Author Archives: Graham Arts

About Graham Arts

District Principal of IT

IT Service Request Portal Goes Live

Over the past few months, the district’s IT Department has been building a new service request portal. Basically, the portal is a place where the district’s teaching, administration, and support staff can visit in order to log a request for … Continue reading

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Update – Account Creation for Google Apps

With the new school year now underway, the Technology Department is receiving many requests to have Google Apps accounts created for students and staff. We thought that this would be an excellent opportunity to remind you of the process for … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Efficiently Using Google Apps

Recently, we received this infographic, forwarded to Nancy McAleer. Nancy is a teacher in our district. Information was posted to a blog and gives 10 helpful tips for using GAFE. The following topics are covered by the infographic: 1. Bookmark … Continue reading

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GAFE – Google Apps Privacy Briefings

In the late fall, our district started its implementation of Google Apps for Education (GAFE). Teachers and their students have embraced this suite of tools and are making use of it in schools cross the district. To date, there are … Continue reading

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Monthly Project Update – February 15, 2016

What is a Project? In the world of IT, a ‘project’ is work that brings about something new, and that requires some sort of significant commitment on the part of the district, a school, or a department. Generally speaking that … Continue reading

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Service Improvement – Guest Wireless Accounts

We are pleased to announce that we are streamlining our processes for creating guest wireless accounts on our two guest networks (SD62 Login and SD62 Login(Fast)). These networks have been created to allow our SD62 users (students and staff) to … Continue reading

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GAFE Briefing – Milne’s Landing Zone

We are pleased to announce that we’ve scheduled another GAFE Briefing for teachers. Receiving a briefing is required before a teacher request Google Apps accounts on behalf of their students, or make use of Google Apps in their teaching. Thanks … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping for Electronics Suggestions

As we move into the holiday season, the IT Department is often asked about deals on technology for personal use. In anticipation of holiday shopping, we have put together a number of suggestions for you. If you are shopping for … Continue reading

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GAFE Teacher Accounts and Briefings

As recently announced on our blog, SD62 teachers can start requesting GAFE accounts for their students. However, prior to making a request, a teacher must have: An sd62learns.org GAFE account themselves Previously attended a GAFE briefing focusing on security and … Continue reading

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Google Apps for Education – Update

On Saturday, November 21st, the CommunicateIT blog was updated with information on the Google Apps for Education (GAFE) Summit, and we gave November 30th as a probable timeline for making GAFE available for students. Today we are pleased to announce … Continue reading

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