windows 11

We’re excited to announce that our IT team will be upgrading all compatible devices to Windows 11 during the 2024/25 school year. New device deployments will come with Windows 11, and existing computers will receive the update in a staggered deployment through Windows Updates starting in the fall of 2024.

The update will download and install in the background, minimizing interruptions. Windows 11 offers new features and improvements to enhance our workflows and user experience. We will provide support and resources to ensure a smooth transition.

For more information and tutorials visit our Windows support page. We look forward to this …

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clever login screen

Starting on July 8th, 2024, we are changing the way you login to Clever for a smoother and more secure experience. You may notice a slight change in the login screen, but your email and password will remain the same.

Thank you for your continued flexibility and dedication to learning, and we’re looking forward to seeing the positive impact of this improvement in your classrooms.

Check out the video below to see the new change to the login screen.

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ms

If you follow this blog, you are probably aware of Microsoft Copilot, an AI tool available to all staff. In today’s post, I would like to share Magic School, a great tool specifically designed to help teachers get started with generative AI. What I like about Magic School is the variety of use cases it provides to support teacher planning and how it guides us through writing good prompts.

For example, you can find specific generators for creating comprehension questions based on a video or text. You can also generate rubrics, sentence starters, parent emails, group projects, ice-breakers, and more …

Read more AI for Teachers – Magic School!

copilot

Microsoft Copilot is an AI powered tool that helps you with your everyday work. Copilot is integrated into Microsoft 365 and it works alongside you, embedded in the Microsoft 365 apps you use every day—Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams, and more—to unleash creativity, unlock productivity, and uplevel skills. 

You may have noticed that Copilot is now integrated into the Microsoft Edge browser. Formerly known as Bing Chat, Copilot can be accessed in the Microsoft Edge sidebar. You can ask complex questions, find comprehensive answers, get summarized information, and find inspiration—just like you can when using Copilot in Bing. When using Copilot in Edge, you can also …

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tss

The FUSD Student Technology Scope and Sequence acts as a roadmap for teachers to cover essential tech skills in a structured way, aiding lesson planning and tracking student progress. For students, it provides a clear path to gradually develop and master technology skills, fostering confidence and adaptability in using tech for learning and beyond. 

This year, members of CIPL and IT began a process to update the current FUSD Technology Scope and Sequence, which was originally adopted back in 2014. As you know, technology is constantly evolving, and we want to ensure that our students are well-prepared for each grade level and the #AsYetImagined future. 

As part …

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