MHS Technology News

Aug. 30 - Sept. 4

I am excited to serve MHS this year. I can help you with the following:

  • Google Classroom
  • Google Apps for Education (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar, Sites, Blogger, etc.)
  • iPads
  • ePortfolios
  • Web 2.0 Tools
  • Formative Assessment Tools
  • iMovie, GarageBand, iBooks, iTunesU
  • Anything else you want to explore!

iPad Sessions this Week

Tuesday, Sept. 1 - An introduction to the iPad - Room D 110

This session is designed for teachers that are new to using an iPad. We will begin 10 minutes after the tardy bell and go for about 45 minutes each period. I will be available the entire period if you would like to stay for some additional help. We will cover the following topics:


  • How to download apps

  • How to rearrange apps

  • How to make folders of apps

  • Taking photos and video

  • Setting your background photo

  • Setting up your LISD email

  • Manage your Settings

    • Notifications

    • Lock

    • Brightness

  • Any other operational questions you may have


Please make sure you know your Apple ID and password so that you can download some apps.

Wednesday, Sept. 2 - Using the iPad for Instruction - Room D110

This session is designed for teachers of Seniors and teachers that are new to using the iPad for Instruction. We will begin 10 minutes after the tardy bell and go for about 45 minutes each period. I will be available the entire period if you would like to stay for some additional help. We will cover the following topics:


  • Using AirServer

  • Google Drive and Google Classroom

  • Uploading photos and video to Google Drive from the iPad

  • Skyward app - taking attendance on the iPad

  • QR code readers

  • Formative Assessment ideas

  • Demonstration of some student creation apps
  • Any other questions you may have


Please make sure you know your Apple ID and password so that you can download some apps.

Need more help?

You may access my calendar and schedule individual or small group session by clicking the link below. You will be able to book a 45 minute appointment on dates and times I am available at your campus.


Please be sure to scroll to the date and time that works for you. If times are not available, I have already been booked by other teachers or I am at a different campus.


Link to my calendar:

https://goo.gl/2aV9hp


Mike Brown - Instructional Technology Facilitator