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Integrating NCWiseOwl Resources Into Your Google Classroom

NCWiseOwl is a comprehensive, free resource provided for students and educators in North Carolina. Links to use Britannica, Ebsco, Explora and other helpful tools can be found on the NCWiseOwl site. You can find ebooks, primary sources, maps, help videos, and science, history & health information. It is easy to forget that we have these […]

Resources for Teaching Math

Resources for Teaching Math

There are so many digital tools and resources available for teaching math, but we wanted to take a moment to share a few of our favorites with you. Even though many students may be virtual, there are ways to engage students in math instruction even in an online format. These tools are also great for […]

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NC Digital Learning Standards Crosswalks with English Language Arts

Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, North Carolina has adopted the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Standards for Students. These Digital Learning Standards are designed to support students in becoming “global collaborators, empowered learners, digital citizens, creative communicators, knowledge constructors, computational thinkers and innovative designers”. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has […]

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Share Your Learn From Home Success Stories

Wow, over two months of Learn From Home! It has been exciting to witness how the teachers, staff, administrators and leadership have responded to this challenging time. Teachers, we have seen and heard about the amazing things happening in your virtual classrooms. We would be proud to shine a spotlight on some of the fabulousness […]

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Technology Integration Tips

Things are quite a bit different for all of us in education right now. The HCPS Learn From Home model has been in full force for several weeks, and we have just learned that this will continue for the remainder of the school year. We have shared several technology integration models in various formats over […]

Free Resources for Learn from Home

Free Resources During Remote Learning

There are many vendors and companies offering free or expanded services for users during this time of remote learning.  We are continuously adding to a list of Free Resources and Others for Use During School Closures.  These tools and resources have not been vetted by or tested on HCPS devices, but you can certainly try […]

Measuring Student Progress with Google Classroom Rubrics

They’re Here: Google Classroom Rubrics

Rubrics have been a staple for measuring student growth and providing students with explanations of levels of growth measurement in assignments. Rubrics can be customized to fit any assignment with multiple criteria on which to be measured. They are great tools for both student and teacher so that grading is clear and levels are described. […]

Story Design Kits

Add a Little STEAM to Your K-8 Classroom

If you’re looking for an easy way to add Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math (STEAM) into your classroom, we have a new and easy way to support your K-8 classrooms! Dr. King and the Curriculum and Instruction Department have purchased Story Design Projects and some of the reusable materials for supporting these projects. These […]

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NCWiseOwl Monthly Feature: EBSCO eBooks Collections

Take some time to explore over 11,000 titles in the EBSCO eBooks Collections found in NCWiseOwl. This featured tool of the month provides teachers and students free online access to a variety of titles which can be searched by title, author, category or subject. Access the titles in pdf or epub formats. Once you choose […]

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#GoOpenNC Resources Available to North Carolina Educators

The federal #GoOpen initiative, supported by the U.S. Department of Education, is increasing the ability of educators to find high-quality, curated resources to impact student learning in their classrooms. Open Educational Resources (OER) are free resources which are licensed in a way that allows for open access and use. #GoOpenNC is a new website that provides […]

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