Volume: 2006 Issue: 308/03/2006 PDF
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGEDarryl LaGace 08/03/2006
Summer is upon us and like many of us in the K12 IT world, while others are making vacation plans we are busy reviewing our summer technology projects. more..
BEST PRACTICESPhilip Scrivano 08/03/2006
The world of education IT is a very busy place. more..
Open Source in California K-12Dave Paulson 08/03/2006
As the age of Internet computing gathers force, a wave of change is transforming the technology we use. more..
A Primer on Open TechnologiesJim Klein 08/03/2006
In today's global marketplace, the explosive growth of digital communication has fostered new opportunities for world-wide collaboration. more..
Education, Open Source and Cross Platform DevelopmentCharlie Burns 08/03/2006
While working on the Los Angeles Unified SIS conversion to SchoolMAX™, I was approached to see if I was interested in helping them develop an Enterprise Scheduling Engine with some very unique requirements. more..
Creating Interactive Classrooms with MoodleBrian Bridges - John Patten 08/03/2006
Moodle is a free online course management system designed to help you create online courses and web sites. more..
Open Source for Open Minds!™Bernard Burchette II 08/03/2006
In an article in EDUCAUSE Review, Mitchell Kapor proclaimed that the “real good” in open source is that “anyone can. more..
Integrating Samba and OpenLDAPJeff Davis 08/03/2006
Most of the sysadmins in K-12 that I've met generally fall into two categories: Windows or Novell users. more..
A Small-Town Pilot’s MemoirsScott Mohr 08/03/2006
Toward the winter of 2005, our district sought to revitalize a computer lab burdened with 30 “well-seasoned” Pentium computers. more..
Brokers of Expertise: How We Can Help Each Other Change EducationSteve Midgley 08/03/2006
Introduction, Advancements in communications and information technology over the last 15 years have changed the face of many industries. more..
School’s Out for Others: Indiana Rolls Out the Novell Linux Desktop in the ClassroomEmmett Dulaney 08/03/2006
Linux continues to experience rapid adoption among academic institutions for its affordability and accessibility. more..
Education on Open-Source vs. Closed-SourceMichelle Richard 08/03/2006
Enter the sometimes fiery debate between open-source (OSS) and closed-source, otherwise known as proprietary software where rhetoric and different philosophies go head to head. more..
E-RATE UPDATEFred Brakeman 08/03/2006
As much as I know everyone was on the edge of their chairs waiting for an E-rate/CTF update, we wanted to take a break and provide an update on the status of the Microsoft Ed Tech K-12 Voucher Program. more..
MEMBER PROFILELisa Kopochinski 08/03/2006
When Jeff Davis is not at his job as technology and information system manager at the Standard School District in Bakersfield, you’re apt to find him wearing a skirt (well, actually a kilt) with his fellow band mates. more..