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December, 2015

01 Dec

NCPDK educators connect at NCCAT

By Melissa Nixon, Director of Title I Guilford Public Schools

In early November, the North Carolina Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa’s first cohort of Emerging Leaders gathered together in Cullowhee for a time of reflection, growth and renewal. NCPDK recognized an opportunity where the organization could offer service to educators in North Carolina by coming to the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

02 Dec

Catawba County math teacher takes NCCAT back to the classroom

We appreciate Jessica Caldwell, who teaches sixth grade math at Clyde Campbell Elementary School in Catawba County, telling us about how she took what she learned in a program led by NCCAT faculty member Deb Teitelbaum back to the classroom. Jessica adapted an activity from the program and had students create pictures from Ed Emberley's "Picture Pie." They then calculated the circles and fractions of circles of each color.

02 Dec

Learn all about Canvas at NCCAT

Join us for "The Canvas Connection."

Canvas, North Carolina's Learning Management System, is your place for one-stop learning and course management. Create modules, lessons, assessments, discussions, and portfolios. Have your grade book, course information, feedback, and student analytics all in one place. Three programs offered this Spring:

- 14062 January 19-22 in Cullowhee

03 Dec

2016-17 fellowship projects with Kenan Fellows

Our friends at Kenan Fellows have some exciting opportunities available ....

04 Dec

NCCAT session leader nominated for Life Changer Award

Congratulations to Rocky Mount High School Art Teacher Paisley Cloyd on being nominated for the Life Changer Award! Paisley has been a great help in our grant writing programs with NCCAT faculty member Dr. Ernest Johnson.

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07 Dec

Join in on the Hour of Code

Computer science is about connecting us all.

08 Dec

NCCAT alumna part of successful "Hour of Code" effort at Hendersonville Elementary

Happy to see Hendersonville Elementary Principal Kerry Stewart part of a story about the success of "Hour of Code" this week. Kerry is an NCCAT alumna.

11 Dec

Burke and Scotland County groups visit NCCAT

We enjoyed having two groups from Ray Childers Elementary and Carver Middle School with us for a Research and Development Teams program this week. Thank you!

14 Dec

Jackson County teacher talks about time at NCCAT

Lincolnton native Carrie Reynolds, who teachers at Scotts Creek School in Sylva, spoke with the Lincoln Herald about attending a recent digital program at NCCAT.

16 Dec

Upcoming Professional Development with NCCAT

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) offers high-quality professional development designed to help educators in all content areas and grade levels. NCCAT provides lodging, meals and program cost. Participants are responsible for travel and substitute teacher reimbursement. Following are some upcoming opportunities educators may find of interest:

“The Canvas Connection”

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