This Week in Technology [WK 15]

cabling wires and network

How many slams in an old screen door?
Depends how loud you shut it.
How many slices in a bread?
Depends how thin you cut it.
How much good inside a day?
Depends how good you live ‘em.
How much love inside a friend?
Depends how much you give ‘em.

– “HOW MANY, HOW MUCH” by Shel Silverstein

How many network cables in a new middle school?
Depends on how many you install.

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This Week in Technology [WK 13]

angry guy

When things go wrong,
Go wrong with you,
It hurts me, too.

When Things Go Wrong, by Eric Clapton

This week, it happened again. Another fiber connection was severed by a 3rd party contractor during an install for something else, and we lost a whole building as a result. Luckily, we’re on spring break, so staff and students are not here, but fiber’s expensive to fix, and not something we can do in-house.

The lesson? How to stay resilient in today’s turbulent world, and work with people in productive ways… Continue reading “This Week in Technology [WK 13]”

This Week in Technology [WK 12]

kids being silly

One foot in front of the other babe
One breath leads to another yeah
Just keep moving, oh
Look within for the strength today
Listen out for the voice to say
Just keep moving, oh

Flames by David Guetta, featuring Sia

We embrace the PBIS process at Streetsboro City Schools, but collecting data can be a bit of a chore sometimes, and often involves double data entry (once on paper, another in a spreadsheet), and people involved in the process often miss out on feedback or status updates. So, naturally, we’re working to fix that… Continue reading “This Week in Technology [WK 12]”