Author Archives: Christine Lafferty

Will you accept the Computer Connection Challenge?

If a pile of cords and computer parts is greeting you upon your arrival to your classroom, will you accept the Computer Connection Challenge? You have 8 days to complete the Challenge. Once you complete the Challenge, post a before … Continue reading

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Take Control of your Email!

“Tame Your Inbox” has been such a huge hit! So much so that we are offering the course to anyone who would like to take it anytime during the school year. Register for this short, 2-week course that is designed to get you … Continue reading

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Free Online Event: Become a Google Tools Expert

Do you know how to utilize all of Google’s free apps and tools for your classroom? Here’s your chance to learn! Join us at our free event as our experienced presenters share their favorite tips & tricks for using Google … Continue reading

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Tame Your Inbox

It was such a huge hit, we’ve decided to run this online course a second time this summer. Join us during your break for this short, 2-week course that is designed to get you started with tidying up and organizing … Continue reading

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My bags are packed, I’m ready to go…

Leaving on a jet plane? We hate to see you go but know you are moving on to other adventures. Whether you are retiring, relocating, or taking a new job remember to return your teacher issued laptop and/or tablet to the … Continue reading

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Clap along if you feel like happiness is summer time….

Before you “happily” leave for summer break there are a few technology tasks to complete. DO NOT leave files saved on the desktop of your computer. Those items are not safe in that location and may be gone when you … Continue reading

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eMediaVA Training

Come learn more about eMediaVA! The training will be conducted by WHRO at the Technology Department on July 24, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register today to participate.

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Summer PDA Registration Now Open

Plan for an amazing summer, register now for summer professional development activities. Courses offered include online or face-to-face. Check out the list of course offerings and complete the online registration form.

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What’s New Google Apps?

Want to know the latest news about Google Apps and see what features are coming to your Google Apps account? Check the Google Apps Documentation and Support blog or sign up to receive updates by email. You will see features … Continue reading

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Vote for Your Favorite Google Doodle

Vote for the Doodle that you feel best demonstrates this year’s theme, If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place.   VOTE    

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Summer School Applications

Looking for summer employment? Check out these summer school opportunities.

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Beware of a New Google Docs Phishing Scam

Beware of this new phishing scam. It might convince you to give your Google Apps credentials to the wrong person.

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Better than a Jumpdrive – FREE

Teachers of high school students, do you know that your students have 30 GB of FREE storage in their Google Apps account? If these students signed and returned an AUP at the beginning of the year, they have an active Google Apps account. To access this account … Continue reading

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Better than a Jumpdrive – FREE

High school students, do you know that you have 30 GB of FREE storage in your Google Apps account? If you signed and returned your AUP at the beginning of the year, you have an active Google Apps account. To access … Continue reading

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Virginia Readers’ Choice

Vote for your favorite Virginia Reader’s Choice.

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GradeSpeed Update

An update to GradeSpeed will be applied today, February 25, 2014. Teachers and staff should not use GradeSpeed today from 4:30 until 5:00. Adding assignments or grades during this time may result in the loss of data.

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MyAlio Up and Running

MyAlio is back online and employees may now proceed with creating an account. Unfortunately, if you already completed this process you will need to do it again. The new portal has increased security and components not previously required. To assist you … Continue reading

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More Added to eMediaVA

And there’s more….for the low, low price of NOTHING….there’s even more available in eMediaVA. A new resource, SAS Curriculum Pathways, has been recently added to eMediaVA. SAS Curriculum Pathways provides interactive, standards-based resources in English language arts, mathematics, science, social studies and … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry Be Chrome-y!

Internet Explorer got you down? Turn that frown upside down! Don’t worry, be Chrome-y! Come to a non-presentation share session about Google Chrome. During this session you’ll get an overview of the Chrome browser, we’ll share some tips, and answer … Continue reading

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High School Students Connect to the Wireless Network

The following information will be shared on the Student Portal, Monday, December 16, 2013 first thing in the morning.

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