Digital Resources for Students
Student Tech Tips
How to Turn Chrome Sync On
Here's a PDF Document with instructions for turning Chrome Sync on. ALL STUDENTS are highly encouraged to turn on Chrome Sync. Once turned on, if they ever need to exchange their computer because of a hardware or other issue, all of their bookmarks will follow them to the new computer by simply logging into their fcpsschools.net account.
Video only Showing Green Screen?
Only 5 clicks to fix it! See this PDF for the quick guide.
If you are having trouble with your microphone try these pro tips (PDF)!
Here is the document that you were given when you picked up your laptop. (PDF) Be sure you have done all of the setup instructions so you're ready for virtual school!
Log On to Your Google Account and Check your Gmail
Log into your Google Account. Use the FCPS Google Apps shortcut already on your Bookmarks Bar the "@fcpsschools.net" is pre-populated, you should only need to enter your username and password.
- Here is a short video to show you how
Add your BBCU Links to your Shortcuts Bar
Access the Specialists Blackboard Course and BBCU Links
Here is a video that will show you how to find the Specialists Blackboard 24/7 Course and once in, how to open up their BBCU sessions.
This slide show will tell you how to use the tools in BBCU
Add Items to Your Bookmarks Bar
Add your own frequently used shortcuts to your Bookmarks Bar.
- Add your Google Classroom link to your Bookmarks bar. Here is a short video to show you how.
Tips and Tricks - Video Playlist from FCPS
Lots of helpful short videos here!
- If you are having trouble with your Audio or Video, try these tips before contacting your teacher!
- Is Chrome acting funny? Try Resetting it to its Defaults.