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Category Archives: Instructional Technology
If you are in EdTech IT Support, make sure you are connected to the culture of your school. Understanding the policies and procedures outside of IT is key to understanding how to support Teaching and Learning. Continue reading
By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn I have been working with robotics since 2005. I have worked with students from US Grade 4 to students competing in university competitions. As of late, I have been shocked by this … Continue reading
By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn I have been following a few online threads where schools are considering contracting penetration testers. For those who may not know, penetration testing (pentesting) is a security assessment, an analysis, and progression … Continue reading
By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn How many times have you seen it? You walk into an office or classroom, and a Post-it is proudly announcing a user’s password. Why? Because schools are trusting environments. Maybe the password … Continue reading
This video reviews School Information Systems: What they are and what they are not, and how to evaluate them.
The video and accompanying material will help any K12 school develop an understanding for SISs and the planning required to make positive choices for teaching and learning. Continue reading
By Tony DePrato | Follow Me on LinkedIn I am not one to recommend products. However, lately, I have come to realize that since Apple removed all the useful ports on their laptops, I am reliant on a single $2.00 … Continue reading
By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on LinkedIn How many documents do you have open to the public? When was the last time you checked to see what anyone with internet access could download from your school website, your PowerSchool … Continue reading
OK – to be fair, you need Google Sheets and the Flippity add on, but still, this is pretty handy, easy to do and works really – really well. I’ve seen a couple of articles about this on the web … Continue reading
By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Imagine you have had to evacuate your high school. Could you facilitate your classes and business processes without physically being in your building? If most of your infrastructure is in a … Continue reading