Date: September 25, 2018
Place: Riverdale Library
This session will begin by covering the basic layout and user interface of Windows 10, focusing on the desktop features as well as helpful shortcuts and gestures. You will then explore laptop connectivity, the Workspace Inking features, and focus on its instructional use in the classroom.
Click HERE to open this session's padlet and answer the Bell Work question. Also, use this to post questions you have about Windows 10/Laptop Connectivity anytime during today's session.
Know The Basics
When your PC goes to sleep, hit enter to get to the login screen
Ctrl+Alt+Del to sign out
Search bar activity:
Search “Word” – notice you get access to the program and to recent documents.
Search “student”. It will search for the word in your documents as well as on the internet.
Switch to TABLET MODE
Tablet Mode Tips
· In tablet mode, the entire desktop becomes the start menu. Use file explorer to access desktop files.
· Go to Settings – System – Tablet Mode to personalize
· If you go back to desktop mode but do not see your desktop, you may need to switch back and forth between modes once or twice. Sometimes it gets “stuck” in tablet mode.
Task 6: Inking with Microsoft Office
Open a blank PPT presentation or one you have available
Above the ribbon in your Office products, you can engage the touch layout:
You can also use the Draw tab on the ribbon to use Inking features in Office product.
If you do not see the Draw tab, right click on the ribbon, and select “Customize Ribbon.” Check the box to show “Draw” in your ribbon:
Practice in tablet mode – Draw on presentations. Be sure not to save the PPT with the drawings, as they will remain on the presentation.
Connecting Laptop to Projector/TV
Basics: must have a Windows 10 laptop & Wireless Display Adapter installed on projection device.
First, direct your display device to the source where your adapter is connected. Projectors, use your Source Search. TV's use your various input jacks.
Second, select your Action Center and select "Connect"
Third, select the appropriate device from the list that appears and wait for it to connect.
Troubleshooting: this process works 90% of the time, but several factors play a role. Let's talk about some troubleshooting we can do to ensure we can use this in class.