2009 MacBook Rollout

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2009 MacBook Rollout

  1. 1. Yarmouth High School <ul><li>2009 </li></ul><ul><li>MAcBook </li></ul><ul><li>Rollout </li></ul>Welcome to the
  2. 2. <ul><li>Agenda </li></ul><ul><li>Why new Macbooks? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s new? </li></ul><ul><li>Caring for your MacBook </li></ul><ul><li>Rollout procedures </li></ul><ul><li>Set up your MacBook </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>What’s new? </li></ul><ul><li>A LOT of Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Math Type </li></ul><ul><li>Dreamweaver and Flash Suite </li></ul><ul><li>Alice and Scratch </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office and iWork </li></ul><ul><li>Noteshare </li></ul><ul><li>iPhoto ‘09 and iMovie ‘09 </li></ul><ul><li>Plus LOTS more! </li></ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes remains the same </li></ul><ul><li>iChat is still on it </li></ul><ul><li>Faster airport connection </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>What’s Different? </li></ul><ul><li>These computers are Bigger. </li></ul><ul><li>Before picking them up they need to be put to sleep properly. </li></ul><ul><li>They CANNOT go in Backpacks. </li></ul><ul><li>The case is new, you may add a strap to carry it easier. </li></ul><ul><li>You cannot change the backGround, but you can make a sticky note and put a picture on it that covers the background. </li></ul><ul><li>Help is Always available in the computer lab. You can also work in the lab during study hall. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>What’s Different? </li></ul><ul><li>With the intel processor, the battery tends to run down quickly if you are </li></ul><ul><li>using many apps at once, </li></ul><ul><li>using iTunes, </li></ul><ul><li>Playing Games, or watching movies. </li></ul><ul><li>(the last 2 aren’t OK in school) </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure you don’t let the battery run all the way out. </li></ul><ul><li>Batteries for exchange are not available until Wednesday. If you have an emergency situation, come see us in the lab. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Reminders <ul><li>You should Back up routinely to the server. Do not Use First Class. Directions are in YHS Student (Technology Tips). </li></ul><ul><li>You can use your own Flash Drive for Backup. </li></ul><ul><li>No Music, Movies or personal pictures may be stored on the server. </li></ul><ul><li>Printers will need to be added. Available printers are listed in YHS Student. </li></ul><ul><li>To add a printer, open a blank documents and choose Print > Add Printer. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>What’s Different? </li></ul>The Plug is Different. It has a magnetic End.
  8. 8. <ul><li>What’s Different? </li></ul><ul><li>The Computer Can Get hot! </li></ul><ul><li>Please use it where it can get ventilation! </li></ul><ul><li>The Battery is Different. It can run down quicker depending on the programs used. </li></ul><ul><li>You should restart often. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Caring for your MacBook </li></ul><ul><li>Take your Power Cord Home. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the return boxes for the batteries in the Lab. </li></ul><ul><li>Plan your time. </li></ul><ul><li>You can work and charge your MacBook in the Computer lab during study Hall. </li></ul><ul><li>Bring your MacBook to School charged! </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure your battery is charged BEFORE class. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Caring for your MacBook </li></ul><ul><li>During break and lunch </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 11 & 12: Store your MacBook in the Library </li></ul><ul><li>Grades 9 & 10 Store your MacBook in the computer lab </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Caring for your MacBook </li></ul><ul><li>Close the MacBook and wait for the blinking light on the front before moving it. </li></ul><ul><li>Always carry your MacBook in the case. </li></ul><ul><li>Always zip your case. </li></ul><ul><li>You may add a strap. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not take the card out of the case. </li></ul><ul><li>Customize the handle of your bag with a ribbon or keychain </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Caring for your MacBook </li></ul><ul><li>Store your MacBook in a locker in the Locker room during athletic events. </li></ul><ul><li>See mr. Simms for a combination . </li></ul><ul><li>MacBooks may not go to the field, or to athletic Events </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Caring for your MacBook </li></ul><ul><li>No liquids </li></ul><ul><li>No food </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid flexing </li></ul><ul><li>Close the lid while carrying </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t put it in your backpack. </li></ul><ul><li>Try not to let it fall onto the table, even if it’s in the case </li></ul>
  14. 14. Mr. Hall and Questions? <ul><li>2009 </li></ul><ul><li>MacBook </li></ul><ul><li>Rollout </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Rollout <ul><li>Computers will be passed out to you in advisor groups. </li></ul><ul><li>The following slide will have directions of what to do next. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have turned in your permission forms you may exit with your computer. Please go to the library to store it before lunch. </li></ul><ul><li>If you did not turn in your payment and/or permission slip, </li></ul><ul><li>at the end of the rollout, return your computer to Mrs. Crawford. </li></ul><ul><li>If you need a computer for class today, your teacher will need to let Mrs. Crawford know. </li></ul><ul><li>Return your computer to the lab at the end of the period. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a study hall, you may work in the computer lab. </li></ul><ul><li>You may take your computer home as soon as we have a permission slip and payment. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Next Steps <ul><li>Open your MacBook and log in as a student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Under the blue apple pull down to to System preferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose Accounts > student </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click the Change password button. Do not change the name student. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The old password is blank. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change your password to something that makes sense to you but that others won’t guess. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make sure you have an airport connection. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look in the upper right hand corner to make sure the radar signal is bold </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open First Class </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Log in with the same name and password as last year. If you are new then use your name and your initials as a password. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change your password. Go to Collaborate > Change Password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you don’t know your password, please see Ms. Roberts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go through your mailbox and delete old mail. Delete everything from My Files </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open the documents folder. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a folder for each class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Color code them </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drag an alias of the folder to your dock </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can I take my MacBook home? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you did not bring your permission slip and a check, please leave your MacBook with Mrs. Crawford. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you brought your permission slip and a check, please take your MacBook to the library for break. </li></ul></ul>

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