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Georgia on My Mind

April 28, 2015
Category: Student Blogs
During a portion of my 2015 Spring Break, I journeyed further south to the hot city of Atlanta, Georgia. This being my first time visiting, I was definitely looking forward to the many attractions Atlanta has to offer. Little did I know, not only was I going to be exposed to a multitude of culture,…
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Impressions: Teacher of the Year Event

April 17, 2015
Category: Student Blogs
On Thursday, March 19, 2015, the Academy for Teaching and the Department of Teacher Education hosted the annual Teacher of the Year Event.  Mr. James Ford, a ninth grade world history teacher at Garinger High School in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools was names the 2014-2015 North Carolina Teacher…
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Professional Development Day: Culturally Responsive Teaching

March 31, 2015
Category: Student Blogs
Kaitlyn Soard, West Scholar Cohort ‘14 The Academy for Teaching and the Goodman School of Education sponsored a professional development day with Roslyn Moffitt, Director of Curriculum and Instruction and Title I for the NC Adult Corrections and Juvenile Educational Services and Brooke Wheeler,…
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Beauty & Degradation of Coral Reefs

February 10, 2015
Category: Student Blogs
EDITOR'S NOTE: Catawba students Will Foy of Baltimore, Md. and Paul Frye of China Grove, N.C scuba-dived around the coral reefs near the Caribbean island of Bonaire or help restore the staghorn coral off Key Largo. They were part of a group of students who took what they learned in their marine…
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What It Takes to Be a Juggler

November 10, 2014
Category: Student Blogs
The performance arts are a thriving sector in today’s world and have been since the beginning of time. While music, dance, theatre, and visual arts are the usual suspects in this crowd, there is another face of visual/ physical art which sometimes becomes forgotten and taken for granted: Circus.…
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