Watson Chronicle

WATSON COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Support for Educators in the Field

65 Beginning Teachers Participate in Virtual PD Event

The Watson College welcomed 65 teachers to a virtual Beginning Teachers Professional Development Day on November 4. The theme of the event was “Daring to Dig Deeper.” Leanne Rose, NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year, was the featured speaker. more...

Lori Best, Chase Morgan Present at NC NTSP Institute

Lori Best ’94, ’00M and Chase Morgan ’14, ’18M gave a joint presentation on standards-based grading at the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program Institute in October. Best is an NC NTSP lead instructional coach and Morgan is a second-grade teacher at D.C. Virgo. The NC NTSP provides support to beginning teachers in more than 40 districts in North Carolina. more...

Harris Muhlstein Showcases use of Foldscope in the Science Classroom

MarineQuest School Programs Coordinator Harris Muhlstein introduced teachers to the Foldscope microscope during a presentation at WCE’s Beginning Teacher Conference in October. Because it works well, costs less than a dollar and can fit in your pocket, the Foldscope is an effective tool for teaching remotely, face to face or in a hybrid classroom. more...