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Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga-Connecting to WiFi

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The first time that you are on a new network with your Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e, it should find available wireless networks and ask you to connect, entering a password if necessary. Staff members who already have their laptops have had no issue with this. Nevertheless, listed below are directions for how one might connect […]

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga-Trackpad Settings

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Β In addition to the great touchscreen on the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e, when you are using the computer in regular “laptop” mode, you will want to consider customizing your trackpad settings to best meet your needs and preferences. First, be aware that by default, the Yoga 11e is set-up with a “two-button mouse”. The picture […]

Organizing Your Google Drive

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As staff members move to the new Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e staff laptops, the only way to safely store and back-up files is in Google Drive. There, in addition to Google’s server infrastructure, School District 21 also has three additional services providing back-up and security for both our productivity as a school district as well […]

New Staff Laptops–FAQs

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We’ve received a number of questions from staff members with regards to the new staff laptop, the Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 11e. We’ve compiled them into this list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)–and answers! How will I know my computer from others? Like the previous MacBooks, and like other large organizations that deploy devices, all staff […]

New Staff Laptops-What to Expect

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With the new staff laptops about to be distributed, this post provides an overview of what staff members can expect during the distribution process. Multiple days for each staff member! Each staff member will participate in two days of transition to her or his new laptop. (We anticipate that the Info Services team will be […]

New Staff Laptops–Files in Google Drive

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The key element in this transition is that, at this point, all staff members should have moved their files to Google Drive and should be working in Chrome for everything from email and chat to word processing and spreadsheets. Moving forward, as determined by the staff committee during the 2012-2013 school year, staff laptops will […]

New Tools for Staff

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Notice the touch screen? Great possibilities for learning & assessment!   Long, early process Beginning last fall, School District 21 worked with vendors to identify a wide range of potential devices to replace the current staff laptops, which have successfully completed their planned four-year lifespan and are ready to be replaced. With over 20 models […]

Each District 21 school is named after an American author, and learning and literacy is at the center of our Professional Learning Community. The Modern Pen provides a collaborative location in which District 21 teachers can come together to learn the skills that will enable their students to learn new skills and to understand concepts at an even different level than before.