to Technology in
Local Schools endeavors to provide the students with the advantages of
prepare them for the workplace of the future.
every classroom has a computer and each library/media center has a complete
computer Lab. Integrating the computer in the learning process will help
provide the skills that will be necessary for the future.
promotes the safe responsible use of computers. Prior to using Lucas School
equipment, each student/parent will be required to fill out and sign an acceptable
use policy to inform the student/parent of the safe responsible use of Lucas
School computers and related equipment.
Acceptable Use Policy for Lucas Local
(this form,- read and keep for your reference)
(this form, - print then student and parent sign, date and return to the
Notes From: Dave Moore
Lucas Local Schools has the following computer equipment:
Pentium 2 400's up to Pentium 4 3.0 gig computers, scanners, digital cameras,
media projectors, display monitors.
I would like to
Electronic Data Systems for their support of Lucas School. EDS has donated
large groups of desktop computers, laptops, printers and other misc. computer
Ashland University for their support of Lucas School. AU
has donated desktop computers, printers and other misc. computer related items.
Ohio Department of Insurance for their donation of desktop
With the combined donations I have been able to upgrade
(quantity and quality) all three computer labs at Lucas School.
My job is not only fixing computers but developing and
maintaining the District Technology Plan, administering state and federal Grant
programs including E-rate and using digital
media to inform and interact with the Students, Faculty and Community.
Lucas School has a State/Federal mandated Technology plan that has a 3 year
scope. This Technology plan requires us to be progressive in technology
applications and to include the community in the decision making process.
will from time to time post links to
very useful (&FREE) software.
TO USE AT YOUR DISCRETION
Tip to stop frustration from Microsoft Office 2007
When you think you might use the file in another
click on file
when the dialog box opens look for the "save as type"
Change the type to word 2000/xp format (.doc)
you can also set the default file type to word 2000/xp
Click on Tools
Click on options
Click on save tab
look for "save word files as" option
choose word 2000/xp
MS Office 2003, 2000 users
download a Office 2007 converter.
this will allow you to read and convert (one way) Office 2007-2010 files
Microsoft download center
OPEN OFFICE - A VERY POWER FULL OFFICE
SUITE THAT MEETS AND IN SOME WAYS EXCEEDS MICROSOFT OFFICE (WORD, EXCEL, POWER
DOWNSIDE- YOU MUST REMEMBER TO SAVE AS MICROSOFT DOCUMENT FOR COMPATIBILITY
Power Point Presentation on
how to change the Open Office default file format to match Microsoft Office file
(this will open in Open Office Presentations also)
THIS PROGRAM IS VERY SIMILAR TO ADOBE PHOTOSHOP.
GOOD QUALITY NO FRILLS ANTIVIRUS - DOES NOT BOG DOWN OLDER
SEARCH AND DESTROY
NICE SPYWARE DETECTION SOFTWARE
use with SPYBOT SEARCH AND DESTROY
converters- updates _ and other neat stuff
auto window resizer program
This program will cause the programs of your choice to open full
Neat Graph Paper designer/printer
some nice quick reference sheets
for various programs