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Perspective | When your classroom is outside, school is always open

Out Teach is a nonprofit that normally provides job-embedded coaching and on-site professional learning to teachers in under-served communities, showing...

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Promising Pages: Helping students become bookworms

On March 20, Promising Pages, a nonprofit organization that distributes books to underserved children, worked with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to...

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A little sunshine with the Hub Farm

On the first weekend of March, I found myself on a sunny Saturday surrounded by two troops of girls scouts...

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Classroom Central: Easing a burden on teachers through free supplies

In 2000, the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce took more than 50 business leaders on a field trip of sorts. On...

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Durham Tech and Duke Energy: Training the lineworkers of the future

Michael Stutts was 23 years old when he took a job as a lineworker at Duke Energy. More than two...

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Teaching outside the box in the outdoor classroom

Imagine yourself in a kindergarten classroom, staring outside the window into a small green space enclosed within the school. Not...

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Telling stories through music with the NC Symphony

Mary Boone, assistant principal flute with the North Carolina Symphony, had a very important request for the group of preschoolers...

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Celebrating wonder with NC Science Olympiad

Dylan and Mason of Heritage Middle School in Wake Forest are waiting patiently with their self-made rocket comprised of plastic...

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Perspective | A new school year, a hurricane, a lesson in giving

The school year began and students in Mrs. McDavid’s eighth grade English and language arts class at Jones Middle School...

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Perspective | They’re learning to sail — and protect the environment

For 10 weeks this summer, when a fleet of small boats sails off from Washington, North Carolina, into the Pamlico...

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Perspective | Energizing opportunities for students with disabilities in STEM

Catalyst: Creating Opportunities in STEM for Students with Disabilities is a program that I started four years ago to provide...

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Eastern N.C. teachers explore animal waste-to-energy trend in their own backyard

“I didn’t know much about this technology even though I live in this county!” exclaimed one teacher as she stepped...