Yes, there are a LOT of them, and they are constant [especially if you use a lot of software]. But update anyway – MDS Tech suggests starting updates before you go to sleep, so you are not aware of how long it takes.
Seriously – update. You’ll save headaches!
Turn on MFA/2FA – i.e. that thing where you get a text with a code when trying to login to an account.
Turn that on where you can – no, it is not perfect, but it is a bit like adding another lock on the door so the “bad guys” can’t get in.
This is some advice that has changed over the years. Using three random words is FAR more secure than using just a few letters or numbers, and MUCH harder to guess. Some examples of decent passwords:
FredGeorgeLIzrds [note the deliberate misspelling!]
Some website will require numbers, special characters like a period or an exclamation point, etc. The common theme here is to mix up type [upper case, lower case, number, characters] and make it as long as practical. 12 characters is far more secure than 8. 24 characters might be too aggravating to type in!
PowerSchool should load and log you into your account.
Find the apple icon (picture) on the left and tap on it to find a list of your classes.
Find the class you need and tap on “Go to class” in blue on the right side of the screen.
Go to the homework area – this may vary by teacher, but is found on the left side of the screen.
Find your specific assignment. Tap on it to open.
See the worksheet on the screen? Look at the bottom right of the screen. You will see a square with an arrow pointing straight up. You will see it later on, but the box part will be larger. This is the SHARE icon. Tap on it to share this document with Notability.
Tap on the Notability icon –
Create a NEW NOTE.
Find Note Title on the screen and tap on it. Change the name of this document to a good name for this file – something so you know how to find it in Notability.
Click the blue DONE button on the right side of the keyboard.
Click on BACK (found at the upper left).
You have prepared the document to go to Notability. Tap Import on the upper right of the screen. You will see the comment “1 file sent to Notability”. Click Done.
Go to Notability, open the folder for your class. Find the file, open the file and you can then write or type the information on the screen. Continue to work until your assignment is complete. When the assignment is complete, continue to the next steps.
WOW! Your assignment is done!!
You are in
and your Assignment is open (you can see the work you completed).
Be sure your assignment is open.
Look at the upper left. Find that box with the arrow pointing straight up out of the box. Remember that is the share icon–only the box is larger. Tap on this icon.
Tap on email.
Format should be PDF (top line of this screen).
Enter your teacher’s email address in the To: section of the email – you may see her name pop up as you start to type and you can just tap on it.
Click on the blue circle with white arrow in the upper right corner of this screen to send an email to the teacher.
Email with assignment SENT!
Remember that your completed assignment is under the folder with the class name if you need to look at it.
Changing the file name is very important in locating your work to study for a test.