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Newton-Conover’s Initial Cohort of Teacherpreneurs Complete Leadership Seminar at NCCAT

NCCS Teacherpreneurs Cohort 1

Thirteen Newton-Conover teachers were selected to participate in a year-long leadership program designed to identify teacher leaders and provide them with both professional development to strengthen their leadership capacity and the opportunity to lead by identifying a problem of practice to address during the 2017-18 school year.  The group meets several times throughout the school year to explore the concept ... Read More »

Aquaponic Dreams Becoming Reality at Discovery High

Story by Jackson Lamb; Republished from Students at Discovery High School will now be able to try their hand at hydroponics with the upcoming addition of a greenhouse! “Urban areas need the education of being able to grow produce, and a greenhouse has ability to spark the education and the students here at Discovery,” says Gene Scronce, an environmental ... Read More »

NCCS Teachers Share Expertise Statewide as Featured Presenters for NCDPI

NCCS 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 ... Read More »

Discovery Quiz Bowl Team Heads to Chicago

Every Tuesday after school a group of students gather in Jody Dixon’s classroom at Discovery High School to answer questions, study, and train for their trip to compete at The National Quiz Bowl Championship in Chicago this May. Quiz Bowl is a team academic competition placing schools in head-to-head competition against each other in a question and answer format slightly ... Read More »

Newton-Conover Educators Share Insights with Global Audience through #NCed Chat

Since the first #NCed chat on March 26, 2013, several Newton-Conover City Schools’ educators have moderated chats and shared their insights and resources.   If you haven’t heard, #NCed chat is a bi-weekly Twitter chat for North Carolina educators and others who are interested in or invested in education. #NCed Chat will provide an opportunity for North Carolina educators to grow and ... Read More »