Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Chromebooks!


Welcome back!

Chromebooks have landed for students in grades 9-11 this year! Here's some important information below on when they will be distributed.

Teachers: If you have not picked up your Chromebook, stop by the IT Office, via the BHS Library, between 1030am and noon on Thursday, August 20th, 2015.

Students
Freshman rollout will be Thursday August 27th, 2015. 

Grades 10 and 11 will be rolled out on the August 28th, 2015. 

Details will be posted here as they develop.

Seniors will use iPads this school year. We'll be sending out information on 'check-ins' with students to make sure they are in good working order.

We're exited for the 2015 - 2016 school year. A lot of resources are available for you to explore creativity.

Here are some tips, and training materials to help you get acclimated!

Chromebook Introductions and Training Resources
Some keyboard tricks

Open the Chrome Web Browser and then hit CTRL-?
This opens up a tutorial center with many more tricks and tips.

On your Chromebook, hit CTRL-ALT-?
This pulls up a keyboard cheat sheet for commonly used shortcuts.
Pressing the CTRL or ALT keys once this window is up shows you different shortcuts. Hit ESC when you're done to put this keyboard layer away.

How do I right click?! Here's how:
ALT-then click the trackpad
All normal right click functions 

Stop in the IT Department via the BHS Library if you have questions!