Episcopal School of Knoxville <ul><li>1:1 Netbook Project </li></ul>
Project Background New facility with in-classroom technology Platform options Needs of users Teacher preferences
Overview Project requirements and timeline Selection of net books and platform Wireless networking Storage and charging Ne...
Platform Selection Process Ubuntu (Linux) Ubuntu with Windows terminal services Windows OS Open Office Open Office local +...
Netbook Selection and Setup <ul><li>Dell Latitude with Ubuntu OS </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft terminal services </li></ul><...
Logistics <ul><li>Imaging netbooks – Clonezilla open source </li></ul><ul><li>Charging – storage carts </li></ul><ul><li>W...
Terminal Services <ul><li>Joined to domain </li></ul><ul><li>Internet filtering  </li></ul><ul><li>MS Office  </li></ul><u...
Access to Terminal Services <ul><li>Rdesktop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Username </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul>...
Web Caching <ul><li>Virtual machine on server </li></ul><ul><li>Open source </li></ul><ul><li>Maximizes bandwidth </li></u...
Network Monitoring <ul><li>Zenoss </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Static IPs </li></ul></ul><...
Instructional Software <ul><li>Firefox Web browser </li></ul><ul><li>Tux Type  Keyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Tux Math  Mat...
Instructional Software <ul><li>Gimp Image editing </li></ul><ul><li>Pencil  2-D animation </li></ul><ul><li>Scratch MIT pr...
Troubleshooting <ul><li>Application updates: Flash, Shockwave, Java </li></ul><ul><li>Terminal services memory: 32bit vs. ...
Instructional Technology <ul><li>Netbooks allow for more authentic learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content based </li></ul>...
Classroom Teachers <ul><li>“ I use them for spelling sentences, brain pop, weekly reader online, creating slides for a cla...
Instructional Activities <ul><li>K-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Starfall </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Math games </li></ul><ul><li>Everyda...
Resources <ul><li>Episcopal School IT Infrastructure Document </li></ul><ul><li>ESK Technology Page </li></ul>Squid Web Ca...
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Tetc 2010 preso

  1. 1. Episcopal School of Knoxville <ul><li>1:1 Netbook Project </li></ul>
  2. 2. Project Background New facility with in-classroom technology Platform options Needs of users Teacher preferences
  3. 3. Overview Project requirements and timeline Selection of net books and platform Wireless networking Storage and charging Network setup Netbook and terminal services software Troubleshooting Training Instruction Resources
  4. 4. Platform Selection Process Ubuntu (Linux) Ubuntu with Windows terminal services Windows OS Open Office Open Office local + MS Office on TS Microsoft Office local
  5. 5. Netbook Selection and Setup <ul><li>Dell Latitude with Ubuntu OS </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft terminal services </li></ul><ul><li>Customized desktop </li></ul>
  6. 6. Logistics <ul><li>Imaging netbooks – Clonezilla open source </li></ul><ul><li>Charging – storage carts </li></ul><ul><li>Wifi – wireless access points and coverage </li></ul>
  7. 7. Terminal Services <ul><li>Joined to domain </li></ul><ul><li>Internet filtering </li></ul><ul><li>MS Office </li></ul><ul><li>Shared files </li></ul><ul><li>User logins </li></ul><ul><li>Rdesktop </li></ul>
  8. 8. Access to Terminal Services <ul><li>Rdesktop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Username </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Password </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full screen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USB drive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dedicated terminal server </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Web Caching <ul><li>Virtual machine on server </li></ul><ul><li>Open source </li></ul><ul><li>Maximizes bandwidth </li></ul><ul><li>Instructional strategy </li></ul>
  10. 10. Network Monitoring <ul><li>Zenoss </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Open source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Static IPs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monitoring process </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Instructional Software <ul><li>Firefox Web browser </li></ul><ul><li>Tux Type Keyboarding </li></ul><ul><li>Tux Math Math skills </li></ul><ul><li>Tux Paint Drawing </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth Satellite images </li></ul><ul><li>Google Sketchup 3-D rendering </li></ul>
  12. 12. Instructional Software <ul><li>Gimp Image editing </li></ul><ul><li>Pencil 2-D animation </li></ul><ul><li>Scratch MIT programming </li></ul><ul><li>Pitivi Video editor </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity Audio editor </li></ul><ul><li>Open Office Office productivity suite </li></ul>
  13. 13. Troubleshooting <ul><li>Application updates: Flash, Shockwave, Java </li></ul><ul><li>Terminal services memory: 32bit vs. 64 bit </li></ul><ul><li>Battery life / replacement future issue </li></ul><ul><li>Charging on carts / connectors </li></ul><ul><li>USB drives formatting consistency </li></ul><ul><li>Remote access requires network connectivity </li></ul>
  14. 14. Instructional Technology <ul><li>Netbooks allow for more authentic learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influenced by grade-level curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Led by technology faculty and classroom teacher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility in instructional use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No need for tech lab reservations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transition time minimized </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Variable use times by students </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Classroom Teachers <ul><li>“ I use them for spelling sentences, brain pop, weekly reader online, creating slides for a class presentation on the arctic & states(later in the year). We use them to visit the louis braille on line museum, the Helen Keller museum, recycle city, various websites on themes we are studying, to publish their stories and peoms, to practice typing etc.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ By each child being on their own lap top they can work at their own pace and level. This is especially good when they are reading / gathering information for their writing or extending their knowledge on a unit that we are studying. “ </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>- Parri Thurman, Second grade teacher </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Instructional Activities <ul><li>K-2 </li></ul><ul><li>Starfall </li></ul><ul><li>PBS Math games </li></ul><ul><li>Everyday Math Online </li></ul><ul><li>Spelling City </li></ul><ul><li>Tumblebooks </li></ul><ul><li>Brain Pop </li></ul>3-5 Name acrostic in Word/Writer Excel graphs: science fair Typing Master “ Farcebook” history project Pencil holiday animations Google Earth biography trips
  17. 17. Resources <ul><li>Episcopal School IT Infrastructure Document </li></ul><ul><li>ESK Technology Page </li></ul>Squid Web Caching Clonezilla Imaging Zenoss Network Monitoring

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