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Access, Inform & Innovate with Laptops for Learning!. 2008 BPS Principal/Headmaster Institute Office of Instructional & Information Technology (OIIT) Questions? [email protected] Agenda. L4L Updates Access: Customize your L4L MacBook system preferences Parallels

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Access inform innovate with laptops for learning

Access, Inform & Innovatewith Laptops for Learning!

2008 BPS Principal/Headmaster Institute

Office of Instructional & Information Technology (OIIT)

Questions? [email protected]


Agenda

Agenda

  • L4L Updates

  • Access: Customize your L4L

    • MacBook system preferences

    • Parallels

  • Inform: Communicate & collaborate

    • Video conferencing

    • Wikis & Blogs

  • Innovate: Create digital content

    • Podcasts

    • iLife – iMovie, iPhoto, GarageBand

  • Next Steps

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


Overview

Overview

  • Deployment Update

    • 4300 laptops deployed to teachers

    • Deploying 700+ at NTI & make-up sessions

    • MyLearningPlan (http://www.mylearningplan.com)

  • L4L Institute

    • 400-500 teachers participated in 30+ workshops

    • Fall PD available – Invite OIIT to your school!

  • Join the OIIT P/HM Advisory Committee

    • Dates posted soon on MyBPS

    • Starting in October

    • Tech & L4L Best Practices

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


Access

Access

  • MacBook System Preferences

  • Customize the Dock

  • Exposé & Corners

  • Universal Access

    http://www.apple.com/findouthow/mac/

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


Access1

Access

  • Parallels Preferences

  • Choose Your View

    • Single Screen

    • Coherence

    • Full Screen

  • Choose When to Open

    • Open automatically

    • Open when I decide

      http://www.parallels.com

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


Inform

Inform

  • Video conference with parents & colleagues

    • iChat

      (Available on MacBook Free with GoogleTalk)

    • Skype

      http://www.skype.com

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


Inform1

Inform

  • Blog:

    A website that allows usually one person to post content (news, journal entries,

    information) in chronological order.

    More Info: Video tutorial on Blogs

    Resource: Blog rules for classroom blogging

    Get Started: http://www.blogger.com

  • Wiki:

    Comes from the Hawaiian phrase, “wiki, wiki,” which means “super fast.”

    It is a website that allows multiple people to add/update content and collaborate

    Online using the web.

    More Info: Video tutorial on Wikis

    Resource: Wikis in Education

    Get Started: http://www.wikispaces.com

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


Innovate

Innovate

  • Podcasts:

    A way for people to share and/or subscribe to

    audio/video content over the web.

    Use your L4L laptop to create video bulletins, share instructional practices

    and bring digital curricula/content into your school.

    Resource: Video tutorial on Podcasting

  • RSS (Really Simple Syndication)

    A way to syndicate content on the web, allowing new content

    to be delivered to you when it available – like an online

    magazine subscription.

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


L4l next steps

L4L Next Steps

  • Refresh knowledge of L4L Policies & Procedures

  • Invite OIIT to your school for L4L PD

    http://www.bostonpublicschools.org/techhelp/L4L/L4L_Summer.pdf

  • Visit the L4L website for tutorials & resources

    http://www.bostonpublicchools.org/techhelp/L4L.htm

  • Check out BPS Connect for podcasts from the

    P/HM Institute: http://connect.mybps.org

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


Contact oiit

Contact OIIT

  • Kimberly Rice , CIO

    [email protected]

  • Melissa Dodd, Deputy CIO

    [email protected]

  • L4L Questions

    [email protected]

OFFICE OF INSTRUCTIONAL & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (OIIT)


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