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FAQs with the @Team

We receive many questions each day on a variety of topics associated with remote and digital learning. There are a couple of questions that we have found to be consistent among these. We wanted to share them with you and give you a few ideas for managing these questions during Plan B. How do I […]

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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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NC Digital Learning Standards Crosswalks with English Language Arts

Starting in the 2020-2021 school year, North Carolina has adopted the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Standards for Students. These Digital Learning Standards are designed to support students in becoming “global collaborators, empowered learners, digital citizens, creative communicators, knowledge constructors, computational thinkers and innovative designers”. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has […]

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Response Validation Using Google Forms

Google Forms provide a great way to assess students with many different purposes. You may use them for a summative evaluation to check mastery of skills. They can also be used for formative assessment which can allow you to determine what needs to be retaught or looked at in a different way. Forms give you […]

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Finding Instructional Technology Inspiration on Twitter

Though we all feel the positives and negatives from social media these days, there are some top-notch accounts on Twitter that you can follow to find some great ideas, pedagogy and methods for technology integration. We thought we might share a few accounts that we follow for inspiration. Matt Miller – (@jmattmiller) Creator of Ditch […]

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 […]

Virtual Whiteboards for Instruction

Virtual Whiteboards

Teaching remotely doesn’t have to mean that you lose the ability to use your whiteboard! Did you know there are digital tools that can help to replicate the whiteboard experience during remote instruction? Here are two tools that can help facilitate whiteboards for instructional use. Jamboard Although Jamboards are actual boards produced by Google for […]

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Creating Virtual Discussion Groups in Google Classroom

Creating opportunities for collaboration during remote instruction can be a little tricky, but we can certainly get creative using the tools we have. For example, let’s think about Google Classroom. The tools within Google Classroom allow for teachers to differentiate assignments. There is also a tool for asking open ended questions without the need for […]

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Share Your Learn From Home Success Stories

Wow, over two months of Learn From Home! It has been exciting to witness how the teachers, staff, administrators and leadership have responded to this challenging time. Teachers, we have seen and heard about the amazing things happening in your virtual classrooms. We would be proud to shine a spotlight on some of the fabulousness […]

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