Thursday, April 26, 2012

Do Kids Really Need Homework?

Create an Assignment in Turnitin

Turnitin - Create an Account

Evernote Tutorial #6 Clipper

Evernote tutorial #5: Search

Evernote tutorial #4: Tags

Evernote Tutorial #2: Notes

Evernote Tutorial #1: The Basics

Evernote at The Montclair Kimberley Academy

Go Google: Google Drive

Monday, April 23, 2012

Freeze And Forget: Faronics Deep Freeze + Dell KACE

Here is a good article on how to create an environment that is set it and forget it. You can save a ton of tech work orders by using Deep Freeze from Faronics and now you can make it even better as Dell has team up with Faronics to create an even better solution to work station management.

Freeze And Forget: Faronics Deep Freeze + Dell KACE:

Saturday, April 14, 2012

EPB Fiber Optics Project - Chattanooga Tennessee

FttH Turn Key PoP Solution

Community Fiber Networks Are Faster, Cheaper Than Incumbents

Digging into the reality of community broadband - we compare the broadband prices and speeds of community networks to incumbent providers, using examples from North Carolina that are representative of modern community fiber networks. Incumbent providers including AT&T, Comcast, and Time Warner Cable want to outlaw these networks even as many, including the Federal Communications Commission, recognize the clear benefits of allowing communities to decide locally whether such an investment makes sense.

FTTH Tutorial

This is a few years old, it was created in 2009 but it gives you the idea of were we are going.

Dr. Michio Kaku: "The World in 2030"

Tech Support: How to set up a passcode lock on your iPad or iPad 2

An Introduction to iOS Management

We take a look at three workflows that could be applied to many challenges organizations encounter in this emerging space. As significant portions of these workflows are not possible with mobile device management solutions, these example cases explore a more rounded approach to automating iOS management.

10 Must Have iPad Apps

Visual Recording on the iPad

A brief overview of how to use the iPad for visual recording/notetaking. Includes things to consider when doing this; how this is different from traditional (paper-based) visual recording; and comparisons of four tools (Ideas, AirSketch, Brushes, and SketchbookPro).

Kindergarten iPad Use at St. John Lutheran School

How IPads can fit in to a Kindergarten classroom.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

The iPAD vSphere Management App VMware

New iPad App to manage your entire vSphere environment. So 'soon' you can use your iPad besides your win32 vSphere client to manage your servers, including possible features like vmotion and SRM interaction. How cool is that!!

Chrome OS vs. Joli OS

Saturday, April 7, 2012

New Ruckus Product Video

Campbell Union School District

Campbell Union School District (Campbell USD), located in the heart of Silicon Valley, needed to find and acquire a budget-friendly Wi-Fi solution with a viable long-term total cost of ownership. With a small staff and only a few weeks to deploy, the installation and configuration needed to be fast and simple. The result - Campbell USD deployed 50% less Ruckus Wi-Fi product than what was recommended by the competitors.

Ruckus Wi-Fi at St. Vrain Valley School District

Ruckus Wireless 90 sec promo

Rukus wireless BYOD

Griffin Survivor Case vs. Otterbox Defender for iPad 2

Apple iPad : Kraken Case Demo

6 Premium Protective Cases for your Apple iPad 2 from MonoPrice.com

Netflix CEO Predicts Gigabit to the Home by 2021

Kids of Today vs 1980's Technology (HD)

New School: iPads and iPods in the Classroom

21st-Century Learning Creates New Roles for Students -- and Parents | Edutopia

The changing role of all of us in education from the school to the family.
21st-Century Learning Creates New Roles for Students -- and Parents | Edutopia

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Rick Wormeli: Defining Mastery

Rick Wormeli: Gradebooks

How do you represent the evidence of students' learning in the differentiated classroom? Rick Wormeli, author of Fair Isn't Always Equal and Differentiation: From Planning to Practice, offers his advice on how revisit your current methods and to incorporate standards-based grading.
This video is part of the Fair Isn't Always Equal site at Stenhouse Publishers: www.stenhouse.com/fiae

Rick Wormeli: Redos, Retakes, and Do-Overs, Part One and Two

Rick Wormeli: Redos, Retakes, and Do-Overs, Part One



Rick Wormeli: Redos, Retakes, and Do-Overs, Part Two

Grant Wiggins on Learning from Feedback

Grant Wiggins describes how encouraging feedback from his students helped him to become a better teacher.

What is UbD? Grant Wiggins Answers, with Video Cases

An overview - with examples from schools - of Understanding by Design, by co-author Grant Wiggins

Monday, April 2, 2012

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I am the Director of Technology at a K-12 School system.