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Windows 7 Features Overviewclick for timer

 

Ready to learn some of the new features of Windows 7 to help you work faster and more efficiently? Click here to start a tutorial of the key new features in Windows 7. As you work through the pages of the tutorial, be sure to watch the videos, read the descriptions, and click on the hot spots in the interactive graphics.

Complete these sections before taking the quiz below: Lessons 1, 4, and 6!

 

twoTest your knowledge of Windows 7 with this online quiz! Print the results page and give it to Mr. Biggs.

threeNow that you have learned how to get around in Windows 7, it is time for you to learn some more about working efficiently in Windows 7. Your next job is to watch one of the videos below and then be ready to show the class one new thing in Windows 7 that will make them better computer users. You have exactly 8 minutes to research your topic and then prepare Sto share with the class. Be sure to have an example ready to show the class.

Windows 7 Videos

If your last name starts with the letters A-F, watch this video:

Finding Your Files in Windows 7

You can find a GREAT written tutorial on finding files in Windows 7 by clicking here.

If your last name starts with the letters G-M, watch this video:

Making a Desktop Background Slide Show

You can find a GREAT written tutorial on creating a desktop background slide show in Windows 7 here.

If your last name starts with the letters N-S, watch this video:

Organizing Your Photos with Windows Live Photo Gallery

You can find a GREAT written tutorial on tagging your pictures to make them easier to find.

If your last name starts with the letters T-Z, watch this video:

Using Internet Explorer 8

You can find some GREAT written tips about Internet Explorer 8 by clicking here.

 

 

New Updates!

For the past few weeks I've been working to put together a site for our teachers in Lake Stevens to easily find sample SBA questions that help them understand how students will be tested each year. This often leads to deeper understanding of the standards themselves. Click on over to the SBA Samples site and easily find all the CCSS Standards by grade level and any sample questions in the format used on the Smarter Balanced Assessment.