2017-2018 Updates

It's a new school year and there are lots of fun things to discuss!

  • Brand new teacher iPads!
    • Make them your own.
    • You may take them home and add your own apps you have purchased from the App Store
  • New cameras!
  • Batteries
    • I have purchased quite a few new rechargeable batteries
    • If you need backups please let me know
    • Each teacher should have at least 6 AA batteries. 2 for the mouse, 2 for the keyboard, and 2 charging in the charger
  • New 3-D printer in Elementary!
    • Go check out the new 3-D printer in Mr. Pfeifer's room! It's pretty amazing what we can do with it!
    • I look forward to seeing how it's used in the classroom.
  • New ClearTouch Smart Panels in Elementary!
    • Please swing by Mr. Pfeifer's room and check out the new smart panels and software we are looking at.
    • We have 3 on order for 3rd - 5th to start!
    • The software is called Snowflake
    • Check out an overview here:
  • 3rd - 5th classrooms will have bluetooth keyboards for student iPads
  • New stylus’ for iPads
    • 3rd - 5th
  • New “All School Calendar” to view school events
    • This is a calendar created to be shared with all of the employees of Sunshine Cottage to keep everyone informed of all the events and guests we host
    • Department heads will be able to edit this calendar
    • I will be rolling it out to everyone over the next week
  • We will be FaceBook Living events throughout the year!
    • We need to remember to add all those weekly events to the All School Calendar so we know to promote the Facebook Live
    • Each department needs to choose a dedicated contributor to the calendar

Please let me know if there are any extras you need.

Power cords, batteries, charging cables... make a list and email it to me so I can get you what you need.

End of Year Photos: Share the Photos Folder with Parents

1. Follow the link to the shared Google Drive folder: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B8Na8yCGMoXpMXNWQTN4T0YyUmc?usp=sharing

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13. Send out your email!

End of Year Photos: Add the Google Drive Folder to Your Finder on Your Mac

Please follow these steps: MAKE SURE YOU ARE SIGNED INTO YOUR SUNSHINE COTTAGE GOOGLE ACCOUNT!


If you can’t sign into your Google account please send an Alamo Tech Request so Juan can give you your password.


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Any questions, please find me.

Copy 2-Sided Pages to 1-Sided

Record Your iPad to Your Mac

If you would like to record your iPad screen on your Mac, here's how to do it!

  1. Connect your iPad to your Mac with the charging cable.
  2. On your Mac, open QuickTime Player.
  3. Click File then New Movie Recording
  4. Next to the red record button, click the little "down caret"
  5. Select your iPad from the Camera list
  6. Hit record.

When you're done, stop the recording and save it to your hard drive.

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