01 - Getting Started

Outcomes: Students will learn class procedures and safely set up and manage accounts for use in Tech Essentials.


  • Password Complexity
  • Internet navigation
  • Setting up secure digital based accounts

School Wide Linkage:

  • Student and Google Accounts will be used for four years.

ISTE Standard(s):

  • #1 Creativity and Innovation: Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
  • #2 Communication and Collaboration: Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. 
  • #3 Research and Information Fluency: Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
  • #4 Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making: Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
  • #5 Digital Citizenship: Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
  • #6 Technology Operations and Concepts: Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
  • Cyber Ethics / Cyber Safety: creating secure digital accounts using a complex username and password

Assignments, Lectures, and Video Links: