“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
With the Hour of Code approaching during Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13, it’s a good time to explore Pair Programming and how this style of learning may benefit our students in all academic areas. Benefits appear to include: More Continue reading Pair Programming – A Look at Students Sharing a Computer
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
Sounds exciting, doesn’t it? The largest learning event in history and your students can take part! If the excitement of participating in a global event isn’t enough- you can win some fabulous prizes, too! The Hour of Code is part Continue reading Be Part of the Largest Learning Event in History
Ah…the evolution of video. I vividly remember watching old home videos my father filmed back in the 70’s with a Bell & Howell 8mm camera. The short, silent videos are grainy, poorly filmed (sorry, Dad), and typically show a wide Continue reading KET Encyclomedia: Time to Revisit an Old Friend!
We’ve all heard the term “digital native”, which was originally coined by Marc Prensky in 2001. Prensky refers to students born after 1980 who have grown up in a significantly different world that is strongly influenced by technology. Fast forward Continue reading Digital Native ≠ Tech Savvy Student
I’m in love, love, love with the newest release of SMART Notebook 15! For years, I have been wishing for easier templates for student interaction and a way to interact with iPads and other mobile devices. This release has given Continue reading Smart Notebook 15
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?
Do you have both a personal Google account and an FCPS Google Account? Do you ever need to log into Office365 or Google for Education as another student or staff member to help troubleshoot an issue? If you’ve answered yes Continue reading Using Google Chrome with Multiple Accounts – by FCPS Tech Dave Carty