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Revamped Meetings Make School a Learning Organization
by Ben Owens

Revamped Meetings Make School a Learning Organization

Shiny trinkets are shiny.

A colleague recently forwarded me a blog that posed the following question: “Is your school a learning organization?”  

My initial thought was how could a school not be a learning organization? But as I read further, I realized the question was really intended for the adults in the building. In fact, the premise behind the question was that many

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NC STEP Intern as Lifelong Learner
by Jennifer Franklin

NC STEP Intern as Lifelong Learner

Shiny trinkets are shiny.

In the fall of 2012, I found myself at my brother’s high school soccer game having a conversation with the principal of his school about what my future plans were. She had been a teacher of mine years before and was aware of my background. I hold my BS in biology from Appalachian State University and have been putting

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Virtual Study Visit
by Cyndi Soter O'Neil

Virtual Study Visit

Shiny trinkets are shiny.

Throughout the year, NC New Schools holds two-day study visits in three of our partner schools: Caldwell Early College, Cross Creek Early College and Wayne School of Engineering. Teachers, administrators and other education leaders are invited to visit classrooms, network with peers and experience a powerful and unique school culture where all adults collaborate

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Bringing a Teacher’s Voice to the Table
by Ben Owens

Bringing a Teacher’s Voice to the Table

Shiny trinkets are shiny.

I often think about what I would be doing if I had not decided about ten years ago to pursue my dream of becoming a teacher. I was, after all, in a well-paid job as an engineer with a Fortune 15 company and doing really fascinating work.

But something was missing — something I could not put my finger on

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