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June, 2019

03 Jun

Reading Aloud To Middle Grade Students

From Edutopia - Reading Aloud to Middle School Students. Hearing books read aloud benefits older students, enhancing language arts instruction and building a community of readers.

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04 Jun

NCCAT alum part of international education program

We love to seeing NCCAT alums always learning and growing! Congrats to Abby Covington on taking part in this program in Mexico!

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NCCAT Lab taking shape

Great Lab coming together at NCCAT in Cullowhee! Ready for a hands-on making Lab at NCCAT. Make plans now to be here for professional development. Visit www.nccat.org for more details on our upcoming programs. Details on the new Lab coming soon!
17 Jun

Reading Beyond the Walls to Boost Student Achievement

Come join us as we explore the rationale for exposing students to nature and strategies for connecting literacy activities to green spaces in and around our public schools. Children today spend less time outdoors than ever before—and it may be detrimental not only to their physical health, but also to their cognitive development.

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Best Practices for Motivating Young Readers wtih NCCAT

Our program, BEST PRACTICES FOR MOTIVATING YOUNG READERS in Ocracoke, provided teachers from across the state an opportunity to expand their literacy tool kit with strategies for motivating young reluctant readers. In the program, teachers explored three powerful motivations that drive student reading: (1) interest, (2) dedication, and (3) confidence.

Moving from Consumers to Creators: Empowering Digital Generation at Ocracoke

Thank you to teachers from across North Carolina who joined us for "Moving from Consumers to Creators: Empowering Digital Generation" at Ocracoke. They have been using multiple apps in conjunction (app-smashing) to create a final product. Teachers are learning to seamlessly integrate applications to make standards-based learning fun and interactive. Great job! Hope to see them again soon!
28 Jun

Teacher praises Mission Possible: Integrating Social Studies and Science Content using Literacy at NCCAT

A teacher recently had these comments about "Mission Possible: Integrating Social Studies and Science Content using Literacy" at NCCAT led by Dr. Amy Jo Spencer.

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