Monthly Archives: July 2013

Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Year In The Life of A Teaching Fellow – Deborah Brown Garinger High School

By: Barbara Caldwell

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In the words of Green Day “It’s something unpredictable/but in the end it’s right/I hope you had the time of your life.”  Speaking at the TEDx ED event this past Valentine’s Day was an unpredictable event, but one that allowed me experience an atypical “high” in my life.  I had no idea that I could […]

The Foundation of Success: What Everyone Should Know About Executive Function

By: Barbara Caldwell

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The Teaching Fellows Institute is pleased to present a free evening discussion for parents and community members in conjunction with its annual symposium. We hope you can join us.  The Teaching Fellows Institute is pleased to host 2013 keynote speaker, Ms. Patricia Newhall of the Landmark School ( www.landmarkoutreach.org ), for an evening session on Tuesday, July 30 at 7:00 […]

A Year In the Life of a Teaching Fellow – Deborah Brown Class of 2012 – Garinger High School

By: Barbara Caldwell

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Part Two of Six – One Day Seminar at Davidson: Critical Thinking About Ethics This was a unique experience.  I and other Teaching Fellows Institute alumni were able to participate actively in a workshop conducted by a nationally recognized professor on a beautiful college campus. The work shop looked deeper into the Ethics topics discussed in […]

A Year in the Life of a Teaching Fellow – Deborah Brown Class of 2012 – Garinger High School

By: Barbara Caldwell

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Part One of Six – Summer Symposium “I never realized that I needed this retreat,” I remember saying to myself as I drove down the gravelly driveway exiting Whitehead Manor.  As always, with every extended professional development opportunity, I have a mix of feelings from irritation at committing a full week of my life to something, […]

Teaching Fellow Tracy Onze Teaches Her Students to Engage in Advocacy

By: Barbara Caldwell

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Teaching Fellows Institute Alumnae Tracy Onze brought her students to Washington D.C. this June to learn about and engage in advocacy! Thank you Tracy for preparing Charlotte students to be engaged citizens! The Charlotte Observer story can be found here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/06/05/4087776/advocating-in-dc.html

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