Tech Director Chat #020 – Making Technology Run Smoothly in the Classroom

Mar 27, 2015 by

This post is two weeks late in happening. A LOT has been going on, and I dropped almost all of my blogging, commenting, reading habits the last three weeks or so in order to focus on work, MACUL, and a host of other tasks that have been piling up. Suffice it to say, you’ve probably already heard this episode if you’re following the Tech Director Chat podcast via other means. If not….enjoy!

Timestamps for this week’s questions:

1:00 What has Pete been up to?

1:35 How is Pete doing with his ongoing chats with teachers?

2:30 Pete is repairing iPads?

4:45 Nancy wants to know, are there any technology grants out there to apply for?

8:00 Ben finally gets around to answering Nancy’s question about technology grants from MPEF, Meemic, and Donors Choose.

10:03 JW asks if we can improve the speed of our next teacher laptop purchases.

10:55 JW also asks if we can entertain the idea of MacBook Airs for teachers?

13:00 Andrew wants to know, what can teachers do to make technology run smoothly?

15:00 Ben asks Pete to narrow down his advice to one thing to help technology run smoothly.

17:40 Ben shares his big tip for making technology run smoothly in the classroom.

20:00 Stump Pete!

20:35 Who or what is the next big thing in music?

Tech Director Chat – Making Technology Run Smoothly in the Classroom