Analyzing Media Checklist
Check Yo Self Before You Wreck Yo Self
Students are all over online media. YouTube, streaming audio, memes, live streaming, etc… Kelly Mendoza, Director of Professional Development at Common Sense Media has put together an awesome resource for students to use when working with media. Over at CommonSense.org a lot of great resources are posted every day. We want to try to highlight some of […]
Affordable Internet and Computers for Everyone!
This year at Orchard Farm for our annual technology professional development day our district went with the theme of Tech or Treat. It was a great theme as Halloween was just around the corner and for us within the technology department we couldn’t think of a better way to scare teachers than to show them […]
The Google Admin Console
The Internet has transformed our world, yet 1 in 4 households are without home access. Through partnerships with local Internet service providers, EveryoneOn is able to offer free or $9.95 home Internet service. Find out more at everyoneon.org Free Basic Digital Literacy Training We collaborate with libraries and nonprofits to advertise free computer & Internet […]
Internet Safety Presentation to Students
Last week was the annual MoreNet Conference. The conference moves around each year and this year it was held down at the Lake of the Ozarks at the Tan-Tar-a Resort. Bill and I had signed up to present a session on the Google Administration Console for G Suite. We had presented at METC earlier this […]
Digital Citizenship Week
On September 22, 2016, Orchard Farm Middle School had been given the opportunity to have Detective Daniel Maixner present to our students on Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety. Detective Maixner is a member of the St. Charles County Cyber Crime Unit and has been in law enforcement for over 30 years. He was able to share strategies with our students on how to […]
Data Security and You
One more reason to have your Ss make their own #DigCit pledge and tag us during #DigCitWeek! https://t.co/ZjXxCgXVjs pic.twitter.com/oKaWXmNn5U — Common Sense Ed (@CommonSenseEd) October 13, 2016 October 16th to the 22nd is Digital Citizenship Week. Common Sense Education has provided some great tools and pledges for educators and students to use to learn more […]
Cyber Security Lesson Plans
It is important to know the proper handling of Orchard Farm School District data. We have put together a short video that can help you understand what data is important and how it should be handled within the district.
Become Google Certified!
Use these lesson plans in your classrooms to help you and your students to know the risks of cyberattacks and why online security matters to them and their future. Got a great cyber security lesson plan to share? Send us an email and we will add it to the list! HackerHighschool.org 9-12 Hacker Highschool (HHS) […]
Get Google Certified by taking the Google Certification tests. Spend time with the district’s technology coach to learn more or take the leap and get started yourself! Visit the Google Training Center to learn more about becoming Google Certified!