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Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement Registration Information

Registration is open for the Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement at the Koury Center in Greensboro March 3-5, 2014. The program will feature a range of sessions on powerful topics related to the conference theme “Engaging North Carolina in Transforming 21st Century Teaching and Learning.” Conference registration provides admittance to all sessions, a reception and two luncheons. For more information, visit ... Read More »

Do you Differentiate?


Differentiation has been a buzzword in education for more than two decades.  Educators often talk about differentiation, but the concept is somewhat difficult to define.  When we think about differentiation, most often we think of content, process, product, and learning environment.  Today’s classrooms are more diverse than ever before, and differentiation is no longer an option but a necessity. If ... Read More »

High Schools Learn more about ACT

Jan King works with DHS and NCHS staff as they learn more about the ACT.

Jan King, NCDPI Regional Lead for Regions 7-8, spent Wednesday afternoon at Newton-Conover High School with staff from NCHS and DHS to share her insights on understanding and preparing students for the ACT.  Her presentation, The ACT:  It’s Everybody’s Business, provided information about how the ACT impacts high school performance grades, where to find quality resources to support students, and ... Read More »

Get a Jumpstart on Understanding the IIS

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 Learn to create and assign instructional materials through the Schoolnet portion of Home Base in this upcoming NCDPI webinar.  Newton-Conover City Schools will train the Tech Team and selected educators in October to pilot Schoolnet.  However, if you are interested in learning more about how you can use Schoolnet now in your classroom, feel free to register for this NCDPI ... Read More »

Global Focus Opportunities for K-12 Educators and Students

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Helga Fasciano, NCDPI Special Assistant for Global Education, shared a variety of global focus opportunities for both teachers and students.  Check out these opportunities. Opportunities for Teachers Target Field Trip Grants: Target funds many grants of up to $700 for a school field trip that enhances their curriculum in arts, math, science, and social studies. Deadline:September 30.  American Councils for ... Read More »

NCDPI Releases Spring 2013 Common Exams for District Use


On September 17, 2013, NCDPI released Spring Common Exams for use in districts.  Please feel free to use the released forms of Common Exams as you see fit. Read More »

NCDPI to Webinar: Exploring the 4 Cs of 21st Century Learning on the Web – Interactive Tools for Creativity

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When:  Friday, September 27, 11:30am – 12:30pm Description:  Exploring the 4 Cs of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity on the web will provide educators with the opportunity to maximize the interactivity of the internet to enhance teaching and learning. Each webinar will examine a variety of resources with potential for growing 21st century learning skills in students by focusing on ... Read More »