Finder helps you organize your folders and files on your Flash Drive just like an old fashioned file cabinet.
Name your folders, files, and flash drives in a way that makes sense!
Name your flash drive: Lastname Flash
Name your folders: by the subject or topic of files in the folder
Writing - for papers you write
Science - for your science project documents
Library - for your library documents
Name your files: by the assignment and your last name
I am Poem Lastname.doc
Application: a software tool
Desktop: the main screen on your computer
Dock: the shelf at the bottom of the screen with your most used application icons
Files: each item you created in an application
Finder: the application that shows where everything is on your computer
Folder: a place to organize your files
Icons: images that represent an application or file on the computer
Menu Bar: drop down options for using the open application
Spotlight: a tool to search the computer for applications or files
Status Bar: tells the status of the computer operations like wifi
Widgets: the Mac word for icons, images that represent a application or file
Window: the box on the desktop that shows the information being used
Watch these videos to see how to use Mac desktop features.