Category Archives: BCSD Posts (related to work at Brewster Schools)

The Basic Google Drive Skills for Students

Google Drive is a cloud-based file storage system that allows you to create, edit, store and share documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. You can access these items anywhere through the internet. As we move forward with our technology initiative, students need … Continue reading

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Major Upgrades to Google Classroom and Docs!

Teachers who use Google Classroom with their students were treated to a few significant upgrades this week. Most notable are Google Classroom email summaries, the ability to annotate Google Docs on a mobile device, and the option to include images … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of Our District Calendars’ Capabilities

The district has its calendars available on our website, and the capabilities of this new system (Google Calendar) provides advantages to our community.  For example, users can combine multiple calendars into one “meta-calendar” thus keeping all important dates in one … Continue reading

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We are a School District, Not a Datacenter!

Are we keeping our eyes on the primary mission of a school district–student learning–as we become increasingly reliant on technology as an enterprise? The costs associated with maintaining servers, backups, adequate power, secure access, remote access, space, cooling, fire suppression, … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: October 10, 2009

The “Three Minute Update” is designed to provide you with a snapshot of key items related to the department of instructional technology that may be of interest to you. Items are listed in random order.  Please share all or parts … Continue reading

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