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Please report any typos or mistakes to us ASAP via summercore@chapin.edu e-mail address. Thanks!
-- Steve Bergen and Lynne Schalman
p.s. the reading assignment involves the 28 pages posted within "Chapter Samples" on the main www.summercore.com Web site ... click here for a direct link ... and yes it is totally fine to read the 28 pages on line without wasting paper (even if you are a Yankees fan)

Summercore 2006 (July 24-28, 2006) at Shorecrest Preparatory School


Click the thumbnail to magnify our graduation picture ... notice the clock says a few minutes after 12:33!

Interns: SW and SN ... Winner of the $33 contest was Kate LaVange (marathoner#2352) representing Academy at the Lakes ... we will have second and third places ($5) perhaps to Imani and Nicole (or anyone else)


Click the thumbnail to magnify!

Ten Carnival Groups

  1. PowerPoint: Jill Densa, Kathy Sessions, Susan Owen

  2. Inspiration: Carolyn Cooper, Flo Roberts, Heather Campbell, Katie Rief
    -- please send the HTM file from your computer called "waterintropage.htm" and other associated pages (Steve)
    C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\Water\waterintropage.htm

  3. HTML Web Page creation: Imani Romney-Rosa, Jan Stewart
    -- click here for the Web page made with HTML coding (audio will be removed in about a week due to file size)

  4. Smartboard: Joni Mandel, Laurie Buttaro, Sonia Morgan, Jill Pomet

  5. Blogs, Wikis & Podcasts: Carol Stefany, Carol Sukoneck, Cindy Addison

  6. Finding Curriculum Resources on the Web: Anne Blackburn, Angie Perez
    -- click here for the Web page made with Dream Weaver (audio will be removed in about a week due to file size)

  7. iMovie Video: Bob Marsh, Deanna Scheffer, Gabe Lee
    -- click here to see the video which will take 33 seconds or more to download (this 6 meg file will be removed in a few days due to file size)

  8. Web Page with Google: Kate Behler and Nicole Schratt
    -- click here for this Web page made with Google by Nicole and Kate B

  9. Web Page with Dream Weaver: Christine Idinge and Kate LaVange
    -- click here for the Web page by Kate L and Christine I made with Dream Weaver (audio will be removed in about a week due to file size)

  10. Photoshop: Joyce Graham, Sue Rowe


Links and Assignments from the Week

Roster of 27 Participants

2333 Angie Perez St. Paul's School First Grade Teacher
All About Bats
2334 Anne Blackburn Lake Highland Preparatory School Second Grade Teacher
All About Bats
2335 Bob Marsh Episcopal High School of Jacksonville Chaplain & Theology Teacher, 7-12
Web page
1723 Carol Stefany St. Mary's Episcopal Day School Technology Director
2336 Carol Sukoneck Wm Penn Charter School Middle School Technology Coordinator
2337 Carolyn Cooper Episcopal High School of Jacksonville Earth & Environmental Science Teacher
2339 Christine Idinge Shorecrest Preparatory School Middle Division Math Teacher
2340 Cindy Addison Saint Stephen's Episcopal School Computer Teacher, PK-5
2341 Deanna Scheffer Episcopal High School of Jacksonville French Teacher
2342 Flo Roberts St. Mary's Episcopal Day School Second Grade Teacher
2343 Gabe Lee Shorecrest Preparatory School Fourth Grade Teacher
2344 Heather Campbell St. Mary's Episcopal Day School First Grade Teacher
2345 Imani Romney-Rosa Packer Collegiate School Middle School Technology Integrator
Web page started 7/26/06
2346 Jan Stewart Lake Highland Preparatory School Computer Teacher, grade 7
2347 Jill Densa Shorecrest Preparatory School First Grade Teacher
2348 Jill Pomet Independent Day School Third Grade Teacher
2349 Joni Mandel Saint Stephen's Episcopal School Fifth Grade Teacher (Lang Arts & Soc Studies)
2350 Joyce Graham Shorecrest Preparatory School Second Grade Teacher
2351 Kate Behler Shorecrest Preparatory School English Teacher (Upper Division)
2352 Kate LaVange Academy at the Lakes Middle Division Math Teacher, 7-8
geocities and elon Web pages
2353 Kathy Sessions Shorecrest Preparatory School Dean of Students & 9th Grade Health
2354 Katie Rief St. Mary's Episcopal Day School Second Grade Assistant
2355 Laurie Buttaro Lake Highland Preparatory School Fifth Grade Teacher
2356 Nicole Schrat Academy at the Lakes Social Studies Teacher, 6-8
2357 Sonia Morgan Independent Day School Spanish Teacher
2358 Sue Rowe Shorecrest Preparatory School Art Teacher, K-4
2359 Susan Owen Shorecrest Preparatory School First Grade Teacher


Pink Card Questions (and answers eventually)

  1. More bananas at breakfast (Larry Bird doll)
  2. How would you integrate thinking maps and inspiration? (Laurie B)
  3. I have a a file of JPG pictures that I need to rename in order to change their order ... however on my laptop (no mouse) when I click the name below the thumbnail, I can't seem to get a text box to open? (Deanna)
  4. How are MP3 and MP4 files different? (Imani R-R)
  5. How can I make Mozilla (not Safari) my default browser? (Imani R-R)
  6. If you e-mail a file w/hyperlinks, how do you keep the linked documents accessible? (Imani R-R)
  7. Why do you recommend bloglines? (Imani R-R)
  8. Can we talk about services like FURL? (Imani R-R)
  9. I would like my students to e-mail their assignments. What is a good way to receive these assgnments? (Carolyn C)
  10. How do I add Equation Editor to my toolbox? (Christine I)
  11. What is the difference between Safari adn Firefox? (Christine I)
  12. What is rapidfile in Inspiration? (Christine I)
  13. Do you know of a way to type accents into e-mail or other places that the symbols chart does not show up and when the manual ctrl + / + e do not work? (Deanna)
  14. I would like to know more @ mark up C 15 pp 54 and 55 (Deanna)
  15. How can I change the Admin password for my keychain when I don't remember setting it the first time? (Carol Sukoneck)

Thirty Three Questions on Computer Vocabulary


Click here to hear some answers to some of the 33 questions recorded by previous Summercore participants

  1. One byte = _____ and equals __ bits
  2. One K= ________ and is metaphorically the same as _________
  3. One meg = ______ and is metaphorically the same as _________
  4. One gigabyte = ________ and is metaphorically the same as _________
  5. One terabyte = ______
  6. A floppy disk holds about ___ meg which is the same as ___K or _________ bytes
  7. A typical memory stick holds ________ meg (yes, they come in many sizes)
  8. The word blog first used in 1999 is short for ______
  9. A CD ROM holds about ___ meg which is the same as ___ K (hint: click here to see a pile of 650 floppy disks)
  10. A DVD disk holds _______ between __ and __ gigabytes
  11. RAM stands for R__ A_____ M_____ and refers to __
  12. ROM stands for R___ O___ M______ and refers to __
  13. Larry Bird's initials (LB) in ASCII code are __ and __
  14. Zip Drives, Digital Still Cameras and Memory Sticks tend to use the _____ port
  15. Digital Video Cameras use the _____ port
  16. Baud Rate refers to ______ and is expressed in _____ per second
  17. A File Server is a __________
  18. The Red Sox last won the World Series in __
  19. An MP3 file is ___________ and typically might be ____ megabytes
  20. A new type of Web site that allows users to easily add or edit content is called a _ _ _ I (hint: "quick" in Hawaiian)
  21. When you aggregate dozens of blogs into one, you are using the technology involving _S_ feeds
  22. The Rule of 3 refers to the following 3 reminders when saving: ___ and __ and ___
  23. The fourth tip when saving is ________
  24. The point size of ___ equals 1 inch
  25. Use __ space(s) between sentences
  26. Pushing the ____ button repeatedly is a sign that you have not reached computer maturity
  27. Two PC suffixes or extensions are ___ and ___
  28. Audio files that Web users subscribe to are called ____
  29. HTML stands for H_____ T_____ M_____ L______
  30. A computer virus can be defined as __________________
  31. Two popular graphic file types are ____ and ____
  32. Two popular audio file types are ____ and ____
  33. Larry Bird's uniform number in binary is _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Winners over the Years

Lance Coon 2001 | Kirstin Yost 2001 | Cheryl Mitchell 2002 | 12 people from summercore 2002 | Marge Enberg 2002 in the first Shorecrest Summercore (but from NC not FL) | Alex Flood from Hewitt 2003 where the HM rule from Andy was first proposed and accepted ("wait 1 or 2 more days for a non-tech person to try for the $33 before allowing a tech person to go for it") | Erin Martin 2003 from ECFS | Jessica Bell 2004 first person from TN | Sean Murphy 2004 from Canterbury | Ed Rawson 2005 from Canterbury


Click here for the clean Larry Bird doll protected by Colleen Powers at The Boston Home | click here for the "other" Larry Bird doll with Claudia from The Boston Home
click here for an LB autograph to me (Steve)


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