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As I announced at all of the building staff meetings I attended last summer, we are moving forward with Online Registration. While it has taken us a little longer than I thought, we launched OLR for new to the district … Continue reading
Another year is in the books! Yesterday, the technology team put the final touches on our 1,500 student MacBook airs for 2014-15 school year. It’s an amazing process to watch unfold. We started having conversations about in-take in April – … Continue reading
Last week we added in a couple of new features to PrairiePride.org that we hope staff, students and parents will find useful. We’ve added social media (Facebook, Twitter, email, and personal calendar) interaction buttons to all events on the web-based … Continue reading
I finally did something this week that I’ve been meaning to do for quite some time, I started using a password manager. The more I think about these types of tools, the more I strongly believe this is an absolutely … Continue reading
In my last post, it was pretty clear that a disproportional number of the help desk tickets we created last year were related to power adapters. From an operational stand point, our 1 to 1 laptop efforts were really successful … Continue reading
Prairie has just signed on to partner with School Messenger to provide emergency calls and text messages to our patrons and staff starting next school year. This means that parents and staff will have the option to receive an automated … Continue reading
I’ve been very pleasantly surprised by the durability and reliability of our new MacBook Air laptops both for students and for staff. When we purchased these laptops, we also purchased a supplemental insurance policy to cover repair costs. Year to … Continue reading
Last night we received an update from Campus that have some very welcome changes to Campus Messenger. The two major, structural changes are: Messenger emails can now support one attached file. All people in Campus can now have two email … Continue reading
As the start of school approaches, I find myself even more excited than usual about the new school year. Of course, this will be a special year. We are rolling out around 1,500 student laptops this fall for the first … Continue reading
Late last year, ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) released this video on Computational Thinking. While this was a new term to me, the concepts that underpin it are very familiar. I would strongly encourage everyone to spend the … Continue reading