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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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Strategies for Flipping Class
by Elizabeth Wiggs

Strategies for Flipping Class

Shiny trinkets are shiny.

I’ve been using videos to help my kids learn material for the past three years, but I have only truly understood how to use the flipped classroom method within the past twelve months. Flipping the classroom (or flipclass) involves so much more than just videos. The short definition of flipclass is this: any time you would lecture the students

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