iTech With Passwords

Protect your privacy and your accounts!

  • Evaluate your current passwords.
  1. Use these sites to see how long it would take to hack your password(s). To be safe enter passwords that are similar to yours!
  2. https://howsecureismypassword.net/
  3. https://www.microsoft.com/security/pc-security/password-checker.aspx?WT.mc_id=Site_Link

http://lifehacker.com/5876541/use-this-infographic-to-pick-a-good-strong-password


  • Create a naming convention.
    • Read/discuss the following articles about creating strong passwords.

      1. Consumer Reports

      2. Microsoft

    • View the presentation below and begin re-creating your own passwords.


  • Reset the passwords for the following accounts that you may frequently use at school and elsewhere:
    • Windows (Ctrl + Alt + Del)

    • Edmodo

    • Gaggle

    • Google

    • OneDrive

Access NBC Learn!

NBC Learn is a collection of over 14,000 standards-aligned resources designed for use in the classroom. The link is located on the Dubiski Webpage / Departments / Library & Technology / Databases for Online Research / NBC Learn. http://dubiski.gpisd.org/Page/5305 NBC Learn is password protected, so you must Register in order to view or download videos, images, and text. You must be at school to create your account, or the GPISD Welcome will not appear.


Staff and students of Grand Prairie ISD have permission to use any information on NBC Learn for research, projects, presentations, or assignments. Be sure to cite NBC Learn as a source if you use any of the information from the program. You can use a Simple Search to find items in NBC Learn, or use the more advanced features of the program. A Tips and Tools sections is located at the bottom of the NBC Learn Homepage. This will help you get more out of the program.


Access Discovery Education

Discovery Education is a collection of digital media for use in the classroom. The link is located on the Dubiski Webpage / Departments / Library & Technology / Databases for Online Research / Discovery Education Student http://dubiski.gpisd.org/Page/5305 Discovery Education is password protected, so you must login to view or download videos, images, and text.


Staff and students of Grand Prairie ISD have permission to use any information on Discovery Education for research, projects, presentations, or assignments. Be sure to cite Discovery Education as a source if you use any of the information from the program. Tips to help you learn Discovery Education are located in the Welcome section.