Tools, Tutorials & How To's

HOW DO I GET HELP?

πŸ“½οΈπŸ“šSteps for Getting Help by Submitting a Service Request - TEXT - VIDEO


πŸ“½οΈSouthern Alberta Help Desk - Professional Learning and Training Session - VIDEO

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3D Modelling & Printing

πŸ“š 3D Printer OS Tutorial - TEXT

  • A tool that allows for the use of many 3D printers from Chrome OS.

πŸ“š TinkerCAD - TEXT

  • A tool for modelling 3D objections. Can be used with 3D Printer OS.

Adobe

οΈπŸ“š Accessing Adobe Products - TEXT

πŸ“½οΈ Chromebook PDF Viewing - Re-Enable - VIDEO

  • Does your Chromebook suddenly refuse to view PDF files? This tutorial shows how to fix this!

Chromebook/Chrome OS

πŸ“½οΈ Removing Chromebooks & Chargers from Lock & Charge - VIDEO

  • When students need to return to learning at home, you may need to loan out school Chromebooks. This video shows how to do this with the lock and charge carts.

πŸ“½οΈ Keyboard Fix, HP 11 G6 EE - VIDEO

πŸ“š Accessibility Features, Turning on and off - TEXT

  • Have you or a student inadvertently turned on an accessibility feature that you would rather have turned off? Or is there an accessibility feature that you need turned on? This document will guide you through the process of accessing those features.

πŸ“½οΈ Browser Cache, How to Clear - VIDEO

  • This video demonstrates how to clear your browser cache in Chrome.

πŸ“š Enabling & Using Foreign Keyboards - TEXT

  • Need to type in a language other than English on your Chromebook? This tutorial explains how to.

πŸ“½οΈ Extensions, Turning On and Off - VIDEO

  • Sometimes, certain extensions cause problems with other web applications, and having too many extensions running can slow your Chromebook down. This video shows you how to turn extension off and on as needed.

πŸ“½οΈ PDF Viewing - Re-Enable - VIDEO

  • Does your Chromebook suddenly refuse to view PDF files? This tutorial shows how to fix this!

πŸ“š Printing Guide - TEXT

  • Details on the ins and outs of printing from your Chromebook/Chromebox.

πŸ“½οΈ Printing, directprint.io - VIDEO

  • This video demonstrates how to print from your Chromebook using directprint.io, shows the use of advanced options, and goes over basic troubleshooting.

πŸ“½οΈ Printing, Select Printer Tray - VIDEO

  • This video demonstrates how to select the printer tray when printing from Chrome OS via directprint.io.

οΈπŸ“š Pop Ups, Getting Rid of - TEXT

  • Have some annoying pop ups that keep showing ads or other notifications no matter what website you are on or which app you are using? Read this guide to learn how to disable them!

πŸ“š Screen Magnifier, Enable/Disable - TEXT

  • Sometimes (as a prank or by accident), the screen magnifier gets turned on. Or, sometimes, you want to turn it on to get a closer look at something on screen. This guide will show you how to do either.

πŸ“š Linux Apps - Installing GIMP - TEXT

  • This tutorial will demonstrate how to install GIMP (the GNU Image Manipulation Program) - a free alternative to Photoshop - on your Chromebook.

πŸ“š Linux Apps - Sharing Google Drive With Linux Apps - TEXT

  • This tutorial demonstrates how to share a folder in Google Drive with Linux apps on your Chromebook. This allows you to access data in your Google Drive directly from Linux apps.

Connecting to the Palliser Guest Wireless Network

πŸ“š How to Connect to the Palliser Guest Network (one sheet reference) - TEXT

πŸ“š User Guide - TEXT

Follett Destiny

πŸ“½οΈ Intro to Using Destiny - VIDEO

  • This video covers the very basics of using Follett Destiny: from signing in, to checking books out and checking books back in again.

πŸ“š Books, Add - TEXT

  • New to Follett Destiny and need to know how to add books to your catalog? This document will quickly walk you through the process. This document is intended for Librarians.

Google Calendar

πŸ“š How to Create Appointment Slots - TEXT

  • How to use Google Calendar to create Appointment slots.

Google Drive

πŸ“½οΈπŸ“š Back up Files from Windows to Google Drive - VIDEO TEXT

  • Need to back up a bunch of files from Windows to your Google Drive? This tutorial goes over the steps.

πŸ“š Sharing Google Drive With Linux Apps on ChromeOS- TEXT

  • This tutorial demonstrates how to share a folder in Google Drive with Linux apps on your Chromebook. This allows you to access data in your Google Drive directly from Linux apps.

πŸ“š Take Your Data When Leaving Palliser - TEXT

  • Need to back up a bunch of files from Windows to your Google Drive? This tutorial goes over the steps.

Google Docs

πŸ“š Convert MS Office Documents to Google Docs - TEXT

  • Have some old MS Office documents that you need to work on in Google Docs? This document shares one method for converting those files!

πŸ“½οΈ Download Google Doc as PDF - VIDEO

  • This video will show you how to download a Google Doc as a PDF.

Google Slides

πŸ“š Convert Slides to Picture Files - TEXT

  • Have a slideshow in Google Slides that you need to convert to a series of picture files - say, for display on an older model TV via a flash drive? This document walks you through that process!

πŸ“š Using Slides as a Desktop Publisher - TEXT

  • Are you fond of how MS Publisher handles creating carefully crafted documents allowing you to get the formatting JUST how you like it? The good news is that Google Slides can be used in much the same way!

IPEVO Visualizer

πŸ“š IPEVO Visualizer Tutorial - TEXT

  • Everything you need to get started with your document camera on Chrome OS - from how to install IPEVO to the basics of using.

Office 365

πŸ“š Education Account Instructions - TEXT

  • How to get access to Office 365 Online using your Palliser account.

SIS

PowerSchool

School Messenger

Dossier

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  • πŸ“š The Student Record Process - PS Enrollment (Online Registration)

  • πŸ“š How do I change a student's grade?

  • School Messenger

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  • Dossier

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  • PowerSchool

  • πŸ“š The Student Record Process - PS Enrollment (Online Registration)

  • πŸ“š How do I change a student's grade?

  • School Messenger

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  • Dossier

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  • PowerSchool

  • πŸ“š The Student Record Process - PS Enrollment (Online Registration)

  • πŸ“š How do I change a student's grade?

  • School Messenger

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  • Dossier

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YouTube

πŸ“š Blocked Domain, How to Fix - TEXT

  • Sometimes you find a youtube video embedded in another website and occassionally you will get a "Blocked Domain" error as a result. This document explains how to get around this issue.

πŸ“š Streaming, How To - TEXT

  • Want to host a live stream on YouTube with your computer's webcam? This document goes over the process.

Windows

πŸ“š Set Chrome as Default Browser - TEXT

  • If your browser is defaulting to Microsoft Edge but you would rather use Chrome for the improved integration with Google, check out this tutorial.