August 2016

Brought to you by the NCDPI ELA Team

Integrating Technology in the ELA Classroom

Stay Connected:

Book of Everyone -- p. 3

TEWT & Common Sense Ed -- p. 4

Collaborating -- p. 5

Thinking -- p. 6

Research -- p. 7

Formative Assessment -- p. 8

Lesson Planning -- p. 9

Read Alouds -- p. 10

Text Sets -- p. 11

Infographics -- p. 12

Virtual Field Trips -- p. 13

NCCAT -- p. 14

NCCAT Infographic -- p. 15

Symbaloo -- p. 16

Secondary ELA Consultant Opening -- pg. 17

Contact Information -- p. 18

Table of Contents:



NC English Language Arts


Looking for a great way to start the year? Try Book of Everyone with your students!

Don't worry!  

You do not have to purchase!

Try it HERE

Mixing technology with English - really?! Check out Teaching English with Technology!

How do I know what technology suits my needs?  Common Sense Ed to the rescue!

The following pages contain images that are linked to technology-based activities and tools.  

Just click the images to explore!




Formative Assessment

Lesson Planning

Note: This Smore begins with an overview of effective read alouds.  At the bottom, you will see a "split" -- K-5 and 6-12.  Choose whichever (or both!) path is relevant to your grade level.


Remember: all the images are linked.  Just click to explore!

Read Alouds

Text Sets


Virtual Field Trips

The tools from this SCOOP were presented during the NCCAT session "Get Wired: Exploring ELA Standards Using Technology" August 1-5 in Cullowhee.  


Thank you to this amazing group of educators for a wonderful week!

At NCCAT, we shared an abundance of resources.  Below is a link to the infographic we used.  Please pass on to colleagues!

Symbaloo is a fun way to keep all of your favorite sites in one place.  Click below to access all of the sites from this SCOOP in one stop!

Interested in being a part of the NCDPI ELA Team?  

We are currently accepting applications for the position of Secondary ELA Consultant.


 Click HERE for more information.