Day 6: Welcome to Chromebooks! (8/22/2011)

Key Points:

1. Technology is a tool, not a toy.
2. We use technology tools to help us study the past.
3. Technology can help us think critically and be creative.



Objective: The historians of 2017 will be able to set up a their e-mail account and add all their teachers' e-mail addresses to their contacts.


Step 1: Follow along with Mr. Sanders as he shows you the different parts to your Gmail account.




Step 2: Add the following bookmarks to your computer:
Step 3: Add all your teachers to your contacts. Follow along as Mr. Sanders demonstrates how.


E-mail Address
  • james.sanders@sfbayacademy.org
  • jason.boots@sfbayacademy.org
  • sarah.atkinson@sfbayacademy.org
  • melissa.crosby@sfbayacademy.org
Step 4: Send Mr. Sanders an e-mail. You e-mail must be written in complete sentences and say:


"Hey Mr. Sanders! My name is ________ and I am sending you an e-mail. My favorite food to eat is _________. Have a good day! (your name)."


Step 5: Discussion Question: Do you think computers will help you learn about history? Why or why not?


Homework: Complete the pre-technology survey.
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