IMPORTANT: At the end of every class, please email me describing how far you got today and what you learned. This will be graded.

GOAL: By the end of class today you will know all about this course and the expectations for the course.

  1. EXTRA CREDIT: Show your parents this lesson plan and have them visit this part of my website: Parent Info.Resources & Personal Finance. Ask them to fill out the form on the Parent Info. page OR comment at the bottom of the Personal Finance page. Ask them to tell me what they expect you to learn in this class this quarter.
  2. Watch AND DO this video on how to establish your Office 365 account.
    1. We will use Office 365 in this class instead of Google Drive.
    2. GET YOUR PASSWORD HANDOUT FROM YOUR TEACHER when you are prompted to enter your Office 365 password.
  3. Create a new folder in your Office 365 account named Personal Finance–SHARE the folder with
    1. Be sure you are logged in to your Office 365 account online
    2. Click OneDrive
    3. Click New at the top of the screen
    4. Click Folder
    5. Type the name: Your Name Personal Finance (so my folder name would be Tracy Weber Personal Finance)
    6. Click Create
    7. Right-click on the folder you just created and choose SHARE
    8. Begin to type and click on my name when it pops up
    9. Click Send
    10. You need to be sure to put EVERYTHING you do for this class in this folder.
  4. Watch this: What is Stopping You?
    1. What are your goals for this semester? What is stopping you from achieving them? What can you do to eliminate the blockades?
  5. Get into the Virtual Business Personal Finance game on your desktop–the Yellow button with the Red dollar sign
    1. Click on LESSONS & Open the Lesson 1-Time Management & Health handout
    2. Read it and follow the instructions
    3. Create a new Word Online file and share it with me: by following the directions in this video.–IMPORTANT–at about the 1:40 mark in the video when you are naming the file, pause the video after you type the name of the file, and be sure you click SAVE TO ANOTHER FOLDER–choose to put this file (and all your files for this class) in your Your Name Personal Finance folder!!!  Answer the questions in the Word Online file shared with me as you go (or you can print it and write the answers on the printout)

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