Students and Staff at BWRSD leverage the power of Chromebooks to enhance teaching and learning across the district. Students in Grades 6-12 are each issued a Chromebook that can be brought home. Students in Grades 3-5 have access to a class set of Chromebooks. Students in Grades 1-2 have access to a station set of Chromebooks (and 1 station set of iPads.) Student in K have access to station sets iPads.
Chromebook keyboard features
Go to the previous page in your browsing history
Go to the next page in your browsing history
Reload/Refresh your current page
Open your page in full-screen (immersive) mode. In immersive mode you will still be able to access the omnibar and tabs when you move your pointer to the top of the screen.
Switch to your next window with the Window key
Decrease screen brightness
Increase screen brightness
Decrease the volume
Increase the volume
Search the web from the address bar. Note: This key is located on the side, where you'd normally find the Caps Lock key.
Use the touchpad to move the pointer and select items on the screen. Tap-to-click is enabled by default on your Chromebook and allows you to tap instead of clicking down on the touchpad. You can adjust how your touchpad works by going to Settings from the Chrome menu or Status area.
To move the pointer, move your finger across the touchpad.
To click, press down on the lower half of the touchpad.
To right click, click the touchpad with two fingers.
To scroll, place two fingers on the touchpad and move them up and down to scroll vertically, left and right to scroll horizontally.
To swipe, quickly move two fingers left or right to go backward or forward on web pages or while using apps.
To drag and drop, click the item you want to move with one finger. With a second finger, move the item. Release both fingers to drop the item at its new location.
What It Does
Takes a screenshot. Find image in your Downloads folder. Change default folder in Settings.
Partial screenshot. Find image in Downloads folder. Use escape key to re-do.
Zooms in. Increase font size.
Zooms out. Decreases font size.
Ctrl + Alt + ?
Shortcut Cheat Sheet. Click any highlighted key to see shortcuts for that key.
Ctrl + F
Find text within a webpage or document. Useful for finding information fast in long pages.
Ctrl + C
Ctrl + V