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

Looking for Student Technology Products

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Don’t let these deadlines sneak up on you! It’s now time to let our students know the categories in which they can compete to be recognized, encourage their participation, share the judging rubrics and submit their products to your STLP Continue reading Looking for Student Technology Products

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

Missing FrontPage, Are You? Well, Don’t Fret! Back to the Future We Go!

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Bummed out about some old Server 2003 servers being unplugged over the summer?  Yes, it was definitely annoying for some, but end of life had been reached and Microsoft would no longer support them. For crying out loud! They were Continue reading Missing FrontPage, Are You? Well, Don’t Fret! Back to the Future We Go!

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

Beyond an Hour of Code

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This month, classrooms all over Fayette County were part of the largest learning event in history- the Hour of Code! Learning how to code is not easy, but as many teachers saw first hand, it is highly engaging to many Continue reading Beyond an Hour of Code