• Time to update your Chrome and Firefox Browsers!

    It’s always a good idea to keep your browsers up-to-date. Click on the following link to access instructions on how to update your Chrome and Firefox Browsers on a Mac or PC. How to Update your Chrome and Firefox Browsers on a Mac and PC

  • End of HUP

    The Home Use Program  for Microsoft Office expired in March of 2018. The newest version would require a significant amount of upfront and ongoing additional work and cost for Technology Services that we are not prepared to do at this time. As such the Home Use Program will not be available for the foreseeable future.

  • Do what you can

    This is a video I refer to occasionally when the fire is burning. <iframe src=”https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/16qCmeKdgYyux0hp7IsdSCVHAo-lOhQxJQ41-Ys5Bib0/embed?start=true&loop=true&delayms=3000″ frameborder=”0″ width=”960″ height=”569″ allowfullscreen=”true” mozallowfullscreen=”true” webkitallowfullscreen=”true”></iframe> Digital Citizenship Guide for Parents from Media Smarts and Public Safety Canada – https://t.co/1YHIqwpZpP #sd60 #yxj #fortstjohn #edtechbc — Jarrod Bell (@jbellsd60) March 9, 2017

  • That doesn’t sound good

    Below is a drive that was making some terrible noises. The platter above shows you what a clean platter should look like! SD60 Harddrives are wiped  and/or destroyed before disposal as part of our department policy – http://www.prn.bc.ca/ts/?p=2274 . This one below will be physically destroyed as wiping won’t work.

  • Apple Canada Coding Session – Jan 27, 2017

    We are working with Apple Canada on a coding session with iPads for January 27, 2017. For more infomation check the Learning Together Professional Development Calendar at https://sites.google.com/a/prn.bc.ca/learning-together-pro-d-calendar/ in the December/January folder.

  • Assess accounts

    Assess uses several pieces of information to decide what teachers can see when they log in. If they aren’t set correctly then a teacher will be missing students, classes, or receive an HRID error. Schools have several things that they should set in MyEducation BC for classroom teachers or identify via a work order for […]

  • How do you treat your tech?

    Have you ever been frustrated by technology? I know I certainly have. I deal with tech every day and experience successes and failures. Having a healthy way to express our frustrations at failures is important for ourselves and our students. FAIL = First Attempt In Learning While it’s hard to apply the FAIL acronym to broken […]