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29 Jan

Teachers of NCCAT - Amy Shores North Topsail Elementary in Pender County

After 23 years of teaching in the elementary setting, there are many things I would tell my first- year self. One of the most important things to remember is to be your genuine self. Your students want to know about you. The more of yourself that you share with your students, the more they will understand you and take interest in what you are teaching. The same goes for them. 

 

26 Jan

Wilson County teacher receives NCCAT scholarship

Congratulations to Susan Strickland the media specialist at Stantonsburg Elementary in Wilson County Schools

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.

23 Jan

NCCAT alumnae named to DonorsChoose National Ambassador team

We are excited to hear Misty Trembath, a first-grade teacher at Old Fort Elementary in McDowell County Schools, and Rocky Mount High School Art Teacher Paisley Cloyd are part of the DonorsChoose National Ambassador team that helps teachers know about grant opportunities.

18 Jan

Teachers of NCCAT - Sabrina Lynn King-Bowen

"Based on personal experience, NCCAT is an essential element educators need to refuel, gain innovative educational practices, and create lifelong professional friendships and networks. My experience began a few years ago when I enrolled in a session called "Flipping your Mathematics Classroom". I had always been interested in the concepts of personalizing student learning experiences and I believed the flipping method could successfully move my teaching to this level.

16 Jan

Bringing Wonder Into Mathematics

Edutopia has a interesting article about "brining wonder into mathematics."  It talks about  Creatively combining the Notice Wonder strategy with a numberless word problem helps students see themselves as mathematicians.

12 Jan

Teachers of NCCAT - Leigh Hopkins, Central Cabarrus High School

Leigh Hopkins,

Central Cabarrus High School

 

11 Jan

5 Quick Classroom-Management Tips for Novice Teachers

Edutopia shares 5 quick classroom-management tips for novice teachers. It starts with using a normal, natural voice and goes from there.

09 Jan

Elevating & Celebrating Effective Teachers & Teaching event at WCU

Happy to pass along this note about the upcoming Elevating & Celebrating Effective Teachers & Training event that NCCAT friend and alum Ben Owens passed along ...

 

03 Jan

Teachers of NCCAT - Craig Tucker

Welcome to a new feature we will be trying called "Teachers of NCCAT." Craig Tucker, of the NCDPI Office of Charter Schools and NCCAT presenter, spoke with NCCAT faculty member Elizabeth Joyce about his decision to get into education. His answer is posted below.

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