Adventures in Office 365

CASE has been using the Office 365 platform for a couple of years now, and there is so much untapped potential here! So, by popular demand, I give you CASE Bits 3: Overview of Office 365. In the process of researching for this video, I learned a lot about some of the dark, dusty corners [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:05:57-06:00December 15th, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

Printing from iPads

You can now print to any of our Toshiba copiers from your CASE-issued iPads! You can also scan from the Toshiba directly to the iPad. Step 1: Install the e-BRIDGE app from Self Service (under the "Printing" category). Step 2: Be in the Central Office or CIS Office and ensure your iPad is connected to [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:06:28-06:00December 18th, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

Learning to Love OneNote

CASE subscribes to a less expensive Office 365 license which does not include the option to edit files using the mobile app versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. That's a major drag, but there is one important exception to the rule: OneNote. The OneNote app for Android or iPhones works great, and I can edit pages [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:07:05-06:00December 19th, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

iPad Printing update

If you have a CASE iPad and you happen to be at Central Office and you want to print (I know, this is really getting down to maybe a couple of people a year), you can install the HP Smart app from Self Service and then select our HP LaserJet 500 color M551 printer. The [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:07:14-06:00December 22nd, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

Technology Notes every month!

Notice anything different? Technology Notes will now be delivered in this fancy format, automatically, at the end of each month. How? Here's how the magic happens: Our new Website hosts my Technology Notes blog at I use the app Microsoft Flow to pull all of the posts from the last month in the form [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:07:24-06:00December 22nd, 2017|Technology|0 Comments

Are your smartphones and iPads secure?

In CASE Bits #2, one of the security best practices is making sure that your smartphone is encrypted and has a passcode. That's well and good, but what if you're like me and don't like to buy new phones unless you absolutely need to? Well, I have some bad news and some good news. The [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:07:46-06:00January 4th, 2018|Technology|0 Comments

About Meltdown and Spectre

Yesterday, January 3, two massive security flaws were uncovered and reported, and they go by the fun names of "Meltdown" and "Spectre". Here is what you need to know: Both of these flaws allow hackers to view information stored in your computer's running memory--not your hard drive. This is a very good reason not to [...]

By |2019-03-06T15:07:33-06:00January 4th, 2018|Technology|0 Comments

Schedule a Tech Lunch!

Did you know that I can offer you, and your colleagues at your school, tech coaching and support for all of the systems and tools you use in your educational mission? Not just the systems officially supported by CASE! I'll be reaching out to the schools that host the largest number of our CASE staff, [...]

By |2018-01-09T11:23:52-06:00January 9th, 2018|Technology|0 Comments
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