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Cloud Computing

Classrooms Without Walls!

Cloud Experts

Introductions



Robert Nielson

o
Greenfield Unified School District (8,000 ADA)




Valerie Minott
-
Mitchell

o
Conejo Valley Unified School District (23,000 ADA)



Chuck King

o
Borrego Springs Unified School District (500 ADA)




Phil Harding

o
Val Verde Unified School District (20,000 ADA)




CTO Mentor Program


Cohort 5
-
Team name: Storm Chasers



Team topic: Cloud Computing



30 Second Vision: Cloud Technology is Classrooms without Walls


“Breaking down the barriers to access and knowledge that is not
dependent upon on operating systems, applications and devices


What is Cloud Computing?


The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the
Internet or in a private data center to store, manage, and process
data, rather than on a local server or personal computer.

CAN YOU NAME CLOUD TYPES ?

Cloud Types


Private / Local

o
Servers & Data stored locally by the organization



Public / Hosted

o
Servers & Data stored remotely by a 3rd party



Hybrid

o
A combination of both local and hosted systems

Am I Your Type of













Cloud ?



Why the cloud?


Cost Savings




Efficient

use of resources




Say "Good Bye" to

compatibility

issues




Centralized Support frees IT

The real silver linning ........


Any time any where 24
-
7 Access


Collaboration (Give a flip)


Customization


Accessibility

allows

interchangeability

BYOD is coming

to a school district
near you !

One to One

will happen it is only a
matter of when !

Virtual Academic Desktop !


A VIRTUAL ACADEMIC DESKTOP IS A STUDENT OR
TEACHER

USER INTERFACE IN A
VIRTUALIZED

ENVIRONMENT
. WHERE THE DESKTOP
IS STORED ON A REMOTE SERVER RATHER THAN
LOCALLY

AND INCLUDES EDUCATIONAL
APPLICATIONS AND RESOURCES.

STORM WARNINGS: CLOUD
CONSIDERATIONS



What Happens when the Internet is down ?



Files of staff /student protected ?



Can Your Infrastructure Handle it ?


Is school policy ready to handle BYOD ?


Achievement = Staff Development

Where to start?

Hand
-
off to Robert



Take Inventory


Consider which applications are best suited for the cloud


o
Which ones are taking the most time?


o
Which ones are causing the most pain?


o
What would be easiest to move to the cloud?


o
Web
-
based apps are good candidates



Consider what in
-
house support resources are available


o
Would reallocating resources be beneficial?

Develop a Plan


Create a vision or overall goal



Begin with the end in mind



What will be hosted locally?



What will be hosted by a 3rd party?



Create milestones to track progress


o
Establish clear and realistic goals

Start Small

(and keep it simple)


Choose less risky or non
-
business critical applications



Migrate the easiest things first



Use these small wins to help sell the overall vision



Learn from your mistakes



Refine plan as project continues

Virtual Academic Desktop


How are you going to tie all of these systems together?



A virtual achedemic desktop is essentially a portal that provides a
desktop experience delivered through a web browser.



Examples:



Stoneware



Classlink

Why a Virtual Academic Desktop


Allow access to internal and external resources through a single
portal.



Anytime/Anywhere access to the entire suite of network services.



Single Sign
-
on to applications



Each user has access only to the information that they are provisioned



Combination of legacy and web 2.0 applications

Google Apps for Education

Google Apps for Education


Communication Tools

o
E
-
mail

o
Instant Messaging

o
Calendar

o
Contacts

o
Tasks

o
Sites


Productivity Suite

o
Documents

o
Spreadsheets

o
Presentations

o
Drawings

o
Forms

Google Apps for Ed. Benefits

Mobile device support across application stack


Mobile devices that support exchange can use Google Apps to synchronize
their Mail, Calendar, and Calendar


Outlook can be used to connect to Google Apps.

Hand
-
off to Valerie



Microsoft Live@edu

(Office 365)



Microsoft Live@Edu (Office 365)


Communication Tools

o
E
-
mail

o
Instant Messaging

o
Shared Calendars

o
Contact Lists

o
Tasks

o
Sites



Productivity Suite

o
Word

o
Excel

o
PowerPoint


o
OneNote

o
SkyDrive

Microsoft Live@Edu (Office 365)
-

Benefits

Microsoft Live@Edu (Office 365)
-

Disadvantages


Zoho


Productivity Suite

o
Sheet

o
Show

o
Writer


o
Notebook

o
Calendar


Benefits

o
No email account needed

o
Share
-

Online Repository

o
Robust Wiki Software

o
View/Edit Office & Google


in Zoho viewer

Zoho

Local Applications

Professional
Development

o

o
Adjusting Pedagogy to Iintegrate VAD
Technology

o
Infusing 21st
-
Century Skills into Activities
and Projects

o
Project
-
based Learning

o
Utilizing Just
-
in
-
Time Assessments

o
Developing Lesson Plans


Hand
-
off to Chuck



Cloud Demonstration

ClassLink, Inc

LaunchPad 2011.3

Thank You!


ctostormchasers.shutterfly.com

Password: cloud



launchpad.classlink.com

Teacher UN/PW teacher1, 2 or 3

Student UN/PW demostudent

Click the AD/LDAP button enter: demo



https://demo.cloudconnectsd.net

UN/ pharding, rnielsen or cking

PW/ Abcd123!