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N-CMS Celebrates Receipt of National School to Watch Award

N-CMS students, staff and community members

Conover, NC — October 1, 2017 — Over the past few years, Newton-Conover STEM Middle School has had many reasons to celebrate. From jumping nearly 20 points to the positive across the state’s academic growth index, to dramatically decreasing discipline referrals by hundreds of percentage points through its Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports program, and implementing a high-quality STEM program ... Read More »

Moving On Up

Superintendents laughing together for message.

Thank you staff for an amazing start to the school year. Please click on the video below for a short message from me and Dr. Gabriel. Have a wonderful start to Fall everyone! Read More »

Organize your World with Symbaloo

Symbaloo¬†is a grid of icons that link to various web addresses that you create, organize, and share. Use Symbaloo to organize and share the best of the web with your students. ¬†Teachers can create a Symbaloo for an individual unit or lesson to provide students with links they will visit to find information or engage in learning. Symbaloo can keep ... Read More »

Changes to Prezi are Impressive

Prezi is a tool to share ideas, present work, and persuade in an engaging and visual way. Over the past couple of years, Prezi has undergone significant changes that make the platform much easier to navigate and edit. Prezi provides a fresh outlook on traditional slideshow presentations. The use of one big canvas and zoom function both allow for emphasis ... Read More »

Understanding by Design: A Framework to Support Effective Teaching and Learning

If you ask most teachers, they won’t hesitate to tell you that they feel confined by pacing guides and curriculum maps that demand a lock-step, time-bound approach to student learning. When educators first hear that their district or school will be looking at curriculum planning using the Understanding by Design (UbD) framework, some immediately think that UbD is simply a ... Read More »