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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.

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.

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.

14 May

Canvas in the Elementary Classroom

We enjoyed reading this blog post "A Radical Shift in Thinking: Canvas in the Elementary Classroom" from the Canvas blog. Kristin Patrick,a Technology Integration Coach Indiana talks about her journey to become a regular Canvas user. 

Canvas, North Carolina’s Learning Management System (LMS), is your place for one-stop learning and course management

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04 May

Elevating Physics and Mathematics Instruction

Enjoyed reading a recent blog from NCCAT alum Ben Owens about success he has had in his classes.

21 Mar

Reflections on NCCAT FLL Start-up Teams AKA An Open Letter to the Wind….

Beyond fond childhood memories of my brother’s selfishness and the occasional opportunity to design, create, and build when he was away, I have no interest in Legos. Yet, surprisingly enough, life comes full circle, I find myself unwittingly nose-deep in all that is FLL, and there is no escape.

And just as my childhood Lego experience taught me about sharing (or lack-there-of), creativity, curiosity, and frustration, so does my adult Lego experience.

06 Mar

Teachers working hard in Cullowhee

Power needed to be out for some work during “Integrate Coding into Your Curriculum” and “Nonfiction Texts in Secondary ELA," but it didn't stop the hard working teachers with us in Cullowhee for the program. The work is done and the learning continues.

23 Feb

Using Graphic Organizers Correctly

A graphic organizer is a visual display or chart that shows the relationship between ideas, facts, and information. Here are some tips from Edutopia about how to use them effectively.

19 Feb

Participate in Digital Learning Day 2018!

Each year, states, districts, schools, and classrooms across the United States and around the world hold thousands of events to celebrate Digital Learning Day. If you’re planning to participate in Digital Learning Day 2018, you can add your event to a map with a link below.

24 Jan

NCCAT participants working with Quizlet Live

"Reaching Reluctant Readers: Bringing Boys To Books" participants in Ocracoke are working in teams to review information using Quizlet Live.

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