Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tech Questions: iPad Printing

iPads – and tablets in general – are wonderful devices, offering a form factor that is simpler to use than a full computer, but more functional than a smartphone or iPod.  That said, they have become – in many ways … Continue reading

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Managing Contacts in Google

I’ve received several questions lately about managing contacts and email lists in Google Apps, and rather than reinvent the wheel by creating my own set of instructions, I’ve decided to link to this very detailed set of instructions created by … Continue reading

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Tech PD: Quizlet

This session (below) introduces a quick and easy online flashcard site, which allows for quick creation of quizzes and review sessions, and includes access to a variety of card sets already created by other teachers.  This is a recording of … Continue reading

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Tech Questions: Why do you require use of the ADMSupport system for technology support requests?

The answer to this question can be summed up with a handful of numbers: Support Requests (8/20/12 to 2/11/13):  962 Average Time to Resolution: 21 hours, 59 minutes Average Work Time per Request: 1 hour, 16 minutes In 111 school days since … Continue reading

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Screencast Development Session

This is a recording of an optional technology PD session that I led on 1/24/13 focusing on screencast creation.  This session introduces you to the concept of recording your screen (along with audio) from a computer or an iPad, which … Continue reading

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Tech Question: how many devices does the wireless network support?

One of the questions I’ve heard with relative frequency is that of how many computers we have in the district.  While the district owns roughly 1,000 devices, not all of them are on all the time (especially mobile cart devices), … Continue reading

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Screencasting Presentation PowerPoint

This is the PowerPoint file that I used along with my presentation about developing screencasts on 1/24/13. Screencasting 01-24-13

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