Chromebook 101

Orientation for Student 1:1 Devices


Know Your Responsibilities

Review the Acceptable Use Policy
The use of district‐provided technology requires students to abide by all MSD policies and procedures related to the Acceptable Use Procedures for Electronic Resources local, state, and federal laws.

Check Out Your Device Tools

You will receive 3 items. Keep them safe!
Remember to be ready for learning each day:

  • Plug in and charge your device each night

  • Bring your case and charger to school with you

  • Be gentle, as screens break easily if not handled with care



Learn Tips and Tricks for Chromebooks

Check out these pages for insider information!
Chromebook Shortcuts - use these to work faster
Using Your Touchpad - learn how to navigate this selection tool
Updating Your Chromebook - get all the latest tools Google has to offer
File Downloads - what are they and how can you manage them

Getting Started in Google Drive

Learn more about Drive with this video.
Google Drive, part of Google Workspace, is a safe place to back up and access all your files. This includes documents, slideshows, spreadsheets, images and more. Easily invite others to view, edit, or leave comments on any of your files.



Accessibility Tools for Chromebooks

Learn more about helpful tools with this video.
Accessibility settings are built into all Chromebooks. Once you customize, your user’s settings follow you to any device. All you need to do is sign in, and you are ready to go.
Read more about your accessibility tools here.