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Chris Wherley
Director of Technology
wherley@wcusd15.org
Mike Brennan
IT Specialist
brennanmi@wcusd15.org


Recent News from Tech

  • Updates 2017-02-09 New Video Feature in Google SlidesIt is now possible to add Video in Google Slides and it plays in the slide.https://sites.google.com/wcusd15.org/technology/resources_1/slides-and-sitesThere are 4 slides in this Slides presentation example with a 10 second delay on each slide.Google Teacher Tribegoogleteachertribe.com is the website for the Google Teacher Tribe podcast with Matt Miller from Ditch that Textbook and Kasey Bell from Shake Up Learning
    Posted Feb 9, 2017, 12:42 PM by Chris Wherley
  • Updates 2017-01-19 Inauguration InformationSee the following page a list of events for January 20 and a list of live streams of the swearing-in ceremony, oath of office and the inaugural address.https://sites.google.com/wcusd15.org/technology/2017-inauguration?authuser=0Every institution has limited bandwidth. Some sites may have hundreds, thousands, or millions viewers. We have 200MB of bandwidth at Williamsville-Sherman Schools. This bandwidth is shared across all buildings, teachers, students, and staff.EdCamp St. LouisFebruary 11, 2017 EdCampStL Join over 500 Educators for learning and sharing during a full day of Professional Development.http://www.connectedlearningstl.org/edcamp/https://twitter.com/hashtag/edcampstl?f=tweets&vertical=default for reading what others have to say about ...
    Posted Jan 19, 2017, 9:43 PM by Chris Wherley
  • Updates 2016-11-15 Google Forms Upload FilesHere is a video demonstrating how to use the File Upload question type.https://youtu.be/nkInTc4dO0EGoogle Classroom will work in most cases for collecting files but this may be an option as well.Breakout EDUCheck out http://www.breakoutedu.com/welcome for information about how this Breakout EDU can teach "teamwork, problem solving, critical thinking, and troubleshooting by presenting participants with challenges that ignite their natural drive to problem-solve."Google Mail and Calendar on iPhoneIf you have an iPhone, there are new Google Mail and Calendar apps available. The Gmail app added a swipe to archive function and shows labels that you have added in your Gmail setup. The Calendar app ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2016, 2:30 PM by Chris Wherley
  • Updates 2016-11-08 Student Cam 2017Seems appropriate for today - http://www.studentcam.org/Contest entry forms can be submitted from November 1, 2016 - January 20, 2017Theme is “YOUR MESSAGE TO WASHINGTON”What is the most urgent issue for the new president and Congress to address in 2017? Network with other Illinois EducatorsMembership is Free. http://www.iceberg.org/membershipSign up here. https://membership.iceberg.org/account/register.aspxLocal chapter is SpICE and usually meets in Springfield.World PopulationYikes - Some serious Math going on here. http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/Periodic TableIn Pictures and Words - http://elements.wlonk.com/ElementsTable.htmEngineering and Literacyhttp://www.novelengineering.org/
    Posted Nov 8, 2016, 9:58 AM by Chris Wherley
  • Updates 2016-09-07 Happy 15th Day of Students!Hope your school year is off to a great start for you and your students.I guess I took the month of August off from sending Technology Updates.Attachments on Tech Requests to support@wcusd15.orgAs we get the year going, something to think about is sending tech requests by sending an email to support@wcusd15.org. You can attach pictures or documents to the email from your phone, iPad or computers. Screenshots on a Windows computer:Press the PrintScreen button on your keyboard. Open a Google or Microsoft program and Click Edit, Paste (or Press CTRL-V on your keyboard). Save the document and attach it to an email to support@wcusd15.org ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2016, 2:17 PM by Chris Wherley
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