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New Director of Technology

At the end of June, I’ll be stepping away from my role as Director of Technology and Communications for the ADM Schools.  That said, I’m excited to welcome Jason Deal as my replacement.  Jason has worked in the educational technology … Continue reading

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Next Generation Technology Plan

The ADM School District’s Next Generation Technology committee has released its recommendations for district technology during the final six years of the current voter-approved Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL).  This 13-member committee includes district teachers, administrators, parents, a board member, … Continue reading

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Redundant Internet Connection

It has been a long time since I’ve added a post to the ADM Technology blog. It’s not that there has been nothing for me to write about, but rather that it has been busy behind the scenes and there has … Continue reading

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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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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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