New Infinite Campus Support Process

My team is excited to announce that we have a new, simpler Infinite Campus support process.  Starting today, if you have a question or a problem using Infinite Campus, simply email the question/issue to icsupport@crschools.us This will automatically create a support ticket for you to track your question/issue.  A member of my team will route…

Infinite Campus PL — Year to Date

The analogy I often make when talking about switching student information systems is transplant surgery.  If this is something you need to do, and even if you prepare well (you are in good shape and follow all of the physician’s recommendations), it’s a painful and often messy process.  It also takes time to recover as…

Infinite Campus Questions?

As we get rolling for the new school year, the Office of Digital Literacy has redesigned how to get help when you have a question about Infinite Campus. Please click on the image below to download a one-page PDF that shows who the best contact is for different types of questions.  Click here for a…

Student Chromebooks Selected!

  We are pleased to announce that the School Board approved the official device for our high school students next year.  After input from all four high schools, we landed with a Dell Chromebook. The specific model approved for purchase is a Dell Chromebook 3100 2-in-1.  This device offers an 11-inch touch screen, a 360°…

Infinite Campus Teacher Resources

Here are some Infinite Campus learning resources specifically for teachers.  While we will be providing much more face to face professional learning before the start of next school year, these online resources are a great place for anyone who would like to get a jump on the learning.  These study guides give you the choice…

Building a Vision for What Learning Could Be…

Friday was a really good day!  Kevin Honeycutt was here at CRCSD.  From 7:30 AM to about 12:45 PM he presented to a group of about sixty comprised of principals, IDLs, IDSs, content leads, librarians, and computer science teachers.  From 2:00 PM to 3:15 PM he shared ideas with all high school teachers and principals….

Department of Digital Literacy First Quarter Review

T It’s hard to believe that the first quarter of the school year is already over!  The Digital Literacy team has been very active to start the year.  Here’s a quick summary of some of the work that’s underway.  SIS Work  The Student Information System (SIS) study process has been completed.  The SIS steering committee, using stakeholder feedback around…

Student Information System Recommendation

At our meeting on 10/22/18, the Student Information System Steering Committee has reached a strong consensus for a recommendation regarding a product.  The study process was part of our district’s Technology Plan. The voting process was conducted through a two-tiers –both individually and in small groups.  The steering committee has recommended that we adopt Infinite Campus as our SIS for the…

Friendly Disruption at ITEC

Maggie, Patrick, and I have just published a new episode of our podcast, Friendly Disruption.  Our conversation was recorded live at ITEC this month.  We discuss the excellent keynote from Ken Shelton and his concept of “techquity” among other things. We spent a lot of time processing bold statements such as, “True access and equity…

Student Device Study Underway!

In accordance with our technology plan, I am starting a committee to help select the type of device we will provide to high school students next year and to middle school students the following year.  While there was a previous selection process run last year that was thoughtful and well-intentioned, there were not enough instructional…