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Jonathan Tharpe Brings Notoriety and New Resources to North Newton!

Mr. Jonathan Tharpe, 4th grade teacher at North Newton Elementary School, was awarded a $1,000 grant from Corning Corporation in Hickory on Wednesday, Dec. 17th. Mr. Tharpe is using the grant to implement MobyMax in every classroom at North Newton. MobyMax is for all students in grades K-8. Moby’s adaptive curriculum creates a unique, individualized education plan for each student ... Read More »

Basketballs for a Cause!

Recently, PE Coach Sean Fitzgerald was awarded an educational grant to put up a climbing wall in the North Newton Elementary School Gym. The grant covers the majority of the cost of the wall, but additional funds are needed to complete the project. The school was able to raise some helpful support on Friday, November 7th when staff members went ... Read More »

Verizon Innovative App Challenge

  Check out what Verizon has posted about their upcoming opportunity:   The Verizon Innovative App Challenge is an exciting, creative, and collaborative competition that offers $20,000 grants for winning middle schools and high schools and Samsung Galaxy Tabs for students on the winning teams. Designed to ignite students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), the Challenge shows ... Read More »

Regional Grant Provides $380,000 for Digital Learning

Eleven districts from around Region 7 met in December to write a collaborative grant to bring high-quality technology and digital learning professional development to our region.  The eleven districts participating in the grant are:  Alexander County Schools, Alleghany County Schools, Ashe County Schools, Caldwell County Schools, Catawba County Schools, Elkin City Schools, Hickory City School, Mt. Airy City Schools, Newton-Conover ... Read More »

Century Link Mini-Grants: Teachers and Technology

          Century Link is offering mini-grants designed to help teachers innovatively use technology in their classroom that will increase student achievement.  Century Link will consider grant applications up to $5000.  Applications will be accepted until January 10, 2014.  This is an excellent opportunity for teachers to be creative and obtain technology to use with their students. ... Read More »

Appalachian State University to offer MELT Institutes

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MELT week-long Institutes are open to all K-12 and community college mathematics faculty. (Housing on campus is available.) MELT Institutes are developed to meet the needs of North Carolina teachers who are now using the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. MELT Institutes focus on mathematical content and instructional techniques which mirror the nature, philosophy, structure, and intent of the ... Read More »