Student Website Designs and Projects

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Several teachers around the district have asked about creating spaces for students to create web design, web sites, or web projects. One of the concerns about using software applications is the servicing company must meet the data sharing agreement guidelines Continue reading Student Website Designs and Projects

Here’s Your Sign! – How to Reengage Your Classroom with Technology

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Are students giving you the sign? That’s right, you know the one! Yup, every class gets a little humdrum right before Spring Break. Even the peppiest teachers running their “A” game can be left behind by the advance of “summeritis.” Continue reading Here’s Your Sign! – How to Reengage Your Classroom with Technology

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

Extending the Life of Devices: Chromium and Other “Add-Ons”

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One of the most interesting perks that I experienced during my stay as a school TRT was that I was in charge of inventory for our school. Yes! Over 800 assets inside the building ranging from items as small as Continue reading Extending the Life of Devices: Chromium and Other “Add-Ons”

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

Google Classroom: Exporting Grades

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Exporting grades allows the teacher to see the grades for all students in a class at one time. You can choose to download all of the grades from one assignment or every grade from every assignment. This feature was added in Continue reading Google Classroom: Exporting Grades

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?

The Many Shades of Office365: Outlook Email Tweaks and OneDrive Update

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Often when I speak to people from the western US or from the Deep South, they mention how beautiful it is to travel along Kentucky highways and to observe the bright foliage during the fall season. Most years, Kentucky has Continue reading The Many Shades of Office365: Outlook Email Tweaks and OneDrive Update