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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 […]

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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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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 […]

Searching with Purpose

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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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 […]

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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 […]

Keeping it Real with Google Keep

Keeping it Real with Google Keep

When I mention Google Keep to a group of people someone usually says “What’s Google Keep?” or “Google WHAT?”. I simply love introducing people to this innovative and multipurpose tool. So, even though I am a little surprised that not everyone knows about this Google app, I get excited to share my enthusiasm and attachment […]

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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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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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