About Kelly Fischer

District Technology Resource Teacher IAKSS IAKSS

Google+ Communities Can Be a Great Collaboration Tool

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FCPS has had a Google domain now for over a year. All students and staff have accounts and can use Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Classroom, etc… We also have many schools now using Chromebooks too. One feature I haven’t Continue reading Google+ Communities Can Be a Great Collaboration Tool

Twitter = Time Turner for Me & You

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I have happily accepted that I am an “educational technology junkie”.  I love it. I spend a vast majority of my leisure time reading about instructional technology in professional journals and scouring educational blogs. I enjoy visiting classrooms to engage Continue reading Twitter = Time Turner for Me & You

YouTube and U

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YouTube is more than just for entertainment. This powerful web tool can be utilized for research, presentation, and as an educational tool.  Because of its infinite amount of content, 1.5 billion videos and counting, YouTube appeals to a vast variety Continue reading YouTube and U

Which Chrome Apps & Extensions Can Students Use in FCPS?

Thanks to Dave Carty, FCPS Technician, for this month’s “TIP from a Tech” article.  Check out more of Dave’s blog “Schooled in Tech”. There are tons of apps and extensions in the Chrome Web Store. These can be used when Continue reading Which Chrome Apps & Extensions Can Students Use in FCPS?

Personal or Work. Stop the Microsoft Logon Prompts by Dave Carty

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This month’s Tip from a Tech is written by Dave Carty, FCPS Network Technician.  You can visit Dave’s blog at blog.cartyville.com. Have you ever seen this message? If you began working for FCPS prior to February 2013 there is a good chance Continue reading Personal or Work. Stop the Microsoft Logon Prompts by Dave Carty

School Spotlight: ACE Colonial Trades Live Broadcast

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Recently, the 5th grade teachers at ACE invited me to step back into the 1600’s as they concluded their project based learning unit on Colonial America. The fascinating unit allowed students to not only step back in time, but to do Continue reading School Spotlight: ACE Colonial Trades Live Broadcast

School Spotlight: Kentucky Kids Can Do Anything

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This month’s school feature spotlights Southern Middle School, a passionate teacher, and their phenomenal STLP group.  They are proving that a picture is worth way more than 1,000 words!  I invite you to sit back, relax, and be inspired by Continue reading School Spotlight: Kentucky Kids Can Do Anything