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08 Mar

“Writing in the Middle School Content Area Classroom” Program Coming to NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—Math, science and social studies teachers will have chance to see that writing offers a tool for both instruction and assessment during “Writing in the Middle School Content Area Classroom” at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

The program, which is number 14613, takes place April 16–19 in Cullowhee. Participants will have the opportunity to practice writing and give constructive feedback.

26 Feb

First “Focus Friday” Held at NCCAT Offers Deep Dive into Dyslexia

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) hosted 41 teachers from across North Carolina for its first “Focus Friday” event on Feb. 23 in Cullowhee. Titled “A Deep Dive Into Dyslexia,” participants were able to deepen their knowledge and expertise as it relates to awareness, instruction and assessment of students exhibiting difficulties in reading consistent with dyslexia.

Discussion for the day centered on the science of reading—why students experience reading difficulty—and the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and reading disabilities.

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