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  • SHOW POSTER AND PASS OUT AGREEMENT Students know the rules, they just need to be reinforced and told why so important As set up rules, have one student put on computer using the projector--do the same for the consequences Pass out my agreement
  • Positive can be simply a praise. Again students can be involved in this Have a plan for the first, second, and third infraction
  • Plan B idea
  • Closing the lid saves the battery and protects it if dropped Clean hands Ac connection can be easily broken--DON’T HOLD BY WIRE, BUT BY CONNECTOR Keys break easily
  • MAKE clear what needs to be done and on own if not done Teacher can just call out Time to Save, command S or a student. Make sure green light is showing at the end of adapter––allow enough time so there is no rushing Time is limited and need to make the most of their time Important to make sure computers are shut down properly
  • Mobile Cart Training For Teachers

    1. 1. C.O.W Training “Computers on Wheels” Leaksville Spray Elementary Created by D. Williams, ITS Rockingham County Schools 2010-11
    2. 2. The Wireless Solution <ul><li>Wireless labs… </li></ul><ul><li>increase access to existing and emerging technology resources </li></ul><ul><li>offer the flexibility of bringing a computer lab into your own classroom </li></ul><ul><li>increase opportunities for instructional, productivity, multimedia, and Internet learning experiences </li></ul>
    3. 3. Check Out the Mobile Lab <ul><li>Cart will be stored and recharged in </li></ul><ul><li>the Media Center (workroom) </li></ul><ul><li>23 Laptops Available </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pick up and Return log in handbook </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Notify Media Specialist or ITS upon return </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google Calendar available for signup </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Signed copy of Students’ Laptop Assigned Form in handbook </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Signed copy of Mobile Computer Laptop Agreement in handbook </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Classroom Rules <ul><li>Present your rules clearly, and provide reasonable explanations for the need for them. </li></ul><ul><li>Consider having students help establish the rules. </li></ul><ul><li>Write the rules down, and permanently post them in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Give them to students on paper and have them sign an agreement. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Consequences <ul><li>Keep in mind that rules are most effective when there are consequences to face if students break them and rewards if students follow them. </li></ul><ul><li>What happens after the first, second, third infraction? </li></ul><ul><li>What happens if they do a good job? </li></ul>
    6. 6. Tips <ul><li>Plan for at least one computer being down. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss how the laptops will be distributed and collected in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Set time limits for students to help them stay on task. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow enough time for saving, cleaning up, monitoring, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Never plug cart in classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep an eye out for any vandalism . </li></ul><ul><li>Technical Issues : Please let us know laptop # and nature of problem . </li></ul>
    7. 7. C.O.W Training for Students “Computers on Wheels” Leaksville Spray Elementary Created by D. Williams, ITS Rockingham County Schools 2010-11
    8. 8. Student Responsibilities <ul><li>Once issued, the student is responsible for computer until returned to the cart. </li></ul><ul><li>Never leave the computer unattended. </li></ul><ul><li>Close the lid when not using the computer. </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Stay on task . </li></ul><ul><li>Save every 5 minutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Shut down computers properly. </li></ul><ul><li>Report problems . </li></ul>Student Responsibilities
    10. 10. Starting <ul><li>Follow laptop distribution given by your teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Open display – press display latch and open cover </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid touching screen </li></ul><ul><li>Press the power switch to start the system. </li></ul>Power Switch Display Latch Username:344-student Password: hello
    11. 11. Using the Cursor <ul><li>Touch pad or track stick is used to move cursor. </li></ul><ul><li>A set of left and right touch pad/track stick buttons are located below space bar and touch pad. </li></ul>Power Switch Touch Pad Track Stick Touch Pad Buttons (i.e., left & right Mouse buttons)
    12. 12. Using the System <ul><li>Battery life should be monitored. (20% remaining use adapter) </li></ul>Battery Life Indicator
    13. 13. Printing <ul><li>Dell 5200 LaserJet Printer </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Mrs. Williams’ Computer Lab </li></ul>
    14. 14. Closing <ul><li>File and close all programs. </li></ul><ul><li>Shut down utilizing the lower left START button on the task bar and then click SHUTDOWN. </li></ul><ul><li>Remove all pencils, pens, etc. from surface of laptop keyboard area. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow laptop collection given by your teacher. </li></ul>