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Perspective | Tar Heel Teachers at Home: Celebrating the 2020 Marvin R. Pittman Champions for Education

Tar Heel Teachers at Home is a weekly videocast focused on engaging North Carolinians in conversations about education. Each week,...

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DRIVE Task Force tackles challenges, opportunities of recruiting teachers of color

The DRIVE Task Force met on Tuesday to continue the work of getting, supporting, and keeping teachers of color in...

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How a group of specials teachers found a creative way to remotely connect with their 863 students

After schools closed in March due to COVID-19, the art, music, media, STEM, and PE teachers at Mills Park Elementary...

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Perspective | Tar Heel Teachers at Home: Interview with Dr. Peggy Smith

Tar Heel Teachers at Home is a weekly videocast focused on engaging North Carolinians in conversations about education. Each week,...

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Perspective | Certainty in an uncertain time: NC NTSP commitment to supporting North Carolina’s Beginning Teachers

As a university-based induction program, the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) partners with educator preparation programs (EPPs)...

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Perspective | Virtual, experiential, backyard professional learning with the Museum of Natural Sciences

More than 30 years ago, a former flight attendant and social worker turned educator started offering professional development programs for...

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Perspective | Lathan receives UNC Award for Excellence in Teaching

Nearly 20 years ago, Jamie Lathan, dean of NCSSM’s Distance Education and Extended Programs, joined the school’s humanities department as...

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Educators run 2.23 miles to honor the life of Ahmaud Arbery

On February 23, an unarmed black man named Ahmaud Arbery was jogging in Brunswick, Georgia when he was confronted, shot,...

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Listen | We need Teacher Appreciation Week now more than ever

Each year, the first week of May signifies a dedicated time to celebrate educators: Teacher Appreciation Week. This year feels...

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Perspective | An open letter to soon-to-be beginning teachers amid COVID-19

The sirens, sounds, and the infamous ball drop bring to my memory how hopeful and exciting a new year can...

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How Elizabeth City-Pasquotank is trying to churn out effective teachers

Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools is gearing up for an experiment with Elizabeth City State University to transform the way teachers...

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The importance of high expectations: Phil Javies of Sugar Creek Charter

One Friday morning at Sugar Creek Charter School in Charlotte, a line of seventh graders filed out of the building...