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. You will also know how to log in to your Google Drive on the computer you are sitting at and in to your Google Drive on Chrome.

  1. Plug in your earbuds & watch this clip about proper keyboarding technique: Do what the video is showing everyday!!!!
  2. Go to typing.com. HERE IS HOW:
    1. Do Lesson 1
    2. Use good keyboarding technique!
    3. KEEP YOUR EYES ON YOUR SCREEN & KEEP YOUR FINGERS ON THE HOME ROW & TAKE YOUR TIME!!
    4. THIS IS NOT A RACE!!!
  3. Watch this video about Cloud Computing
  4. Watch this video about Google Chrome & then make sure you are logged into Google Chrome (you probably already are logged in)
    1. log in is in the upper right corner of your browser window–click the button that looks like 3 horizontal bars–click LOG IN TO GOOGLE CHROME
    2. log in using your school email and password
  5. Go in to your Google Account ONLINE:
    1. log in ONLINE using your school email and password by going to www.google.com
  6. Watch the following video clip about Google Drive:
    1. Google Drive
  7. Watch this video about how to Connect Your Google Drive to your MACHINE: Drive–(you are in 6th grade and this is Day 3–minor detail in the video–disregard that small part)
    1. YOU NEED TO DO THIS ON YOUR MACHINE RIGHT NOW!!! PAUSE THE VIDEO AS YOU GO SO YOU CAN DO WHAT THE VIDEO IS SHOWING YOU!!
    2. Log in using your school email and password.
    3. You now you are logged in when you see the Google Drive icon in the lower right corner of your screen.
  8. RAISE YOUR HAND & SHOW ME YOUR COMPUTER!!!
  9. JMC–BOOKMARK THIS TAB
    1. Click STUDENT
    2. Log in information
      1. Username: first initial and last name: mine would be tweber
      2. Password: either your lunch number or your birthday in numbers
      3. CHECK YOUR GRADE EVERYDAY!!!!
  10. Power My Learning–BOOKMARK THIS TAB–establish your account. Your class ID is 175574
    1. Once your account is established, find and click on JOIN A CLASS.
    2. Your class ID is 175574
    3. Answer the first question–Use good writing skills!! This is your writing for today!!
    4. EXPLORE!! USE GOOD TYPING TECHNIQUE!!
  11. Create a Google Doc ONLINE and share it with me. Tell me about what you learned today and what you expect from this class. Use good writing skills. HERE IS HOW TO DO IT:
    1. New tab in Chrome
    2. Click the APPS button, if necessary–it looks like 4 square dots in the upper corner of your screen.
    3. Choose DOCUMENT
    4. Click NEW BLANK DOCUMENT
    5. Click SHARE in the upper right corner of your screen
    6. Name the Document: 6th Grade Computer Applications
    7. Type in my email address: tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us at the bottom
    8. Click DONE
    9. Write about what goals you hope to accomplish in this class this quarter–use 3-5 sentences. This is your writing for today. YOU WILL WRITE IN THIS SAME DOCUMENT EVERY DAY!!