Welcome to BIM – B

All Assignments, Projects, and tutorials will be posted here. Check here for the latests work.

The purpose of this course is to teach how to use business software for presentations and database management. You will also learn concepts in marketing, financial, entrepreneurial, and business planning. All course materials and assignments will be located on this website.

The course rules will be posted once the class completes them

Missed class or weren’t paying attention? Come here for help.

Monday, March 2, 2015 – About Me Google Form – Due Tuesday, March 3rd at 4:10 PM

General flow of the course


Database Management

Capstone Project


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 –
Warm up – Write in your Journal
3 Rules I like, 3 Rules I hate

As a class Develop Bylaws  (Policies, Procedures, and Rules) for the class using Google Slides.
Click here to access the Bylaw slides.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Complete Class Bylaws group project
Group Signing


Monday, March 9, 2015

Warm up – Visit www.TheKey2FreeTX.org and explore
In your journal, write down 2 new things you take away from the website and address the question, How does it make you feel to know people your age are targets for human traffickers, even here in central Texas?

Class challenge – The Key2Free Letter

Master Project Document – Google Document contains Knows and Needs to Knows, Rubric, Group Contract, Project Calendar, and other information

 Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Continue project – Discuss Rubric, Break into Groups, develop group contracts, Brainstorm ideas

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

1. Develop Roles in each group and determine who is doing each task
2. Develop and sign a group contract
3. Brainstorm Ideas for Gifts
4. Begin developing Slide show

Thursday, March 12, 2015

  1. Announcement
  2. Work on Project
  3. Build outlines
  4. Build slide shows for gifts

Monday,  March 23, 2015

  1. Build slides
  2. Finish outlines and gifts lists

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

  1. Finish rough drafts of  slides
  2. Set up Storyboards for presentations

Monday, March 30, 2015 – Eng 1 STAAR EOC

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

  1. Polish up slides
  2. Begin Rough Draft of Presentation Script

Monday, April 6, 2015

  1. Complete previous work above
  2. Begin Video recording
    1. Everyone in each group should be involved

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015 

  1. Presentations to TheKey2Free founders and board member


Database Management

Monday, April 13, 2015

Advisory Stuff –

After school tutorials will begin this week for the U.S. History STAAR test.  Look for posted calendars with the schedule and visit [tiny.cc/manorushistory]tiny.cc/manorushistory to view:
  • Tutorials calendar and locations
  • Review videos, texts, and slideshows
  • Vocabulary support
  • Practice Tests
Manor Collaborative for Safe and Healthy Relationships
We are asking you to participate in a survey.
This is a survey about experiences you may have had in your relationships with family members and friends.
As a student, you know what is going on at school.  Therefore we want to hear from you. Your responses can help us make this school a safer and more respectful place for everyone.
Please read the questions carefully and answer each question as thoughtfully and honestly as possible. There are no right or wrong answers.
This survey will take about 10 minutes to complete. You will NOT be asked to give your name. Your responses are completely anonymous and confidential. 
Thank you for participating.

Complete this survey

Class Stuff-
The Key2Free Letter Database Project


Access Video Tutorials by Access Learning Zone

Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Develop basic master document for Database Project

Master Document Link

Watch Video Lesson 2 in Access Series

Monday, April 20, 2015

Designing Database Tables
Watch Video Part 4
Work on Tables Designs for each of the 4 tables on the project

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Designing Database Tables pt 2
Watch Video Part 5
Work on the Field Properties in each of your Tables.
Set Primary Key, phone numbers, zip codes, and others to correct masks


Monday, April 27, 2015

Watch Video 8 – Filters and Searches, Video 9 – Creating Queries
Finish Data entry on at least 10 places from 2 different zip codes on each of the 4 tables.

Set up a Query for each table.


Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Create Forms for entering data into each table. Don’t forget to watch the video lesson 10 if you want help creating forms.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Watch Video 11 – Creating Reports

Create a Mailing Label Report for each table. Don’t forget to watch video lesson 11 if you want extra help.


Capstone Project and Final Exam

Monday, May 11, 2015 – Capstone Project Begins

Master Document – Project Instructions

Capstone Project Group List

Group Contract Document

Project Calendar
Day 1 – (May 11) – Meet Group, choose a cause, divide up work, sign contracts
Day 2 – (May 12)- Begin Research, develop your mission statement (how are you helping the cause),  Name the non-profit, and develop Logo concept
Day 3 – (May 13) – Work on rough drafts (all word docs), develop mock information for databases, develop time sheets
Day 4 – (May 14) – Develop Fundraiser and Awareness Event Plan

Day 5 – (May 19) – Database, Budgets, Fundraiser
Day 6 – (May 20) – Make sure all is being worked on, Finalize Rough Drafts (Show iPad return video from Advisory)
Day 7 – (May 21) – Edit drafts, proof read, correct mistakes, typos, begin presentation development, and finish databases and budget
Day 8 – (May 22) – Complete all final drafts, loose ends? all done?

Day 9 – (May 26) – Practice presentations, make sure all is finished
Day 10 – (May 27) – Begin Presentations
Day 11 – (May 28) – Finish Presentations





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