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Expand Skills, Increase Effectiveness and Improve Outcomes with NCCAT professional development

94 percent of participants self-reported that NCCAT programs had a direct impact on classroom practice.

CULLOWHEE – Educators can apply now for high-quality professional development in February and March with the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development. Increasing teacher effectiveness is fundamental to improving public education.

NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms. We continuously solicit input from school systems and charter schools about their professional development needs and the best ways to serve them. That is reflected in the ever-expanding varieties and formats in which NCCAT is meeting that need from residential, online, school-based and regional professional development.

14826 - Thinking with a Pencil: Exploring Writing as a Tool for Thought Feb. 4-8 at Ocracoke

This intensive, interactive program will focus on the power of the teacher as the mentor-model in exploring multiple tools for unlocking thinking in the classroom—through the process of uncovering your own writing life.

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14829 - Strategies For Motivating And Building Reading Skills In Any Subjects Feb. 11-14 at Cullowhee

Learn how to weave digital citizenship into your curriculum and create lessons that allow students to become more social media savvy.

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14833 - Digital Citizenship Feb. 18-21 at Cullowhee

Explore resources, articles, and lessons that promote digital citizenship in the classroom. Learn how to weave digital citizenship into your curriculum and create lessons that allow students to become more social media savvy.

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14832 - AP English: Growing Thinkers, Readers, And Writers Feb. 18-21 at Cullowhee

Participants will explore how to develop discerning and quick readers and thoughtful, voice-driven writers (while managing the crushing paper load). Come ready to examine best practices for teaching specific literary works, poetry, argumentation, and rhetorical analysis.

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14840 - Reaching Reluctant Readers: Bringing Boys To Books March 4-7 at Cullowhee

Experience a variety of instructional methods such as text selection designed for boys, contests, and competitions, focus reading groups, and the latest websites and blogs to boost literacy achievement. Discover solutions to capture the attention of the reluctant male.

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Increasing teacher effectiveness is fundamental to improving public education. NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms. For more information about NCCAT’s professional development programs, visit www.nccat.org or call 828-293-5202.

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