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Productivity

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Productivity

  1. 1. Using the Cloud to your Advantage Where is that USB? What did I name that file? Shoot, I forgot to do that. I wish I would have saved that great student work as an example. tinyurl.com/summerorganize
  2. 2. How busy are you? Drawing in Google Drive Create however you want • Responsible for? • Hobbies? • Tech in your life • People in your life • Colleagues demands
  3. 3. Complete the same “activity” with technology by using Lino It or Padlet Let’s get “Organized” • Walk around the room • Answer the prompts
  4. 4. tinyurl.com/wiredcloud • Click under the box & answer the prompt. You are playing in the cloud!
  5. 5. Debrief
  6. 6. Cloud hopping already • You Tube Channel • Tiny Url • Padlet • Drawing • Online Stop-watch
  7. 7. Socrative Data Collection Go to www.socrative.com Choose Student Log In bwhs167 Room number: bwhs167
  8. 8. Socrative Debrief • Creates Spreadsheet • There’s an App for that • Works on any device •
  9. 9. Google Tasks Integrated with Google Calendar & Email There’s an app for that It’s simple
  10. 10. Tips & Playtime
  11. 11. Create with an Email
  12. 12. Add a Due Date Press the arrow next to the “task”
  13. 13. Dropbox One place for all of your stuff, wherever you are.
  14. 14. Dropbox Why it’s awesome • Free (2 gb) • Cloud Based • Collaborative • Works on all devices • Automatically syncs • Just like regular file storage so you don’t have to learn anything new!
  15. 15. Dropbox…let’s get it started • Go to www.dropbox.com • Begin the download • It should appear in your downloads menu or pop up
  16. 16. • Once the program finishes downloading, double click on it and the application window will appear. • Drag and drop the blue box into your Applications folder. 1. download
  17. 17. • To install Dropbox, go to your Applications folder and double click on the Dropbox icon. 2. install
  18. 18. 2. install • Select “I don’t have a Dropbox account” and click Continue. Unless of course you have one
  19. 19. 2. install • Create an account • Agree to the Terms of Service
  20. 20. • Once the installation is finished, Dropbox provides a 5-page tutorial. Feel free to read this to get more familiar with the program. 2. install
  21. 21. • The blue Dropbox icon will appear in the top right corner of your menu bar, as shown by the green arrow. 2. install
  22. 22. • Click on the blue Dropbox icon and then select “Open Dropbox Folder.” Told ya, nothing new ☺ 3. Desktop access
  23. 23. • Add a new folder by clicking on the Gear menu and selecting “New Folder.” 3. DESKTOP access
  24. 24. • Blue Circle=syncing in progress • Green Arrow=complete 3. Desktop access In order to access you have to wait for the green check
  25. 25. • Select the folder you want to share. • Select “Share This Folder…”. • This will take you to the Dropbox website. 4. sharing Just follow the prompts
  26. 26. • Dropbox is in the cloud… 5. Online access
  27. 27. • To upload a filed online, under the “Files” tab select “Upload.” 5. Online access
  28. 28. • Once your file has finished loading, it will appear in that folder EVERYWHERE (well, close). 5. Online access
  29. 29. • You can also share a folder from the website. Click the “Sharing” tab and click “Share a folder.” 5. Online access
  30. 30. • Public folder available 6. Public folder
  31. 31. • Click the Dropbox icon menu and select “Copy Public Link.” You can now paste the link into an email, Facebook message, website, blog, or anywhere else. 6. Public folder
  32. 32. Status icons…
  33. 33. Dropbox on your device App • Free app • Just log in • Everything will automatically sync To be aware • Cannot edit from your device • Format may change
  34. 34. Other Greats Share • Share entire folders or just one item • Drop it To Me is a great way for students to turn in items • If you invite people you get more storage
  35. 35. Google Calendar Why it’s awesome • Syncs • Works on all devices • Cloud based • Collaborative • Sends notifications • Invitations • Add attachments • Color coding • Sharing
  36. 36. Where is your calendar • View by – Day – Week – Month – 4 days – Agenda • Log into D2 • Click on the Apps Tile
  37. 37. The left side • Mini Calendar • Customize colors • Share • You can have several calendars (class, personal, etc.) • Hide or see “other calendars”
  38. 38. Create an Event • Double click on the date • Fill out the title and select which calendar to save it to
  39. 39. Create an Event Invite guests Repeat is a great way to set an appointment to recur Find a time is where you can set exact start and end times Description is a great place to put notes, addresses, phone numbers Color code and give yourself reminders
  40. 40. Add your calendar & D2 to your idevice • Go to Settings • Click on Mail, Contacts, Calendars • Add account • Google • Type in information • Be sure calendar is green You can have multiple emails/calendars on a device.
  41. 41. Setting your idevice to alert you • Go to Settings • Notification Center • Calendar • Make your choices
  42. 42. Accepting an Invite When you say “yes” to an invite it automatically goes to your calendar Delete the event form your calendar & it sends the event creator a decline
  43. 43. Sharing Your Calendar • Click the cog • Choose Settings If you make your calendar public you can insert it on a web page • Choose Calendar • Select the Calendar you want to share • Save • Ta da…you did it
  44. 44. Evernote Why it’s awesome • Folders for organization • Syncs across devices • Tag options • Searchable • Voice Record • Add images & attachments • Take pictures • Collaborate & Share • MORE
  45. 45. Account Set up • Check your email or go to www. evernote.com • Sign up • Then go to evernote. com/download/ • Follow the prompts And yep, there’s an app for that If you need help with downloading look in the Dropbox directions
  46. 46. Where did it go? • Once installed on your computer it is under applications in your finder You can drag it to your toolbar for easy access
  47. 47. Creating a note • It’s a little different everywhere • Basically press on + Note: Single item stored in Evernote Notebook: A container for notes
  48. 48. Features • Drag and Drop • Set reminders • Add images • Save web content – Add extension in Chrome Web store • Toolbar similar to word • Allows for audio recording • Allows for markup of pdf’s “Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty with technology.”-Cordes
  49. 49. Learn More • www.bpstis.org • BPS TIS Youtube • BPS TIS Facebook • BPS TIS Pinterest • BPS TIS Google + • Caskeyd Twitter • Community 7 406 Tech Talk

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