Sunday, January 17, 2010

A Guide for the Non-Techie Teacher Part I

I've been asked to do a presentation for my Department on Technology. I had some reservations because I had no idea where to start. Some of my fellow teachers still use over head projectors for all of their in class work. I decided that the best place to start would be from the beginning. So, here is Part 1 of a multi-part series, "A Guide for the Non-Techie Teacher".

Part I

Turning Your Computer On

What You Should Not Do:

Although romantic, this will not activate the computer or make it work. Keep reading.

What You Should Do:

First, Place your finger by the power button.

Next, press the power button with your finger.

Remove finger from the power button.

I hope this first step helps all of you Non-Techie Teachers. Feel free to offer any other areas of Tech use that you are struggling with. I would be more than happy to point you in the right direction. Have a great day!


  1. Ha ha ha! I am currently forwarding this on to members of my staff. Nicely done.

  2. Would you believe one of our staff members bought a new computer and actually call us to find out how to turn it on

  3. I'm always slightly afraid that I will become that person who is afraid of the crazy new tech. That's one reason I keep up to date, I don't want to wake up one day and realize I've been left behind.


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