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Lineberger joins NCCAT team
Bolado delivers keynote at NC State Education event in August
Dr. Bonnie Bolado, Chief Academic Officer at NCCAT, will deliver the keynote address at the NC State College of Education 2022 Math Summit. Register to attend: http://ncst.at/gSmZ50JWi6C
Act now to join the NCCAT Virtual Math Collaborative
Join NCCAT for two-day Math Virtual Collaborative event later this month - July 27-28 - to learn new math instructional strategies. An array of one-hour sessions focused on data-driven identified needs for math will be provided. Apply now at https://bit.ly/3xMuFXo
Literacy for ESL Teachers Kindergarten program
Teachers from across North Carolina joined NCCAT for "Literacy for ESL Teachers Kindergarten" in Ocracoke. English Language Learners can often participate in writing activities, even when their speaking skills are limited. Elementary ESL teachers explored the five components of effective literacy instruction while collaborating with colleagues and a district ESL coach to learn how to help their pupils improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills based on reading science.
Strategies in STEM: Engaging Students in Academic Discourse
Join us September 23 in Cullowhee for this program. Students in the 21st century classroom need multiple opportunities to interact with content and their peers in meaningful and impactful ways. By utilizing academic discourse strategies, educators become facilitators of the curriculum while students increase ownership of their own learning. This Focus Friday session will provide low-prep, easy to use strategies that educators can implement in any lesson to support positive student interactions.
Virtual Math Collaborative with NCCAT coming in July
Join NCCAT for this two-day collaborative virtual event to learn new math instructional strategies on July 27-28. An array of one-hour sessions focused on data-driven identified needs for math will be provided. Come strengthen your math instructional toolbox and leave ready to kick off the 2022-2023 school year with fresh ideas for your math classroom.
Teacher Leadership Institute: Cherokee Central Schools at Ocracoke
Appreciate educators from Teacher Leadership Institute: Cherokee Central Schools at NCCAT Ocracoke this week. Thank you to the Cherokee Preservation Foundation for grant support for this effort.
Visions for Teaching Writing for Grades 3-5 at NCCAT
Join us July 19-21 in Cullowhee for this program. If our pupils are to be successful in school and in all aspects of their lives, they must learn to write. What is needed to learn to write? Our students must receive adequate practice and instruction in writing because writing does not develop naturally. A basic goal for North Carolina elementary teachers is to teach our pupils to write effectively and flexibly. An important ingredient in supporting a vision for teaching writing is to apply methods with a proven track record of success.
Connection Complete! Empowering the School, Home and Community Literacy Partnership
In this session, led by NCCAT partner PBS North Carolina, participants will explore ways to empower their learners literacy foundation through true collaboration. The home to school connection can create a true “double dose” for our young scholars. Participants will walk away with resources, techniques and a framework for strong literacy instruction and home and community collaboration.
Join us Aug. 26 in Cullowhee. CLICK HERE TO APPLY
Shifting the Paradigm: Student-Centered Instructional Coaching
The work of instructional coaching is a dynamic part of school communities. Supporting coaching cultures where students are at the center is an essential part of this work. Join NCCAT to embrace the components of student-centered coaching. Throughout the week, we will learn coaching moves that create opportunities for professional growth, putting student learning at the forefront.
Visions for Teaching Writing for Grades 3-5 at NCCAT
If our pupils are to be successful in school and in all aspects of their lives, they must learn to write. What is needed to learn to write? Our students must receive adequate practice and instruction in writing because writing does not develop naturally. A basic goal for North Carolina elementary teachers is to teach our pupils to write effectively and flexibly. An important ingredient in supporting a vision for teaching writing is to apply methods with a proven track record of success.
Yancey County Schools teachers receives NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship
Congratulations to Tressa Hartsell a teacher at Mountain Heritage High School in the Yancey County Schools.
NCCAT presents BTOY award at Orange County Meeting
Coming to NCCAT - Creating Math Communities And Connecting Learners
Now more than ever, students need classroom cultures that value their strengths. Join this seminar to learn strategies that build cultures of active care and engage students in mathematical thinking. We will reflect on our current classroom structures and learn new avenues to empower math learners. Sessions will focus on building mathematical identities, engaging students in learning, and authentic problem-solving. Time will be included for teachers to reinvent their syllabus for the upcoming school year. This session is intended for math teachers in grades 4-9.
NCCAT alumna earns Music Teacher of Excellence honor
This week, the CMA Foundation recognized NCCAT alumna and Hidden Valley Elementary (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools) music teacher Margaret Maurice as a 2022 Music Teacher of Excellence.