If your have a problem with your student Chromebook, you need to go online and submit a "help desk ticket." You are welcome to come to the library and submit your ticket there with help from the library staff. You can also follow these directions and do it yourself before bringing your Chromebook in for repair. The link to submit a ticket is here.
Your school Chromebook can record videos that you can download and share with teachers. Here's one good way to do that using a free account on Clip Champ.
1. Go to the website https://clipchamp.com/en
2. Log in using your school Google account -- email@example.com
3. Click "Make a Recording" and record your video
4. Edit the video using the Clip Champ tools
5. When you are done, either upload your video to YouTube or download it to your Chromebook's download folder
When you are not using your Chromebook it's a good idea to lock it so no one else can do anything. When you lock your screen it leaves all your windows open so it's often preferable to logging out.
The easiest way to lock the screen is to press the lock key in the top right corner of your keyboard.
Do you want to make certain websites available with the click on one button? One good way to do that is to add them to your shelf. The shelf is the row of icons at the bottom of your screen that includes Verge, Launchpad, and a few other icons provided by the district. You can add your own favorite websites to the shelf very easily.
Alternately, you could bookmark websites so they show up in the top toolbar in Chrome (do this by going to a website and then clicking the star icon at the right end of the web address.
Here are a few important things to know about your Chromebook.
If you want to get really productive you need to know keyboard shortcuts. Here's a link to many useful shortcuts.
Here are instructions for typing math symbols into online documents.
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