"Building the Bridge: From Crisis to the Classroom" #NCLearnsTogether "Building the Bridge: From Crisis to the Classroom" #NCLearnsTogether

Missed NC Learns Together?

NC Learns Together finished its 3.0 version this week with the theme “Building the Bridge: From Crisis to the Classroom”. These virtual sessions were created by and for teachers across the state to support continued learning during this pandemic. These virtual conferences, supported by NCTIES and Trinity 3, were filled with opportunities to expand professional […]

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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 […]

Google Classroom and Meet Integration

Google Classroom and Google Meet Integration

We are very excited about the new Google Classroom and Google Meet integration that is now available in our domain. Now teachers have greater control when using Meet with students.  Additionally, Meets created within Google Classroom provide the ability to open and close Meets, as well as prevent students from removing teachers and returning unsupervised […]

Free Resources for Learn from Home

Free Resources During Remote Learning

There are many vendors and companies offering free or expanded services for users during this time of remote learning.  We are continuously adding to a list of Free Resources and Others for Use During School Closures.  These tools and resources have not been vetted by or tested on HCPS devices, but you can certainly try […]

Instructional Technology Learn from Home Technology Resources for HCPS Teachers

Instructional Tech and Learn from Home

In order to support the HCPS Learn from Home model, we have developed and curated resources for supporting staff, students and parents/guardians. In a time where remote learning may be completely new for most, we want to ensure that HCPS provides the necessary instructional technology support.  You can find these resources on our About Learn […]

What is App Smashing?

What is App Smashing?

You may have heard the term “app smashing” and wondered what that meant. Well, we’re here to clear things up! App smashing is when you create something using one app, then go to another app or apps to create something else. Lastly, you merge the content together and create a final product. Why smash app […]

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Making the Most of Google Slides

Are you looking for ways to use Google Slides as an educator, or ideas for using this tool with students to help support instruction? Check out a few ideas below: Make “Hyperslides”: Instead of making a Hyperdoc, try using Google Slides instead. You can link to outside websites, but you are also able to link […]

Chromebook Management Ideas for Teachers

Ideas for Managing Chromebooks

With so many Chromebooks in Henderson County Public Schools, teachers want ideas for how to manage these devices with students. Since 2015 we have collected ideas from teachers involved in Project Empower. These teachers have provided some very creative ways for organizing, checking out, cleaning and distributing Chromebooks. We have curated the list of ideas […]

Measuring Student Progress with Google Classroom Rubrics

They’re Here: Google Classroom Rubrics

Rubrics have been a staple for measuring student growth and providing students with explanations of levels of growth measurement in assignments. Rubrics can be customized to fit any assignment with multiple criteria on which to be measured. They are great tools for both student and teacher so that grading is clear and levels are described. […]

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Finding Inspiration from Educational Technology Bloggers

Have you ever found yourself needing some inspiration to add a little technology in your classroom? As educators, we often find ourselves just trying to stay above water, leaving little time to innovate or try something new. One way to add a little spark into your technology integration is to follow quality bloggers who can […]

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