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All NCMS 7th Grade Students to Receive Chromebooks

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K-64 is a partnership between Catawba County Schools, Hickory Public Schools, Newton-Conover City Schools, Catawba Valley Community College and local businesses. The purpose of K-64 is to identify, facilitate and streamline programs and initiatives that are in place and have been proven to be best practices in improving education as related to workforce development.   K-64 aims to further involve ... Read More »

Chromecasts Enhance Collaboration

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Students coming to work in the NCMS media center have a great option for easy collaboration.  Using Google Chromecasts and Chromebooks, students can display websites, videos, documents, and presentations onto a television screen which allows them to work together on projects more easily.  There are currently four “Think Tank” stations in the NCMS media center available for students to use. Read More »

N-CHS Receives a Lowe’s Home Improvement Grant to Support Technology Efforts!

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N-CHS was recently named the recipient of a grant from Lowe’s Hardware through their Charitable Educational Foundation. The grant is valued at $11, 314. 18 and will allow N-CHS to purchase a Google Chromebook Cart. The grant was written by Dorothy Dae and Billy Cannon. Each of them gathered information needed for the grant, and Mrs. Dae constructed the application document. ... Read More »

Kelly Cannon Receives Khan Academy Grant to Purchase Chromebooks

The Morgridge Family Foundation teamed up with Khan Academy to offer a technology grant with the purpose of increasing the access students have to Khan Academy. In order to receive the grant, each applicant needed to be teacher of math or computer programming, have experience using Khan Academy, and have the technology purchased and implemented within 45 days from receiving ... Read More »

Two Students, One Device

“I wish I could do more technology-based lessons with my students, but there just aren’t enough devices to go around!” While working to build a culture of teaching that embraces technology in a school, this comment comes up regularly.  After all, how can students be expected to complete an assignment that requires a computer or tablet when not all students have ... Read More »

NCCS Educators Present at Google Summit

On August 5-6, 2014, David Schouweiler, chemistry teacher and tech team member at NCHS, and Brian Smith, NCCS RtI Faciliatator, presented at the Hickory Google Summit.   A Google in Education Summit is an open 1-2 day event primarily focused on Google Apps for Education, but can also cover additional Google products like Chromebooks, Google Earth, YouTube for Schools, Google Search, ... Read More »