13 members of the Newton-Conover City Schools community came together in February for the first meeting of the inaugural NewConQuest cohort. NewConQuest is N-CCS’ Digital Teaching and Learning Academy, developed to extend the opportunity for individualized professional learning related to digital teaching and learning in N-CCS. Participants will complete four face-to-face meetings and participate in an online component between those meeting dates.
At the first meeting, participants oriented themselves with one another, got an introduction to the program and online portion of the Academy, and rotated through stations to increase their capacity related to Digital Learning. Following this, participants put what they had learned into action through an interactive activity related to the TPACK, (Technology, Pedagogy, and Content Knowledge) Framework (pictured). David Schouweiler, Stacey Mrazek, and Jamie Frye, NewConQuest facilitators, guided participants through the activity.
It is our belief that modeling expectations is one of the most vital components of a successful professional learning experience. As such, the goal of NewConQuest is to provide a…
By engaging in a digital learning academy that is designed to rely less on learning about theory and more on the practical application of theory, participants will emerge strong and purposeful digital leaders with a repertoire of skills to integrate technology effectively into the curriculum (or coach others)!
If you have any questions related to this initiative, please contact Jamie Frye, our Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer, at jamie_frye (at) nccs.k12.nc.us.