2Trussville City Schools The mission ofTrussville City Schoolsis to design engaging and challenging work that results in students learningimportant content at high levels.How can technology assist you in meeting this mission?
3Technology Team BOE Technology Staff School Based PC Technicians Technology Team LeadersLead Technology Teacher
7Laptop Assigned to you for you and your students Sign the inventory formOne tool for you to create engaging and intellectually rich schoolwork whileat school and home.
8Logging into your computer Press Control, Alt and Delete at the same timeYour login will be your first name.last namePassword will be Welcome 1Select OKYou will be asked to change your password.Test you password strength atRemindersChoose a strong passwordPassword will not change during the school year, however, you can change your password if you feel someone knows your password at login screenNEVER place your password so that it is visible to others
9Changing Your Password Control + Alt + DeleteSelect Change a PasswordAt least 8 characters – 1 capital, 1 lowercase, 1 number and 1 special character
10If you are logged into your computer and need to walk away from it ALWAYS lock it by pressing Control, Alt, Delete then lock computerInternet Usage Agreement PolicyStudent Information – PrivacyMore rights than studentsFlagged as you - documenting
11Getting to Know YouSelect Respond to this Survey on the top gray bar to begin.Give them a few minutes to complete the survey and the look at the results together (graphical).SharePoint survey that you can create for students.
12Getting to Know the Laptop USB portsFirewire portPowerInternetLCD portSpeakerMicrophoneDiscuss each port, etc. and its purposeTalk about wireless vs wired during InternetHave the items that connect to the various ports there for examples: camera, video camera, Internet cable, projector cable, speakers, headphones, microphone
13Taking Care of the Laptop Updates with BradfordBit 9Blocking/Unblocking websiteswith M8e6WORFTechnology TeamDiscuss each port, etc. and its purposeTalk about wireless vs wired during Internet
14Pin to Task BarFlicksInvisibility ButtonPost It Notes
15Resources in the Classroom LaptopLCD ProjectorELMO, document cameraSpeakers – HTHS and HTMSAirliner Slates – HTHS and HTMSWireless InternetWebcameras – checkout through libraryVideo Conferencing – rooms at HTHS and HTMS, mobile stations at PP and PI
16Video Conference ACCESS video conferencing equipment at HTHS and HTMS Skype
18WORF Work Order Request Form Complete when you have a technology problemWeb-basedAt school – open Internet Explorer and type “worf”At home – open Internet, go to https://vpn.trussvillecityschools.com, login, select WORF and complete the formComplete any box that has a red asterisk *Common problemsSubject means the subject / type of problem, not subject you teachNot enough detail in the descriptionscreenshot
20Communicate Outlook, Teacher E-mail Gaggle, Student E-mail Your Website = SharePointSTI Home
21Outlook, Teacher E-mail Setup Outlook on LaptopInboxCompose and send a new messageUse Global DirectoryCreate folders to organize sCalendarDelete sAccessing Outlook s from anywhereRefer to binder
22Gaggle, Student E-mail (3rd – 12th) Access from website –Login informationUsername - first initial of your first name and your last namePassword - tville plus the last four digits of your Social Security Number (all lower case)Forward Gaggle s to OutlookSetup Homework Drop Boxes for students to turn in their workRefer to binder
23Navigating the TCS Website Main PageTop TabsMy TCS
25Software Teacher Software Printer and Scanner Drivers Software must be pre-approved before purchasing by Shawn Nutting.Software InstallationSubmit in August and January for approvalTeacher SoftwareSupplement to textbookPrinter andScanner DriversPrintersScannersApproved SoftwareSoftware that is available toAll such as: Google Earth,Airliner, Movie Maker, Skype,YouTube Video Converter, etc.
26Software Google Earth Photo Story 3 Audacity Student Encyclopedia SkypeAny Video ConverteriTunesMicrosoft Office 2007If software is not on a computer, it can be downloaded by you if it is on the approved download list found online.
27Your WebsiteCommunicate important information to students and parents such as homework, project information and due dates, links to support the topicShare pictures, videos, etc. from classCollaborative Space – wiki and blogSurvey for feedback
28Website continuedself-service account creation for collaborating with othersdistribution lists to send weekly announcement updates to parents, etc.Teacher Corner – about you, randomly selects teacher information for main siteStop here for hands on sectionEdit profileAdd announcementUpload welcome letter, classroom management plan, syllabusAdd a link
29Distribution Lists Create one or more distribution lists Students and parents enroll in distribution listApprove peopleCreate announcementSend announcement through distribution listDiscuss and create distribution lists for parents/students
30STI iNow Attendance, Grades and Lunch Choices Web-basedtype “inow” in Internet address barusername: same login as computerAttendance, grades, lunch (Paine Schools), demographics, etcPP – uses Skills Based Report Card so manual entry of week grades onlyRefer to binder