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Jonathan Noah Levy Media Center: For Staff

NearPod Instructions

Click here for instructions.

Canvas Studio

Use Canvas studio to add videos or have students share videos all within the classroom.  See user guide below.

Studio User Guide


myMCPS Classroom Tutorials

This youtube channele has a series of video tutorials to help with using myMCPS classroom.

Zoom Information



NOTE: Your MCPS zoom account is accessible at mcps.zoom. us with your MCPS google credentials. 

Staff Zoom Guide & FAQ

Zoom Meeting Management Tips

Recording Lessons Resource List & Guide

Using Google Voice to Contact Families (For Staff)

Create, Present, and Publish

Talking Points

Use Talkingpoint to connect with parents using different languages. Click below for user guide.

User Guide

Google Hangout


Use this video conferencing option to meet with parents and those outside of MCPS. 

Read and Process Texts


  • Docs (Google Drive)
    Learn how to use docs in the classroom to foster collaboration and track notes, contributions, and edits.
  • Forms (Google Drive)
    Forms allow you to survey and collect information from any number of users, and receive (and share) feedback in real time.
  • Slides (Google Drive)
    Collaborate or draft a slideshow presentation and export as a PowerPoint or other presentation format.
  • Sharing and Collaborating on Docs
    Step by step guide to sharing and collaborating, including how to set permissions for viewing, commenting, and editing.
  • Share Simulation
    Use this article to practice sharing and collaborating.