Friday, November 11, 2016

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is hosting “learning tours” November 17 and March 14 for teachers, administrators, and education advocates to visit their campus and see how technology is being used in the classroom. From their press release, the tours will include discussions and demonstrations on:

  • Global understanding: How to create real-time interactive video classroom with students in the U.S. and China
  • Maker space demonstrations in our new fabrication lab
  • Student engagement in the mathematics classroom: Modeling, manipulatives, and more
  • Hands-on with the Internet of Things: Sensors, robots, microcontrollers and the curriculum materials that come with them, for STEM classrooms
  • Library design and resources for today’s students
  • Videoconferencing classes and STEM enrichment activities.

If you buy tickets at least two weeks befor the event, they are $25 a person. They are $35 a person less than two weeks before the scheduled tour. For more information, visit www.ncssm.edu/learning-tours


  • CMS tackles equity challenge: Can the district ensure great teaching in all schools?

    The Charlotte Observer | 11/10/2016

  • Hundreds of free computers go to low-income Wake County families

    The News and Observer | 11/10/2016

  • Can A President Trump Get Rid Of Common Core?

    NPR Ed | 11/10/2016

  • Exhausted, unhappy, underpaid: Inside the 'other reasons' NC teachers leave

    WRAL | 11/10/2016

  • Principals Work 60-Hour Weeks, Study Finds

    Education Week | 11/01/2016

  • Middle schoolers chant ‘build that wall’ during lunch in aftermath of Trump win

    The Washington Post | 11/10/2016

  • Teacher Race and School Discipline

    Education Next |


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