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Technology Distribution and Rollover

Apple Macbooks have proven to be an extraordinarily good investment at our College and because of their endurance I have been able to roll them down to the lower grades. New Macbooks are given to students in grade 7 and … Continue reading

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Press Articles Circa 2007 – 2011

These Press Articles were inserted into our local Country Newspaper sometime between 2007 – 2011.  

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An Evaluation of iPads in Primary School

There is a significant body of evidence from Educators which suggests that from an Educational perspective,  iPads are indeed as “magical” as Apple would like us to believe them to be. I have been using an iPad for the past … Continue reading

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The Unofficial Start of an iPad Programme (for Primary Teachers)

The birth of an iPad Programme Today could be described as the start of the iPad Programme for Primary Teachers which is clearly very exciting (at least for me). This is the “first fruits” of my long running Apple campaign … Continue reading

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All Day Mac Training for Students and Teachers

Beyond Chalk came on site today (March 10, 2011) to provide a full days Mac training which was well received by Grades 10, 11 and 12. The afternoon training session took care of all our Secondary Teachers, some of whom … Continue reading

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Three Big Days in a Student Laptop Program and Rollout

Three Big Days in a Student Laptop Program Day 1 – Tuesday 22nd Feb  – Laptop Evening – Parent Night Day 2 – Wednesday 23rd Feb – Laptop Preparation Day Day 3 – Thursday 24th Feb – Laptop Handout and … Continue reading

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A Student 1 to 1 Macbook Image

A Student 1 to 1 Macbook Image Building any image is quite easy,  however building an image for a cohort of Year 10, 11 and 12 students requires some thought and planning. Here is a list of what was done … Continue reading

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Software on Apple Computers in Education

Shared Machines – Student and Teachers – Applications List These computers are set up so that students need to login before using the Macbook.  The XServe checks with Active Directory to confirm login details. Adobe CS5 Audacity 1.2.5 Baggin the … Continue reading

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Why choose Apple for a 1:1 Laptop Program

A few good reasons why your next computer should be an Apple. Last year I wrote a short article offering a few good reasons why your next computer should be an Apple Computer. Please feel free to use this document … Continue reading

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Microsoft Office 2011 for Macs installed at the College

I have installed Office 2011 on all college computers to ensure compatibility between Windows and Apple computers. In an environment where both Apple Mac and Microsoft co-exist compatibility issues are inevitable.  How one gets around these obstacles can be challenging.  … Continue reading

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