Ridge Tech & Learning

11 April 2016

Technical News

Chromebooks now connect to CCS-Registered instead of CCS-Guest. Next year, CCS-Registered will be the only SSID broadcasted. This will increase the number of IP licenses available for our many, many devices at once.

Other changes for PCs next year:
  • Default browser will be Chrome and NOT Internet Explorer
  • Default search engine will be Google; Bing will be allowed because it's needed for some Office 365 applications.
  • Yahoo! and other search engines will be blocked
  • Yahoo! email will be inaccessible on the school network
  • Continue with Windows 7
  • Migrate to Microsoft Office 16

A Better Way to Submit Google Drive Docs in Canvas & SpeedGrade Them

An easy fix to using BOTH Google Drive and Canvas. Read the article below.

How HRHS is Using Canvas

This semester, we have 24 teachers and 1,141 students using Canvas. See graph below for number of page views by category.
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Upcoming Professional Development

PD - Discovery Education's Spotlight on Strategies

Tuesday, April 19th, 11:30am

7321 Raging Ridge Road

Harrisburg, NC

Spotlight on Strategies - Creative, research-based instructional strategies, presented by teachers for teachers. These simple instructional strategies incorporate digital media in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.

Room 504 - During Bull A - REGISTER IN CARE

PD - Discovery Education's Spotlight on Strategies

Wednesday, April 20th, 11:30am

7321 Raging Ridge Road

Harrisburg, NC

Spotlight on Strategies - Creative, research-based instructional strategies, presented by teachers for teachers. These simple instructional strategies incorporate digital media in meaningful, effective, and practical ways.

Room 442 - During Bull A - REGISTER IN CARE