• How to use an Epson Bright Link Projector

    Technology Services has created a slide deck to demonstrate how to use the Epson Brightlink Projectors. Please contact Laurie Petrucci, lpetrucci@prn.bc.ca, if you would like further support on how to use these projectors. Click here for how-to slide deck Epson Brightink Projectors are able to project three different screen modes – 1) Whiteboard Mode without […]

  • The difference between Chromebooks and Laptops

    It is important as educators to consider the differences between how Chromebooks and Laptops function to support learning. Chromebooks function differently than computers (laptops) or devices that download apps, such as Smart Phones or iPads. Chromebooks generally have 32 gigs of onboard storage (most are only 16 gigs), of which 10 gigs are taken up […]

  • Adobe Flash Player retired

    Adobe Flash player has been slated for retirement in January 2021. Some Browsers will be actively blocking flash content and some sites may have resources limited. For more information, please visit the Adobe site here.

  • 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.