LOG ON: HastingsApps
By leveraging the power of Google’s online,
tools, Hastings Apps gives all 4-12
students access to a robust and secure platform for collaboration with their
teachers and other students. Specifically, Hastings Apps
includes tools for email, word processing, spreadsheets, and
presentations. In this way it functions
like an online version of Microsoft Office®. It is important that our students practice using these tools to better
prepare them for expectations of post secondary institutions and the “real
technology team has carefully configured the system to maximize its use while
preserving a secure online environment for students. All emails are scanned for potentially
malicious content. As with other
technology systems, the best defense is effective supervision of students while
they use technology and education for students about safe online
practices. Hastings Apps provides a wonderful opportunity to discuss digital
citizenship with our students and provides them with an opportunity to begin
developing their “professional” digital footprint.
identified many creative uses for Hastings Apps and have integrated them into their courses.
the activities include:
- Students creating and collaborating on documents,
spreadsheets and presentations;
- Students submitting homework electronically (reducing
paper and printing consumption);
- Teachers interacting with students electronically
commenting directly on student work.
If you are
experiencing difficulty with your HastingsApps
Account verify the following settings.
- Log out and
log back in.
- Verify that
you are using the correct domain.
- If you still
are having difficulty contact HastingsApps Support: firstname.lastname@example.org
USING WINDOWS ALT KEYS FOR SPECIAL SYMBOLS
If you need to include symbols in your GoogleDoc, refer to this link.
HOW TO USE GOOGLE TAKEOUT
Google enables users to download all of their data for backup or to
transfer to another account, including a personal gmail account. If you
are leaving or graduating from Hastings Public Schools and would like to
save your data, Google has a “Takeout” tool for this purpose.
Click Here for Step by Step Instructions