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Transcript: Free & Open Source Software Presented byAna Corujo Education Technology Fall 2017 Open Education Source Open Education Source Free accessible Legally recognized as open source software resources. Used for teaching, learning & researching. What is Free ? What is Free ? Free Software and open software represent different names to look at same thing. It is the users freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software. No need to obtain license to use this type of software. May have to pay for services related to the software - training, customization, installation, set up, or distribution. What is not free? What is not free? Some softwares include open source components but the product is not available under an open source license. (Twitter or Facebook) Even if you can install or use a program free, does not mean it is defined as free software. Schools can use certain programs free but businesses must pay to use or sell it. Violates "the freedom to run the program for any purpose" Open Standards or file types that allow exchange of data. Schools & Open Source Software Schools & Open Source Software With Lower cost hardware schools are able to obtain more hardware/software for 1:1 ratio of student to computer. Schools use more of Moodle, Lirbeoffice & Thinclient due to more simplicity and cost effectivness. Rely on its IT staff to implement free & open source solutions. What are schools doing with free and open source software? NEXT STEPS NEXT STEPS Plan - Increase effectivness of OER by including IT Staff,vendors, teachers, and students. Training and pilot testing is key to transition tech deployments. Hire those with open source software familiarity Shop prospective vendors and clarify intentions. Begin implemeting with low risk softwares/projects. Administrators Next Steps with OER Site Example Site Example Net Texts - http://www.net-texts.com/ APP similiar to iTunesU Can be used on iOS or Android. Allows teachers to post content from their system directly to students. Students can use offline Replaces expensive printed textboks Faciliates distribution Can customize to teachers needs or standards.

Open House

Transcript: Accelerated Reader Homework will be sent home every night except for Friday. Students are to write their assignments in their planners at the beginning of the week. Assignments are also posted on my website. Homework assigned the night before is due first thing the next morning, unless an assignment has a later due date. Consequences 1st offense: Warning 2nd offense: Sign Accountability Log 3rd offense: Conference with student and teacher 4th offense: Conference with parent, student, and teacher 5th offense: Conference with principal, parent, student, and teacher 6th offense: Office Referral This is a program in which students get credit, in the form of points, for taking comprehension tests online about a book they just finished. Books have different points according to it's reading level. Each student took a basic test to determine their individual reading levels. Goals are determined accordingly. How to reach me: Every student has their goal and log-in information written on the inside of their Daily Planner. Students may take tests at home, at school, and on Smartphones. I emailed each student a postcard with their log-in information to have at home as well. Rewards Success Star Chart Stickers for turning in completed homework on time Rewards for every 5 stickers Class Dojo Good and bad behavior/effort points Thank you so very much for coming to our Open House. Now, for your homework! Please write your child a note for them to read when they come in tomorrow morning! Have a wonderful evening! Our Classroom Rules Homework Please check over your child's homework each evening to make sure it's done correctly and is completed. Once checked, please sign their planner each evening. Be respectful Be prepared Be on time Accelerated Reader Welcome to 3C's Open House 2013 Email: amgiven@episd.org Web: amgiven.weebly.com Phone: 433-6099 (cell) 832-6930 (school) Homework

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