Monthly Archives: April 2014

Exploring a Website Redesign

In an effort to improve the usability and attractiveness of our website for members of the school community and the public, the district’s strategic communications planning committee is working through the early stages of a process that will result in … Continue reading

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ADM Hosting Central Iowa Technology Directors

I think that one of the best ways to keep on top of the ever-changing worlds of educational and administrative technologies is to participate in and interact with a community of people who are struggling with the same challenges.  As … Continue reading

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New PLTW Computer Science Offering

The ADM School District is excited to be welcoming Mrs. Robin West as our new high school computer science and technology teacher for the coming year, and we’re also excited about the new computer science curriculum that she’ll be teaching.  ADM … Continue reading

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Summer Work Requests and Maintenance Plans

The technology department calendar is filling up quickly!  As we approach the end of the year, I’d like to request that any summer work requests – reorienting projectors in rooms, network cabling, hardware or software installation – be submitted via … Continue reading

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Print Reduction and Flipped Classrooms: April 18th, 2014

On Monday of this week, I offered an optional tech PD session focusing on print reduction and flipped classrooms, which – as always – I recorded for posting on the blog.  After I posted it, however, I realized that while … Continue reading

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Print Reduction PD Session: April 14th, 2014

On April 14th, I offered an optional technology PD session that was billed as focusing on the somewhat counterintuitive combination of reducing print usage and flipping your classroom.  While I had originally intended that the session be focused solely on … Continue reading

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Adel Elementary Classroom Visits: April 15th, 2014

One of the things that I enjoy most about my job is that I get to do some small part in helping to provide kids with an outstanding public education, which is the goal of everything that we do here at … Continue reading

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