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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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Clear Touch Boards Are Growing in HCPS

Clear Touch® boards are in quite a few HCPS schools now.  These interactive boards provide a way to have a digital whiteboard, display a desktop computer, mirror a Chromebook and use innovative Snowflake software with students to engage them in content-specific activities. This software allows teachers to create lessons based on their curriculum.  These lessons […]

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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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Are You Ready for a Challenge?

With the New Year right around the corner, we want to challenge you to up your technology game! We know you already have many tools in your teaching toolbox, but why don’t you challenge yourself to experience “the 30 Tech Tools in 30 Days Challenge“? We encourage you to visit the challenge page and try […]

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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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Free Resources, No Kidding!

As educators, how often do we come across truly free resources? We wanted to provide you with a few free tools that you can use to up your presentation game. These sites provide free downloads of templates for use in Google Slides. They are labeled by category or by color. You can also search the […]

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How’s Your 2020 Vision?

The next theme at the North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES) conference is 2020 Vision. (See what they did there?) This state-level annual conference, held at the Raleigh Convention Center, showcases how technology works as a tool to support learning in North Carolina schools. The dates are March 4th-6th and there is something for […]

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The Hour of Code is almost here!

On December 9th through the 15th, people all over the world will celebrate coding and computer science by participating in Hour of Code events. We hope your school will have activities or lessons around this so that you can participate, as well. If you and your students use CS First, you may want to do […]

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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 […]

Digital Learning Competencies in Action, October 28, 2019

Digital Learning Competencies in Action – October 28th

The HCPS @Team and Nearpod are joining together to bring you a day of Digital Learning Competencies in Action on October 28th!  There will be a morning session from 8:30-11:30 am and an afternoon session from 1:00-4:00 pm. Registered participants will be able to rotate through three mini-sessions focusing on strengthening the DLCs with technology […]

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