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Wellnology 6


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Wellnology 6

  1. 1. Game: Walk Across the Room…<br />Two lines – one on each side of the room<br />No talking – just listen and either stay or walk – LET YOUR FEET DO THE TALKING <br />Questions?<br />
  2. 2. Walk Across the Room if…<br />You like to play computer (or Wii/Xbox/etc) games<br />You have an email account<br />You have a Facebook page<br />You wish you had a Facebook page<br />You don’t care about Facebook<br />You don’t know what a Nobi is<br />You can’t wait to get your Nobi<br />You have an older sibling at SPA<br />You have a cell phone of your own<br />You have an iPod or another MP3 player<br />
  3. 3. Walk Across the Room if…<br />You like to type<br />You like to draw<br />You like Cheetos<br />You have a dog, cat, rabbit or other non-human furry critter at home<br />You have used Windows 7<br />You think you might like tech class<br />You know how to do a disk defrag<br />You’re getting sick of walking across the room<br />
  4. 4. You’re probably wondering…<br />When do I get to use a Nobi?<br />Can I install software?<br />What if it breaks?<br />Can I play games?<br />What about homework?<br />What’s the case like?<br />
  5. 5. SPA Middle School<br />SPA Middle School<br />Technology expectations…<br />Technology expectations…<br />
  6. 6. Technology is a tool for learning. <br />tool<br />Remember!<br />1<br />
  7. 7. The condition of the tech is responsibility.<br />your<br />your<br />2<br />
  8. 8. Save your work properly.<br />3<br />
  9. 9. Computers will be used under direction of an adult.<br />4<br />
  10. 10. Print as directed by your teacher (and only when necessary).<br />5<br />
  11. 11. Password management<br />Remember, a password is like a toothbrush – don’t share!<br />
  12. 12. You already know the AUP…<br />Be respectful of others.<br />Publish ethically.<br />Use computers in a lawful manner. (Copyright)<br />Communicate ethically. (Language & Content)<br />Use the Internet responsibly.<br />
  13. 13. You already know…<br />Be responsible for your safety.<br />Give priority to students doing academic work.<br />Use the school’s network responsibly. <br />Be a helpful, positive member of the school community.<br />
  14. 14. Questions?<br />
  15. 15. 10 Things to Know…<br />Before You Start Doing Anything with A Laptop<br />
  16. 16. 1. Computers don’t get sick days.<br />It’s expected that your computer will work every day for any class in which it is needed.<br />
  17. 17. 2. The dreaded drop…<br />Shut your computer down before it goes in your case.<br />Dropping will cause damage, even if you don’t see it right away.<br />How hard drives work<br />
  18. 18. 3. May the force never be with you.<br />Never force a port, cord, cable, or drive. If it doesn’t fit, it’s probably bent.<br />
  19. 19. 4. Super hero, yes. Indestructable, no.<br />Use the bag you’re provided, but use common sense, too.<br />
  20. 20. 5. Your laptop doesn’t get hungry or thirsty; don’t feed it.<br />Keep food and beverages out of spillable distance from your computer. Avoid foods that might leave particles or stain your computer.<br />
  21. 21. 6. The power trip…<br />Be careful how and where you plug in your laptop.<br />Choose a safe spot to charge – away from pets, siblings, vacuums, traffic.<br />
  22. 22. 7. Prevent laptop meltdown.<br />Shut down your computer before it goes in your bag.<br />Understand your power settings.<br />
  23. 23. 8. Don’t let your laptop leave home unexpectedly.<br />Your computer belongs with you or in your locked locker.<br />Let us know if you lose your name tag.<br />
  24. 24. 9. Be careful what you install.<br />Read and think before you click. <br />Don’t install anything; force quit if you have to.<br />Read <br />All <br />The <br />Screen<br />
  25. 25. 10. Wellnology tips…<br />BACK UP - Backup your files regularly. <br />ERGONOMICS – It shouldn’t hurt to use a laptop.<br />PASSWORDS - Passwords are like toothbrushes – don’t share. <br />COMMUNICATE - Never communicate electronically what should be said face-to-face. <br />POSTING - Once it’s online, it doesn’t go away (even if you might think it does).<br />BALANCE - Don’t allow your technology dominate your life! <br />