Before you leave today  you will have the opportunity to log in to your Typing Club account AND you will know how to demonstrate good keyboarding technique.

  1. 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.
  2. Watch this: I Can Do Anything
    1. What are your goals for this school year?
    2. Create a new Word Online file and share it with me: tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us by following the directions in this video.
  3. Sign up for typing.com. HERE IS HOW:
    1. DO NOT TYPE IN YOUR NAME!! Scroll to the BOTTOM of the login screen and click SIGN IN WITH GOOGLE
    2. Do Lesson 1
    3. Use good keyboarding technique!
    4. KEEP YOUR EYES ON YOUR SCREEN & KEEP YOUR FINGERS ON THE HOME ROW & TAKE YOUR TIME!!
    5. THIS IS NOT A RACE!!!
  4. EXTRA CREDIT: Show your parents this lesson plan and have them visit these parts of my website:
    1. Parent Info.
    2. 6th Grade Computer Applications.
    3. 6th Grade Student Page of Fame
    4. Ask them to fill out the form on the Parent Info. page or the Comments section at the bottom of the 6th Grade page or the bottom of the home page of my website. Ask them to tell me what they expect you to learn in this class this quarter. Also, please have them offer any suggestions or ask any questions they may have!! THANKS!!!