Sunday, May 20, 2012

Guest on TeacherCast Podcast #19 “Your Friendly Tech Department'


Listen to my guest spot on this podcast with Jeffrey Bradbury of TeacherCast
source link: http://podcast.teachercast.net/teachercast-podcast-19-your-friendly-tech-department/

Topics Covered:
  • What is a school technician and why are they important to our school?
  • What is the function of the school IT department?
  • How many hats does an IT have to wear during the day?
  • How is being an IT in the upper grades different than in the lower grades?
  • What are some of the duties an IT does during the day?
  • Grant Writing for Technology
  • Who does the IT really work for?
  • How can the IT department influence education?
  • How should we support our IT department?
  • Should schools be using Mac or PC?
  • How can we go paperless in our schools?
  • Why is it so difficult for teachers to work with technology when it is always breaking down?
  • What are some general things that teachers can do to help out their local IT guy? (or gal!)

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