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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

MotivatED NCTIES Conference 2021 50th Anniversary March 4-8

NCTIES Conference 2021

The North Carolina Technology Education Society (NCTIES) has been presenting the annual North Carolina-based Technology Conference for many years. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the conference, so there has been great stress in trying to find a way to offer this professional development opportunity to educators in our state and beyond. We are […]

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Google’s New Classroom Video Series

With the help of Google Certified Trainers worldwide, Google has created a Google Classroom video series. This series is a collection of videos focused on solving teaching and learning challenges facing classrooms. These videos are categorized into Assessment, Communication, Creativity & Innovation, Differentiation, Family Engagement, Hybrid Learning, and Planning and Preparation.  Each category contains a […]

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Professional Development Opportunities

We just wanted to give you a reminder about the opportunities for digital learning focused professional development that are available to you. If you need credits for license renewal, learning options to support digital learning, or are just wanting to add to your educational portfolio, these free options are available. Friday Institute Online Professional Learning […]

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Podcast PD NC

The Innovative Learning Catalysts from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction are offering recorded podcasts on up-to-date issues for educators to experience a different type of professional development. With topics ranging from Social Emotional Learning to Choosing the Right Tools, there is something for everyone. In addition to providing the podcasts for you to […]

Self Care Isn't Selfish

Self Care Isn’t Selfish

The last six months have been trying for everyone in different ways. Many are feeling isolated from others, separated from loved ones, longing for human connection. For those serving in education, this is not different. Individuals who serve in role supporting the educational system often have what they see is a calling to serve others. […]

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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