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In El Dorado, AR there is a high school that has just introduced a new program in 2012 called, New Tech. There are just a few differences between regular classes and New Tech classes… New Tech is technology based learning, unlike the boring antique traditional book work. New tech you submit grades online and can email your teachers anytime. New Tech you can view activities that you’ll study at the end of the school year. But the MOST important thing is how we treat each other based off of the three supporting Columns of New Tech; Trust, Respect, and last but not least Responsibility! Here are some examples of why each of these is important to you, me, and New Tech…

Trust! Google’s Definition of Trust-“firm belief in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of someone or something/ confidence placed in a person by making that person the nominal owner of property to be held or used for the benefit of one or more others/ believe in the reliability, truth, ability, or strength of.” New Tech’s Definition of Trust- to show your group members, ourselves, peers, teachers, and guest that you are loyal enough to do you work and do what is in the group contract that you signed as soon as you got your group. Group Contracts are very important to groups because it let them know what you expect, pretty much lays down the law, and gives each group member different roles to do in order to assure that everyone gets their work done. If your group doesn’t have a contract then your group might as well be a pilot who doesn’t know how to fly a plane… eventually you figure out that it’s not going to work out.

Respect! Google’s Definition- “a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements/ a particular aspect, point, or detail/ admire (someone or something) deeply, as a result of their abilities, qualities, or achievements.”New Tech’s Definition of Respect- to show your group members, ourselves, peers, teachers, and guest enough admiration that you will complete your work on time/ ahead of time, email them/ tell them before you will be late or absent, help others with their work when you are completed with yours, etc. If you do all the things that are listed above ^  then you are sure to have EXCELLENT Grades and so will your group  which will sometimes give you special privileges.

Responsability! Google’s definition of responsibility-”the state or fact of having a duty to deal with something or of having control over someone/ the state or fact of being accountable or to blame for something/ the opportunity or ability to act independently and make decisions without authorization.” New Tech’s Definition of Responsibility-to show your group members, ourselves, peers, teachers, and guest that you are so responsible that you finish work before the due date, complete your tasks, take the blame if need be, be mature, act like an adult, etc. If you do these things listed above ^ then everyone will take notice, even those who do not know you will say that you are very loyal, mature, and a great person.

There are just a few differences between regular classes and New Tech classes… New Tech is technology based learning, unlike the boring antique traditional book work. New tech you submit grades online and can email your teachers anytime. New Tech you can view activities that you’ll study at the end of the school year. But the MOST important thing is how we treat each other based off of the three supporting Columns of New Tech; Trust, Respect, and last but not least Responsibility! Here are some examples of why each of these is important to you, me, and New Tech…

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