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Elkin City Schools

The ECS Board of Education meeting will be held in the EHS Media Center on May 20 @ 6:00 pm
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Tech Tips

In honor of Digital Learning Day, we will begin putting videos up of some basic Tech Tips to help you.  Some of these videos will be open to the public. Some may require that you log into your email or authenticate before you can watch them.
 
The first video explains how to use Print Screen on a Desktop or the Lenovo Yoga's that the staff were given earlier.
 
 
 
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Most schools are utilizing Chromebooks for student devices.  Ease of use, durability, and cost are just a few reasons this is happening. If you want to see some ideas on how to utilize theese devices in you classroom, Google Education videos are a great way to check out some of the features.
 
 
 
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Since we've been putting up information about Chromebooks, here's a link explaining Chromebook keyboard shortcuts.
 
 
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We recently purchased a JellyBox 3D printer.  We believe this will help students get better acquainted with 3D printing.
 
We are still becoming familiar with it  ourselves but this video will give you an introduction to the printer.  It won the "2017 Best 3D printer for schools".
 
 
 
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Some of you asked for more information about the 3d printers we currently have been using.
 
Here's just an intro to give you a better idea of the capabilities.
 
 
 
 
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Save documents and emails as PDF files 
 
 
 
 
 
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 Edlio Training
 
We use Edlio hosting for our website.  If you are looking for additional help or would like to use that for your classroom site, please let us know.  You can also check out the following help topics and videos for additional help.
 
 
 
Click the pic below for a sample.
 
 
 
 
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You will need to be logged into your google email account to watch the following videos....
 
PowerTeacher Pro Overview...
Please watch this for an intro to PowerTeacher Pro which will be mandatory next year.
 
 
 
 
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Hold and Private printing to the Toshiba copiers...
If your print job is "private" or "needs" to be help until your are at the copier, please see the video below.
 
 
 
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 Print from applications using "Black and White" or "Color" settings...
 
 
 
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 Edlio Training
 
We use Edlio hosting for our website.  If you are looking for additional help or would like to use that for your classroom site, please let us know.  You can also check out the following help topics and videos for additional help.
 
 
 
Click the pic below for a sample.