined in the student handbook.
* Be on time to class and seated when the bell rings.
* Be prepared for class. You will not be allowed to return to your locker once class begins.
* You are responsible for and expected to give your very best work. In order to be successful in this class, you will be expected to complete all homework and class assignments.
* Be fully present in class. Listen actively and engage in the learning process.
* Respect the dignity and worth of every person in the classroom. This includes your peers, your teacher, and the perspectives of those individuals studied in class.
Schedule1st Period - 8:00-9:00Room 302AAP Human Geography2nd Period - 9:05-10:00Room 302APersonal Finance/Planning3rd Period - 10:05-11:00Room 307Technology I4th Period - 11:05-12:00Room 302APersonal Finance/Personal FinanceAP 1 - 12:05-12:30Room 302A
Study HallAP 2 - 12:35-1:00Lunch6th Period - 1:05-2:00Room 302APlanning/Personal Finance7th Period - 2:05-3:00Room 307Technology I