• 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 […]

  • NGN changes

    The Next Generation Network starts today at the school board office and Bert Bowes. Schedules are being sent out to schools and updated to those that need them as they are changing as people resources are available. Upgrades will be made through the month of January and February at nearly all SD60 sites.

  • Please Lock Your Computer/Device – Requirement

    For staff members, When you step away from your computer please lock it. It is an important and required step to protect private student information accessible through your computer and accounts. If you access systems via personally owned mobile devices or computers it is expected that you pin/password lock those devices as well to protect […]

  • Digital Citizenship Survival Kit

    I’m working on building a physical kit to be used with digital citizenship presentation with younger students that was inspired by http://comfortably20.blogspot.ca/2013/08/the-new-and-improved-digital.html created by Craig Bandura . If you’d like your class to be a guinea pig please contact me and we will set up a time!

  • 80/20 and Squirrels

    – CC-by-SA-3.0 – by Cephas – hover over or click on image for attribution. Technology Services is a service department. We aim to help the teachers, students, and staff in School District 60 with technology and educational technology. I’ve told my staff frequently that we have a captive audience. Our staff and students don’t have […]

  • 5 Year old Unibody Macbooks – Ideas?

    Technology has completed assignment of older 5 year old macbooks into carts for grade 5s in 5/6 splits, and provided for grade 7s in the district. If somehow we’ve missed you please contact me. We have 156 remaining along with some others we will hold back for spares for parts. These will receive end-of-life designation […]

  • Planned Outage @ Clearview

    RFC# 118257 Location(s):                 SD60 – Clearview Elementary & Junior Secondary School Window:                     2014-10-17 00:01:00 2014-10-17 06:00:00 Impact:                       2 hour outage due to vendor maintenance