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Welcome to the 2021-22 School Year!

It is hard to believe we are coming to the end of summer 2021! The last year (and more) has been personally and professionally challenging for all of us, but as is always the case with the staff of HCPS  we have risen to the challenge. One positive result of the craziness we have experienced […]

Starting a new journey and saying goodbye

Starting a New Journey

For the past 18 years I have had the honor of working in Instructional Technology at the district level. I came on board as the first Instructional Technology Facilitator in HCPS and my role has expanded and grown as the years have passed.  For 13 of these years, I have been able to collaborate with […]

Have a little Summer Learning fun!

Summer Learning Activities

The school year has ended, but that does not mean the fun has to end! We have gathered some resources for learning throughout the summer. Whether you are leading summer learning programs, looking for activities for your children, or adding resources for engagement, add these tools to your toolbox. Keep sharpening your saw while having […]

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Closing Out the 2020-2021 School Year

We know things get busy as you close down your classrooms and look forward to a break, whatever your plan may be for next school year. As we wind down from the challenges we have faced this year, we wanted to provide a few end-of-year reminders for you. Adobe Spark If you used Adobe Spark […]

Thinking Ahead to 2021-2022

Thinking Ahead to 2021-2022

This past year has certainly been full of challenges. Teachers, students and families were pushed and pulled in many directions. However, in all of these hardships were opportunities for growth. It is often in the most difficult of times that we dig deep to find our creativity, resilience and strength to move things forward. It […]

Edit and version history in Google Docs and Sheets

New Features for Edit and Version History In Google Docs & Sheets

In the past, you have been able to use the File menu to see the version history in Google Docs and Google Sheets. This would allow you to see all of the versions by date, time and the name of the person who edited the file. Although this has been extremely helpful, Google is now […]

What is Cloud Search?

Cloud Search Makes Finding Things Even Easier

Have you ever needed to find something in your Google life only to not remember if it was a calendar event, email, or document? Of course there is search within Calendar to look for events, search in Email to find emails, and search in Drive to find particular files. But did you know you can […]

It's Time for some Spring Cleaning!

It’s Time for Some Spring Cleaning!

It’s that time of year again… time for a little spring cleaning! Although you’re welcome to gather your brooms, dustpans and mops. we’re focusing on our digital life. Let’s take a look at a few ways you can bring order to your chaos and do a bit of organizing for efficiency! Google Drive Your Google […]

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Securly Cloud 360: Prioritizing Student Safety and Device Management

Henderson County Public Schools are excited to share that we have purchased Securly 360 Cloud, a system designed to ensure student safety, provide internet filtering and device management tools for the classroom. This system has web-filtering for all device types including ways to monitor for cyberbullying, suicide and violence. It also provides Securly Classroom for […]

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Learning About Brain Breaks from NCDPI’s Innovative Learning Catalysts

The HCPS @Team spent last week in virtual conferences to keep our knowledge fresh and learn new things about how to make the best of teaching and learning during this crazy time. One of the sessions at the NCTIES (North Carolina Technology in Education Society) conference that hit home for us was a session on […]

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