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Any body out there using RenWeb? Looking for some good or bad feedback.

Started Jan 15, 2013 0 Replies

My school is thinking of going with RenWeb. Currently we are using Redikers Admin plus and it isn't so great. Have you ever used RenWeb?…Continue

Tags: REdiker, SIS, RenWeb

Looking for a good iPad 2 cover for school set of iPads.

Started this discussion. Last reply by J Watson Apr 3, 2012. 2 Replies

My school has just announced we are going iPad 1-to-1 next year and we are looking for a good cover to protect them. Anyone know of a good vendor? Must be student-proof (if that is possible), so must…Continue

Tags: cover, iPad, iPads

Looking for a good lab printer recommendation.

Started this discussion. Last reply by J Watson Apr 3, 2012. 1 Reply

I need a good black and white lab printer (wireless) for my lab. Needs to be able to print both sides. Does anyone have a work horse they can recommend? ThanksContinue

Technology Plan Ideas

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dr. Larry Anderson Oct 11, 2010. 19 Replies

I am the new IT manager of a small (220 students) Private Catholic HighSchool near Santa Cruz, CA. I am looking for ideas on creating aTechnology Plan. We have recently formed a committee and we are…Continue

 

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Any body out there using RenWeb? Looking for some good or bad feedback.

My school is thinking of going with RenWeb. Currently we are using Redikers Admin plus and it isn't so great. Have you ever used RenWeb?http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TFK9LNRAbove is a link to one question: What do you like/dislike about RenWeb.Thank you for your time.James See More
Jan 15, 2013
J Watson replied to J Watson's discussion Looking for a good iPad 2 cover for school set of iPads.
"Great thanks, did you ever get them to put your school logo on them?  Thanks"
Apr 3, 2012
Melissa Scott replied to J Watson's discussion Looking for a good iPad 2 cover for school set of iPads.
"Hi James, Don't need book like to make "student-proof." We have 400 iPads and we purchased handstand covers with the protective shield. They have been FANTASTIC! They are a bit pricey...we did not pay full price as we bought in bulk.…"
Apr 3, 2012
J Watson replied to J Watson's discussion Looking for a good lab printer recommendation.
"Just purchased a Brother HL-5370DW very happy with it. Does both sides and lives on our WiFi network. "
Apr 3, 2012
J Watson posted a discussion

Looking for a good iPad 2 cover for school set of iPads.

My school has just announced we are going iPad 1-to-1 next year and we are looking for a good cover to protect them. Anyone know of a good vendor? Must be student-proof (if that is possible), so must be book like to protect the screen. Anyone know of anyone?Thanks,James See More
Apr 3, 2012
J Watson posted a discussion

Looking for a good lab printer recommendation.

I need a good black and white lab printer (wireless) for my lab. Needs to be able to print both sides. Does anyone have a work horse they can recommend? ThanksSee More
Jan 18, 2012
John J Caprice replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"HA! I knew it! I was always more fond of Peter Cushing as Dr. Who.....from Hammer Films. Now, I am curious about your new icon.....Don't tell me, I love a mystery! Check out my post on the word "like"....That was a true 18 year…"
Oct 11, 2010
cprofitt replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"Excellent general guideline to the components of a technology plan. It will be good to see the revised plan; I hope it takes in to account NETS-S, NETS-T and NETP 2010."
Oct 10, 2010
cprofitt replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"Yes it is a picture of Doctor Who - Tom Baker"
Oct 10, 2010
John J Caprice replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"Thats a question for J Watson to answer.... Indeed, Intro to Computer and Infrmation Sciences would be a wortwhile course. I wouldn't declare any Science or for that matter any core HS course as "merely" Introductions, but rather,…"
Oct 10, 2010
cprofitt replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"I do not believe that very many K-12 students would get to discrete mathematics; perhaps the same number that take Calculus. Funny that you mention Descartes, he is one of my favorite philosophers. I agree with you that K-12 builds on previous…"
Oct 9, 2010
John J Caprice replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"Hmmm...I had to beef up on the Discrete Mathematics and once again I have a minor course correction. The design and construct of a device is engineered, which is not defined by discrete mathematics but rather predates logic theory by nearly 300…"
Oct 9, 2010
cprofitt replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"A great deal of computational maths is actually discrete mathematics, not calculus. I think Elmo's are not likely to be replaced by iPads -- it is hard to show certain things via an iPad while Elmo's excel with that. Infrastructure can be…"
Oct 9, 2010
John J Caprice replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"Dear CP! I gain a great deal insight from our discussions. And once again, I agree with your points, but with a caveat or two. Network infrastructure has never been a field of study for me, SO,,,,I never even thought about it. Of course! That makes…"
Oct 9, 2010
cprofitt replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"Actually the teacher may need to arrange their room based on the infrastructure. Too often the rooms with resources skewed across the room are that way due to a lack of cooperation. In many cases I have seen teachers demand that their desk and…"
Oct 9, 2010
cprofitt replied to J Watson's discussion Technology Plan Ideas
"Well... If we want to equip a school to start using technology or teaching it then the order of things, for me, would be: Infrastructure - Wired or Wireless is a matter of debate that we can engage in later, but without connectivity for devices…"
Oct 9, 2010

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