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10 Keyboard Shortcuts Every Chromebook Owner Should Know Do You Know These? So you own a Chromebook — but do you know how to use it like a pro? Just like Windows and Mac OS X, Chrome OS supports a variety of keyboard shortcuts. Some of these reveal extra functionality, some simply speed up repetitive tasks. In the rundown below you’ll find ten shortcuts we think are worth knowing about. If you like what you see do give this article a share! 10. To take a screenshot of the entire screen press the Ctrl key and the Switcher key at the same time: Just need a bit of the screen? 9. Opening the file manager in Chrome OS is easy using a trackpad or mouse (especially if you pin it to the app shelf) but keyboard aficionados aren’t left out: just tap the following pairing. 8. Is Chrome suddenly running slow? 7. Applications pinned to the Shelf (the bar at the bottom of the screen in Chrome OS) can be opened using a keyboard shortcut. The first app in from the left – count the Chrome icon as 0 – is 1, the next 2, and so on until you reach 8. 6. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1.

Connexus® | Connections Academy’s Online Learning Platform Connexus is one of the most comprehensive and reliable online learning management systems available. It is designed to meet the exact requirements of the Connections Academy instructional model and the needs of our students and families. This intuitive and user-friendly learning platform connects students with their lessons, teachers, and a wide range of educational resources. And it is accessible 24 hours a day, from any Internet connection. From the personalized Connexus home page, students can: View daily and monthly schedules Access lessons Monitor progress through the online grade book (for students in grades 6 and above) Communicate with teachers and students through WebMail and Message Boards Access many online learning resources Participate in clubs and activities View a directory of students Tools for Parents and Learning Coaches From the personalized Connexus home page, parents can: Tools for Teachers and Administrators Connexus is used extensively by teachers and administrators.

Enrollment and Marketing Strategies for Schools | Enrollment Catalyst LiLI | Magazines, Newspapers & More for Idaho Residents - Libraries Linking Idaho Cisco WebEx Web Conferencing, Online Meetings, Desktop Sharing, Video Conferencing Canadian Association of Principals Info2Go! Monthly webinars on current hot topics. The focus will be on providing a platform for you to share your knowledge as well as get your questions answered. Join guest experts from 12:30-1:30 pm MT (11:30-12:30 pm PT) to explore new library trends and services. No registration required ~ log in at 2015 Schedule January 12 ~ Bright Futures Summer Reading ARCHIVE SLIDESFebruary 9 ~ Outreach for Rural Libraries ARCHIVE SLIDES HANDOUTMarch 16 ~ Continuing Education Grants ARCHIVEApril 20 ~ Poverty Training ARCHIVE SLIDES BIBLIOGRAPHYMay 18 ~ What’s New in LiLI? 2014 Schedule No registration required ~ log in at

Jupiter Ed - LMS/Gradebook/Analytics/SIS Grade tests automatically.Collect assignments online.Share your curriculum. The gradebook teachers love!Flexible options and smartshortcuts to grade faster. Turn big data into decisions.Measure learning effectivenesswith easy, ready-made reports. Integrate any 3rd party SIS,or use Jupiter iO’s rich nativeSIS for the ultimate all-in-one. The Principal Story Learning Guide School leadership matters. During the past decade, there has been a growing recognition among educators and policymakers that school principals must be instructional leaders who ensure that high-quality teaching occurs in every classroom. This view is backed up by a solid body of evidence showing that leadership places second only to teaching among school-related influences on learning. In culling lessons from 13 years of research that describes what effective principals do well, The Wallace Foundation has found they perform five key practices: Learning Forward has developed this web-based professional learning guide using excerpts from the award-winning PBS documentary film, The Principal Story, to illustrate the five practices. Watch excerpts from the film here and explore each practice below. Unit 1: Shaping a vision of academic success for all students Unit 2: Creating a climate hospitable to education Unit 3: Cultivating leadership in others Unit 4: Improving instruction

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Simple, Small, Secure - WebHuddle 11 Great Leadership and Vision Quotes 11 Great Leadership and Vision Quotes 1. “A leader’s job is to look into the future and see the organization, not as it is, but as it should be.”

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