We are interested in changing the tools we use to create, edit and
serve our web pages and would like suggestions from those of you who are
doing this effectively.
We are not seeking tools for high-powered web developers, but rather
for those teachers and students who want a relatively painless way of
creating and editing their personal web pages. This would include
teachers posting assignments, announcements, curriculum, etc. and
students publishing their work to the web.
I should mention that one of our schools has been using First Class for
these tasks and, in many ways, it has been effective. However, we have
several reasons for wanting to discontinue its use, so we won't be
interested in suggestions involving that product.
Also, while we would be interested in hearing about outsourced
solutions, our intent for now is to try to keep it all in house.
Here then are some of our selection criteria:
..Ease of use.
..Flexible enough to employ district-wide, K through 12
..In compliance with open standards (though not necessarily open
..And, as always, "reasonably priced." (Whatever that means to you is
Remarks, comments, advice?
Information Technology Director
Montpelier Public Schools
Montpelier, VT 05602