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  1. 1. Forest Hills School District presents…<br /> A Partnership for Powerful Learning <br />Information Session <br />Parent & student device meeting <br />
  2. 2. Beliefs<br />We believe all students can learn and deserve an education that respects their individual strengths, interests, and developmental needs<br />Core academic subjects remain the foundation of a comprehensive education and are more important than ever<br />To achieve success, our students will need to develop and attain proficiency in vastly different skill areas than in the past<br />We must increase access to technology to bridge rigorous academic standards and 21st Century skills<br />
  3. 3. Partnership for Powerful Learning Goals<br />Increase computer access to better educate students for a technology-rich world.<br />Increase computer access to better prepare Nagel to educate students for a technology-rich world.<br />
  4. 4. Technology Standards for Students<br />1.) Creativity and Innovation<br />2.) Communication and Collaboration<br />3.) Research and Information Fluency<br />4.) Critical Thinking, Problem Solving & Decision Making<br />5.) Digital Citizenship<br />6.) Technology Operations & Concepts<br />ISTE NETS*S<br />
  5. 5. September<br />Information wiki: http://fhsdppl.wetpaint.com<br />
  6. 6. October<br />Information wiki: http://fhsdppl.wetpaint.com<br />
  7. 7. November<br />Information wiki: http://fhsdppl.wetpaint.com<br />
  8. 8. December<br />Information wiki: http://fhsdppl.wetpaint.com<br />
  9. 9. January<br />Information wiki: http://fhsdppl.wetpaint.com<br />
  10. 10. February-May<br />Information wiki: http://fhsdppl.wetpaint.com<br />
  11. 11. Lets get started…<br />
  12. 12. What you need to know…<br />
  13. 13. The CPU<br />
  14. 14. The Frontside Bus<br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16. What we are really here for.<br />
  17. 17. PPL Computer Options:<br />Notebooks<br />Netbooks<br />Tablet PCs<br />
  18. 18. Notebooks<br />
  19. 19. Notebooks<br />Larger screen<br />Optical Drive<br />CD / DVD / Blu-ray<br />Full size keyboard<br />More powerful<br />Variety of software<br />OS: Windows / Apple / Linux<br />Can run full-blown applications<br />
  20. 20. Netbooks<br />
  21. 21. Netbooks<br />Portable<br />Battery Life<br />Less powerful than Notebooks <br />Smaller screen <br />Smaller keyboard<br />Variety of software<br />OS: Windows / Linux<br />Can run most applications that a Notebook can<br />
  22. 22. Tablet PC<br />
  23. 23. Tablet PC<br />Medium Screens<br />Touch technologies<br />Pen technologies<br />Applications<br />Swivel screen<br />
  24. 24. Tablets<br />
  25. 25. Technical Terms<br />
  26. 26. Resolutions<br />
  27. 27. Buying my device:<br />Shop around<br />Visit local retail to see the device<br />Micro Center (Sharonville)<br />Best Buy (Eastgate)<br />Walmart<br />Online Resources <br />Shopping:<br />http://www.newegg.com<br />http://shopping.google.com<br />Reviews:<br />http://reviews.cnet.com<br />http://www.tomshardware.com<br />Bulk Purchasing<br />
  28. 28. Protecting my device:<br />Insurance <br />Talk to your home owners agent<br />Worth Ave. Group<br />Warranties <br />Accidental Coverage<br />Check for extended manufacturer <br />Retail shops<br />Best Buy <br />Micro Center (Cincinnati’s biggest computer store)<br />Office Depot (Notebooks, Netbooks)<br />
  29. 29. Caring for my device:<br />Local Computer Shops<br />Journey Systems LLC (on 5 mile)<br />Custom-PC Computers (on Salem & Beechmont)<br />Zimcom Network Solutions (on Nimitzview) <br />DR Micro LTD (on Beechmont)<br />E-Tech Express inc. (on Beechmont)<br />Staples (on Beechmont)<br />
  30. 30. Software<br />Operating systems:<br />Microsoft Windows (Recommend v7 Home Edition)<br />Apple Mac OS X (Recommend v10.6 Snow Leopard)<br />Linux (Recommend Ubuntu v10.10)<br />Office type application options:<br />Microsoft Office 2010 Student Edition<br />Oracle OpenOffice<br />Google Docs<br />Microsoft Office Live<br />
  31. 31. Software<br />Discounted Software<br />JourneyED (www.journeyed.com)<br />Open Source Software<br />OS Alternative (www.osalt.com)<br />
  32. 32. Specs – Notebooks<br />
  33. 33. Specs – Netbooks<br />
  34. 34. Specs – Tablet PC<br />
  35. 35. A Forest Hills School District Presentation<br />Partnership for Powerful Learning<br />

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