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28 Feb

Teachers of NCCAT - Alisa Dial, Robeson County

Alisa Dial, 4th grade teacher in Robeson County

26 Feb

First “Focus Friday” Held at NCCAT Offers Deep Dive into Dyslexia

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) hosted 41 teachers from across North Carolina for its first “Focus Friday” event on Feb. 23 in Cullowhee. Titled “A Deep Dive Into Dyslexia,” participants were able to deepen their knowledge and expertise as it relates to awareness, instruction and assessment of students exhibiting difficulties in reading consistent with dyslexia.

Discussion for the day centered on the science of reading—why students experience reading difficulty—and the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and reading disabilities.

23 Feb

Using Graphic Organizers Correctly

A graphic organizer is a visual display or chart that shows the relationship between ideas, facts, and information. Here are some tips from Edutopia about how to use them effectively.

21 Feb

Iredell-Statesville Teacher Credits NCCAT with Decision to Remain in Profession

CULLOWHEE—Erin Walle believes things would have turned out very different if she hadn’t attended the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

19 Feb

Participate in Digital Learning Day 2018!

Each year, states, districts, schools, and classrooms across the United States and around the world hold thousands of events to celebrate Digital Learning Day. If you’re planning to participate in Digital Learning Day 2018, you can add your event to a map with a link below.

15 Feb

Henderson County teacher receives Honored Educator Scholarship

Congratulations to Sherry Coren of Hendersonville Middle School in the Henderson County Public Schools

14 Feb

Happy Valentine's Day from NCCAT!

Happy Valentine’s Day from NCCAT! We love teachers and all you do!

12 Feb

NCCAT alums among candidates for NC Principal of the Year

Congratulations to the eight outstanding public school principals who have been selected as regional Wells Fargo North Carolina Principals of the Year. We're happy to see former NCCAT participants Desarae Kirkpatrick and Melissa Godfrey among the group. Thank you for all they all do for education.

09 Feb

Educators work at NCCAT on "Using STEM To Enhance Literacy"

Teachers worked hard during "Using STEM To Enhance Literacy" in Ocracoke. They explored a PBL on graphing your motion using vernier technology.

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