Applications and Instruction Page

In the evolution of this course I have designed it to be very reliant on technology to assist in your learning, you will need to learn how to use your student Gmail accounts and need a program to view Microsoft Power Point. If you do not have access to a computer at home, do not worry as the RHS library is open to you during tutorials, with a pass, and after school everyday unless other wise posted.

Here are some links to programs that will greatly assist in your learning.

 

Google Drive will be a very necessary cloud based drive space that will assist in collaboration and productivity. itunes or Android Play

For Google Drive Instructions please go to this link

Remind 101 will be used to remind students of homework assignments. Parents here is a link to watch for more info.

Google Chrome or Mozilla’s Firefox  are some options for web browsers which I have found to be far more useful and integrate well with Zotero and Google Drive.Chrome for  itunes or Android Play

To read and annotate pdf’s we will be using DocHub, it is a Chrome app and can be found in the Chrome App Store. Here is a video tutorial to assist in learning this effective program.

Diigo is an application we will use to bookmark, highlight, and organize online research and share that research in a collaborative manner. Here is a video tutorial to assist in learning this program.

StudyBlue will be a great way to be on top of your vocabulary and download the app from both smart phone markets.

Edmodo will be essential for you to download and keep on your smart phone, tablet, or computer.  itunes or Android Play

Dropbox will be a very necessary cloud based drive space that will assist in collaboration and productivity. If you want a shared folder for public classroom materials, please email your instructor and download the dropbox app to your laptop, smartphone, or tablets.

Open Office if you do not have a word processing or PowerPoint like viewer

PDF Creator is an open source software that has the capabilities printing out the necessary PDF files required for this course.

VLC is an open source software that has the capabilities of playing all the media files required for this course.

QR Codes will be used during the course of the year and it is recommended that we use Norton Snap. Android Play  and for itunes 

Zotero will greatly assist you in cataloguing and creating your annotated bibliographies. It is an open source program and is free to use.

Khan Academy and Welkernomics are some useful Android and I-Phone Applications that will serve you will to download as study aids.

Mint is a very useful application we will use to learn about personal finance.

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