THEME: No Excuses! from the movie "October Skies". If you don't know something
about technology, look it up! Check out
YouTube it! Google it! Become a self-motivated learner as a model for your
Technology Available to you
Teachers may check out a
netbook or Dell Laptop
Teachers have opportunity
to get an iPad2 (iPad Criteria)
Teachers may follow BYOT
policies and THEN bring their own devices to school
Teachers may request new
technology tools after first 3 weeks of school
Technology Policies & Federal Laws
New AUP Policies (All Grade Levels)
Resources available to you
Practices & Professional Development - online, in small groups, one-on-one
Levels of Technology Integration & H.E.A.T. Tools
PDAS Region VII:
GT & Technology Training
All faculty members have: email, network
folders, blog space (TigerTube), Web page space (Joomla), Online Instructional
space (Epsilen & Moodle), dedicated computer and ability to request any
Classroom printers and print cartridges
are responsibility of campus funds (ask campus secretary)
Projector bulbs are responsibility of
campus funds (do NOT leave projector running when not in use)
Contract & Care
All teachers have ability to teach
online - place lessons, recordings, videos for student instruction online
POLICIES and LAWS:
CIPA, DOPA, and Arp ISD
(Acceptable Use Policy)
Who is responsible for student behavior
on the computer? CIPA & DOPA
Who logs onto a computer? When can a
teacher log on for a student?
When can students surf the Web?
When can students use email?
When can students play on a computer?
When can students be sent to a computer
When can students play games on the
When can teachers show Hollywood
When can teachers show cartoons?
What happens if a new student comes to
Do I turn my computer off at night?
BESS Filter & How it Works -- Requests
for Opening Sites & Teacher Bypassing for Students
No substitute will use technology tools
without specific written instruction in the lesson plan
No movies will be shown unless
following copyright laws
Website, Network Folders, & Share
How to locate information on the Arp
ISD Website (Email, District Forms, GradeSpeed, Campus Site, Google,
District Calendar, etc.)
Network Personal Folder, or Dropbox
or SWL, Google Docs, etc.
Keeping Desktop Clear
Do NOT SAVE to Computer (Documents)
- Software you are ALLOWED to load. Nothing ELSE!
Location of Technology in Your Classroom
Additional Technology Tools for your
Classroom - use twice a year survey
Available Technology Tools on your campus
|Dust & Germs
Computer Systems are Dust Magnets:
KEEP Technology Tools CLEAN- You are responsible for
your technology tools
- Clean around your computers at least ONCE a Week.
Spend time keeping them dust free.
- Do NOT use an old "ratty" nasty, dirty mouse pad.
You are rolling dirt into the mouse. If an optical mouse....you don't need
a mouse pad. Keep table surface clean.
- Keyboards are not for catching bread crumbs, eraser
dust, or coke spills.
- Clean computer with sanitizing wipes -- DO NOT
SPRAY anything towards a computer, keyboard or screen.
- Flat Screens have special cleaning brushes...do not
use fingers to touch the screen.
- Keep printers free of dust and toner
- Lock or Log Off Your computer --Keeps
confidentiality and protect computer from being stolen
- Surge protectors & pencil sharpeners,
heaters, refrigerators, fans = NO! NO!
- Never plug another appliance into the surge
protector. There is NO protection between the outlets on a surge
strip. The only protection is from the wall to the strip.
|Windows Update Server -
pushes updates out at night - if you see the "update shield" click on it
and allow updates - which may require a reboot.|
- Make sure the program is loaded, updated, and
- Spyware QuickStarts
- Norton Symantec -- Make sure it is loaded,
up-to-date, and running. If NOT, contact Laramie
- MalwareBytes.com - maleware remover
- Make sure it is loaded and running
- GradeSpeed is Web-based and
Published to the world. Parents can now view their children's grades.
They will need to fill out an online form. This form is offered online -
- Grade student work and post
updated grades by Tuesday Evening of each week!
- Attendance will NOT be taken on the
computer for the FIRST week of school. You can print out YOUR OWN
roster and take attendance from it for the first week.
- Run Outlook on your OWN machine (Where you
get Mail) otherwise use Web Mail!!!
|Search Review & Research
Workshops will be available.|
IMPORTANT FORMS to Fill out
For questions please contact: Dr. Joy