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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 […]

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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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Add a Little STEAM to Your K-8 Classroom

If you’re looking for an easy way to add Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math (STEAM) into your classroom, we have a new and easy way to support your K-8 classrooms! Dr. King and the Curriculum and Instruction Department have purchased Story Design Projects and some of the reusable materials for supporting these projects. These […]

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NCWiseOwl Monthly Feature: EBSCO eBooks Collections

Take some time to explore over 11,000 titles in the EBSCO eBooks Collections found in NCWiseOwl. This featured tool of the month provides teachers and students free online access to a variety of titles which can be searched by title, author, category or subject. Access the titles in pdf or epub formats. Once you choose […]

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#GoOpenNC Resources Available to North Carolina Educators

The federal #GoOpen initiative, supported by the U.S. Department of Education, is increasing the ability of educators to find high-quality, curated resources to impact student learning in their classrooms. Open Educational Resources (OER) are free resources which are licensed in a way that allows for open access and use. #GoOpenNC is a new website that provides […]

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NCWiseOwl Monthly Feature: Professional Educator Resources

This month we want to highlight the Professional Educator Resources housed inside NCWiseOwl. This area is provided to support teachers in using digital & blended learning with tools such as: Educator References Databases of Publications Toolkits for Teachers Copyright Support Library Science and Technology Resources In addition, this section of NCWiseOwl contains links to digital […]

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NCWiseOwl Monthly Feature: Britannica

This month’s NCWiseOwl featured tool is Britannica.  This resource provides users with the ability to research people, places and things. There are videos and articles to enrich understanding of a wide variety of topics.  Additionally there are many images, maps and multimedia resources available. To access this resource, first go to the NCWiseOWl home page.  […]

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How’s Your 2020 Vision?

The next theme at the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES) conference is 2020 Vision. (See what they did there?) This state-level annual conference, held at the Raleigh Convention Center, showcases how technology works as a tool to support learning in North Carolina schools. The dates are March 4th-6th and there is something for […]

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The Hour of Code is almost here!

On December 9th through the 15th, people all over the world will celebrate coding and computer science by participating in Hour of Code events. We hope your school will have activities or lessons around this so that you can participate, as well. If you and your students use CS First, you may want to do […]

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Getting Wiser with NCWiseOwl

This year celebrates the 20th year of NCWiseOwl in North Carolina schools. This invaluable resource is often underused and forgotten.  But we are planning on featuring components of this tool in our online posts throughout this year. For this month, we’d like to overview what kinds of tools are part of this online hub of […]

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