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Re: [school-discuss] Fodder for all to use as they please
The documents reside at
both in pdf and odp formats. They will be available as a flash animation
shortly, as well.
Don't recall if the Terminal Server question was addressed.
Our project dealt solely with the student platform as this was a PTA
(parent) not district project at the beginning.
We wanted to be as non-intrusive to the present district computing
platform plus that would have introduced teacher training issues at the
rollout that would have only muddied the water. By keeping things as
simple as possible, we could demonstrate that the concept worked and go
On Fri, 2006-07-28 at 07:39 -0400, William Fragakis wrote:
> If you can give us a day or so, I'll upload it to our school site where
> it will have a more permanent bookmark.
> William Fragakis
> On Fri, 2006-07-28 at 01:29 -0400, Matt Oquist wrote:
> > This is *awesome*! Very nice job. I'd like to link to these off of
> > softwarefreedomday.org; should I just upload copies of these OO files
> > there, or would you prefer that I link to their current locations?
> > I have one question -- why did you decide to leave an XP PC in each
> > room instead of using a Windows Terminal Server, and having the
> > teachers access the server through rdesktop on a thin client?
> > Again, kudos for this great work. The inclusion of test scores was
> > perfect -- you really hit all the important points, I think.
> > --matt
> > Daniel Howard wrote: [Thu Jul 27 2006, 11:37:08PM EDT]
> > > Now that I've made my final presentation to the CIO of Atlanta Public
> > > Schools on our case study at Morris Brandon Elementary School, I thought
> > > it might be helpful if I posted some of the many slides I generated over
> > > the last year in my hopes of convincing them to switch to K12LTSP, which
> > > we finally did by just doing it and showing them the results. I just
> > > put two Open Office presentation files in the following locations,
> > > please use as you see fit to convince your school IT folks of the
> > > benefits of FOSS. Daniel
> > >
> > > This is the final presentation I gave to the CIO:
> > > http://home.comcast.net/~dhhoward/BrandonFinalBriefingjul06.odp
> > >
> > > This is a file with lots of slides I generated over a year to convince them:
> > >
> > > http://home.comcast.net/~dhhoward/ElemSchoolTechRecomendationsfinal.odp
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Daniel
> > >
> > > PS: Steve Hargadon, feel free to scan these and generate
> > > questions/topics for me to discuss next week on the broadcast interview.
> > > Also, perhaps a modified version of these could go on the K12LTSP
> > > wiki? D.
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