Ms. Franco's Course Descriptions

& Class Expectations


                                  Course Descriptions
Business Information Management I (BIM I)
     Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce and postsecondary education.  Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software.
      BIM I Syllabus 
     Dollars & Sense
          Dollars and Sense focuses on consumer practices and responsibilities, the money
          management process, decision-making skills, impact of technology, and           preparation for human services careers. Students are encouraged to participate          
          in career and technical student organizations and other leadersh
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      D&S Syllabus 
Digital and Interactive Media
      Through the study of digital and interactive media and its application in information technology, students will analyze and assess current and emerging technologies, while designing and creating multimedia projects that address customer needs and resolve a problem. Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to prepare for a rapidly evolving workplace environment. The knowledge and skills acquired and practiced will enable students to successfully perform and interact in a technology-driven society. Students enhance reading, writing, computing, communication, and critical thinking and apply them to the information technology environment.
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                                                  Classroom Rules


  1.      Be in your seat and be quiet when the bell rings.  At the end of the class, I will dismiss you.
  2.      Class assignments are the only work to be done in this class, unless I give permission otherwise.
  3.      Come to class prepared to work!  Bring all materials to class.
  4.      Cell phones, iPods, MP3 Players, CD Players, headphones, or any other electronic devices are not allowed in class.  Unauthorized use will result in confiscation of device.
  5.      No Internet use without permission.  Approved district sites only!
  6.      No food or drinks in class.
  7.      No personal grooming in class.
  8.      When you are absent, you will be responsible for obtaining any assignments, notes, handouts, or exams that you missed.
  9.      All assignments are to be turned in on time.  Points will be taken off for late assignments
  10.      Do not change screen savers, desktops or any computer settings.
  11.      No profanity.
  12.      Follow all school rules.


                                    Corrective Actions


1.      Verbal warning

2.      Change seat

3.      Parent phone call

4.      Detention

5.      Parent conference

6.      Administrative referral


                                  Classroom Supplies


1.    Will be supplied by EISD



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