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Tech. Agenda & Announcements for 10/21-10/25

10/15-10/18 Recap: I did a very long post on Friday covering the majority of the issues and questions I had last week from teachers during my classroom visits. Click here to check it out again if you haven't.

One last major point that I will mention from last week is that I have decided to try out a predictable schedule so that everyone knows where they can find me for a while (assuming we have a "normal" schedule during the week).

High School
Middle School
Flexible day (watch weekly agenda for school)
High School
Middle School

Here is what is going on this coming week:

Topic of the Week: Starting Your Website with Google Sites

Description: Many teachers requested help with getting their website started when they filled out their tech skills survey. This week I'm going to take it slow and focus on getting the basic framework setup within Google Sites. I will help you set it up and then show you how to create a welcome page for your site and how you would add additional pages. After showing you the basics, you are more than welcome to stick around for extra help should you need it (or you are more than welcome to come back to work with me during my office hours).

Here is my Google Calendar for the week. It's a slightly messy one since I will be attending an area technology integrator meeting on Wednesday, iTunes U Course Manager training on Thursday, and then we have the in-service day on Friday. One of these days, we might actually have a "normal" week!

As always, if I cover something that you want me to cover with you 1:1 or during your house/team/clan/department, etc. meeting then just let me know and I would be more than happy to do it. Or, if you want me to cover something else, we can obviously do that, too. I am always here to help out in any way that I can.

Reminder: If you are doing something awesome with technology, I would LOVE it if you would brag to me about it. If you have met with me to work on something, please feel free to tell me about it has helped you out as well. "Testimonials" like these are going to prove to be very important as we move forward with technology in the district to provide evidence to the school board and the tax payers that we are utilizing it and changing our classrooms for the better.


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