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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 […]

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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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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Response Validation Using Google Forms

Google Forms provide a great way to assess students with many different purposes. You may use them for a summative evaluation to check mastery of skills. They can also be used for formative assessment which can allow you to determine what needs to be retaught or looked at in a different way. Forms give you […]

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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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Presenting During a Meet with Sound

Presenting with sound during your Google Meet sessions? Whether you are presenting a video, website with audio, presentation with embedded content or other sounds-related tool, you will want to use the Present with Chrome tab. This can be tricky if you’re sharing a Slideshow. Watch this video to learn how to present Slides without using […]

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Using Materials in Google Classroom to Support Student Success

Before Learn From Home and Return to Learn were a part of our everyday vocabulary, we shared resources and materials with students in a variety of ways: photocopied packets, learning maps, school directory pages, websites. Now that all teachers are using Google Classroom for instruction, we wanted to give you an overview (or a reminder […]

Virtual Whiteboards for Instruction

Virtual Whiteboards

Teaching remotely doesn’t have to mean that you lose the ability to use your whiteboard! Did you know there are digital tools that can help to replicate the whiteboard experience during remote instruction? Here are two tools that can help facilitate whiteboards for instructional use. Jamboard Although Jamboards are actual boards produced by Google for […]

Creating Discussion Groups in Google Classroom

Creating Virtual Discussion Groups in Google Classroom

Creating opportunities for collaboration during remote instruction can be a little tricky, but we can certainly get creative using the tools we have. For example, let’s think about Google Classroom. The tools within Google Classroom allow for teachers to differentiate assignments. There is also a tool for asking open ended questions without the need for […]

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