Introducing Coding to Students & Teachers with Light Blue Bean

What Is IOT (Internet of Things)? We're getting really, really good at making small computers. While phones are an obvious example of this (your phone is much more powerful than a full sized computer from even twenty years ago), there are a lot of other places where we've started to stick small computers. All of … Continue reading Introducing Coding to Students & Teachers with Light Blue Bean

Playposit Makes Teaching Language Easy

Playposit is a hot new app that puts a tremendous amount of power in the hands of teachers. It's a platform for creating and distributing interactive video content. At the most basic level, Playposit allows you to add text, questions, surveys, and other media events to videos. That's not all, however. It's got a whole … Continue reading Playposit Makes Teaching Language Easy

Our Recent Network Overhaul.

Last year I convinced the School to go for a complete network overhaul keeping the long-term technological requirements of our school in mind. What were the upgrade requirements? Gigabit switches with ten-gigabit uplinks Core Cisco(Cat 6500) network switches had to be upgraded with the newer Supervisory module that supported 10 G fiber modules. Wireless access points with … Continue reading Our Recent Network Overhaul.

Apple TV and Meraki headaches

Just when we thought our brand spanking new Meraki is working like a charm, we started getting calls from teachers saying that the Apple TV's kept on disconnecting every few minutes and in some cases it would disconnect every few seconds, this got really frustrating - as we did not face many issues with our previous Cisco … Continue reading Apple TV and Meraki headaches