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1 Welcome to Grade 6

2 Study Hard

3 Grade 6 Technology Goals Learn new skills. Revise some old skills. (eliminate bad habits.) Integrate technology into your other subjects. Have fun!!!

4 Did You Know? There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar. The average life span of a major league baseball is 5-7 pitches! Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill! The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps blood throughout the body to squirt blood 30 feet high.

5 Sometimes in Grade 6 there is a calm before the storm.

6 Class Rules (From the MS Code of Conduct) RESPECTRESPONSIBILITYSAFETYINTEGRITY  Be on time to class.  Tardiness is disrespectful.  Take care of the school.  No vandalism.  Walk in the hallways.  Three words about cheating: DON’T DO IT!  Show some class.  Attend all classes.  Clean up after yourself! (in classrooms, hallways and the lunchroom)  Fighting is forbidden.  Watch your language.  NO obscenities, please!  Keep the classroom environment positive and respectful.  Control disruptive behavior.  Follow the dress code. (NO immodest attire, torn/ripped clothing, offensive or distractive clothing, caps/hats/ bandanas, chains)  NO harassment, bullying or intimidation.  Stealing is a bad choice.  Honesty is the only choice.  Respect yourself, others and your teacher.  Stay on campus.  NO leaving campus without permission.  NO smoking, alcohol, drugs or dangerous articles. (knives, slingshots, firecrackers, mace, etc.)  Inappropriate displays of affection are out.  Holding hands is the limit.  Use technology wisely.  Abuse it and lose it.  No gum, chum.  Stay in authorized and supervised areas at all times.  Parents’ signatures are their own. Forgery is foolish.

7 Class Rules (From the MS Code of Conduct) The Three P’s Polite –Respect everyone and everything. No fighting, harassing or bullying. –Raise your hand, wait for your turn, talk quietly. –Don’t steal.

8 Class Rules (From the MS Code of Conduct) The Three P’s Positive –Clean up after yourself. –Use appropriate language. –Don’t cheat.

9 Class Rules (From the MS Code of Conduct) The Three P’s Prepared –Bring all materials to class. –Be organized and on time. –Bathroom break or ask permission. Consequences –1. warning3. clean –2. move4. office

10 Sometimes the Grade 6 waters can be very dangerous.

11 Mr. Williams’ Rules The Three F’s Fair Firm Friendly Attention Signal: Thumb’s Up or Flashing of the Classroom Lights.

12 Did You Know? On average women say 7,000 words per day. Men manage just over 2000. Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump. Most lipstick contains fish scales! Starfish have no brains. Polar bears are left-handed. No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half!

13 Be part of the solution, not the problem.

14 Computer Lab Rules No food or drink near computers and other electrical technology! Students should be supervised on computers at all times. Log-on and Log-off properly. During an electrical storm, please turn off all computers, power strips and AVRs and unplug all power cords from the wall socket. This should be an automatic response for everyone on campus! Don't wait until it's too late! Follow the ISB RUP. (MS Student Handbook.)

15 Computer Lab Rules Save your work to your network folder (My Docs) or your “USB” drive. Stay organized. Please do not alter the programs or the desktop of the computers. Please select the printer nearest your computer before you print. Print Only One (1) Time! Don’t share your password with anyone. If there are any problems with equipment, report them to the Tech Office or Mr. Williams. They will remedy the situation quickly.

16 Did You Ever Wonder? Why is there a light in the fridge and not in the freezer? Why does a round pizza come in a square box? Does pushing the elevator button more than once make it arrive faster? Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

17 Homework

18 Wikis http://williamstech.wikispaces.com/

19 Log-on Log-off/Passwords Returning students: –Same user name and password as last year. New students: –User name: last name.first name williams.randy –Password: student id number –Immediately change password: no restrictions, just something you can remember. Problems: see Mr. Jeremy or Mr. Matthew in the Technology Office. Log-off after each computer use.

20 Did You Know? The average American spends 120 hours a month watching television, the equivalent of five complete days in front of the TV. The average American will eat 35,000 cookies in a lifetime. Dolphins sleep with one eye open! A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.! There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with: orange, purple, and month!

21 Saving Save all of your work to My Docs. (student server on the network.) Be Organized: set up folders for work. (5 th work, writing, reading, social studies, math, science, enrichment, personal.) Save to a Flash/USB Drive. Eject the Flash/USB Drive properly.

22 Printing Spell Check and Proofread your work before you print. Save your work. Check the printer settings before you print. (File-Page Setup) Check how your document looks before you print. (File-Print Preview) Print to the nearest printer. (Comm Portal) Print only one time!

23 Comm Portal ISB portal to a variety of technology services and help. Email, bulletin board, file access, help desk, library resources and much more.

24 Remember, Whatever Happens, DON’T GIVE UP!


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