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Strategies in STEM: Engaging Students in Academic Discourse

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee NC

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.

Connection Complete! Empowering the School, Home and Community Literacy Partnership

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee NC

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

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee 28723

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.

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.

Join NCCAT for Put a Spin on Introducing New Information

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee 28723

Participants will be provided CTE middle grades strategies and resources that can be incorporated in lesson planning, instructional delivery, and student activities to introduce new information. Participants will have the opportunity to create lesson plans incorporating these new strategies and resources.

Join NCCAT for Put a Spin on Introducing New Information in the Middle Grades CTE Classroom in May.

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Join NCCAT for professional development in April

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee 28723

NCCAT features several exciting professional development opportunities this April. Apply now to ensure a position. 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. Program cost, meals and lodging are all covered. Challenging formats, combined with professional learning communities, shape the NCCAT offerings. All programs incorporate relevant state standards.

Intentional Vocabulary Instruction with NCCAT in April

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee 28723

Words bring texts to life.  Vocabulary is key to comprehending and enjoying what we read.  This session will engage participants in exploring systematic vocabulary instruction.  Participants will explore morphology, learn how to select words for study, and develop a plan for vocabulary instruction in their classroom. This program is designed for language arts teachers and instructional coaches in grades 4-9.

Join us April 5th in Cullowhee. This program is for teachers in grades 4-9. This is a face-to-face program at our Cullowhee campus.