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Yoga Tablets and Windows 10

TEAM Rubric Indicator
Motivating Students; Presenting Instructional Content
NETS Designer, Citizen and Facilitator
TN Standards Varies
PLC Guiding Questions
  1. What is it we want our students to learn?
  2. How will we know if each student has learned it?
  3. How will we respond when some students do not learn it?
  4. How can we extend and enrich the learning for students who have demonstarted proficiency?
Digital Citizenship Professionalism; Property
The participant will:
  • understand the Windows 10 desktop and start menu.
  • explore options for personalizing the desktop
  • understand the difference between desktop and tablet mode, and how to find relevant features
  • experience the features of Windows Ink Workspace and be able to apply them instructionally.
Success Criteria:
  • I can personalize my Windows 10 desktop.
  • I can utilize important touch gestures and Windows shortcuts.
  • I can switch my laptop from desktop mode to tablet mode and back again.
  • I can locate all desktop features in tablet mode.
  • I can locate and enable Inking Workspace on my laptop and in Microsoft Office products.
  • I can name 2 ways to use inking instructionally in my classroom.
At any point during the session, use this Padlet Page to ask any questions or address concerns you have about using Windows 10 and Inking.
"If we are going to help our students thrive, we have to move past "the way we have always done it," and create better learning experiences for our students than we had ourselves.  This does not mean replacing everything we do, but we must being willing to look with fresh eyes at what we do and ask, "Is there a better way?"  We would expect the same mindset from our students, and, as educators, that question is the first step on the path to a better future for education."
George Couros
The Innovator's Mindset:  Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity
Switching Your Projector to Your Computer or Yoga Tablet
Simply click on the Source Search button in the upper right of the remote and wait for the projector to switch sources.
Laptop Mode
Know The Basics
  • When your tablet goes to sleep, hit enter or the space bar to get to the login screen.
  • Ctrl + Alt + Del to Lock, Sign out, Change a password, and to access the Task Manager (you won't need this option).
  • Gently experiment with the 360 degree hinge feature.  Your tablet can be used as a laptop, tablet, or even as a laptop stand to watch videos.
  Get to Know Your Windows 10 Desktop
Familiarize Yourself with Task View
Task View is a good feature to be aware of when in tablet mode.  It makes it easier to switch between open programs in touch mode.
Access File Explorer
Personalize Your Desktop Start Menu
Practice using Cortana:
  1. Search "word" - Notice you get access to the program and to recent documents as well as on the internet.
  2. Practice with Cortana again...Search "student".  Explore your results.
Tablet Mode
  • Notice under the lines in the top left, you can switch your tablet view from List view to Tile view depending on your preference.
  • Also notice the message in the lower right when switching from Laptop mode to Tablet mode.  You have the choice to change the default preferences in you desire.
  • Check out your Taskbar preferences while in Tablet mode.  Click on Settings (the gear), System, then Tablet Mode to personalize.
Let's Check Out the Inking Feature
The Windows Ink Workspace button is located on your task bar as shown in this picture.
If you do not see the Inking button, right click on your task bar and select "Show Windows Ink Workspace" button.  Now click on the Inking Workspace icon.  You can us this freature with touch or with your mouse.  It is available on desktop PCs as well with Windows 10.
To Do:  Ask Cortana to search for graph paper with a coordinate plane.  Then select the Screen Sketch from the Inking tool.  Notice the menu bar sits on the top right of your screenshot.  Also notice, you are not marking on the live page, therefore, you cannot scroll or change views within the inking workspace.
A couple of extras...
  • Win + P will allow you to either duplicate or extend your screen.  (This can also be found in the Notification Center.)
  • Win + K will open up the Notification Center.
  • Check out Task View in the task bar to switch between multiple screens.
  • Snap screens to each corner to get a view of 4 different resources at the same time.
  • Check out the annotation tools provided in Microsoft Edge.