About Paula Setser Kissick

District Technology Resource Teacher for Fayette County Public Schools.

Escaping the Trap: Moving Forward with Professional Development

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So I was channeling a little Elvis Presley today when I hijacked his “Suspicious Minds” song lyrics “…I’m caught in a trap” to explain my feelings about professional development. The feelings arose during the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education Continue reading Escaping the Trap: Moving Forward with Professional Development

Quick Tip: Finding the Way Home Among Google Tabs

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Love it or hate it, Google is the new game in town this year with all the excitement and many capabilities it brings. However, this tool definitely has a “darker side” when it comes to managing the online Google world. That Continue reading Quick Tip: Finding the Way Home Among Google Tabs

Come Hang Out With the Crew: FCPS Invades Google+

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For those who’ve drunk the Google Kool-Aid — and I know many have this year — then the craving for conversation about Chromebooks, Drive, and Classroom has probably reached a fever pitch. How do you find that mysteriously missing Google Doc? Can Continue reading Come Hang Out With the Crew: FCPS Invades Google+

On the Road Again With OIT

We’re channeling some classic country, a la Willie Nelson, here in the Office of Instructional Technology since we’ve been “On the Road Again” helping our schools embrace technology. Even with the Thanksgiving holiday, check out who we’ve visited! Athens-Chilesburg Elem. Continue reading On the Road Again With OIT

Take Control: Using Google Search Features to Improve Results

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“Love-hate relationship” — it’s a term with which most of us are familiar, but it seems especially appropriate when applied to Google Search. Teachers, especially, can be torn about their feelings toward this ubiquitous tool. On the one hand, it’s quick Continue reading Take Control: Using Google Search Features to Improve Results

Forget Where’s Waldo? Where in the District Are the DTRTs?

Since October 16, our office is still busy meeting the professional development and instructional support needs of schools and teachers — and we’re loving every minute of it. Check out where we’ve been in Fayette County this past month! Keep Continue reading Forget Where’s Waldo? Where in the District Are the DTRTs?