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TIPS January 16, 2013,

Welcome to TIPS for January, 2014

The January edition of TIPS, the Education Technology E-Zine, is now available online. Get helps, hints, and ideas from the technology resource teachers in the Office of Instructional Technology. 

In this edition...


A New Year

Coordinator of Instructional Technology Amy Johns wants to help with your New Year's resolutions, with "...Tips for Recharging your Creativity." Let Amy help you recharge and inspire your instructional practice!



STLP Coordinator Julie Gaskin gives us a heads-up view of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Fair, held at Bryan Station High School Saturday, February 8th, concurrently with the district Science Fair. See projects, ideas, and media from FCPS students! Read Julie's blog posting for more. 

Renault R10

Shifting into Reading

Jeffrey L. Jones's "From the Editor's Desk" this month is about keeping up -- both in the automotive  world, and the world of book-length reading. It's a challenge to librarians, teachers, and readers everywhere: is delivery technology really the battle?

Want More?   Leanna Prater's posting this month discusses Digital Learning Day February 5th, Diana Hendrix has more on Edmodo, and Paula Setser-Kissick  has an example of BYOD with second graders -- with their parents, of course!

Do you have ideas and suggestions for TIPS? We'd love to hear from you!  Send your story ideas or requests (including things you do with technology we should celebrate!) to Jeffrey L. Jones, or simply reply to this email.

News to Use

Read & Write GoldFrustrated with your videos? Jeff has a couple of tools that might help you play/convert media from anywhere, to anything, for inclusion anywhere -- including Smart Notebook, which is very particular!

TIPS is the product of district technology resource teachers Julie Gaskin, Diana Hendrix, Jeffrey L. Jones, Leanna Prater, Paula Setser-Kissick, and Coordinator of Instructional Technology Amy Johns. Tell us how we can help you!

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