September 2015 As a reminder the REMC1 offices will be closed on Monday, September 7th for Labor Day. SupportNet now supports over 6,000 computers i

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September 2015

Back to School

As a reminder the REMC1 offices will be closed on Monday, September 7th for Labor Day.


SupportNet now supports over 6,000 computers in 18 districts and agencies, as well as supporting more than 1,200 VoIP phones across 16 phone systems!


Meet Your REMC1 Staff


Doug Jarvi is originally from Manistique, MI and later moved to Marquette, MI where he graduated from Marquette Senior High School in 2001. He attended Northern Michigan University where he met his wife and graduated with a degree in Computer Information Systems. Doug moved to Dollar Bay after graduation and was hired by REMC1 in 2008.

Doug is married with 3 children and currently resides near Boston Location. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.


21 Things 4 Teachers

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Don't forget to check out the fall dates for 21 Things 4 Teachers. This program explores the 21 “must have” technology resources (referred to as “things”) that all teachers should be proficient in. This 10 week, 30 SCECH set of things will focus on differentiating instruction and assessment. Click on this link for further information 21 Things


Did You Know...

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...that REMC1 has a VariQuest Cutout Maker? The REMC1 office has a state of the art digital die-cut system specifically geared for education. The Cutout Maker will help you bring lessons to life with automatically-cut letters, numbers, manipulatives, shapes and bulletin board collections, all designed and controlled remotely from your computer. For more information please refer to the wiki page located here wiki-CutoutMaker. Please call Billie @ REMC1 (482-4520 x202) to checkout the cutout maker today!

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...that you can print posters through REMC1. The REMC1 office has a high quality full color poster maker that can showcase events, school spirit, after school programs, or anything you would like made into a poster. Please contact REMC1 and ask for Billie if you are interested in using this product.


...that REMC1 has a laminator? For a small fee of $0.25 a foot, you can have us laminate for you. This is an inexpensive, great way to make your posters, classroom tools, and so much more, last a very long time. Running short on time or your school doesn't have a laminator, contact REMC1 and ask for Billie.


Coming Soon! Starlab training


REMC has 2 portable planetariums (Starlab) that schools can check out, but you have to be trained to use them. Students crawl right inside the portable unit to see the projected images. Stay tuned for our next FREE training coming up in October, or call the REMC office to get on the list.


Connection Corner


Teacher's Corner


Hopefully you have all had a relaxing summer. If you find yourself still searching for ideas in the classroom, Scholastic has a pretty good site with ideas on how to get organized, follow this link: Scholastic back to school

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