Take a Trip Around the World with the New Google Earth

Had a chance to check out the new Google Earth? Google Earth is a browser-based application that uses satellites and collected geographic information to show detailed images of the Earth with a 3D perspective. With Google Earth, a user can find any location on Earth, along with additional information about the searched location.  Check out…

YouTube for Students: Navigating your School Account

Wondering why you can’t view a video? Use this tutorial for step-by-step instructions to sign in for minimum viewing errors and to distinguish the rights and restrictions for VBCPS student YouTube accounts. This tutorial also helps students identify some of the interesting features YouTube has to offer, including autoplay and video resolution. Make sure you…

Team Drive – Collaboration Made Easy

Google provides all users with My Drive, but all students and staff within the VBSCHOOLS network have access to Team Drive. Team Drive is designed for collaboration and makes sharing your work with your group much easier than with My Drive. All team members have access to files added to the Team Drive and the…

Choose Your Own Adventure – Google Keep Edition

What can I do with Keep?  Need help keeping thoughts organized and keeping track of reminders, important events, and tasks that need to be done?  Use Google Keep!   Explore the Google Keep game board below to – convert images to text with Keep. quickly sort notes into categories. use Keep within Docs and Slides. draw…

Welcome, 2018 Tech Desk Support Team!

As part of the VBCPS 1-to-1 device initiative, Ocean Lakes High School was able to provide its 2100 students with devices in January 2018.  To keep up with demand, we realized we needed more students to help provide basic tech support to the students at OLHS, so we created the Tech Support Specialist service block.…