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Using Poll Everywhere for Formative Assessment

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Poll Everywhere​ replaces expensive proprietary audience response hardware with standard web technology. It’s the easiest way to gather live responses in any venue: conferences, presentations, classrooms, radio, tv, print — anywhere. And because it works internationally with texting, web, or Twitter, its simplicity and flexibility are earning rave reviews. With a free account, you can poll up to 40 individuals for each ... Read More »

10×10: 100 Images that Define the Times

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We have learned from brain-based research that students are drawn to images.  Often, students will conduct a Google Image Search for specific information and will select the article or information they read based on the image associated with the image.  Because the quality of the information students access could be quality or biased, it is important that students are media ... Read More »

Make Digital Collages!

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Are you looking digital tools that students can use to make collages?  Check out this post from MakeUseOf that describes a solid list of tools for making photo collages across any computing platform. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/create-beautiful-photo-collages-with-these-great-tools/ Thanks to John  Robinson, principal of Discovery High School, for sharing this resource in his staff newsletter.   Read More »

Digital Days Returns to NCCS on October 7

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Mark your calendars and think TECH!  On October 7, we will host our third annual Digital Days at Newton-Conover Middle School.  Digital Days is the required technology training for all NCCS staff. Each staff member will select at least two classes to attend.  Remember, everyone is required to take four technology training sessions this school year. Two of your sessions will ... Read More »

Using Google Drive to Promote the 4Cs of 21st Century Learning

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Jessica Luby, the 2013 NCHS Teacher of the Year, shares ways Google Drive can be used in the classroom to support collaboration, critical thinking, communication, and creativity.  We are fortunate in Newton-Conover to have Google Drive at our fingertips.  Jessica Luby has found some creative ways to use Google Drive with her students. One way I use Google Drive throughout ... Read More »