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February, 2015

17 Feb

#‎ncsnowchat‬ Storify here

On ‪#‎TeacherTuesday‬ in the NCCAT social media feeds we are once again reminded that weather can't stop teachers from across North Carolina from getting together to share and learn. Here's a link to the Storify from today's ‪#‎ncsnowchat‬ at link below. Thanks to NCCAT alum Lisa Milstead for putting this together. Exciting to see all these educators sharing!

19 Feb

NCCAT Holocaust Education Program meets in Durham

For twenty years the NCCAT Holocaust Education Program has worked to promote Holocaust Education in North Carolina public schools as a part of our continuing effort to promote student understanding of the ways in which our individual and collective actions shape the direction of the present and the world of the future. For almost a decade the alumni of our Holocaust Education program have been gathering in the spring to focus on various ways to continue to engage our students to act in ethical ways.

19 Feb

NCCAT alum tackles John Muir trail to raise funds for her school

From The Asheville Citizen-Times - NCCAT alumnae and Evergreen Community Charter School teacher Karen Lechner tackles John Muir trail to raise funds for her school. Good luck Karen!

From the article ...

Karen Lechner has long dreamed of backpacking the 211-mile John Muir Trail through the high Sierras of California. The Asheville schoolteacher has even gotten her coveted permit for the solo trek starting in June.

But while she's living her dream, she wants to make sure her students fulfill their dreams as well.

26 Feb

Google Classroom releases two updates

Do you use Google Classroom? Here's some good information about an update from that was posted Wednesday.

26 Feb

Are you ready to celebrate Read Across America Day?

The date of Monday, March 2 is special. It is the birthday of Theodor Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss and Read Across America Day.

More from the official blog of the National Council of Teachers of English with resources study reading and to celebrate Dr. Seuss.

Click here for more.

27 Feb

You can make NCCAT possible for teachers!

At first, Joshua Gaskill was unsure that he even wanted to be a teacher. After studying in the fields of engineering and medicine, both of which he found unfulfilling, Joshua decided to make teaching his chosen profession. Today he teaches in a classroom in Pamlico County Schools where he once was a student himself. In 2014, Joshua attended an NCCAT seminar as the recipient of the George R. Brinson Honored Educatior Scholarship.

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