Google Drive: Getting Started with Google Drive Accessing Google Drive Video: Getting Started with Google Drive Watch the video (2:46). Once you've set up your Google account, you can access Google Drive by going to in your web browser. You can also navigate to Drive from any Google page (such as Gmail or Google search) by selecting the grid icon near the top-right corner, then clicking Drive. Viewing your Google Drive The Google Drive interface Your Google Drive may be empty right now, but as you begin to upload and create files you'll need to know how to view, manage, and organize them in the interface. Click the buttons in the interactive below to become familiar with the Google Drive interface. Search Bar The Search bar allows you to look for specific files. You can also run an Advanced search, which allows you to filter your files by type. Sort By default, your files are sorted by the date they were last modified. New Button You can also use the New button to create new folders and upload files from your computer.
Search Better: How to Read a Webpage How to read a webpage Let's say you've found a webpage that might have what you're looking for. Should you just start reading the entire page until you find it? The anatomy of a webpage Every webpage is different, but there are some common elements you'll find on most pages. Click the buttons in the interactive below to learn about the different parts of a webpage. Footer At the bottom of the page, you can often find an About Us link that tells you more about the website or company. Links to other articles Most news sites and blogs display links to other articles. Main content Most of the time, the main content is the most relevant part of the page. Advertisements Many websites are supported by ads. Social plugins If you use Facebook, Twitter, or other social networking sites, you can share the page with your friends by clicking on the social plugin icons. Navigation bar Most webpages have a navigation bar near the top of the page that lets you navigate to other parts of the website. Search box
Google Drive: Creating Google Docs Creating new files Google Drive gives you access to a suite of tools that allows you to create and edit a variety of files, including documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. There are five types of files you can create on Google Drive: Documents: For composing letters, flyers, essays, and other text-based files (similar to Microsoft Word documents) Spreadsheets: For storing and organizing information (similar to Microsoft Excel workbooks) Presentations: For creating slideshows (similar to Microsoft PowerPoint presentations) Forms: For collecting and organizing data Drawings: For creating simple vector graphics or diagrams The process for creating new files is the same for all file types. To create a new file: From Google Drive, locate and select the New button, then choose the type of file you want to create. You may notice that there is no Save button for your files.
Word 2013: Checking Spelling and Grammar Introduction Video: Spelling and Grammar Watch the video (4:24). Worried about making mistakes when you type? Don't be. Optional: Download our practice document. To run a Spelling and Grammar check: From the Review tab, click the Spelling & Grammar command. Clicking OK If no suggestions are given, you can manually type the correct spelling in your document. Typing a correction Ignoring "errors" The spelling and grammar check is not always correct. If Word says something is an error, you can choose not to change it. For spelling "errors": Ignore: This will skip the word without changing it.Ignore All: This will skip the word without changing it, and it will also skip all other instances of the word in the document.Add: This adds the word to the dictionary so it will never come up as an error. Ignoring an error For grammar "errors": Ignore: This will skip the word or phrase without changing it. Explanation of a grammar error
Word 2013: Indents and Tabs Introduction Video: Indents and Tabs Watch the video (3:50). Indenting text adds structure to your document by allowing you to separate information. Whether you'd like to move a single line or an entire paragraph, you can use the tab selector and the horizontal ruler to set tabs and indents. Optional: Download our practice document. Indenting text In many types of documents, you may wish to indent only the first line of each paragraph. First line indent Hanging indent To indent using the Tab key: A quick way to indent is to use the Tab key. Place the insertion point at the very beginning of the paragraph you wish to indent. The indented paragraph If you can't see the ruler, select the View tab and then click the check box next to Ruler. Showing the Ruler
Word 2013: Formatting Text Introduction Video: Formatting Text Watch the video (3:02). Formatted text can draw the reader's attention to specific parts of a document and emphasize important information. In Word, you have many options for adjusting the font of your text, including size, color, and inserting special symbols. Optional: Download our practice document. To change the font: By default, the font of each new document is set to Calibri. Select the text you wish to modify. The new font style When creating a professional document or a document that contains multiple paragraphs, you'll want to select a font that is easy to read. To change the font size: Select the text you wish to modify. The new font size To change the font color: Select the text you wish to modify. The new font color Your color choices aren't limited to the drop-down menu that appears. The Colors dialog box To highlight text: Highlighting can be a useful tool for marking important text in your document. Select the text you wish to highlight. .
Adele's ESL Corner - Your free online English language website Pronoun Games for Kids - Lesson for Kids English is a very complex language, and for many students, especially students that are English Language Learners, pronoun lessons are not always easy to grasp. Lessons on this particular part of speech can get very challenging for many elementary students, as pronouns are not a basic part of speech. There are many types of pronouns that are covered within pronoun lessons, such as possessive, object, and subject. Teaching Pronouns When it comes to learning the parts of speech, children can get overwhelmed.