Go to Keyboarding Site
You’ll need to start here, and find your homeroom class, and your name.
Note: the first time you log in this year on the school laptops, you may have to do one quick step …. Your teacher will have the information for you. I’ll let you know about the LEVEL CHALLENGE with the typing program, too.
Your task is to explore the ideas of passwords, which are usually what protects your use of online sites from hackers and intruders, and keeps your information safe. The activity is to create a series of usernames and passwords for your teachers, based on what you know about them (inside and outside of school).
Password Strength Meter Checker
When you have invented passwords for us teachers and made sure they are nearly uncrackable, make a chart in your writing notebook prompt for your teachers and their “suggested” passwords.
And maybe check your passwords, too.
— Mr H.
As part of our exploration of the Digital Life unit, students made sticky note avatars to represent themselves on our window. We talked about privacy issues and identity.
We took part in the tenth annual National Day on Writing celebration. Students wrote about the reasons they write and then they were invited to share their words and voice in a class podcast.
Here are the podcasts from all four of the sixth grade classes:
Make your own Why I Write comic for the National Day on Writing!
Go to Make Beliefs Comix