Last Night's Homework (5 min)
Anyone have any issues?
Handout Chromebooks (15 min)
It's time for the moment you've been waiting for. Over the next 10 minutes you'll be given your chromebooks. Here's a checklist of what you need to do during this time period.
- Sign In
- Check Your Email
- Open Your Docs and Create Folders for Your Classes
- Go to the 8th Grade Homepage
- Bookmark Your Teacher Websites
Chromebook User Agreement and Basic Rules(10 min)
Before we handout the chromebooks lets take a few minutes to talk about what having one means and the responsibility involved in having one.
Being a Digital Citizen Discussion (10 min)
Using a computer in school is a double edge sword. It's fun to have and gives you a lot of options on how to learn, but it can also lead to some new situations that can get you in trouble if you're not prepared. Let's a take a few minutes to talk about what it means to be a digital citizen (aka How not to be a troll).
You've done a great job listening and talking about computer use in school so now you can play some games. Granted they're educational games, but beggars can't be choosers. If you happen to find yourself with some extra time in science class you can always go to this list an play some games. You can always find the link to the games on the blog sidebar.
No homework over the weekend. Don't worry you'll get plenty next week.