February 2012 Blog Posts (2)

Google Apps for Education Meets Common Core

Google Apps for Education can empower K-12 classroom teachers to embrace technology and infuse it in their teaching.  Common Core State Standards will prepare students to become college and career ready.  With todays technologically based society using technology tools like Google Apps for Education can make the goals of Common Core a reality.  Computer related skills such as writing documents, creating presentations, writing email, and collecting data on spreadsheets must be commonplace in…


Added by Michael Graham on February 20, 2012 at 8:33am — No Comments

Where Have All the Windows Gone?

Every year at our Leadership 3.0 Symposium we have had one meeting room set up as a "Mac Lab" and one set as a "Windows Lab."  We schedule hands-on sessions in those rooms.  This year, there have been two interesting developments:

  1. Very few of the presenters who submitted proposals said they required—or even preferred—to present in a lab room.  Our labs are going begging!
  2. In the past, Apple has always loaned us computers…

Added by Michael Simkins on February 4, 2012 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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