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16 Sep

EdCampWNC Back for a Fifth Time at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—EdCampWNC returns to the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development, for a fifth time Saturday, Oct. 15.

In April EdCampWNC drew more participants than any previous events with 100. EdCamps, which began in 2010, are not like a traditional conference with a set schedule determined months ahead of the event. This professional development model has an agenda that is created at the start of the event by the participants to fit their needs. Participants are encouraged to attend sessions that are best for them.

02 Sep

NCCAT Website Search of Programs Upgraded

Recent updates to The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching website make it possible to search all programs.

NCCAT’s instructional programs reflect the broad range of unique professional development topics for public school teachers and other educators. Challenging formats, combined with professional learning communities, shape the NCCAT offerings. All programs incorporate relevant state standards. NCCAT is a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers.

26 Aug

Integrating Primary Sources in the Middle and High School Curriculum through Digital Learning

OCRACOKE—Primary sources, such as photographs, manuscripts, maps, and government documents, are now digitized. Educators can easily access and use them to enhance digital learning for their students. The North Carolina Center for the Advancement Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers, will be presenting “Integrating Primary Sources in the Middle and High School Curriculum Through Digital Learning” at Ocracoke October 11–14.

24 Aug

Flipping instruction without flipping out with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—“Schoolwork at home and homework at school” is one of the many definitions of a flipped classroom. Explore the history, styles, and benefits of flipping your classroom, including practical, hands-on ways to create, curate, and differentiate video content with the program “Flipping Instruction Without Flipping Out: The Digital Learning Classroom.”

The program takes place in Cullowhee at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers.

02 Aug

Make a Canvas Connection with NCCAT

Canvas, North Carolina’s Learning Management System (LMS), is your place for one-stop learning and course management. Canvas is a trusted, open source LMS which provides a new way of teaching, learning and thinking.

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers, is offering several programs the next few months taught by Canvas certified trained educator Elizabeth Joyce to help educators understand this technology tool better. The program is titled “The Canvas Connection.”

27 Jul

Wake County Teacher Has Hands-On Learning Experience at NCCAT

Knightdale kindergarten teacher April Zolnierowicz came away from the “Mission Possible: Covering Social Studies and Science Content Using Literacy” with even more than she had imagined to take back to her classroom in Wake County. The program presented by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers, took place in Ocracoke in June.

22 Jul

Join Us for “4C-ing a Better Learning Experience: Technology and Tools to Transform Your Teaching”

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching and The Friday Institute are partnering to bring a special professional development opportunity to North Carolina educators. The program “4C-ing a Better Learning Experience: Technology and Tools to Transform Your Teaching” will be November 1–4 in Cullowhee.

21 Jul

Fleming Reappointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE—Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger has reappointed Aaron L. Fleming of Apex to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers.

“I am honored to continue my service on the NCCAT board,” Fleming said. “The board, along with NCCAT staff, are doing great work for the students and teachers of North Carolina. The professional development being delivered is first rate and focuses on the priorities of our schools.”

18 Jul

Causby Appointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE—Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger has appointed Cory S. Causby of Waynesville to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers.

Causby, a 17-year veteran of the human resources and payroll offices at Western Carolina University, is the university’s associate vice chancellor for human resources.

07 Jul

Math Camp Brings Educators to NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (July 7, 2016)—The Smoky Mountain Math Teachers’ Circle (SMMTC), a professional learning community for mathematics teachers in Western North Carolina, gathered for its second annual Summer Math Camp June 26–29 at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

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