The SharePoint Migration: Progress Report and Notes

In case you hadn’t heard, our local SharePoint 2007 install is nearing the end of its life – we’ll be pulling the plug on that hardware July 1. It’s replaced by SharePoint Online, the “Sites” area of Office 365 (accessed Continue reading The SharePoint Migration: Progress Report and Notes

Wireless Comes to Downton Abbey – Season 5: Episode 2

It’s now the 1920s in the Downton Abbey series and Lord Grantham has allowed wireless into Downton Abbey. Not wireless as in “internet service” but wireless as in “radio.” Listening to the comments (and the quotes below are out of Continue reading Wireless Comes to Downton Abbey – Season 5: Episode 2

From the Editor’s Desk: What’s the matter with high schools?

        This, of course, is probably unfair as a lead to an editorial. High schools get that a lot — for some reasons they own, and a bunch they don’t. Yes, they’re slow to respond to change. Yes, they often have Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: What’s the matter with high schools?

Real Support for Virtual Tools

Welcome to a new school year! My place in the world of Instructional Technology carries the multi-cyllabic title “Coordinator of Virtual Classrooms and Communications.” Besides all the big words, the problem is with that word “virtual.” Dictionary.com lists its first Continue reading Real Support for Virtual Tools