Category Archives: Three Minute Update

The three minute update category is used to convey snapshot information to the instructional technology group (and interested parties) and serves as a basis for further follow-up conversations as necessary.

Significant Upgrades to Our Digital Learning Infrastructure

The Brewster Central School District is in the process of completing significant technology upgrades designed to provide our students and staff with a variety of enhanced and reliable digital learning opportunities.  Many professional learning opportunities have also been scheduled, with more workshops added … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: November 13, 2012

There are many technology projects currently under way in the District.  Richard Hernandez has summarized the status of those that were recently completed, as well as those with an anticipated completion date in the near future.  These are: Installation and … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: November 8, 2012

A & C Wings – Prior to the storm, Washington Computer Services was in Festa re-positioning and configuring Wireless Access Points (APs) for A and C Wings. Then the storm hit, which delayed the progress. Washington Computer Services will be back next week to … Continue reading

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Our First District Technology Committee Meeting of the Year!

Yesterday afternoon the district’s technology committee held its first meeting of 2012-13.   It was well attended, and the conversations were engaging and purposeful.  This is a team dedicated to actively advocating for their schools and for district resources.  The … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: April 25, 2012

Removal of surplus computers and monitors – This is being scheduled by Richard Hernandez and should take place in the not too distant future.  Richard is collaborating with principals and the vendor to schedule the removal of this equipment. UPDATE:  … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: March 15, 2012

Below is an excerpt of a note I sent to the district’s technology communication facilitators.  It provides updates to recent activities related to technology. Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) initiative update – In both high schools, students are allowed to … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: October 10, 2011

A lot has  been happening behind the scenes, and the information below should provide details for all stakeholders.  Further questions should be directed to the school’s technology liaison or principal. Elementary Schools – The computers for each elementary school have … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: September 26, 2011 Elementary Schools (hardware)

In the next few weeks, new hardware will arrive in our schools.  Though this is exciting in its own right, the real excitement is what our students will be able to do with them.  In our elementary schools, each computer … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: Elementary Schools 2011-12

This is an exciting time for our district’s elementary schools, each school will have a significant infusion of digital resources for the 2011-12 school year.  Students in grades four and five will have access to laptops/netbooks, and the computer lab … Continue reading

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Three Minute Update: July 29, 2010

During the last few weeks of school and this first month of summer, the Department of Instructional Technology has been working on a variety of projects.  Some of these are behind the scenes while others will be quite obvious to … Continue reading

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