WHAT DO YOU DO? Scream to the Blue Screen God of the Internets. E-mail Kyle Rickansrud and tell him how he is infringing on your rights and make him feel guilty. Tell your Principal, that The Technology Office wont let me do it. Make obscene gestures at your computer. Take a screen shot of the blue screen (Print Screen), paste the image in a Word document and send it to email@example.com requesting unblocking with a reason firstname.lastname@example.org
OFFICE 2010: STUCK, NOW WHAT? Dont use that feature, blame the Technology Department, and – use something you do know. E-mail Kyle Rickansrud and tell him how you hate the new Office, you want to go back to Office 97, and make him feel guilty. E-mail Wally Wills and tell him how you hate the new Office, you want to go back to Office 97, and while he is at it, get rid of PowerSchool. Check Atomic Learning and office.microsoft.com for help. Work with your administrator to purchase an Office 2010 reference book to share in the main office.
WIKISPACES: WHAT IS IT GOOD FOR? It is great in spaghetti sauce and a dash is wonderful in a salad! Organizing a closet? One of those young whipper-snapper thingamabobs. A web space where a team of people can collaboratively create and update a site with valuable information.
HOW TO GET TO GOING Outline your purpose – ID what will and will not be posted. Guidelines for use. Make it private and send out invites. Divide up the work – you may be the creator of the site, but do not have to be the sole updater. TUST rep is a great resource as well as Wiki help. E-mail key departments to see if they have one and if you can join. Be selective as too many Wikis is unmanageable.