The search continues as students register for an email account to learn about sending, reading, and responding to email. (If the school or district has already provided students with email accounts, this activity can be skipped.) The focus continues to be on safety, good decision making, and problem solving.
Posing as TechnoBit and TechnoByte, the teacher sends emails to the students giving them hints for their search. The text for the emails is supplied in the TechnoExplorer Teacher Guide.
Students learn fun tricks, such as using emoticons (or smilies), as well as skills such as organizing addresses in a contact list.
Create a bulletin board uisng the Emoticon Cards.