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    Wednesday
    Jun272012

    #91 Selecting Usernames 

    This Conversation Will Help You…

     

    1. ability to say what they want to express about themselves via username
    2. ability to name the different places they would use a username
    3. ability to name options for choosing usernames
    4. ability to name who would see their usernames and when they would want them to look different/sound different/express different things

     

     

    Think About This First

    • How do you usually pick a username? Do you pick different usernames for different services, or keep the same one?

     

     

    Having the Conversation

     

    Start here:

    What are you usually trying to convey in a username?

    Do you think that this comes through?

     

    Continue:

    Which services require a username?

    Do you make your usernames different depending on if it’s for school or work?

    What is the difference?

    Why do you have it different or the same?

     

    Keep Talking:  

    What things make a username/email address noticeable?

    Do you think certain things are okay to include or not include?

    What kinds of usernames/email addresses would a parent or boss potentially disapprove of?

    Is this different with usernames your friends will see?

    Why?

    What are some of the best usernames/emails you have seen?

    What made them good?

    What ideas do you have for choosing future usernames/emails?

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