Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Mid South Tech Conference Day 1

Vicki Davis
Cool cat teacher blog
What can you do, not what can't you do.
Reverse monitors John seely brown the power of pull
Use your students as student tech teams.
Students teach you and others.
Pink shirt day 2-23-11
Tools are value natural.
Rizzolatti "premotor cortex and recognize...
Self control is contagious. Van dellen
You become who you watch!
Connect to a good personal learning network.
Bit literacy by Mark Hurst rss reader

30 minutes of research prevents
Exercise boost brain power
If people mirror you, what will they look like?
Connect to yourself through exercise, humor, and time alone.
Dale carnegie how to stop worrying and start living
2 types of people transformers or transmitters
Be a transformer by transforming negativity into positive.
Remove the obstacles or be the obstacles.
Be a transformer by removing obstacles and beware of transmitting negativity.
The only thing I can change is me.
Influence formal leaders and opinion leaders.
Become an opinion leader influencer p. 154
Knowledge, trustworthy, and generous with their time.
Successful technology change is people centered.
Ideaphobia, kainphobis,
Vicarious learning influence deep beliefs
Get over a snake phobia in 3 hours
Harness the power of vicarious learning.
Organizations should examine and limit data streams. You become what you measure.
False evidence appearing real
If Helen Keller were in your school, would she become Helen Keller?
Pick three to learn about, to do, etc.
Every day is a new day to a wise man. Dale Carnegie how to stop worrying and start living.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

TETC Day 2 Dec. 2, 2010

Accessibility: iOS, OS X on iPad, iPod, and Mac
2% with severe disabilities if they can use it 100% are also accessible
One rule of thumb
90% of Apple team have vision impairment
iSight camera
Multi-Touch trackpad
Voice over allows the trackpad to do more
System preferences
Universal Access-Voice over, Zoom, Display
Enable access for assistive device
Play stereo as mono-head sets play in both ears
Sticky keys
Mouse and Trackpad
increase cursor size so that it is not lost on the screen

Visual impairments 1.8%
Hearing 1.5%
Autism 1%
Learning disabilities 6-10%
"Alex" Voice over has the ability to understand vocabulary within the context and provides a human breath pause at the appropriate punctuation marks.
command option d on a highlighted word will bring up the dictionary
"Alex" also recognizes numbers
command fn F5 will start voice over
bluetooth braille display
change the rate of speech
You can customize what Alex says
enable portable preference on usb drive
Turn off voice over command fn F5
iTunes completely accessible and educational
iTunes U Virginia has ADA podcast completely accessible by adding close captioning
subler-helps with close captioning

iPad update to 4.2-slide becomes the mute button
triple click to enable voice over
Voice over on iBooks also tags images with descriptions
dyscalculia problems with arithmetic and math concepts
central auditory processing disorder (day dreaming)
quicktime player to do screen recording (built in)

Safari-reader turn page into pdf, voice over, under services add to iTunes as a spoken track add text to lyrics
iTunes U lit2go
proloquo2go Roger Ebert uses this

Assistive Ware accessibility list of accessibility apps.
Diverse learners guide on apple website rates educational apps rates educational apps
tune in series weekly webinars on accessibility
Volume purchasing program every Wed. this mouth

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

TETC-Dec. 1

iOS Devices iPad/iPod in the Classroom: Integration, Management, Deployment
Anthony Robinson
What is it?
It is the fastest selling electronic device in history.
library, media device
It is anything you need: it is a book, map, remote control, etc.
It is a magical device made out of the tears of a unicorn.
What it is not?
Set your device on imap.
Cenralized-workgroup manager, software update server, netinstall/netbook/netrestore, apple software restore, remote desktop

Personal-iTunes client, application, device settings
Mobisip-fliters safari

Decentralized-iTunes client application, iPhone Configuration Utility, most common deployment
Bradford-Cart coming
Griffin Technologies-Syncing coming

IT tools for iOS-on your iPad
Apps available
PCP Remote
Workgroup Manager Remote

Volume Purchase Program
Available to US Education Institutions
Tax-free purchasing

MDM supports shared or 1-1 deployments
JAMF software (Casper folks)
Absolute Management (landrev)
filewave-replace entire operating system live
Mobile Iron
Ubitexx mobile business

send out updates by email
create profiles
create passcodes and restrictions
designate email access and calendars
command assistant- network reset like deep freeze
updates apps. and keeps an inventory

Absolute Management-incomplete coming soon after Christmas
Management for iOS4 allows you to remotely mange the device.
You can lock the device.
Looks like iTunes
Security, change, and configure (change master password)
Profile Configuration

Configure and deploy profiles
plaintext, signed, and encrypted profile deployment
device restrictions (use of camera, disable gaming)
wifi setting
ldap bindings
remote wipe, lock, or unlock

A simple formula
build, backup, restore, and sync
What can you use to do multiple devices? Belkin, Targus, dlink have USB hubs with multiple ports

Q & A?
Anything like remote desktop? not at this time, but soon.
When will be able to mirror like we do on a desktop? You can mirror everything but the home screen. Coming soon.
Time spent on an application? The management products do that. Contact to let them know what you want.
Printing-Airprint-only certain printers-solutions install printopia app for $10
Using it as a textbook, how is that working out at Freed? Textbook in PDF form. Fall of 2011 several of main publisher will have 7-college level. McGraw Hill is making apps instead of pdf. It has videos, calculators, 3d pictures, etc. 30% don't like it, 70% love it Students are creating apps for text books. Students love the mobility. Project in electronic textbooks in Virginia.
Cost effective? 30% of the cost of a textbook.
Pricing? Publishers don't know how to charge us yet. For see subscription models in the future.

Google Forms and Inspire Data Surveys guest access=jackieandkris
The hat-random name picker
Middle schools need to create surveys
Constructed response and data analysis

Collected email address from google form
Copy and paste to word then copy and paste to bc

ENA email
Improve web interface
Unlimited mailbox size
New and improved features
Calendar and scheduling
Address book contacts
Attachment search
Inbox view option
Briefcase tab where you can put documents
ENA mailscanner will remain

Each email scanned with redundant AV engines from different vendors
Spam scanning includes DNSBL, Bayesian filtering, Vipul razor, spam assassin, multiple ena customizations

VMware Zimbra
Exchange for all platforms
Over 50 million users in 80 countries
Heavily use in K12 and Higher Ed.

ENA mail standard service
All features available via webmail interface

Pro Service
Native outlook sync
Apple iSync
Mobile client support and integration with iPhone, Android, Windows mobile,Palm and PDAS

ENA mail and blackberry integration active sync client for blackberries

Nov 2010
Migrate all standard
12 districts using the service will be 1-11 to 3-11
ENA will work with districts to schedule migrations periods for each district
New customers will begin April 1

Migration schedule
All active user accounts will be migrated to new ENA mail
No requirement to change email addresses
ENA will provide train the trainer documentation to organization
Staged migration can happen per district, building, or per user group
Email between migrated and non migrated users will continue to work seamlessly
Two migration options
User initiated migration wizard (online-user lead)
Batch migration

Webmail URL will change
Users will need to enter full email address in username field
Client settings will need to change
SSL/TSL authentication require for SMTP/POP/IMAP
New Certificate
Users will need to know username and password

Wizard will prompt users for u/p and them bring them through password change process if unknown