- Arthur C. Clarke
Grounded firmly on a commitment to serve students, staff, faculty, and administration, the FCS Technology Team members work tirelessly to ensure that the latest educational technology resources are available. Providing exemplary 5-Star service is a mantra the team endeavors to deliver.
Providing the tools is only a portion of the departments' goal. Technology Team members assist teachers in understanding how to use technology through professional development opportunities and close interaction with Instructional Parnters within each school.
The FCS Technology Team serves 5000+ users, supports 6000+ devices, maintains a robust wireless infrastructure at all ten FCS sites, and provides a gigabit fiber WAN across the district with over 1 Gbps access to the Internet.
100% of students in Grades K-2 have 1:1 access to iPads. 100% of students in Grades 3-12 have 1:1 access to Chromebooks.
All FCS facilities have robust wireless access in all instructional areas.
All students can complete work and view instructional resources without the need for home Internet access.
The commitment to 1:1 computing allows students and teachers to collaborate and communicate efficiently.
Many teachers have asked questions concerning adding their own classes within the Hapara Teacher Dashboard, which was a new feature introduced in December 2016. The following video walks you through adding your own custom classes to your dashboard for instances where a class does not exist in our Student Information System or otherwise can’t be Read more about Add Your Own Classes in Hapara’s Teacher Dashboard[…]
We are proud to roll out the Hapara Teacher Dashboard for all your classroom technology management and monitoring. The video below is a 10-minute walkthrough of the high points of the service. Enjoy!
See the attached info for dates concerning rollout of Chromebook devices to all students in grades 5-12 in July. Read more about 2016-17 Chromebook Rollout for Grades 5-12
Here they are: the first look at the FCS student Chromebooks for the upcoming 2016-17 school year! Read more about FIRST LOOK – FCS Student Chromebooks for 2016-17
All FCS students in grades 5 – 12 for the 2015-16 school year can pick up their iPad during the following dates and times: Thursday, July 30 – 10:30 am – 6:30 pm Friday, July 31 – 7:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday, August 3 – 10:30 am – 6:30 pm Tuesday, August 4 – Read more about 2015-16 Student iPad Rollout Dates[…]