Tech Newsletter

November 2013 Edition 2

Technology Department News

New Timeline Same Plan

The roll out of the new computers has been delayed but the process will remain the same (see Rolf's e-mail titled Computer Shuffle). We are stuck on the step "both computers will remain side by side on your desk for a couple days." Once the word comes down that Mike can move forward on imaging, we will be ready to go.

Microsoft Office 2011

Microsoft Office 2011 will be installed on our new computers replacing Office 2008 that we have been using with our current computers. Below are links for Interactive Guides for Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Spelling Curriculum Flipcharts

Flipcharts for the new spelling curriclum will be available on December 4th through the Promethean Share website.

Tech Training Opportunities

Promethean Training Series - Finishing Up

Randy Edinger will present the final morning of training on Thursday, November 21 from 8-8:45am. Everyone is invited. All who have attended any of the training will get clock hour credit.

AHapps Basics

Marilyn is planning to do some short training sessions on using AHApps beginning in December. Watch for further details.

Oxbow Creek Technology Committee

Next Meeting is November 22

We will be discussing the computer roll out, plans for the laptops, AHapps and the Chromebooks and other teacher requests and concerns. Please talk to your Rep before the 22nd if you have a request or concern.