How To Videos

Below are "How To" guides for using some of our online resources (made with Screencastify).  If there are additional sources you would like tutorials for, or if you have a specific question, please reach out to Mrs. Caldwell at  

Using Public Library Resources

Freegal - free music (here’s a link to the Freegal brochure) 

Freading- free ebooks

Hoopla- television, films, documentaries, audiobooks

Sora/Overdrive- ebooks, audiobooks, and THOUSANDS of magazines through Libby and Overdrive  Here's a step-by-step video showing how to log in and find magazines on Libby, and one for if you would prefer to use Overdrive

Literary Reference Center- for literary criticism

Pronunciator- a new way to learn languages!  Click HERE for a step by step guide. 

Tech Help

How to make your Chrome Book work faster by deleting apps, extensions, and browsing history: Screencastify walk through of how to get rid of extensions and apps, clear your browsing history, and reset all your settings to make your Chrome Book faster: 

You can also click here for another step-by-step, but written down instead of in video form.

You can also view a Google Doc with common issues and how to fix them by clicking HERE.

Having issues with LinkIt?!  Your chromebook may need to be updated.  

Issues with GoogleMeet and Videos?  How to fix the audio if you are doing a GoogleMeet, and can't hear the sound of a YouTube video (thanks to Mrs. Healy for this video!):

How to submit assignments through Google Classroom: 

How to present in Google Meet and still see your students:

Keyboard is typing the wrong things when you hit the keys?  The keyboard language may be wrong.  To get it back to US as your keyboard, 

Teaching Tools

Snip and Sketch (SnipIt) tool: How to use this tool for screenshots, or to select a section of your screen (and here is an excellent print version of how to use this tool if you prefer reading to watching a video:

How to do a split screen with your students- to see two screens at once and see your student only AND have another screen with the whole class/teacher: For Paraprofessionals- this is a quick tutorial of how to create a separate google classroom for your student and be able to do a split screen so you can be on with the teacher and the rest of the class, and have a private classroom with your student.

How to create a FlipGrid- Creating a FlipGrid and uploading it to your Google Classroom:

How to create a Google Classroom (exactly what it sounds like!):

How to mute people in Google Meet:

How to create a virtual bookshelf or virtual room using Google Slides:

How to present in Google Meet and still see your students: 

Classroom Video on Demand (CVOD):

Creating a personal account in Classroom Video on Demand: How to sign into Classroom Video On Demand and create a profile (that links your school email to the WH Classroom Video On Demand).  As a teacher, once you do this, you will be able to add your classes and put in quizzes, save videos, etc.

How to access videos in our Library Catalog that are from CVOD:

Importing your classes: How to create a personal profile AND add in classes from Google Classroom:

How to create quizzes

(Remember- you HAVE to sign in through Wayne Hills first (the easiest way to do this is through Classlink), and THEN  sign in to your personal account (if you haven't made one, create one, and be sure to select that you are a teacher).

Using Follett Destiny to look up books/resources:

How to use Resource Lists:

How to search using Destiny:

How to Google Like a Pro: