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Beginners workshop for those new to a Mac.

Beginners workshop for those new to a Mac.

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    • Mac Tips and Tricks Personalizing Learning Julia.Leong@me.com Apple Distinguished Educator Download notes now at: www.slideshare.net/julialeongThursday, 16 February, 12
    • OSxThursday, 16 February, 12
    • System Preferences I love my MacThursday, 16 February, 12
    • System Preferences I love my MacThursday, 16 February, 12
    • System Preferences I love my MacThursday, 16 February, 12
    • System Preferences I love my MacThursday, 16 February, 12
    • System Preferences I love my Mac Setting up your Mac to Personalize how it operatesThursday, 16 February, 12
    • System Preferences I love my Mac Setting up your Mac to Personalize how it operates How do you PREFER your mac operatesThursday, 16 February, 12
    • System Preferences I love my Mac Setting up your Mac to Personalize how it operates How do you PREFER your mac operates Universal Access- Assistive technologies, making it universally accessible to everyone.Thursday, 16 February, 12
    • Display student art work or word a day, not advertising. Personalize LearningThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Task: Open Photobooth Take a photo Make it your desktop or add word a day but customize the words in SCREENSAVERThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Finder - Gear iconThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Try it: Click on the FINDER or your desktop click on ALL MY FILES, then gear icon ARRANGE BY, DATE MODIFIED Click on gear icon, SHOW VIEW OPTIONSThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Where’d my file go? SpotlightThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Where’d my file go? Spotlight In Top right corner, click on magnifying glass iconThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Where’d my file go? Spotlight In Top right corner, click on magnifying glass icon Type in what you are looking forThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Where’d my file go? Spotlight In Top right corner, click on magnifying glass icon Type in what you are looking for Search by name, date, file type, etcThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Screen shot: Take a photo of your screenThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Screen shot: Take a photo of your screen HOLD DOWN: Command + Shift + 4Thursday, 16 February, 12
    • Screen shot: Take a photo of your screen HOLD DOWN: Command + Shift + 4 e.g. when you want to share a photo but the file size is too large to emailThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Screen shot: Take a photo of your screen HOLD DOWN: Command + Shift + 4 e.g. when you want to share a photo but the file size is too large to email when you want to share something on your screen to give directionsThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Command + Shift + 4Thursday, 16 February, 12
    • Write this down to be a Jedi Command + Z = UNDO repeat for multiple oop’z Command + C = Copy Command + V = Paste Command + S = Save Command + w = Clowse Command + Q = Quit Command + P = PrintThursday, 16 February, 12
    • More Power User commands Command Minus = to make something smaller Function F11 - insta maid Command + = my eyes are getting old, enlarge it Command + shift + Plus = Look here class Command + delete sends item to trash OPTION + click on any item = duplicate that itemThursday, 16 February, 12
    • What program is running? Computer frozen??= too many programs openThursday, 16 February, 12
    • What program is running? Look in top left corner to see what program you are actually working on Computer frozen??= too many programs openThursday, 16 February, 12
    • What program is running? Look in top left corner to see what program you are actually working on Look at the faint blue arrow below the dock items Computer frozen??= too many programs openThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Don’t panic, internet isn’t broken Turn wi-fi off then on see if network appears all else fails, restart computerThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Organizing making folders Under the FILE menu: Color code by classes/ subjects. Smart folders Color code by subjectThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Organizing making folders Under the FILE menu: Color code by classes/ subjects. Smart folders Color code by subjectThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Organizing making folders Under the FILE menu: Color code by classes/ subjects. Smart folders Color code by subjectThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Organizing making folders Under the FILE menu: Color code by classes/ subjects. Smart folders Color code by subjectThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Connecting to the projector PLUG everything in first, THEN start up your mac if that fails, SYSTEM Preferences, DETECT DISPLAYS, MIRRORINGThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Sharing files/ Hand in folder Click on desktop or FINDER GO, iDisc Other user’s public folderThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Keep your Mac happy Under Apple: Update software regularlyThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Keep your Mac happy Under Apple: Update software regularlyThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Keep your Mac happy Under Apple: Update software regularlyThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Effective use of mail smart links to calendar and address book Hover over a date and click arrow to add an item to your iCal Hover over a name, phone, email and click on arrow to add it to address bookThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Setting up your contacts In ADDRESS BOOK: Make class group email parent group email Send vcards so no typos Card: look for duplicatesThursday, 16 February, 12
    • Thank you Contact me for a classroom visit Julia.Leong@me.com 604-224-2282Thursday, 16 February, 12