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  • Technology keeps changing faster than we can all keep up and education is no exception Hi, I am Diana Rosas the campus CIT and I am going to give you a brief overview of the most important things you need to know. There will be more info that follows. I will try to be conservative with email….but the information has to be put out
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  • Technician on campus must have a work order
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    1. 1. Technology 2009 – 2010 Update for Faculty
    2. 2. Where am I? <ul><li>Office B233 </li></ul><ul><li>Ext. 8308 </li></ul><ul><li>Please setup a time with me during conference period or before school or after school </li></ul><ul><li>Days after school at this time (subject to change) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesdays and Thursday Until 5:00 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Setup time to integrate projects, learn new software, whatever you may need to be successful with technology. </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. What’s new????? <ul><li>Teachers have their own blog option this year: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NISD mini Grant ($500) Due 4:30 p.m. September 17 th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation grant due Thursday, November 5 th ($1000.00) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TEAM Grant Due Thursday, Feb. 18 th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovation Grate Due, Thursday, March 4 th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship Curriculum 21 lessons available. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cyber bullying is huge right now! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CMS – Nothing new (right now!) Yea! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you social Network? Please think twice before posting! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Investigation Report </li></ul></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Lab Reservations <ul><li>Calendar available through the I Drive (Just as last year) </li></ul><ul><li>Please include the number of students you will be bringing to the labs and please e-mail to see if laptops are available for use. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. Schulze – 32 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>29 desktops available in labs. Additional hardware will be laptops must secure with either me or library. </li></ul><ul><li>All General labs will have laptop locked in teacher station this year. </li></ul>
    5. 5. LCD Projectors <ul><li>Turn from high resolution or brightness to LOW brightness. </li></ul><ul><li>Will model </li></ul><ul><li>If light turns red on projector, please unplug and then try to reset. </li></ul><ul><li>If unplugging does not work, please input a tech. work order ASAP. </li></ul>
    6. 6. CMS = Curriculum Management System <ul><li>New to NISD, check email for CMS password </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone needs know CMS password </li></ul><ul><li>Suppose to get new passwords August 17 th ? </li></ul><ul><li>CMS page update – New Pages for transfer/displaced and new teachers. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    7. 7. Web Authentication <ul><li>Staff now have the access to more on the Web. </li></ul><ul><li>Accessing Staff Internet Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Student rights are more strict. </li></ul><ul><li>Sites that are not blocked at school, may be blocked if you try to access at home? Why? There are levels of access, and there are no plans to change? Ex. Access on campus Youtube, but not at home. Sorry  </li></ul>
    8. 8. Personal Laptops <ul><li>Currently NISD, students and guest </li></ul><ul><li>AUP for use must be followed </li></ul><ul><li>Go to /technology/training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click “Connecting to the NISD WiFi Network” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New level of security to log on to NISD Wifi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NETWORK KEY is northside (lower case). Must type in twice. This is for accidental wifi source for people. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Handout will be available online soon… </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Technology Equipment <ul><li>All equipment assigned to a room </li></ul><ul><li>Contact CIT before rearranging room </li></ul><ul><li>Need equipment moved ~ create workorder </li></ul><ul><li>Equipment not working ~ create workorder </li></ul>
    10. 10. Create a Work Order <ul><li>Call X7700 - helpdesk </li></ul><ul><li>Go to IntrAnet ~ click Technology Workorder </li></ul><ul><li>Send an email to [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Necessary Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Room number where equipment located </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NISD number on equipment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Description of problem </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Student Storage <ul><li>Beginning this year, students will have to login like employees in order to use the computers. NO AUP, NO access to using technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Students can login to multiple computers (like teachers) watch out!! </li></ul><ul><li>Students must have AUP on file (CATE teachers must have priority) </li></ul><ul><li>Files accessible via Web </li></ul>
    12. 12. Online Requirements <ul><li>Log on to intranet </li></ul><ul><li>Big yellow box at the top, you will see the links for requirements. </li></ul><ul><li>Link: </li></ul><ul><li>In addition, for laptop schools NISD Technology Department recommends we complete the Educator Laptop Responsibilities Course at </li></ul><ul><li>I have been told it is 10 minutes long. It is 15 slides long, please complete by September 30 th . </li></ul><ul><li>Good source for laptop information, at NISD Laptop Zone </li></ul>
    13. 13. Parent Connection <ul><li>Information available? Date not given yet? </li></ul><ul><li>All users must create a new account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2008-2009 accounts deleted </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student discipline data now available </li></ul><ul><li>Online cafeteria payments available </li></ul><ul><li>Parents can sign up on TWITTER to get updates? </li></ul>
    14. 14. eGrade <ul><li>No major changes </li></ul><ul><li>New to NISD ~ mandatory one hour training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monday afternoon </li></ul></ul>
    15. 15. Important Dates and Info. <ul><li>I will send updates regularly to you via my blog. Cut down on space used on e-mail </li></ul><ul><li>NISD Groupwise Fitness. Brandeis date is September 28 th . Employee over the limit, will be notified by principal. </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty and staff can still receive e-mail, but will not be able to send it. </li></ul><ul><li>Geri will be notified of faculty/staff that has big numbers on their groupwise. </li></ul>
    16. 16. First Day Idea? <ul><li>How do you break the mold with your students? </li></ul><ul><li>Why not try an “About Me” PowerPoint, PhotoStory, or MovieMaker Presentation? </li></ul><ul><li>Could be a wiki comment or blog comment so you get to know your students. </li></ul><ul><li>“About Me” Example – Last Year </li></ul>
    17. 17. Announcements <ul><li>Please prepare new announcements for web or in school announcements the Friday before you would like the announcements to begin (preferably by noon). Please provide the essential information: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who, what, when, where, and how. Please feel free to write the script. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Please make sure dates are correct for web page. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Announcements will be on Channel 69 again this year. </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. Finally <ul><li>Spam Unsolicited email </li></ul><ul><li>Report to [email_address] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Unless older than 2 days (48 hours) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delete what you received over the summer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>E-mail advice, read it, act on it, and then delete it please! </li></ul><ul><li>Please remove quotes in signature line. This was stressed in our meeting. E-mails do not belong to the individual, rather the e-mails belong to NISD. Employees represent NISD, so please use good judgement. </li></ul><ul><li>More info to come as year progresses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Will send you all a checklist </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to know about missing docking station keys </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiring issue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CMS Update sessions for returning teachers – Thursday and Friday </li></ul></ul>