High School Tech Training

Sarra Smith and Jojuan Chapman

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Before we begin...

Take a minute to take this quick survey on Google Forms.

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Finished early? How about a trip down tech memory lane...

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You might want to turn your volume down for this....


Destiny for your Research Needs

Go to Destiny directly from your web browser or from the Grapevine Faith Links. Destiny is now available anywhere with an internet connection!

Login information is located in a marked file on Destiny. No need to remember your passwords!


Sample High School Links Found on Destiny:

  • Bloom's Literacy
  • Ebsco Database Collection
  • SIRS
  • Noodle Tools
  • Worldbook Online
  • Country Reports
  • New York Times
  • School Clipart



EBSCO is a huge collection of databases including:

  • History Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Points of View
  • Science Reference Center
  • Academic Search Complete
  • Education Resource Information Center
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
  • TOPICsearch
  • Professional Development Collection

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JSTOR is a collegiate-level database collection with seemingly limitless research potential. JSTOR gives students the ability to search with very specific parameters, but also to save their searches for later use by registering for a "My JSTOR" free account.
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Calendar Work

I need your help to keep all of the Learning Commons calendar plates spinning! Because ONE calendar manages THREE functions, the specifics of your calendar entries become VERY important! We can do this!
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Go to your office 365 account and open the Chromebook Cart, Learning Commons calendar for December. Click on each of the entries in the week of December 21-25 to see the variety of ways the calendar can be used.
For a refresher on how to add a resource calendar, go to Sarra's video


Discover TEMPLATES for Google Docs!

Create or assign specialized documents in a snap with pre-set templates.
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Sarra's Helpful Video on Docs, Sheets, and Slides Templates:

(Two minutes long)
Google Tip Tuesday - Docs, Sheets, Slides Templates