Category Archives: Tip of the Day

Tips from WHS technology lens. As we implement new technology, here are some tips to refer to.

Sharing Videos and Pictures Using AirDrop on IOS Devices

Check out this article from Peachpit.  It is easy to transfer video and photo’s from one IOS device to another. Advertisements

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Self Service to Upgrade to lastest Software without “Support”

Last Thursday, we experienced two incidents where people could not find their google documents.  It was discovered that these users did not have the latest version of Google Drive loaded on their computer.  We were going to ask all teachers … Continue reading

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Why Can’t You Read My PDF?

Mac Tip of the Week Excerpted from OS X Mountain Lion: Peachpit Learning Series by Lynn Beighley Why Can’t You Read My PDF? You can create a PDF from Mac OS X Mountain Lion applications by choosing File > Print > Save … Continue reading

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Adobe Acrobat Pro: Tool to create documents that students can annotate

If you are interested in converting the documents that you have scanned with your department copier to a document that students can annotate, please make an appointment with Troy to have CS5/CS6 installed on your computer. As you are aware, … Continue reading

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TEDEd: Lessons Worth Sharing

  Looking for a way to assess what your students learned from watching the video you assigned last night? Looking for a way to add an assessment to a video you just created? You should check this out, ed.ted.com I … Continue reading

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Read&Write for Google

Last March I introduced the Chrome Web Store. At the Google Summit I was introduced to Read&Write for Google.  This is a fantastic Chrome extension for anyone who struggles with reading.  It is a good alternative to Kurzweil, and is … Continue reading

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Tip of The Day: Enabling Java in your Browser

I had some students run into an issue downloading a file from the internet that required Java to be enabled.  We believe this was turned off when the labs went through an update recently.  Since preferences are set at the … Continue reading

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