I would recommend finding out who has the buying power at a local school, that's the person you're going to have to convince to deploy your system not to mention whoever runs IT at the school department.
>From my highschool days I remember we only ran Windows and they were locked down to particular programs and web browsers. The best demo is showing what can be done with existing hardware. -rudolf On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 9:52 AM jimgarrett...@gmail.com < jimgarrett...@gmail.com> wrote: > I think our local schools in Melrose, Massachusetts are primarily Windows, > with some Chromebooks and iPads here and there for special purposes. > > Many years ago I was chatting with a high school teacher at a GNU/Linux > user's group meeting. He said, "If you put students in front of computers > in the classroom, it doesn't matter what operating system it has. They're > going to break it, and the teacher will spend all of his/her time fixing > desktops. You need a remote desktop on central server." So the idea of a > remote desktop for schools sounds great. The big competition there will be > Chromebooks and Google apps. > > Jim Garrett > > > ----- Reply message ----- > From: "amunizp" <a75...@alumni.tecnun.es> > To: "Aaron E-J" <t...@otherrealm.org>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > <tech-c...@npogroups.org> > Subject: [libreplanet-discuss] What does the tech setup look like in your > grade school? > Date: Fri, Oct 14, 2016 02:15 > > > El 13 de octubre de 2016 00:18:37 GMT+01:00, Aaron E-J <t...@otherrealm.org> > escribió: > >I am developing a ready-out-of the-box, open source virtual remote > >desktop platform and would like to investigate its deployment in school > >systems. My assumption is that most schools are using proprietary > >technologies (Mac/PC) for the most part and that a switch to Linux > >based > >platforms would bring cost savings. However, I know very little about > >the current technology setups in schools near me – let alone schools > >elsewhere in the U.S. (where I'm based) or the world. I would like to > >hear from people who have kids, what does their school technology setup > >look like? > > > >Thanks! > > Don't know what they have now but they are going for the very expensive > and monopolistic smartboards. A whiteboard/touchscreen. I am doing what I > can to avoid it. > A quick search shows some hit and miss DIY replacements no profesional > solution. > -- -- > Andres (he/him/his) > Ham United Group > Richmond Makerlabs > >