The Top New iOS 11 Features for iPad and iPhone

Apple released iOS 11, its newest operating system for iPad and iPhone, on September 19. Below are the top iOS 11 features important for students and teachers. Control Center redesign An extended iPad Dock with multitasking functionality A new Files app similar to Finder on a Mac laptop Finally! In iOS 11, you can create a screen […]

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iPad Starter Guide by Apple

  This is a free, interactive iBook that includes getting started tips, how to work with the iPad, and creativity ideas. Click on the book image above or here to download a copy in iBooks. “iPad opens up new, engaging ways of teaching and learning. This guide shows educators who are new to iPad how to navigate […]

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Google Apps: How to share files or folders

Google Sharing Basics Any type of file can be stored in Google Drive on your computer and online. Non-Google files like Word, Excel, or Powerpoint, can be shared from Google Drive, but the files can not be edited in Drive, either by the user or collaboratively. Microsoft files must be downloaded and edited in the corresponding application. To […]

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How to Create your GPS Google Drive Account

All GPS students and employees have access to a GPS Google Apps account. If you are logging into your GPS Google Drive account for the first time, you will connect through MyGPS. For more information on Google Drive and G Suite for Education, click here. How to create your GPS Google Apps account Open Chrome. If you have a personal […]

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Bug in iOS 9 Causes Links to Crash

Update 4/1/16 Yesterday Apple released iOS 9.3.1 which includes bug fixes, including the bug that was causing links to crash. To update, go to Settings > General > Software Update to download. _________________________________________________________________________ If you are having trouble with web links not working when you tap them on your iOS 9 enabled iPhone or iPad, […]

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The Best New Features in iOS 9

Apple released iOS 9.3 on March 21, 2016 – another update for the iPhone & iPad operating system. Below are 6 new features you don’t want to miss! 1. Night Shift “Many studies have shown that exposure to bright blue light in the evening can affect your circadian rhythms and make it harder to fall asleep. Night Shift uses […]

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How to Backup Files from Notability (Notes App)

Open the Notability app to the All Notes page. Tap the Gear (settings) icon on the bottom left of the screen. Tap on your choice of backup method (e.g., Google Drive or Dropbox). Sign in to your account. Tap Accept. Tap Ok. Your Notability notes will now start the backup process.

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How to Backup Your iOS Device to iCloud or iTunes

This is a copy of an article from Apple available here. About iCloud Backup iCloud backups include nearly all data and settings stored on your device. iCloud backups don’t include: Data that’s already stored in the cloud, like contacts, calendars, notes, My Photo Stream, and iCloud Photo Library Data stored in other cloud services, like […]

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Curbi for iPad: “Curb, Block, Watch”

Can I put a time limit on my child’s iPad use at home? There is not a time limit setting that comes installed on the iPad by default, but parents can install an app called Curbi to add functionality like time limit profiles for bedtime and study, specific website blocking, and restrictions. These will remain in place while your daughter is at home. This functionality […]

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