Introduction to KCS Technology

This year, for the new staff bootcamp, I put together a self guided tour of the technology available at Kenton City Schools. I thought others may be interested in it, so here is a link to the presentation. ⚠ Be forewarned, I talk at the start, so you may want to turn down your speakers. […]

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Check out the presentations from NEOTech 2020

Last month I had the privilege of my presentation Rock Google Slides Like the Boss You Are being selected for the NEOTech 2020 conference. Unfortunately, the conference was canceled. Today the organizers have announced a way to virtually attend the conference through their website, NEOTech Conference. Besides my presentation, there are a ton of other presentations […]

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Taking screenshots for tech support

Here’s a tip to help us better support you and your students. When sending in a screenshot, take a screenshot of the entire screen. vs The latter tells us a lot more about the state of the computer. For example, the first shot doesn’t include the address of the web page.  If you want to […]

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Google Meet joins Google Classroom

Google has been busy this past week. Besides renaming Hangouts Meet to Google Meet, Google has also added Google Meet to Google Classroom. What this means is that your classroom can now have a permanent virtual address that students can easily access. Adding the Google Meet address Visit your Google Classroom and click on the […]

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Google Meet videos from Eric Curts

Eric has put up a series of videos to help you get the most out of Google Meet. Google Hangouts Meet is an easy but powerful tool for video conferencing. With Meet you can connect with other people using any device including a PC, Mac, Chromebook, smart phone, or tablet. While in the video conference you can […]

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Signing in to the Chromebooks and Google Classroom

This article is more for the elementary students that may be signing in to the Chromebooks for the very first time or are having issues signing in to the Chromebooks/ The KCS Chromebooks The Kenton City Schools’ Chromebooks are locked to KCS email accounts. Personal or other Google accounts cannot be used on the Chromebooks. […]

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