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NCCS Teachers Share Expertise Statewide as Featured Presenters for NCDPI

moocletNCCS teachers Angie Sigmon, David Schouweiler, Jamie Frye, and Jody Dixon had the opportunity to share how they are implementing the 4Cs into their technology-enhanced lessons on March 13, 2014.  NCDPI offered their first MOOC-let – Effective Digital Strategies for Teaching and Learning in the K-12 Classroom during the spring of 2014, and Newton-Conover was selected to share innovative strategies for incorporating technology into the curriculum successfully.  A MOOC is a massive open online course, a web-based course designed to support a large number of participants.

The four shared with educators state-wide via GoTo Meeting.  These four NCCS teachers shared examples of ways they give students opportunities to collaborate, communicate, and think critically and creatively by using technology.  To check out their resources, click here.

Check out their presentation below.


About Heather Mullins

Dr. Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Her dissertation focused on improving principal practice through strategic professional development. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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