GCA Student Technology Newsletter
Volume 1, Issue 4
Ms. Tonette Price Community Partnerships Manager
Ms. Tonette has been with GCA for 15 years and has organized and hosted thousands of exciting in-person and virtual events that bring delight to students. Click Ms. Tonette's Bitmoji to check out the calendar of events scheduled and sign up to attend! You will enjoy every adventure.
Ms. Monique Sheffield Community Events Coordinator
Ms. Monique has been hosting both in-person and virtual community events for GCA since 2015, providing exciting opportunities for students on field trips. She's enjoyed being a GCA Learning Coach and has two graduates from GCA. Click Ms. Monique's Bitmoji to learn more details about attending field trips!
Ms. Erica Lanier Community Events Coordinator
Ms. Erica joined the team in 2021 and brings her experience as an informal educator in museums and state parks. As a former park ranger she loves to share the joy of the outdoors, cooking, and reading with students. Click Ms. Erica's Bitmoji to learn about the registration process for GCA field trips and events!
🥇 🥇 Congratulations to our January Tech Tip Winners!🥇 🥇
We have four very helpful tech tips brought to you by your fellow classmates Khadeejah, Emma, Justin, and Rokiyah. Thank you for these amazing tips!
Khadeejah's Tech Tip
Would you like copy an image to use in a presentation (with proper credit, of course)?
The tech Tip by Khadeejah will definitely come in handy. Take a look at this shortcut to easily copy and paste.
Emma's Tech Tip
Did it take you what felt like forever to type something that was required to be completely capitalized?
There must be a faster way to write in all caps without holding the shift key the entire time, right?
Well here is some advice to help you out!
Click the link to find out how to use caps lock on a GCA Chromebook with Emma's Tech Tip.
Justin's Tech Tip
Has this ever happened to you?
Can't remember what website you were using to do the extensive research you just spent so much time on?
Take a deep breath. Thanks to Justin, you can recover the page that suddenly or accidentally was closed.
Justin's Tech Tip will be a life saver when you learn how to reopen tabs that you didn't want to close.
Rokiyah's Tech Tip
It's also possible that you may want to select more than one image at a time to place in another location on a different document that you have opened.
Rokiyah has given some helpful advice when it comes to selecting items.
Check out how to save time with Rokiyah's Tech tip shortcut using ctrl + A.
Do you have a tech tip to share with the school? You could be featured in the next Student Tech Newsletter and have an article created in the Student & Family Help Center showcasing your tech tip. Bring your amazing tech skills to light...click here to submit your tech tip!
GCA uses Securly to promote student protection and classroom participation. All of our GCA-issued Chromebooks are automatically equipped with Securly. We highly encourage you to take advantage of borrowing a GCA-issued Chromebook, available to all students by request. Not only will you be in a safer online environment, but technical support specialists can help you with software issues by offering remote access to your Chromebook. To learn more about requesting a GCA-issued Chromebook, please contact your FEL.