Welcome back to all learners and educators who start school today! We wish you a happy and successful year. In preparation for your year ahead here is an easy to use checklist for getting your interactive classroom ready.

Check your PC/laptop for updates. 

Windows

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-Check that your operating system is up to date. The latest version of Windows is Windows 10. You can find out how to upgrade here.  This is important because some software cannot be used with older versions of Windows. Windows has also stopped maintenance for older versions.

-Make sure that you have all the latest updates for Windows 8 and 10.

Anti-Virus

-Check that your anti-virus is up to date. It is important to make sure your anti-virus is up to date so that you can keep your PC/laptop secure.

SMART notebook

– Check your SMART notebook software. It might ask you to update to the latest version which is Notebook 15. Please remember that any upgrade AFTER 11.4 (i.e 14 and 15) are paid for updates.

Check your projector

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-To keep your projector working as optimally as possible the filter occasionally needs to be cleaned. You should aim to clean your projector’s filter twice a year.

-Check the batteries in the remote for your projector and change if necessary.

Check your SMART Board

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-To make sure that your SMART board is ready for the coming year take a look at our back to school SMART board checklist.

Check your e-Beam

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-To make sure that your eBeam is ready for this year have a look at our back to school eBeam checklist.

Useful links

To update to Windows 10 click here.

To find out how to clean your projector’s filter click here.

To find the back to school checklist for your SMART board click here.

To find your back to school checklist for your eBeam click here.