New Laptop Info

Teacher Laptop Training & Resources
  • Turn on laptop, sign in example: jsmith
  • Customize your trackpad
    • Apple>Open System Preferences.
    • Choose View > Trackpad, or click the Trackpad icon.
  • Signing in to Chrome - Quick TipVideo
    • Saves your bookmarks
    • Example: jsmith@stanwood.wednet.edu
  • Spotlight Search (command-space) - Quick Tip, Video
    • Demo how to search for an application or file
  • Default Applications, Google Chrome, Microsoft
  • The Dock -  Quick Tip, Video
    • The Dock is a convenient place to access the apps you use the most
    • Apps left side | Folders, docs, website right side
    • Self Service - Quick Tip, Video
      • Enable users to install apps and settings on their own device from a user-friendly internal app store. 
    • Printer - Quick Tip
      • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click Printers & Scanners.
    • Display settings - Quick Tip
      • Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, click Displays, then click Display.
    • CrashPlan - Quick Tip, Video
      • CrashPlan is backup system that will copy files and folders that you specify to a central backup server.
      • How to Pause it
    • Care Tips - More tips from Apple
      • Use a damp, soft, lint-free cloth to clean the computer’s exterior. Avoid getting moisture in any openings. Do not spray any type of liquid directly on the computer.
      • Set your MacBook Pro on a stable work surface.
      • Keep your computer away from sources of liquids, such as drinks, sinks, bathtubs, shower stalls, and so on.
      • Secure Laptop - Never leave a laptop unattended for an extended period of time.
    • Adapters
      • Power adaptor
      • Ethernet Adapter
      • Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
    • Training Opportunity
      • Workshops - Tech Day, October 14