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NCWiseOwl Supporting STEM and STEAM

NCWiseOwl continues to grow its resources and support for digital tools and strategies in the classroom.  This week we would like to highlight one of the newest resources, a focused collection of NCWiseOwl-provided products and tools in the areas of STEM and STEAM. This presentation, created by Cynthia Sartain, NCDPI’s Digital Teaching and Learning Consultant […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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