Free poster of Keyboard Shortcuts for Chromebooks.
Keyboard shortcuts help you save a lot of time in your day. Control L I use this a LOT! When I want to share a website I use Control L to highlight the URL and then Control C to copy the web address. Control R REFRESH the page with Control R. Control Plus It is often helpful to zoom in… Read More »3 Helpful Keyboard Shortcuts for Chrome
Google Slides is one of my favorite collaboration creativity tools. Think outside the box to go beyond presentations. Here are 5 keyboard shortcuts that are sure to increase productivity. 1) Control Shift Up Arrow I use this EVERY DAY! Control Shift Up Arrow sends an object on the slide UP to the top. (Note this works on Jamboard also). Control… Read More »Google Slides: 5 Keyboard Shortcuts
One of the most effective things you can do to become better at using the computer is to learn keyboard shortcuts. Learn one a week!! I use keyboard shortcuts in Google Drive ALL THE TIME! P to Preview It’s a toss up between P and N for which Drive shortcut I use the most. P is PREVIEW!!! Single click on… Read More »Google Drive: Keyboard Shortcuts
I found keyboard shortcuts for Jamboard to add a new sticky note and to view the version history.
My standard rule in my class is to “take a screenshot and submit to Google Classroom.” This lets me know what the student was working on and if I need to provide any support I have screenshots I can use to give advice or go over it with a student. Students can add up to 20 attachments to a Google… Read More »Chromebook- Partial Screenshot
When you are using the Internet and want to click on a link, this typically causes you to lose your place. It leaves that webpage and loads another one. Hold Down the Control Key When you hold down the Control key when you click on a link it causes it to open in a new window. This allows you to… Read More »Hold Down the Control Key on the Internet
In Google Chrome you can use Control W to close a tab or click on the x on the tab (practice the Control W!!!) But what if you accidentally close a tab? Control Shift T Control T creates a new tab and Control Shift T brings BACK a tab. It takes a little bit to get into the habit so… Read More »Bring a Tab BACK! Google Chrome
Use the Shift Key When Using Tab When filling out a Google Form (or any form) use the TAB key to move between the fields of the form. Use the mouse less! However, what if you need to go back UP the Form? Shift Tab Hold down the Shift key and press the Tab key. This will send you backwards… Read More »Shift Tab…. Go Backwards
Paste Special with Control Shift V When you copy and paste off the internet… it messes up your document. It pastes the formatting from the internet and doesn’t match what you had. Strip Formatting Normally you paste with Control V. Try also holding down the SHIFT key with that. This will match your destination formatting. If you have hot pink,… Read More »Magic Paste!! Control Shift V
Essential Skill Undo with Control Z If you do not already know Control Z today is about to be a great day that will save you hours of future heartache. On your keyboard Control Z (or Command Z on a Mac) will UNDO. Wipeout Email Have you ever been typing whole paragraphs and then suddenly… poof .. it’s gone? Your… Read More »UNDO with Control Z
Use Control T and Control W I was showing a couple of teachers from my kids school some Google things and one asked me “How did you get that tab open?” KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS! Learning keyboard shortcuts helps us to blast through our digital teacher tasks faster. Control T Control T opens a new tab. I’m surprised the T key on… Read More »Essential Teacher Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard Shortcut – Control A to Select All Keyboard shortcuts greatly improve your productivity when using the computer. I recommend learning one a week. Put your shortcut on a post it on your computer and make an effort to use it as often as possible until it becomes muscle memory. What prompted me to write this post is I was logging… Read More »Control A – Select All
Use Control K to Make a Hyperlink A hyperlink is text that you can click on to open a webpage. If I say CLICK HERE and hyperlink the text it will open to a descriptive meme template. I ask my students to keep a list of activities they do and to hyperlink to their evidence. They list the activities on… Read More »HyperlinK – Control K
Create a Google Doc in Google Drive A shortcut for creating a Google Doc is to use Shift T in Google Drive. Google Drive Start with drive.google.com or use the apps switcher (3 dot grid waffle) to choose Drive. Compose Button Instead of using the Compose button to create a Google Doc, try the keyboard shortcut! Shift T In Google Drive… Read More »Create a Google Doc – Shift T