Category Archives: Technology Information

ADM Hosting Regional Technology Directors

ADM will host the Heartland Area Education Agency’s (AEA) district technology directors meeting on Friday, February 26th in our new professional development room within the district’s administrative center. These meetings provide area technology directors with a chance to learn about … Continue reading

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ADM Innovates Internal Grant Applications are Live

The ADM Innovates internal technology grant program is now live for the 2016-17 school year.  All ADM teachers are eligible to apply (as individuals or as groups) for project funding for any amount up to $5,000.  This year, $7,500 will … Continue reading

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Data Center Relocation

The ADM Schools administrative offices – including technology department offices – moved to a newly-renovated facility at 215 North 11th Street in Adel in January of 2016.  In advance of the move, we in the technology department were busy getting … Continue reading

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What are Chromebooks?

Chromebooks have become ubiquitous in the education sector, but I’m often met with confusion when I mention a Chromebook to somebody outside of the school setting.  Here at ADM, we’ve deployed almost 300 Chromebooks over the past few years, with … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping: Savings for Students, Parents, & Teachers

One of the nice things about being associated with a school – whether a student, parent, or staff member – is that you can often get better deals on technology than might be available to the general public.  Here are … Continue reading

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Denial of Service Attack Affects ADM

We recently had an internet service disruption due to an attack against a district who also uses an internet connection that is aggregated through Heartland AEA via the Iowa Communications Network (ICN).  After communicating out basic details of the disruption … Continue reading

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Embedding Videos and Images in Moodle

You can embed videos from YouTube into your ADM Schools Moodle page, as well as insert images and audio files. Embedding a Video from YouTube (or other online services) Find your video on YouTube or another online service, and copy … Continue reading

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