New_Teacher_Inservice

FIRST THINGS FIRST

  • AUP Contract: Read & Sign
  • Log on to computer (first time on a machine will be slow)
  • Log on to Email
  • Log on to Chrome
  • Log on to Google +
  • Initiate Google Drive on Teacher Machine (no students are to do this!)
  • Plan on workshop for either laptop or iPad if needed (or BYOD)

AGENDA: 

        START THE NEW YEAR off right    
           
        Checkout an iPad or a Laptop (your choice)

        MENTOR ASSISTANCE
        TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE

        • Check out QuickStarts! YouTube it! Google it! Become a self-motivated learner as a model for your students.
        • Teacher Resource Link from Home Page
        • Technology Available to you
        • Teachers may check out a netbook, or Dell Laptop
        • Teachers may follow BYOT policies and THEN bring their own devices to school
        • Teachers may request new technology tools after first 3 weeks of school - I will send out a Survey for you to request items.
        • Teachers have opportunity to get an iPad (iPad Criteria)
        • Checkout an iPad or a Laptop (your choice)

          iPad Workshop
        CLASSROOM RESOURCES available to you
          • Projector, Doc Cam, Interactive Tool (eBeam, Epson Wireless Projector, etc.) 
          • Checkout Laptop, IPad, or BYOD
          • Software Packages
          • QuickStarts
          • Teacher Resources
          • Schoolway, Twitter (Remind101)
          • Google Apps QUICKSTARTs (Email, Blogger, Website, Forms - Make electronic Quizzes that are automatically graded, Unlimited Cloud Storage & Share Folders- Drive, YouTube Channel, etc.)
        FYI

        All Tech Forms (Computer Maintenance Request)
          • All faculty members have: email, Cloud Drive Space (Google Drive & Dropbox) for folders/files, blog space (TigerTube), Web page space (Google Apps), Online Instructional space (Google Classroom & Edmodo), dedicated computer and ability to request technology tools

          • Classroom printers and print cartridges are the responsibility of campus funds (ask the campus secretary)

          • Projector bulbs are responsibility of campus funds (do NOT leave a projector running when not in use)See projector Contract & Care

          • All teachers have the ability to teach online - place lessons, recordings, videos for student instruction online (Posting Policies)

        • POLICIES and LAWS:  CIPA, DOPA, and Arp ISD AUP (Acceptable Use Policy) Summary

          • Who is responsible for student behavior on the computer? CIPA & DOPA

          • Who logs onto a computer? When can a teacher log on for a student?

          • When can students surf the Web?

            • POPUP Stopper - When to use it...When NOT to use it.

          • When can students use email?

          • When can students play on a computer?

          • When can students be sent to a computer lab?

          • When can students play games on the computer?

          • When can teachers show Hollywood movies?

          • When can teachers show cartoons?

          • What happens if a new student comes to the district?

          • Do I turn my computer off at night?  Computers during Breaks

          • UNTANGLE Filter & How it Works -- Requests for Opening Sites & Teacher Bypassing for Students

          • AUP STEP-by-STEP

          • AUP REVIEW

          • No substitute will use technology tools without specific written instruction in the lesson plan

          • No movies will be shown unless following copyright laws


        NETWORK RESOURCES: Websites, Cloud Folders & Share Folders

        • How to locate information on the Arp ISD Website  (Email, District Forms, Grade Book, Campus Site, Google, District Calendar, etc.)

          • Google Drive for your Personal Folder, and/or Dropbox

          • Keeping PC Desktop Clear

          • Do NOT SAVE to Computer! (accept temporarily)

        • Software you are ALLOWED to load. Nothing ELSE! Type this address into the search box at the bottom of your screen. 
        • SERVICES

        FYI

        • Location of Technology in Your Classroom

        RESPONSIBILITIES

        Dust & Germs http://podcast.arpisd.org/users/joy/weblog/c9188/Swiffer_Man.html

        Computer Systems are Dust Magnets: http://www.techrepublic.com/photos/dirty-computers-revenge-of-the-dust-bunnies/6064?tag=nl.e099  

        KEEP Technology Tools CLEAN- You are responsible for your technology tools

        • Clean around your computers at least ONCE a Week. Spend time keeping them dust free.
        • Do NOT use an old "ratty" nasty, dirty mouse pad. You are rolling dirt into the mouse. If an optical mouse....you don't need a mouse pad. Keep table surface clean.
        • Keyboards are not for catching bread crumbs, eraser dust, or coke spills.
        • Clean computer with sanitizing wipes -- DO NOT SPRAY anything towards a computer, keyboard or screen.
        • Flat Screens have special cleaning brushes...do not use fingers to touch the screen.
        • Keep printers free of dust and toner
        • Lock or Log Off Your computer --Keeps confidentiality and protect computer from being stolen
        • Surge protectors & pencil sharpeners, heaters, refrigerators, fans = NO! NO!
          • Never plug another appliance into the surge protector.  There is NO protection between the outlets on a surge strip. The only protection is from the wall to the strip.
        Windows Update Server - pushes updates out at night - if you see the "update shield" click on it and allow updates - which may require a reboot.

          Virus Protection
          • Norton Symantec -- Make sure it is loaded, up-to-date, and running. If NOT, contact  Laramie
          • MalwareBytes.com - maleware remover
          Popup Stopper
          • Make sure it is loaded and running when surfing the Internet.


          Grade Book
          • Parents can now view their children's grades. They will need to contact campus secretary for access.
          • Grade student work and post updated grades by Tuesday Evening of each week!
          • Attendance will NOT be taken on the computer for the FIRST week of school.  You can print out YOUR OWN roster and take attendance from it for the first week. 
          • You will need a mentor to show you the TxEIS grade book if you not familiar with it.
           

          IMPORTANT FORMS to Fill out

          PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

          • QuickStarts, Required PD,  YouTube U, Edivate and TA Assessment (Teacher facilitated online instruction - blogs, wiki, online lectures, videos, and assessments)

          • www.texascourses.net

           

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