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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Searching for Resources?

Searching for Resources?

With HCPS starting the school year in Plan C, are you looking for resources to help you support students during remote learning? Here are some important tips and resources to help you start 2020-2021 off right! HCPS Portal for All Remote Learning Resources – This is the hub for all things Return to Learn from […]

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 […]

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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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