Tech Director Chat
Episode 36

The Technology is Supposed to Work, Right?

Ben Rimes published on

Wow, it's been a long summer for the Mattawan Consolidated Tech Department! Bond construction, total audio/video upgrades for the Middle School and High School, and the refurbishment and cleaning of machines all around the district have kept us all busy. Pete and Ben attempt to answer a heap of technical questions in this first episode of the school year, and are looking forward to settling into a more normal routine now that major construction is over.

Timestamps for this week's questions:

1:00 The answer to life, the universe, and everything.

1:52 What has Pete been up to?

3:45 Wait, Pete gets nervous about visiting classrooms?

6:01 JW wants to know, did Pete get any sleep this summer?

8:17 A teacher wants to know, will metallic or magnetic necklaces or jewelry affect the teacher microphones?

9:17 A strange loud static sound always occurs for a brief moment when connecting my laptop tot he new A/V stations. What’s up with that?

11:53 A teacher wants to know, can they change their password for Infinite Campus, our student information system?

16:07 Someone wants to know, why does my computer keep locking up?

17:45 If you haven’t restarted your computer lately, you probably should (at least once a week).

19:23 Stump Pete!

19:50 JW wants to know, how many notes in the opening of Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”?

You can talk about the show or continue the conversations on Twitter using the hashtag #TechDirectorChat or chatting up Ben (@techsavvyed) or Pete (@ppoggione) on Twitter. Our professional Twitter accounts are Mattawan Learns and MCS Technology.

Tech Director Chat - The Technology is Supposed to Work, Right?
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