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Category Archives: Tony DePrato
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 Educational organizations are face with the constant influx of seemingly new technology. This creates pressure (even a demand) to review, to compare, to challenge, and often, to change. The business around software … Continue reading
By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on LinkedIn NASA has a program for High School Students. Take a few minutes, and see if your students can participate. Be bothered. Be engaged. All details can be reviewed with this … Continue reading
Plagiarism is serious issue for most high schools. It is rare to find a school without a detailed plagiarism policy. Most of these policies have a few tiers, because it is common for students to commit plagiarism more than once in their academic career. 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
By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on LinkedIn Stress at the start of the school year is normal. I firmly believe that a positive start leads to a positive year. Here are some suggestions I like to give to people … 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
By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Many schools are still self-hosting the majority of their information systems instead of using cloud-based solutions, co-location solutions, or data centers offering more traditional hosting. The question has to be … Continue reading