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Innovative Learning Wiki

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Attention BCPS Innovative Learning Wiki Users: This content is out of date.  Please visit The Innovation HUB for accurate and up to date information.




The BCPS Innovative Learning Wiki has transitioned to a new website called The Innovation HUB. This website can be accessed through BCPS One's Instructional & Productivity Tools





Baltimore County Public School's Innovative Learning Wiki title flanked by a logo with a light bulb and graduation cap made out of circuit board lines and a book with various symbols of technology flying out of the pages.






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Rollout Roadmap

Check out guidelines for Elementary and Secondary are located here. 






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Assistive Technology

Ways that technology tools can support and provide classroom modifications for students with significant oral, written communication and motor disabilities.


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Copyright and Fair Use

Ensuring legal and ethical use of copyrighted materials in BCPS curriculum, instructional materials, and student learning products.

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Digital Citizenship

Resources for teaching and learning about digital citizenship.

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Digital Content

Using BCPS-licensed digital content and databases in curriculum and instruction and for student learning, reading, and research. 

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Instructional Activities

Find tools which can be used to enhance common classroom instructional processes and activities such as brainstorming, presentation, choral reading, etc.


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P21 Skills

Classifying tools by their potential to teach students 21st century learning skills.


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Professional Learning

Resources for professional development including CPD courses, self-paced learning resources, and Digital Learning University

Digital Cafe for Curriculum & Instruction


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Toolbox Index

Alphabetical index and tutorials for all tools listed in this wiki, including keyword tags and targeted users.


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Device Care and Use

Lesson plans and tutorial videos designed to help students and teachers learn how to properly care for and operate their device.


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The Learner-Centered Environment

Resources to support the transition to learner-centered environments, including teacher actions, physical space, and student behavior. Includes images of docking stations and room configurations and the BCPS Professional Learning Tool


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Keyboarding Skills

Lesson resources and information for schools using the EduTyping keyboarding software, as well as additional, free keyboarding resources.


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Alphabetical index of key technology terms and buzzwords you will find throughout this wiki and hear in practice.




Wiki Scavenger Hunt: How well do you know your way around this wiki?


This wiki uses a tagging system to classify tools.  The common tags and their definitions below will help you as you navigate through this resource wiki.  You might also choose to navigate the resources by their tags.



Description: A tool that…


creates or remixes a graphic image using editing, painting, and layout tools; sometimes includes text or animation capabilities


evaluates knowledge or skill by presenting questions or tasks that can be checked for accuracy and/or graded


includes the ability to record your own voice or other sounds, sometimes with the ability to edit audio tracks


creates a graphic representation of a real person; sometimes with animation

brainstorming allows users to capture, share, and visualize ideas

classroom management

assists teachers in managing classroom routines, behavior, and resources


allows users to communicate, share resources, create documents, and connect with other users synchronously or asynchronously

concept mapping

visually organizes information in various graphic formats

content provides subject matter to support instruction


collects, organizes, and displays digital resources; usually in related topics


provides data sets and/or creates visual displays of data


allows users to communicate with each other synchronously or asynchronously; usually via text, but sometimes using audio recording

game generator

creates digital games or activities that include a goal, challenges, rules, user interaction, and entertainment


has digital objects for users to maneuver in order to learn or demonstrate knowledge of concepts


creates maps or uses maps to present information

news aggregator

collects and combines syndicated web content from multiple sources into one location


facilitates the display of information to an audience in a logical and organized format by combining text, graphics, and/or multimedia; it may be static (still) or dynamic (moving)


helps the user manage their time and resources; includes but is not limited to word processing, note-taking, task lists, spreadsheets, and project management

research assists users in finding, citing, and analyzing sources of information


stores digital content


uses any combination of text, graphics, and multimedia to present fictional or non-fictional information in a logical progression using narrative text conventions


collects responses from participants by using various question formats; can be anonymous or named


visually organizes information in a chronological format

word cloud

visually represents text data; using font size and/or color to denote frequency and/or category


provides a platform for users to practice writing skills by inputting original text or meaningfully interacting with supplied text


Baltimore County Public Schools and the Office of Innovation and Digital Safety do not guarantee the accuracy or quality of information located on the websites linked from this site. We have made every reasonable attempt to ensure that the sites are educationally sound and do not contain links to any questionable material or anything that can be deemed in violation of the BCPS technology acceptable use policy. The linked sites are not under the control of BCPS or OIDS but are provided as a convenience and do not necessarily imply an endorsement of the linked Web site.  Teachers should use their own discretion prior to using any of these tools or resources.  


The resources and materials housed on this wiki, unless otherwise noted, are the copyright of Baltimore County Public Schools.  BCPS teachers and students are free to access, copy, and use these materials for educational purposes. All requests from non-BPCS employees and students for permission to use, print, embed, or republish should contact Jim Corns, Director of Innovation and Digital Safety.


Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, the BCPS Innovative Learning Wiki will transition to a new website called The Innovation HUBThe Innovation HUB Roadmap highlights our year-long transition plan as we migrate existing content. Both websites can be accessed through BCPS One's Instructional & Productivity Tools throughout this school year.  

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