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Upcoming Opportunities for NC Educators

Upcoming Opportunities for NC Educators

Check out these awesome upcoming opportunities for North Carolina educators!   “Beyond the Trail of Tears: A View from the Cherokee Homeland,” is a Summer Institute for K–12 teachers. The Institute is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and hosted by the NC Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT). The three-week

Hear Ye, Hear Ye – DENaissance Fair

  HUZZZAH and welcome Ye Lords and Ladies, and anyone who has even an inkling for FUN, festivities, and edutainment to the first DENaissance Faire. Embrace your imagination for a spectacular day of learning from and with artisans, story tellers, courtiers, alchemists, fortune tellers, and musicians. Bridge time and talent as we weave together traditional

#DENchat Tonight

Tonight’s #denchat topic is “Beating the Winter Blah’s.” Join hostess, @kellyhines (Kelly Hines), at 8:00 pm EST for a sharing time of your favorite tips and tricks for beating the winter blah’s and blues. It’s the time of year when snow days can ruin plans and kids can’t get outside to play. What do you do to

#DENchat Tonight

Tonight’s #denchat topic is “Blended Learning.” Join hostess, @catebeck (Cate Beck), at 8:00 pm EST for a discussion of the principles of blended learning, a discussion of pro’s and con’s, and tips and tricks for implementation. This is a hot topic today, so join in!   Here are a few great tips on the best ways to

#DENchat TONIGHT

Tonight’s #denchat topic is “Starting Over.” Join hostess, @lparisi (Lisa Parisi), at 8:00 pm EST for a discussion of how to get kids to stay in the groove, instead of thinking…It’s January…why am I still telling you this? Many of us are at the start of a new semester, so don’t miss out on this timely chat!  

#DENchat TONIGHT

Tonight’s #denchat topic is “DE & Assessment.” Join guest host, @ajpoggio (Andrew Poggio), at 8:00 pm EST for a discussion that is sure to get you thinking more about authentic assessment in your classroom and beyond. Andrew Poggio is the Director of Assessment, Discovery Education Kansas City, Missouri Area.   Here are a few great tips on the

NASA Educator Treks in NC

There are still spaces in all three NASA Educator Treks at the Museum! Join us for a day of engaging activities and take away materials and ideas to use in the classroom. To register, please fill out and mail registration form and deposit. The registration form is online at: http://files.naturalsciences.org/education/Ed_Trek_reg_form_2012.pdf NASA Educator Trek: Exploring Atmospheres

2014 Middle School Triangle Science Quiz Bowl

Register for the 2014 Middle School Triangle Science Quiz Bowl!   February 15, 2014, 9 am – 4 pm Raleigh Charter High School Middle school teams of up to 5 students are invited to participate in a science based buzzer competition in which multiple choice science questions are read and the teams buzz in to give the

VirtCon Recap: Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead!

David Fisher, DEN Guru from Florida, led an amazing session during the Fall VirtCon, titled Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead, where he shared a huge collection of ideas for using technology to build a multicultural learning experience. Here are a few of my greatest take-aways! If you are looking for a way to bring something new and

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