Bring Your Own Device
With classroom teacher approval, students may use their own devices to access the Internet, collaborate with other students, and creatively find appropriate ways to share their learning. Parents, volunteers, and special guests may also connect their personal devices to the the school's network using the Configuration Guide that corresponds to their device. Learn more about this program by visiting the FCPS Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) page.
Explore resources about the norms of appropriate and responsible behavior (and its positive and negative impact on self and others) with regard to technology use by reviewing the following resources.
While all students at Lees Corner ES have access to a laptop or other electronic device for instructional use at any time throughout the school day, students in grades three through six will receive and be responsible for an FCPS-issued laptop and power supply as part of the Instructional Transformation Initiative known as FCPSOn. Students in grades three through six will take these devices to and from school each day. The goal of this initiative is to increase personalized and blended student learning opportunities that foster Portrait of a Graduate Skills. Learn more on the county's FCPSOn page.
Instructional Software Parent Consent Form
Internet Access Map
Link to the FCPS Community Internet Access Maps to find free Internet access locations in your neighborhood and the surrounding area. For more ways that FCPS supports access to technology visit the FCPS Access to Technology page.
Opt-Out Form for Take Home Laptops
When it comes to FCPS provided laptops, FCPS provides families the opportunity to decide what is best for their personal situation. Families of students in grades three through six who wish to provide their own laptop in place of an FCPS issued laptop will need to complete and return a signed Opt-Out Form by September 30th to their school’s main office.
A personally owned laptop must have a keyboard and be compatible with Google Apps for Education and Microsoft Office and must be compatible with the school Wi-Fi. Smartphones are not an acceptable substitution. School tech support will not be available for personally owned laptops and FCPS instructional applications and content filters are not licensed for installation on personally owned laptops.
Technology at Home Program
The Technology@Home Program allows FCPS families the opportunity to purchase select technology products for home and personal use at the great discounts.
Technology Tools to Support All Learners
The Technology Tools for All Learners page of the FCPS website provides a list of technology tools that help give all individuals equal opportunities to learn. Explore these quick and easy school based resources that can facilitate learning in FCPSOn, Strategies for Success and other classrooms for diverse students. Also visit the LCES "Websites" page to explore more technology tools.