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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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Podcast PD NC

The Innovative Learning Catalysts from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction are offering recorded podcasts on up-to-date issues for educators to experience a different type of professional development. With topics ranging from Social Emotional Learning to Choosing the Right Tools, there is something for everyone. In addition to providing the podcasts for you to […]

Annotating Your Instruction

Annotating Your Instruction

Being able to show and model for students while explaining instructional concepts is so powerful. When teaching in a live and virtual environment, this can be challenging. Having tools which make that easy can make all the difference in the impact of your instruction. We have an idea that might help you when showing content […]

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FAQs with the @Team

We receive many questions each day on a variety of topics associated with remote and digital learning. There are a couple of questions that we have found to be consistent among these. We wanted to share them with you and give you a few ideas for managing these questions during Plan B. How do I […]

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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 […]

Searching with Purpose

Searching with Purpose

As you know, NCDPI provides us with the wonderful resources NCWiseOwl! We would like to highlight one of this year’s included resources – Britannica School! Students need to learn the importance of saving time during research and how to access high quality materials faster on their desired topics. Although we can certainly teach them how […]

Self Care Isn't Selfish

Self Care Isn’t Selfish

The last six months have been trying for everyone in different ways. Many are feeling isolated from others, separated from loved ones, longing for human connection. For those serving in education, this is not different. Individuals who serve in role supporting the educational system often have what they see is a calling to serve others. […]

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Finding Instructional Technology Inspiration on Twitter

Though we all feel the positives and negatives from social media these days, there are some top-notch accounts on Twitter that you can follow to find some great ideas, pedagogy and methods for technology integration. We thought we might share a few accounts that we follow for inspiration. Matt Miller – (@jmattmiller) Creator of Ditch […]

Google Meet Updates

Meet Updates Are Rolling In!

Google has been announcing upcoming features to its video conferencing platform, Meet. These updates are scheduled through the end of 2020. We are excited to announce that the first wave of these updates are rolling out to HCPS users now! Beginning today, HCPS staff users should begin to see controls for screen sharing and chat […]

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