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A Beginner's Guide to Online Teaching and Learning

   March 24, 2020

Florence Martin is a professor of Learning, Design and Technology at UNC Charlotte. She teaches fully online, has received ...

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Supporting Student-Learning at Home

   March 24, 2020

Drew Polly, a professor in the UNC Charlotte Cato College of Education, offers tips for parents and caregivers to support students learning from home.

It is unclear when the region's PK-12 schools will open again,...

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Working with Social Distancing

   March 16, 2020

The strong necessary measures to stem the spread of outbreaks like COVID-19 include the practice of “social distancing” and avoiding close contact with others, as well as large gatherings. While effective, this measure also brings challenges, particularly in the area of mental health. UNC Charlotte ...

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Students and Faculty Share Love of Reading at Local Elementary School

   March 10, 2020

The halls of Reedy Creek Elementary buzzed with excitement earlier this year as volunteers from UNC Charlotte shared their love of reading with students. 

The new literacy initiative brought UNC Charlotte’s Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and Phi Kappa Phi (PKP) honor societies together with Reedy...

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Counseling Graduate Student Earns International Honor

   March 4, 2020

UNC Charlotte alumna Krystal Turner was recently named Outstanding Entry-Level Student by the Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International (CSI).

CSI promotes scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, advocacy and excellence in...

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New Name, Same Award Winning Program

   February 25, 2020

The Learning, Design and Technology program, formerly Instructional Systems Technology, underwent a change in name to reflect current trends in the field and better represent the program’s focus.

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Professor Tina Heafner Named President of the National Council for the Social Studies

   February 18, 2020

The Cato College of Education is continuing to broaden its influence nationally with the selection of Dr. Tina Heafner as the newest President of the National Council for the Social Studies.

The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) is a nationwide professional...

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New Program Helps Local School Counselors Prepare Classroom Lessons

   February 4, 2020

A new UNC Charlotte program is connecting experts at the university with school counselors in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) to provide professional development in designing curriculum for critical classroom lessons.

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Online Master's Programs Ranked in Top 10% Nationally

   January 21, 2020

The Cato College of Education online master’s programs are ranked in the top 10 percent of programs nationally in the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings. The college checks in at 28th out of 309 total online graduate education programs nationwide,...

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WFAE: UNC Charlotte Changes How It Trains Student Teachers

   January 9, 2020

by: Ann Doss Helms

Whenever the spotlight turns to struggling schools and failing students, there’s another question that bubbles up: How well are America’s teacher preparation programs doing their job?

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