Want to predict the future?
King3 said the district is on track to have wi-fi in all facilities sometime in the first semester.
We’ll have the computers but the Internet, well, it’ll get there sometime first semester.
“Holy smokes, that’s incredible,” board member Jennie Robinson said of the time frame. Initially, the district’s one-to-one computer program was anticipated to take several years to establish.
Holy. Smokes. Beware of timelines that magically change from years to a summer.
“(Information Technology) has a heck of a job ahead of them,” King said.
We’re rushing stuff. Expect very bad things to happen.
The comments on the article don’t seem to indicate a very prepared, friendly community either.
I wish HCS good luck and I hope I’m wrong but this has the feel of something done quickly without proper infrastructure in a hostile community who did not participate in the planning process. If those things aren’t done, you can be sure that the really hard work of figuring out how to use these computers effectively in the classroom is missing as well. That’s going to be bad news for everyone.