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May, 2017

Quiz-Quiz-Trade video

This technique is the Swiss army knife of teaching tools. You can use it for mastery, for higher order thinking, for practicing social skills, and students of every age love it. In this video, a group of middle school teachers learns the technique and uses it to practice some SAT level vocabulary they just learned.

03 May

Join us at NCCAT this September

We hope you can be with us for professional development at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching! A great time to join us this September when we will have a wide variety of programs.

Click here for more on the September programs.

04 May

Mitchell County joins NCCAT for Teacher Leadership program

A number of Mitchell County educators attended a Teacher Leadership Institute program, held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers. Teacher Leadership Institute participants engaged in the study and discussion of leadership principles, personal leadership traits, teacher leadership in schools, group dynamics and other aspects of leadership.

05 May

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! NCCAT would like to take a moment to thank you for your commitment and dedication to education and to the students you teach each day.  The students in North Carolina are better because of you!

Your love of learning ignites students’ curiosity throughout our state. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with you and look forward to hearing about all the amazing things you and your students are doing.

Congratulations to new Kenan Fellows

Excited for the new members of this wonderful program!

From Kenan Fellows

NCCAT alumus named 2017 Principal of the Year

We are thrilled to see Jason Griffin, principal of Hertford Grammar School in Perquimans County, near Elizabeth City in the northeastern corner of the state, honored as Principal of the Year. Mr. Griffin attended NCCAT. Thank you to him and all the principals across North Carolina for all the do each day.

From the NC DPI release ...

WCU Coulter Faculty Commons Summer Institute for Teaching and Learning at NCCAT

NCCAT is honored to host our friend from the Coulter Faculty Commons Summer Institute for thee days of the Summer institute for Teaching and Learning. 

Monthly Tool Talk - Rewordify

Rewordify allows viewers to enter difficult sentences or whole chapters of text into a yellow box at the top of the website.  Click “Rewordify” text and you will see an easier version to read for better understanding. There are also famous documents and classical literature available from the site. 
Go through the demo by clicking along where the arrows guide you:

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