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Pyle Media Center: For Teachers

Resources for You

Dear staff, please remember to check that whatever tool you are using with students meets MCPS guidelines. For help determining if it does, please see the county's Data Privacy and Security webpage. I am currently working to align my page here to make it clearer what is approved and at what level of use. Thank you for your patience.

Student Response and Management

Pear Deck

  • Pear Deck can be used for both in class and remote learning.
  • There are a large number of resources available here:
  • Teachers: if you are having trouble accessing your account, please contact Ms. Knafelc.


  • Student video responses allow for a different ways to assess student learning
  • Allows teachers to see and hear student voices
  • Flipgrid User Guide



Google Keep

  • Can be used to keep bookmarks, notes, to do lists, and more
  • Easily sharable to other teachers or students as a collaborative space
  • Keep Cheat Sheet

Discovery Education Board Builder and More

  • In addition to streaming video content, DE offers A LOT. You can use it for creating assignments, creating assessments, managing classes, and more
  • Board builder is a way to collect resources within DE and store them in one, visually appealing spot accessible to both you and students.
  • Guides for all of DE's tools

MyMCPS Classroom help

Thank you to Ms. Phillips and Ms. Topor for creating these How To guides.

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Assignment for In-Document Feedback - Teachers

Assignment for In-Document Feedback - Students

Content Resources

Discovery Education

  • Includes thousands approved of videos and resources that are specifically meant for schools
  • Sortable by grade level, resource type, and standard
  • Quick start for DE Streaming


  • offers a collection of videos and lessons on a variety of topics


  • Excellent primary sources for American history and world events

Favorite Tech Resources


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