TechnoLaurie

Laurie Gerard, Research and Development ~ Laurie is responsible for the upkeep of our materials ensuring projects are developmentally appropriate, meaningful to students, integrate into the curriculum, and have clear instructions. Her duties include curriculum support and upkeep of our network and server. Laurie's contribution to the blog includes entries about the challenges of integrating technology in a school environment. The technical issues she overcomes related to hardware, software, and networking will be passed on to you in the form of practical strategies. In addition, she writes about the real-world problems faced by teachers as they struggle to offer a quality technology program with a limited budget.

Three Steps for Managing Technical Issues in the Computer Lab

When a math teacher tells students to turn to page 32 in the textbook, there is confidence that the content will be the same in every book, the page will not be missing, and the questions will not disappear half way through the lesson. Unfortunately, the computer teacher cannot operate with that same level of …

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A COW or Computer on Wheels Transforms Learning

Since we introduced a COW or Computer on Wheels at our school, education has improved. It has transformed teaching practice and enhanced student learning. If you are looking for an inexpensive technology tool that your entire staff can use then a COW is a great investment. The COW Offers New Possibilities The mobile computer workstation …

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