Come one, come all—rain or shine! CATEC invites community members to attend their Back-to-School Community Bash on Saturday, September 23, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Also, there is still space available for additional sponsors, vendors, and community organizations: Call 434-973-4461 or email email@example.com for more info.
The Virginia School-University Partnership/Virginia School Consortium for Learning (VSUP/VaSCL) presents Tools for Teaching and Learning: Teacher Clarity on Monday, October 2, at the Holiday Inn on Emmet Street. Presenter John Almarode will guide K-12 educators through an in-depth look at how to make learning visible to each and every student in the classroom, which research suggests doubles the rate of learning. Registration is now open!
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Questions? Please contact Alison Dwier-Selden, Lead Coach.
Attention 4th-Grade Educators: Every Kid in a Park was created so fourth graders and their families could discover U.S. wildlife, resources, and history for free. As a fourth-grade educator, you can download an activity and print paper passes for each of your fourth-grade students. That pass gives them free access to all national parks, lands, and waters through August 31, 2018. Get started »
Come one, come all! CATEC’s Culinary Arts students invite you and your family to enjoy a spaghetti dinner on Thursday, September 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. Proceeds will benefit the Red Cross Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund. Dine in or order your meal to go! Please RSVP by calling 434-973-4461. Open the event flyer »
“A decade ago, I watched college students break out for small group work on hallway benches, on the floor in the corner, and standing at tables. I noticed that kindergartners could learn while standing, kneeling, huddling under a table, and even sitting in a wooden cubby.” Keep reading in Edutopia »
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International Dot Day, a global celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration, began on September 15, 2009, when teacher Terry Shay introduced his classroom to Peter H. Reynolds’ book, The Dot, a story of a caring teacher who dares a doubting student to trust in her own abilities. Each year on International Dot Day (on or around September 15), the inspiration continues as people of all ages rediscover the power and potential of creativity in all they do.
NPR’s Tinkercast presents Wow in the World, a podcast aimed at kids ages 5-12 (and their grown-ups). Every Monday and Thursday, hosts Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas take their listeners on a journey away from their screens, inside their brains, out into space, and deep into the coolest new stories in science, technology, and innovation. Listen »