Technology

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.  

 

Digital Citizenship

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.

 

FCPSOn

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

Fairfax County Public Schools uses a variety of resources to support student learning. Some of the digital resources your child may use throughout the school year require parental consent according to their terms of service and/or privacy policy. FCPS takes your child’s privacy and security very seriously, and follows the guidelines set forth by federal legislation. The tools listed in the Instructional Software Parent Consent Form have been thoroughly reviewed and approved for use in FCPS.

 

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. 

The opt-out form is available in the following languages: EnglishSpanish, Korean, Arabic, and Amharic.

 

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.

This web page may contain links to one or more web pages that are outside the FCPS network. FCPS does not control the content or relevancy of these pages.