Category Archives: 1:1

Experimenting the 1:1 initiative at WHS

Genius Hour

I stumbled upon this concept while reading Edutopia, Why “20% Time” is Good for Schools for some “flipping classroom” work.    It brought me back to a Google visit I had a couple of years ago in Cambridge.  I remember how powerful … Continue reading

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Adobe Acrobat Pro: Tool to create documents that students can annotate

If you are interested in converting the documents that you have scanned with your department copier to a document that students can annotate, please make an appointment with Troy to have CS5/CS6 installed on your computer. As you are aware, … Continue reading

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Read&Write for Google

Last March I introduced the Chrome Web Store. At the Google Summit I was introduced to Read&Write for Google.  This is a fantastic Chrome extension for anyone who struggles with reading.  It is a good alternative to Kurzweil, and is … Continue reading

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LANSCHOOL Update

Here are updated instructions on how to set up and begin to use LanSchool.  We expect an upgrade in February which should resolve any black screens that you may see.  Most teachers have been able to use the application even without … Continue reading

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1:1 Macbook Air Distribution Presentation

We started at 8am Monday morning August 20th and still have four more sessions before the distribution is complete.  We have distributed about 50 percent of the computers.  Here is the presentation that we gave at the mandatory class for … Continue reading

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Creating Course Calendars for Students to Access Online

Our 1:1 Learning Initiative is underway.  We began to distribute the macbook airs last Monday.  I have encouraged students to use their student google calendar.  If you, as a teacher create a calendar for each of your courses, students can … Continue reading

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Software that will be on student Macbook Air in September:

Here is a link to the list of software that will be on student laptops in September. I will update this list if additional software applications get loaded.

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