Using technology to gather and create new sources of information and to accomplish everyday tasks is a crucial skill everyone needs in order to be successful in school, on the job, and in life. There are so many kinds of technology, and skill levels for each tool vary greatly. It is hard to keep up with all the changes and it can seem overwhelming at times.
Tech Tip is a way to share one quick tip to make us more computer literate one small tip at a time. It might be a short video, tip sheet, or even a paragraph or two. It might be a tool you were already familiar with but has an added feature you didn’t know about or it might be an introduction to a tool you did not even know about.
This week’s Tech Tip is Adobe Spark
This is a suite of three easy to use tools for digital storytelling. You can create a poster or meme using Spark Post. You can also use Spark Video to create videos quickly and easily. Spark Page creates multimedia pages similar to those created in Microsoft Sway. Shown above is a Spark Page I created with links to short videos that explain each tool.
Tip Sheet for Outlook
Microsoft Outlook Suite
At AHS/AMS we use the the Microsoft Office Suite to Create, collaborate and store information. Documents can be created in Outlook Apps and stored in the One Drive to be accessed anywhere, anytime.
Why? WIFM (What’s in it for me?)
Log on the Staff and Student Email (Linked on the district homepage below Parent Portal)
School E-mail ___________________
Same username and password as your login information for the school network
Username@student.abingtonps.org (Example: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Using Office Applications – (Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Click on the App Launcher upper left hand corner of your screen to see the APPs that are available to you. Click on the application you want to use and Open a NEW document. You can also “Share” your documents with others.
Here is a link to a quick video to explain.
What is OneDrive for Business?
For information about athletic events go to the MIAA site. It is Your one stop access for all the schedules – click “school Calendar” on the left.
Blue is home games, white is away or “general events”.
Other Helpful Sites
What Should I Read Next?
World Public Opinion
Practical Money Skills – Financial Literacy for Everyone
Great Websites for Kids
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
The Big Project
Blue is home games, white is away or “general events”
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