Tips, Tricks & Troubleshooting

MacBook Tips:
Have you switched over to a MacBook? Check the district technology support page for specific info, tips n tricks and how-to cheat sheets.

Accessing U and P drives from Mac
Here are the directions for accessing these drives from your Mac.

Black Screen on PC?
Having trouble with your screen going black after docking/ redocking? Click the Windows and P key.  Click on duplicate. You will need your Smartboard on to see what is on your screen


Smartboard Orientation Issues?
Trouble with your board not being oriented? Tried the regular 9 point alignment? Fine tune your orientation with a 20 point orientation. Follow the directions below.
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Want to send an email to all your students or parents?
Click on compose. In the "To" field type in your last name, term, class hour, class name all separated by an underscore.  For example:
MALCHOW_YR_01_HOMEROOM  (student format)
MALCHOW_PAR_YR_01_HOMEROOM  (add PAR for parent format)



Need to Install an iPevo Camera on PC?
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How to Install a Shared Calendar (iPad cart, Chromebooks,etc)

If you need to use the Chromebook carts, Library iPads or even the library classroom, PLEASE sign up on the appropriate shared calendar. If you are not seeing the calendars that you need, click on the image above to access the School Resource Calendars. You will also find the directions (circled in yellow above) on how to add the calendars. It is super easy once you're on this page. If you need help, please don't hesitate to ask. I'm more than happy to walk you through it. 

AirDrop Directions
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Add Code.org Class code to Seesaw