"This school year we have created individual network accounts for students in our junior-senior high school. I have recently received a couple of legitimate requests from teachers regarding shared file storage for students in their…"
"I am a computer teacher at a K-5 school and I begin teaching keyboard starting with the kindergarteners. In fact I work in keyboarding all through K and 1st so that by the end of 1st grade students can comfortably use the keyboard to write many…"
"In the preschool age, I like to use things that will develop their mouse skills. There seems to be quite a good number of these types of activities online. They basically teach the kids to move the mouse and click to create some action. Might be…"
"Yes. It's so handy. On the due date, I open it up and grade it ... ready or not. This has been a wonderful lesson to them about hitting deadlines.
The elementary kids are too young for Google, unless your district gets in on Google Apps…"
"I am an avid gmail user and I like google sites. I teach elementary school computer class and I have to get signed permissions for the kids to have email accounts and that's an issue I have to weigh very carefully. I know that a…"
This sounds great. I, however, am a Google freak. My older kids have Gmail accounts and can share their work with me without having to attach them to emails. Also, I don't have to download file after file. The younger ones still email…"
Tech guy by training, K-5 computer teacher by serendipity. Currently in my 6th year teaching 850 kids weekly.
Teach Typing, Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Moviemaker, Photostory, Photofiltre, Image editing, Internet, Webcams, digital video cams, etc.
Integrate the above with themes related to writing, journeys, weather, science, social studies, city wildlife, dinosaurs, biographies, lifecycle, and whatever else I can do to leverage technology to enhance learning.
Setup and configure my lab with XP pro desktops and Windows server 2003 so that kids can have their own home directories for their files.
Use an Open Source Php webserver for our intranet to create web galleries, video galleries,, online quizzes and link lists to websites.
Use Open Source lab management program to wake, logoff, shutdown, blank screens and restart lab computers.
Bachelors Degree in Lan/ Wan networking.
Microsoft Certified Professional.
Comptia A+ certified IT tech,
Comptia Network + certified.
Apple Certified Professional OS X Leopard.
Masters Degree in Ed Tech. In Progress.
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Happy New Year! I was wondering if you have any middle or high school contacts who would be interested in participating in a nationwide Vocab Video Contest @ MIT university. We'd really like to get more students involved from California!
You can view contest details at BrainyFlix.com Please let me know. Thanks!