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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 […]

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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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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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NCWiseOwl Feature: Literary Reference Center

Looking for something new to read? Want to explore full text versions of the classics from the comfort of your home? Use Ebsco’s Literary Reference Center to help you. Available through NCWiseOwl, this reference center houses many resources, including the full text versions of many classics. All you need is the NCWiseOwl password which is […]

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NCWiseOwl Monthly Feature: NCWiseOwl Tool Kit Copyright Support Page

On the NCWiseOwl website, under the Home tab you will find a link to the NCWiseOwl Toolkit. This provides additional tools for educators. One of the most helpful resources found here is the Copyright Support page. As we all know, instructing students on copyright and fair use is not only an important component in their […]

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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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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.  […]