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Fulbright Program “Education in Germany”: Call for Applications

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This professional development seminar will take place from June 24 until July 7, 2018, in Regensburg, a picturesque town in Southern Germany. It offers active U.S. teachers from all types of schools and relevant teaching areas the opportunity to gain a practical overview of the German education system. The syllabus covers aspects such as teacher education, the growing diversity of student ... Read More »

Instructional Core Modules Available in Canvas

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The Instructional Core Framework was developed by the NCCS Curriculum Team in conjunction with the NCCS Curriculum Council after a year of research, reading, and lengthy discussions about what all good teachers should know about pedagogy.  If you are new to Newton-Conover, you had the opportunity to get a broad overview of the Instructional Core during our New Hire Orientation. ... Read More »

Effective Digital Strategies for Teaching and Learning in the K-12 Classroom: A PD MOOClet

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NCDPI is offering a free MOOClet to interested educators.  Check out some quick facts below! 6 Weeks (20 hours)course Credits:  2 CEUs Maximum registration: 250 Minimum registration 100 Please note that this participant-driven course is structured for active, collaborative learners who are self-driven, motivated, flexible and enjoy sharing information and resources. Description: Course focuses on using digital tools and strategies ... Read More »

Wild Horse Curriculum Institute at Cape Lookout National Seashore

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Join park rangers, researchers, scholars, and fellow educators for a week-long institute learning about the legendary wild horses on Shackleford Banks in Cape Lookout National Seashore. Shackleford Banks, the southernmost barrier island of Cape Lookout National Seashore, is home to more than 100 wild horses. More Info: Monday, June 26 – Friday, June 30, 2017 9 AM – 7 PM ... Read More »

Friday Institute to Offer Literacy MOOC for K-8 Educators

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Disciplinary Literacy for Deeper Learning explores what it means to read, write, speak, and listen for learning and creating knowledge across disciplines, including science, mathematics, history/social studies, and English/language arts. In this six unit course, participants will learn how to engage students in deeper learning through disciplinary literacy practices and explore the model for inquiry-based disciplinary literacy.  Click here to ... Read More »

EdCamp Foothills slated for March 25

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Check your calendar and make plans to attend the 2nd Edcamp Foothills, Saturday, March 25 at W. Alexander Middle School, 85 Bulldog Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681, from 8am to 12:30pm. If you’re already registered, spread the word and bring a friend or colleague. If you’re not registered, take a minute and sign up to a morning of awesome PD, connecting with ... Read More »

NC Science House to Host Professional Development Opportunities

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Looking for Spring and Summer professional development opportunities near you? THE SCIENCE HOUSE has opportunities across the state through their satellite offices as well as the Raleigh site. Register or apply now for these great opportunities! Student summer camp opportunities are also provided in the newsletter. Share with your students and parents.  The Science House March 2017 Newsletter (click link) Questions? ... Read More »

NCCAT Summer Programs Are Open for Registration!


NCCAT invites you to search their list of professional development programs scheduled for the summer. You can now register electronically and they have added a search page for your convenience. Try it out! Note: Please do not apply prior to receiving your principal’s approval to cover your substitute teacher or travel costs, and then completing the N-CCS Prior Approval Form.  Following this process, click ... Read More »

Holocaust Workshop Announcement

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The North Carolina Council on the Holocaust, offers a free one-day multi-county workshop on Holocaust Education for High School and Middle School Social Studies, Language Arts, Media/IT and Art teachers.  Council provides sub-pay reimbursement for public school teachers as well as 6 Continuing Education Units.  The workshops include a Holocaust scholar providing background history, an in-depth session on how to ... Read More »

Sustainable Forestry Teachers Experience – Paid Professional Development

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Each year the North Carolina Forestry Association also with its partners, the North Carolina Forest Service and the NC Sustainable Forestry Implementation Committee, deliver three regional workshops.  These workshop are designed to educate teachers about forestry and the importance of forestry to the state of North Carolina.  They also include Project Learning Tree curriculum that help teachers be able to ... Read More »