Friday, September 9, 2011

Windows 7 tips

As a district, every computer (now almost 8000 staff and student computers) went to Win7 operating system. For some this has been a 2nd order change.
I ran across this blog post with some simple tips that almost everyone can learn from to navigate this new interface more effeciently.

Have a great weekend!

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Change has come!

I have to give big props to our Teacher/Librarians in the Sioux City High Schools!  They have started this year with a bang and really have shown us how important our library's are to the technology integration in the classroom.
With the 1:1 rollout now 3 weeks old, it is amazing to see how quickly students, teachers and library's adapt to change.
There is a post here:
about what NOT to do in your school media center.  Our teacher/librarians have taken the opposite approach and reached into to the messy business of integrating technology and learning together.  Neat and quiet doesn't describe our HS media centers.  I don't think it should.