GOAL: By the end of class today you will know all about this course and the expectations for the course. You will also learn more about yourself as far as what kind of learner you are and how you learn best!!

  1. WATCH THIS MOTIVATIONAL VIDEO
  2. What are your goals for this school year?
  3. Supplies for the class: EARBUDS!!! Everyday!!
  4. EXTRA CREDIT: Show your parents this lesson plan and have them visit this part of my website:
    1. Parent Info.
    2. 7th Grade Technology Applications Student Page of Fame
    3. 7th Grade Computer Applications. Ask them to fill out the form on the Parent Info. page or the Comments section at the bottom of the 7th 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!!!
  5. Watch this video about Cloud Computing
  6. Watch this video about Google Chrome & then make sure you are logged into Google Chrome
    1. log in is in the upper right corner of your browser window
    2. log in using your school email and password
  7. Log in to your Google Drive ONLINE using your school email and password by going to www.google.com
  8. Watch the following video clip about Google Drive:
    1. Google Drive
  9. Watch this video about how to Connect Your Google Drive to your Machine: Drive
    1. PAUSE THE VIDEO AND DO IT AS YOU GO!! YOU NEED TO DO THIS ON YOUR MACHINE RIGHT NOW!!!
    2. Log in using your school email and password.
  10. RAISE YOUR HAND!!!! SHOW ME YOUR COMPUTER!!
  11. Create a Google Doc and share it with me. Tell me about what you learned today and what you expect from this class. Use good writing skills:
    1. New tab in Chrome
    2. Go to https://www.google.com/
    3. Click DRIVE at the top of your screen
    4. Click CREATE on the left side of your screen
    5. Choose DOCUMENT
    6. Click SHARE in the upper right corner of your screen
    7. Name the Document: 7th Grade Tech Apps
    8. Type in my email address: tracyweber@bellevue.k12.ia.us at the bottom
    9. Click DONE
    10. Type about what you learned today and how you will use it in this class and your other classes.
  12. Typing Web:
    1. Go to www.typing.com and do the following:
    2. From the drop down list choose 7th Grade
    3. Click ok or sign up or log in
    4. Click on a level you are comfortable with and begin! If you want be good at a skill, you must practice it the right way!! Please keep your eyes on your screen while you practice!!