Do I need to learn anything additional to start using the server?
No, once the server is connected to the network and all systems have been booted over the network, the experience of the desktop environment is almost the same as that detailed in most of the textbooks
. Hence to get up and running, the accompanying Getting Started Guide
Our dealer partner's pre-sales team would have already familiarized you with the pedagogical content and the lesson planning process that you need to follow and shall ensure that you are completely comfortable with the same prior to concluding the sale.
For those who opt for the default installation, the teacher logins are also pre-configured, details of which are herein
. Hence, all you need to do is login using the default credentials
and get going with imparting the lessons.
However, overtime it is highly recommended that a teacher, coach or the IT in-charge should master all the simple concepts detailed in the user manual
as well as illustrated in careful detail in the how-to videos
Comprehensive playlist of MSS how-to videos
Are there any recommended publishers or books to effectively teach using the MSS?
The My sCool Server has a very generic design with respect to the software tools packaged into it. We have found it to be well equipped and supportive of the instructions given in computer subject books prescribed by various state boards such as that ...
Is there a prescribed curriculum that the MSS is designed around?
The My sCool Server was designed after careful research of pedagogical tools widely adopted and recommended by educationists across the globe. However, coincidentally it also adheres to the key principles, recommendations and the approach proposed in ...
How can the teachers teach using Linux when they are only used to Windows?
The My sCool Server opens the doors for teachers to adopt a more creative and collaborative mode of teaching by shattering age old myths around Linux and introducing them to its user friendly side. Hence, we see this as a great opportunity for the ...
Can I do my custom lesson planning on the MSS?
The MSS is pre-loaded with some world leading Learning Management System tools such as Moodle and Kolibri (from Learning Equality). A teacher can easily plan and design their custom lessons by weaving together the huge amounts of pre-loaded open ...
What if there are changes in the curriculum?
The My sCool Server was initially created to suit the needs of Gujarat State Education Board's prescribed curriculum for grades 9 to 12. But thereafter, it has evolved into a generic computer lab solution. It has been validated against the curriculum ...