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13 Jul

Maker Mindset participants keep learning going

Participants in the NCCAT program "The Maker Mindset" have continued the learning with a Facebook group after the event in Cullowhee May 7-10.

12 Jul

The Canvas Connection: Beginning Users in Cullowhee

Canvas, North Carolina’s Learning Management System (LMS), is your place for one-stop learning and course management. This week teachers from across North Carolina took part in "The Canvas Connection: Beginning Users."
08 Jul

NCCAT Online - The Role of Questioning

Join this NCCAT Online course to learn how to create essential questions in order to make your students succeed inside and outside the classroom. Today, literacy is about making sense of and engaging reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Questions provide the opportunity to interact with print and non-print text to figure out the deeper meaning of what is being read. The role of questioning is essential to any classroom. When instruction is organized around meaningful questions, students are engaged and understanding becomes more focused.

02 Jul

New NCCAT Online courses available now!

NCCAT Online courses are self-paced modules. Depending on the course, participants can earn 5 or 10 contact hours.There is no charge. Click here for more details.

26 Jun

Newton-Conover City Schools Teacher Leadership Institute at NCCAT

Educators from Newton-Conover City Schools are with NCCAT this week in Ocracoke for a Teacher Leadership Institute. Participants will be engaged in the study and discussion of leadership. Sessions will help participants to develop an action plan for utilizing their leadership abilities. For more information on this program contact [email protected].
22 Jun

Person County teacher builds skills during NCCAT "Foundation of Math" program

Helena Elementary School third-grade teacher Jamie Williammee recently told The Courier-Times about her time at NCCAT for the "Foundations of Math" program. “I attended five full days of intensive instruction and learned the importance of using precise math language within the classroom,” she said. “This training also provided an understanding of the basic principles of effective teaching and how to apply the understanding in my own math instruction.”

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18 Jun

Edutopia - 7 Real-World Math Strategies

Here are some great tips from Edutopia ... Math used to be all rote memorization and pencil-to-paper equations disconnected from the real world, but more and more teachers are realizing the importance of making practical, relevant connections in math. We asked our audience of educators: How do you use the real world to teach math? We’ve collected some of the most interesting answers, ways teachers are connecting math to the everyday lives of their students.
04 Jun

NCETA's Outstanding English and Literacy Teacher Awards

The North Carolina English Teachers Association (NCETA) is requesting your nominations for the annual Outstanding English Teacher and Outstanding Literacy Teacher Awards. These awards seek to recognize excellence in literacy instruction and the teaching of English Language Arts. The deadline to submit nominations is June 15, 2018.

30 May

NCCAT presents the 4 Cs of the Google Classroom

Collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity—the 4 Cs—are critical components of the digital learning competencies that support and enhance student learning and success for our global society.

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