Digital Teaching and Learning

September 11, 2020

Instructional Technology Office Hours

Office hours have been expanded to 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for next Monday through Friday (Sept. 14-18). Hours are also available this weekend. Access the full schedule and Teams link on the Professional Development Calendar.

2020-2021 Instructional Technology Updates and FAQ

The Instructional Technology team continues to update this FAQ document to reflect answers to frequently asked questions regarding technology.

itslearning Course Tiles

itslearning Course Tiles provide ease of access for students. Consider adding your picture to your profile. Be mindful when renaming a course to a friendly name that the name includes critical information regarding the course (subject and teacher).
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YouTube on HCPS Chromebooks

Continued changes are being made to improve access for students to YouTube content. When teachers search for content on YouTube, be sure to be in restricted mode, as students will only have access to videos visible in restricted mode.
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Teacher Collaboration Spaces in itslearning

Teachers can share content with other educators from their school in the Teacher Collaboration Space in their school's Professional Learning course. The directions for using of the Teacher Collaboration Space in Professional Learning Courses, outline the steps for sharing and provides screenshots to support this process. Teachers can then add Resources from the Collaboration Space to their Plans.


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