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Project Based Learning

One of the biggest goals I have next year as a 7th grade math teacher is to engage my students through socially and culturally relevant units. My Multiliteracies summer course has opened my eyes to how diverse my students are … Continue reading

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Using Garageband in the Classroom

In the process of doctoral coursework, I recently came across a spoken word video by a student from England related to standardized testing. I think it has some great social commentary, and I found myself thinking things like: “Hey, that … Continue reading

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Using technology to keep students interested in grammar

Grammar seems to be the thorn in every language arts teacher’s side. Each year a language arts teacher adds to their students’ knowledge about how sentences are developed and identifying specific parts of speech. Then the next year the students … Continue reading

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Help Team Cam and United Way of Central Carolinas Win On and Off the Field

 As you know, United Way of Central Carolinas has been working to recruit, place, and train volunteer readers, tutors and mentors to help students in our area become academically successful. The effort is in collaboration with United Way Worldwide and … Continue reading

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Ad Lit Book Club debuts this fall

The Ad Lit Book Club is an initiative of the Center for Adolescent Literacies at UNC Charlotte in Charlotte, N.C. to build community and conversation around discussions of books that focus on adolescents and their literacies. This Fall, 2013 we … Continue reading

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Sept. 30 Tutoring Training at Davidson College

United Way of Central Carolinas and the Center for Adolescent Literacies is co-hosting another ReadWriteServe tutor/mentor training. The training will be held on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013 from 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. at Davidson College in the Sprinkle Room … Continue reading

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Tutoring 101 training set for Sept. 21, 2103

United Way of Central Carolinas and the Center for Adolescent Literacies is co-hosting a tutor/mentor training on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Bliss Hall, located at 507 Tryon St. in … Continue reading

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