Introducing Wakelet Student Accounts Introducing Wakelet Student Accounts

Introducing Student Wakelet Accounts

What?!? Student Accounts in Wakelet? Wakelet is one of our favorite multipurpose instructional tools. Until now, students under 13 could add to a teacher’s collection of resources and create content in Spaces. But now, thanks to listening to the voices of teachers, Wakelet has added the ability to create secure student accounts simply by using […]

Level the Learning Field with Chromebook Accessibility Features

Level the LEARNING Field with Chromebook Accessibility Features

It is vital that we make instructional content available to all students regardless of their abilities. Did you know that there are a variety of features built-in to Chromebooks to make learning even more accessible? Our 1:1 Chromebook devices are powerful tools to distribute content, engage with our students and support instruction. Here are a […]

Discover Smithsonian Open Access

Smithsonian Open Access

Are you ready for awesome, high-quality resources? The Smithsonian Institute has opened “Smithsonian Open Access” for everyone in collaboration with Google Arts and Culture. You can share, download and reuse Smithsonian’s images with no worries of copyright! There are millions of images from which to choose. These are great for instruction, research projects, inspiration for […]

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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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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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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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Technology Integration Tips

Things are quite a bit different for all of us in education right now. The HCPS Learn From Home model has been in full force for several weeks, and we have just learned that this will continue for the remainder of the school year. We have shared several technology integration models in various formats over […]

Free Resources for Learn from Home

Free Resources During Remote Learning

There are many vendors and companies offering free or expanded services for users during this time of remote learning.  We are continuously adding to a list of Free Resources and Others for Use During School Closures.  These tools and resources have not been vetted by or tested on HCPS devices, but you can certainly try […]

Measuring Student Progress with Google Classroom Rubrics

They’re Here: Google Classroom Rubrics

Rubrics have been a staple for measuring student growth and providing students with explanations of levels of growth measurement in assignments. Rubrics can be customized to fit any assignment with multiple criteria on which to be measured. They are great tools for both student and teacher so that grading is clear and levels are described. […]

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