Tech Tips!

May 16, 2016

Weekly Tech Tips

To take a screen shot on a chromebook you can press Ctrl + ‘The key above the number 6’ (it is a square with 2 vertical lines next to it) and it will take a screen shot. You can also press Ctrl + Shift + ‘The key above the number 6’ to get a partial screen shot of just the area that you want.


Have you ever accidentally sent an email before you had it fully composed, especially when using a touch screen device? An easy solution is to compose the email first before adding recipients. Email will remind you to add recipients before it can send. Your content may also remind you of others who might benefit from your email.

This Week's Digital Daredevils!

Helpful Link of the Week

This week's link is to Piktochart. Piktochart is a web-based program that allows the user to create professional-quality posters, presentations, reports, and infographics. There are templates to choose from, or you can create your own from scratch. There are plenty of graphics and images in the program to choose from. You can click the "log in with Google" button and not need to create another username and password.

Let us know how we can help you use technology in your classroom!

Let us know if you need training on any technology-related item. Tammy May can meet with you at a time and place that fit your schedule. She can even work alongside you in the classroom to help you implement technology or to guide your students through a new tool.

You can email Chris or Tammy, or you can use the technology PD request form, also found below. You can always call Tammy at x8979 and leave a voicemail.

Please let Tammy know if you need any help with portfolio-related items!

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