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Tech Tips with Mr. Whitecotton

 
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Mr. Whitecotton
Tech Tips with Mr. Whitecotton
Hi, I am Mr. Whitecotton and am the Technology Teacher at Alcoa Elementary School. My students ask me questions all the time about computers and other technology. This page answers the questions they ask. 
 
Email Mr. Whitecotton If you are an AES student and you would like to submit a question, have your teacher or parent email me at: pwhitecotton@alcoashools.net 
 
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