​ISTEC at Concordian International School


DATE: Monday, May 31st, 2010
TIME: Start at 8:30am
LOCATION:
MAP to school - Concordian International School -
MAP OF SCHOOL - School Amphitheatre (Signs will be posted to direct you)
WHY: Overall theme - “Showcase of wares”

Agenda: (Please add and modify this as you see fit)

8:30 Registration - Coffee - Snack
9:00 Video
• Welcome & Introductions
• Details about Concordian International School
9:45 TEDx info - Guest Speaker - Aloha Lavigne
10:00 Promethian presentation
10:45 Coffee Break - Video
11:00 Discussion 1 - Review of MIS systems esp. Serco Facility - Andrew Duckworth
ELGG and Wordpresss MU – Jeff Utecht
11:30 Tour of School
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Discussion 2 - Showcase of Wares - Tom Johnson & Alpha Mae Amor Reyes Paquibo
Trends in electronic communication - Joseph Snider
1:45 Coffee Break - Video
2:00 Discussion 3 ... What NEXT

Contact: Tom@concordian.ac.th

Websites from meeting:

http://cooltoolsforschools.wikispaces.com/
http://webtools4u2use.wikispaces.com/Webtools4U2Use
http://www.gapminder.org/
http://www.wolframalpha.com/
http://page-flip.com/
http://teacherlibrarian.ning.com/forum/topics/lets-skype
http://mahara.org/
http://www.symphonyofscience.com/index.html
http://www.learning2.asia/
http://www.mixxx.org/
http://www.phunland.com/wiki/Home
http://en.linoit.com/
http://wiki.utechtips.com/
http://www.tweetdeck.com/
http://www.latestays.com/
http://www.dropbox.com/
http://www.stumbleupon.com/
http://www.xmarks.com/
http://zimmertwins.com/
http://xtranormal.com/
http://goanimate.com/
http://audioboo.fm/
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/
http://www.storyjumper.com/
http://alpha.zooburst.com/
http://www.flipalbum.com/fahome/product/fastd/index.php (Not flipbook!)

TECH TIDBITS
We have:
10 servers
More than 10 Terabytes of storage
4 Meg connection dedicated line MPLS
CYSCO System for network wireless
Microsoft Certificate Security Enhanced
Nod32 for Antivirus
Deep Freeze
Insight for lab and library monitoring
2 labs of 24 computers
About 200 desktops
Each teacher has a laptop
150 laptops altogether
SchoolManagement software for Attendance
Rediker and Gradequick for Grades
CCTV with more than 65 cameras
Web provider is True -
Joomla for Web Design
with Flash, Dreamweaver to tweak
Ning for pseudo-LMS

Weeblys for teacher accounts
Projectors & Mimios in each room
VISIONS & GOALS
Using Tech to become Green – Solar Panels, Electrical Sensors
shutting down Lights and AC, Redirection, Shutdown and consolidation of Servers, E-paper Solutions
CAD / CAM (Computer Assisted Drawing)
Food - Kitchen facilities
More Multimedia - Video and Photography
Green Screen Room

ACCOMPLISHED VISIONS & GOALS
Expanded Design Tech
Materials handling – wood, metal & plastic tools
Fabrics – Sewing, Surging & Fashion Design
3D Animation – to a higher degree
Printing Accountability System
Complete Classroom control of Computers - Insight
More Tech Exposure
Better Communications System
Tech Club with 15 members
Focus on Special Effects and Post production Video
Programming
Professional Development for Teachers and Staff
Microsoft Word and Excel 2007
Mimio Updates
Website Building
Social Networking Use
How to burn CDs and use PowerPoint
...Ongoing




Attending

  • Tom Johnson and CIS staff
  • Andrew Duckworth
  • John Trantner +3 -Pattana
  • Paul Garretson
  • Ania - BIS Phuket
  • Jeff Utecht - ISB
  • Chad Bates - ISB
  • John from St. Stephens
  • David Casler from RIST
  • Eric - RIS
  • Gordon Radcliffe, Brian Yeomans, Suthin ( Yim ) Thomkronburi - BkkPrep
  • Patrick J Phillips - HCMC Vietnam
  • Sheila + 2 - Regents School-Pattaya
  • Simon Aves, Steve Ward, Gilbert - Shrewsbury
  • Clive Roberts
  • Joseph Snider - Thai-Chinese IS
  • Matt Johnson – Elementary ICT - Northbridge International School Cambodia
  • Jim Cuthill – Upper ICT & Tech Director - Northbridge International School Cambodia
  • Paul, Dan S, Allan, Jerry, Yury, Nan, Dan L, Wayne, Thanakorn - ASB
  • Anchalee, James - IT dept - ICS Bangkok


Apologies



Meeting March 2010
Notes: http://shamblesguru.etherpad.com/ISTECmarch2010
Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=miuVWIFpl3E
Images: (from Shamblesguru's iPhone) http://shamblesguru.posterous.com/istec-feb2010-prem