LAUSD Tech: Equipment for Moisture Farming

In case you aren't a total Star Wars geek...the Skywalkers bought cheap droids from wandering Jawas who stole them.  So that they could farm moisture.

In case you aren’t a total Star Wars geek…the Skywalkers bought cheap droids from wandering Jawas who stole them. So that they could farm moisture.

Moisture Farming doesn’t sound like fun, does it?

Nope. It was the way to stay alive, as a subsistence farmer, on Luke Skywalker’s crummy planet. The coolest things to do there are bullseye womp rats in your T-61, or go to Tosche Station to get some power converters.

Wireless internet? Probably don’t have it on a sand planet.

These are the educational conditions in my 21st century school. Conditions envisioned for a forbidding waste of a planet back in 1977. Today, A science teacher needed the internet for an assignment. Guess what…no go. ITD has been installing a new wireless system, which they SAY is live…but if their lips are moving, that pretty much means they are misrepresenting at best. That edu-problem got its band-aid, only to get to the next.

I’ve been taking my attendance on my droid phone (hence the R2-D2 reference, natch!) because otherwise…I wouldn’t be able to. Last week it was suggested that to heal our work as a team, we should communicate via e-mail, to which I questioned today…”How?”

These tech problems are frustrating, but will eventually be resolved. During this academic year, I think not. With the upcoming, poorly defined tablet computer grant…it almost has to come to pass.

One hopes. At this point, the computer technology and wireless access are a real obstacle. After CST testing is the time of year that I would like to experiment with new tech, and new resources, but the infrastructure still isn’t there. I ran the Obama filter, mostly for the slogan that determines how i feel about the quality of goods and service from ITD and Pledge LA:

Bill of sale from alien midget swap meet on wheels.

Bill of sale from alien midget swap meet on wheels.

Tomorrow: We visit Pledge LA!

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