Accessing Google Suite of Tools on a Computer
If your teacher has you using Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, Drawing, Classroom and other tools, you can access them at home on a computer browser like Chrome by going to Google, then typing your school user name in the log-in (usually your first initial last firstname.lastname@example.org). The password is the same one that you use for your chromebook!
Accessing your account at home is easy on a computer. Just make sure that you log-out when you are done. You don’t want family members using the computer while you are logged in to Google. That just makes sense!
Accessing Google Suite of Tools on a Phone or Tablet
Whether it is a Google Doc, Sheet, or Slide, you can continue working at home, just by logging in to the Google Domain @rcpsvt.org. You can use phones to connect to your drive too by downloading Google Apps. Google Apps for Android. Google Apps for IOS After installing the apps you can enter your school user name in the log-in (usually your first initial last email@example.com). The password is the same one that you use for your chromebook!
Additional Tools Like Read and Write for Google
Read and Write for Google Chrome is a product that allows you to hear words, passages or whole documents read aloud with highlighting. There is access to text and picture dictionaries. You can also dictate text and create and listen to voice notes. We purchased this software for you to use at school and home.
To use, make sure you are using the Chrome Browser. Log into the Chrome Browser. You may have to add Read and Write for Google to the Chrome Browser. Here is a link.
This software is free to you, so please do not pay for it. Here is a link to product support.
Voice Dictation in Google Docs
It is easy to dictate a story or report using the built in features found in Google Docs. You can record your voice on a computer, but it is even easier on a phone when logged into Google Docs. Here are some directions.