For Students

Ready for Remote Learning?

This one minute video shows you how to join a remote class in Google Meet through Google Classroom.

Getting Ready for Remote Instruction (for Students)

Follow these directions to make sure your Chromebook is ready for remote learning.

Chromebooks

Click on any of the images below to watch a short video tutorial.

Video: Meet Your Chromebook

How to sign into and begin using your new Chromebook

Sometimes you may want to split your screen.

video: how to clean your chromebook

A clean Chromebook is a happy Chromebook. Make sure you are cleaning it correctly.

video: chromebook accessibility tools

Accessibility tools are built into the Chromebook that can help students that have special needs. This video shows you many of those tools and how to use them.

What the keys do on your Chromebook keyboard

How to use one, two, and three fingers on your Chromebook touchpad

Night light lets you adjust the color of your screen. It helps some people with eye sensitivity.

This video show you how to take a picture of your work and add it to a Google Doc so you can turn it in to your teacher.

We also have written directions here.

This video shows you how to take a picture with your Chromebook and turn it in to Google Classroom.

Google

How to zoom your screen, use tabs, make bookmarks, and refresh a page.

Watch this video to see how to join a Google Classroom.


This video will show you how to turn in work in Google Classroom (and how to unsubmit it).

Learn how to join your teacher's Google Meets and how to use the tools.

When you are in a Meet, you may want to split your screen so you can see your class and your work at the same time.


This video shows how to use Drive Drive is the cloud-based storage for all of your school work as well as a place to create Docs, Slides, Drawings, Sheets, etc.

This video covers all the basics for getting started with Google Slides.

This video walks you through all the basics of using Gmail.

Watch this video to learn a few tips about searching that will save you time.

Wednesday Attendance Check In

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Kindergarten through 2nd grade students will be taking Wednesday attendance through their @mcps.org email address.

Students in 3rd through 5th grades will be taking attendance through a Form in Google Classroom.

Students in 6th through 12th grades will be taking attendance through a Form in Google Classroom.


Other Helpful Videos

A lot of teachers will be using Pear Deck while they are teaching. This video will help you learn how to use Pear Deck.

Many teachers will use Flipgrid. This quick video tutorial will show you everything you need to know to get started.

These written directions will walk you through what to do if you have accidentally blocked your camera and/or microphone.