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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 […]

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. […]

New Virtual Sessions & Courses

New Virtual Sessions and Courses

Teaching remote students brings its own set of challenges for educators. Teachers are finding it more important than ever to strengthen their own digital skills, to add more tools to their technology toolbox, and to get ideas for engaging remote learners. This also means that we, as professional development providers, need to continue to be […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Welcome back to HCPS

Welcome to 2020-2021

We want to welcome you to a new school year in HCPS! Whether you are a returning staff member or new to the district, we want to be sure you are ready for this year. Here are a few tips and resources to make sure you start out with the tech resources you need for […]

"Building the Bridge: From Crisis to the Classroom" #NCLearnsTogether

Missed NC Learns Together?

NC Learns Together finished its 3.0 version this week with the theme “Building the Bridge: From Crisis to the Classroom”. These virtual sessions were created by and for teachers across the state to support continued learning during this pandemic. These virtual conferences, supported by NCTIES and Trinity 3, were filled with opportunities to expand professional […]

What is App Smashing?

What is App Smashing?

You may have heard the term “app smashing” and wondered what that meant. Well, we’re here to clear things up! App smashing is when you create something using one app, then go to another app or apps to create something else. Lastly, you merge the content together and create a final product. Why smash app […]

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Finding Inspiration from Educational Technology Bloggers

Have you ever found yourself needing some inspiration to add a little technology in your classroom? As educators, we often find ourselves just trying to stay above water, leaving little time to innovate or try something new. One way to add a little spark into your technology integration is to follow quality bloggers who can […]

Keeping it Real with Google Keep

Keeping it Real with Google Keep

When I mention Google Keep to a group of people someone usually says “What’s Google Keep?” or “Google WHAT?”. I simply love introducing people to this innovative and multipurpose tool. So, even though I am a little surprised that not everyone knows about this Google app, I get excited to share my enthusiasm and attachment […]

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