Teachers all throughout ESU 10 have the opportunity to explore a new way to put up web pages thanks to a grant that was awarded to ESU 10. Manila is server software purchased by ESU 10 that allows teachers to put up pages simply using forms on their website. A template keeps the design headache to a minimum and helps keeps the teacher site consistent. The teachers that have gone through the training have given it rave reviews. "I liked that it is so easy to learn and use," said one participant. "This is great! This is the best way that I have used to build web pages," another commented. Teachers and LAN Managers with skills varying from those who have never created a web page to the advanced html experts have all loved the simplicity this software provides.
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Web Academy for Teachers (WAcT) is a 5-day workshop in which teachers will develop an educational web site. Participants will use Manila, an easy-to-use web-development application which focuses on content rather than design. Templates are used to create a web site that can be used in and out of the classroom. The resulting web site can assist teachers in instruction and is accessible from home, thus providing students<breve>and parents<breve>access to assignments and other resources required for the class. Other topics will include web accessibility, clip art & graphics, scanners, image editors, as well as how to include previously created Word, PDF, PowerPoint and movie files.
Technology Academy for LAN Managers (TALM) TALM is a 5-day workshop designed to provide LAN managers with networking fundamentals, router trouble-shooting techniques, network-management configuration, Macintosh- and Windows-workstation configuration, technology planning, Internet addressing, cable and ethernet installations, hardware and software trouble-shooting guidelines, vendor-relationship techniques, upcoming technology trends, file-transfer and expansion procedures, web-page management, and more.