DBP Introduction


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An introduction to Digital Brain Primary for year 5 pupils. Created by Miss Gemme Ellis.

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DBP Introduction

  1. 1. Digital Brain 2008 An exciting, new adventure!
  2. 2. What is Digital Brain? Digital Brain VLE Provides a class and school community A home school link An exciting new way to learn
  3. 3. The purpose of Digital Brain <ul><li>To help us, as pupils, teachers and parents to learn using a different approach. </li></ul><ul><li>To broaden our learning horizon </li></ul><ul><li>To provide important links between learning in school and in the home. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Objectives for today <ul><li>To log onto your own digital brain account. </li></ul><ul><li>To personalise the profile on your digital brain account. </li></ul><ul><li>To set your password (date of birth) </li></ul><ul><li>To explore the Year 5 community </li></ul><ul><li>To send an email to a class member </li></ul>
  5. 5. Logging On <ul><li>On the Nabb school homepage you will need to select </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Brain Primary </li></ul>
  6. 6. Logging On <ul><li>Your username will be your first name and first letter of your surname and then holmfirthhin.kgfl </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. – gracew.holmfirthjin.kgfl </li></ul><ul><li>Your password at the moment is </li></ul><ul><li>changeme </li></ul>
  7. 7. Welcome to Digital Brain <ul><li>You will then be welcomed to Digital Brain and asked to create your account. You need to press on the Create button. </li></ul><ul><li>This will then take you to the Change My Details page. </li></ul>Create
  8. 8. Changing your password <ul><li>On this page you need to change your password to your date of birth. </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. if your birthday is 29 th April 2001 </li></ul><ul><li>Your date of birth would be: </li></ul><ul><li>290401 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Change your picture <ul><li>Click on the green button which allows you to change your picture </li></ul><ul><li>Click on the browse button </li></ul><ul><li>Go to student shared area </li></ul><ul><li>Year 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Class Pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Find your picture and click on it and then press the open button at the bottom. </li></ul><ul><li>Click save! </li></ul>Change picture
  10. 10. Colour <ul><li>Finally if you wish to change the colour, click on another option on the page </li></ul><ul><li>Now press save changes </li></ul>Save changes
  11. 11. Year 5 Community <ul><li>We all belong to the Year 5 Community along with myself, Mrs Foster and Steve </li></ul><ul><li>Click at the top on Year 5 – where our photograph is. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Year 5 Community <ul><li>Here you can see different options: </li></ul><ul><li>Gallery </li></ul><ul><li>Tests </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Forum </li></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul><ul><li>Content </li></ul>
  13. 13. Gallery <ul><li>This is an area where we can show any pictures or videos of work we have carried out in our class. </li></ul><ul><li>Currently you can not access this without permission </li></ul>
  14. 14. Tests <ul><li>If I wished as part of your homework to set you a test, I could create one through my homepage and you could then answer on your digital brain at home. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Calendar <ul><li>On the calendar we can choose to add what the weather is like for the day – look at Sunday’s example </li></ul><ul><li>We can also click on a date and enter any events that are happening on a certain day so that we can all be reminded </li></ul>
  16. 16. Calendar <ul><li>If we look at year 5 calendar we can scroll along each month at the top. </li></ul><ul><li>Can you all add your birthday into the calendar? </li></ul>
  17. 17. Forum <ul><li>This is a place where we can discuss things that might be happening in school or within our class. </li></ul><ul><li>I have currently set one up to discuss what we think about the digital brain. </li></ul><ul><li>If you click on Forum – you can then click on my discussion. </li></ul><ul><li>If you wish to make a comment you can press on ‘reply’ and add to the discussion taking place. </li></ul><ul><li>Have a go at replying – think about the positive aspects of digital brain </li></ul>
  18. 18. People <ul><li>If you click on ‘people’ you will be able to see everyone who belongs to our community. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Personal Blog <ul><li>By each person’s name there will be either a picture of themselves or at the moment a if you press on this it will take you to any blog they might have set up. </li></ul><ul><li>What is a blog? </li></ul>
  20. 20. Email <ul><li>On the other side of their name is a little envelope – this will allow you to send an email to that person. </li></ul><ul><li>See if you can send me or Steve an email to let us know that you can successfully write an email on digital brain. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Content <ul><li>On this page there are resources which have been placed here by Kirklees. This could change and be something which is checked on frequently. </li></ul>
  22. 22. What have I achieved? <ul><li>Have you: </li></ul><ul><li>Changed your password? </li></ul><ul><li>Changed your picture? </li></ul><ul><li>Changed the background colour? </li></ul><ul><li>Added your birthday to the calendar? </li></ul><ul><li>Entered a response to the forum? </li></ul><ul><li>Sent an email? </li></ul>