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ClassroomScreen – A One Stop Management Tool

textbox, traffic light, clock, and timer on a grass background

There are many digital tools that help teachers keep their classrooms organized and well-managed.  For example during a single lesson, teachers may want to digitally display a timer, noise monitor, and some written directions on the screen to help students with self-pacing.  Instead of having to resize several different windows which include these different tools, allows teachers to open ... Read More »

New Hire Spotlight: Chris Martin – Newton-Conover Middle School

Chris Martin named teacher of the month

Chris Martin is a 7th grade Social Studies teacher at Newton-Conover STEM Middle School. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University in Middle Grades Education with concentrations in Language Arts and Social Studies. Chris began teaching English Language Arts and Social Studies at North Wilkes Middle School in 2014. Before entering the teaching profession, he worked extensively in ... Read More »

North Newton Teachers Give Students Global Experiences with Google Expeditions

North Students use Google Expeditions

Jordan Caldwell, North Newton’s Digital Learning Facilitator, has been working with teachers to provide North Newton students with opportunities to explore the world and more through Google Expeditions. Ms. Hoke took her class on a trip inside the human body for an up close look at the Circulatory System.  She used the Read It, Explore It, Research It, Watch It ... Read More »

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 »

NCCS Educators Attend National Gifted Conference

Five NCCS educators at the NAGC conference

On Thursday, November 9th through Sunday, November 12th, five NCCS educators traveled to Charlotte, NC to attend the 64th annual National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) conference.  Cheryl Rhea (District AIG Coordinator), Tanya Barrymore (NCMS ELA Teacher), Drew Eddins (NCHS English Teacher), Felicia Goodman (NCHS Science Teacher, and Amanda McRary (NCMS Digital Learning Facilitator) attended this year’s conference which had ... Read More »

ECU Online MA.Ed. in Elementary Education

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The Department of Elementary Education and Middle Grades Education at East Carolina University would like to announce an exciting opportunity designed especially for practicing teachers! The response to our new cohort model for a one-year all online MAEd program for practicing teachers was so overwhelmingly positive when we began it last summer, we have decided to offer additional opportunities beginning ... Read More »

How Well Do You Know Your Kids?

a group of students

Think for a moment of a list of every student you teach this year (or semester for you high school folks).  If I asked you to write down one fact about each student’s family situation or something that each student enjoyed doing in his or her free time, would you be able to do it?  The old saying, “Students don’t ... Read More »

P21 Lately?

A few years ago, we spent a great deal of time talking about the P21 Framework – specifically the 4Cs (Collaboration, Communication, Critical Thinking, and Creativity).  However, the 4Cs are only one small part of the framework.  As we think about K64 and about preparing our students for life after high school, the P21 Framework exemplifies the “how” of teaching. ... Read More »

November Payroll Information

November pay day will be Thursday, November 30th.  Supplements will be paid in November.  Salaried employees will receive half of their annual supplement.  Hourly employees will receive supplement on earnings through their October payroll check.  As always, if you have any questions regarding your payroll check, please contact the Finance Department. Read More »

Discovery Theatre Students Take Home Major Awards

Students standing on stage include: David Schell, Hope Chellman, Lucas McNeill, and Carson Davis accepting our awards for Excellence in Movement and Excellence in Comic Relief.

This past weekend, the Discovery Theatre students competed in the North Carolina Theatre Conference in Boone, NC at Watauga High School under the direction of Mr. David Bozza and student teacher, Mr. Jordan Correll. A total of 13 plays from 9 high schools competed at regionals over the past two days. Discovery is proud to come home with the following ... Read More »