In this course, participants will be introduced to a variety of writing techniques including fiction, poetry, and nonfiction narrative writing as well as a mean of expression. The student will learn different approaches to both reading and writing short fiction, poetry and creative nonfiction while encouraging students to develop their own style and artistic sensibility. The instructor will work to encourage each other to complete meaningful projects. CEU: 1.6 All School Levels
|March 19 - May 14, 2019||T||CVCC EC, Rm. 1050||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Bill Vinson||$75.00||103232|
Join educators from across the Catawba Valley community to learn and grow your digital teaching and learning skills, address North Carolina's Digital Learning Competencies and discover new ways to increase student engagement. In this course, participants will learn to implement research-based, effective instructional strategies that meet the DLC's. Each technology tool will be presented along with effective pedagogy with an emphasis on sound teaching practices. The course instructors are Google certified and are ambassadors for educational technology tools to help you incorporate technology into your classroom. No class April 25 due to Easter Holiday.
|April 4 - May 9, 2019||TH||CVCC EC, Rm. 1114||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Stacy Lovdahl||$70.00||103273|
Do you struggle to balance your busy literacy time between reading and writing? Then this workshop is for you! We will explore ways to provide instruction that doesn't forsake one or the other. Ideas for incorporating reading and writing will be shared and new ideas to take back to the classroom will be developed. Please bring a charged laptop or iPad and trade books that you use during your literacy block. CEU: 1.0 for Elementary Teachers
Vocabulary knowledge is the single best predictor of students' comprehension of texts. The reading of complex texts requires that students have rich vocabularies. Research has also shown that vocabulary terms should become isolated lists to memorize, rather than words that should be interwoven throughout the day. This workshop is designed to provide participants with a multitude of strategies for expanding students' vocabulary. Please bring a charged laptop or iPad. CEU: 1.0 for Elementary and Middle School teachers.
|March 19 - April 16, 2019||T||CVCC REP, Rm. 216||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM||Lora Drum||$55.00||103235|
This workshop is designed to help educators become a facilitator of learning while increasing engagement of student learning in the classroom. Participants will learn a variety of methods designed to enable students to become critical thinkers through an active learning process. We will explore learning opportunities that promote 21st century skills. Please bring a charged laptop or iPad. CEU: 1.0 for Elementary and Middle School teachers.
This introductory class will prepare students to communicate with the deaf/hearing impaired at a limited social level. Students will focus on mastering the basics of finger spelling, basic vocabulary, and facial expressions using the American Sign Language (ASL). A textbook is required..."The Joy of Signing", which is available for purchase at Barnes and Noble or www.amazon.com. Book is approximately $25.
|March 19 - May 14, 2019||Leslie Corley||T||CVCC EC, Rm. 958||6:30 PM - 8:30 PM||$75.00||103234|
Get an introduction to expressions and vocabulary for basic conversation, with special focus on traveling to a Spanish speaking country or working with the public. Students should purchase the textbook "Spanish in 10 Minutes a Day", 6th Edition. The textbook can be purchased at Barnes and Noble or www.amazon.com prior to the first class. The approximate cost of the book is $25.
Classes will be held on the main campus in the Robert E. Paap (REP building, unless otherwise noted.)
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For further information you may contact the Continuing Education Department at (828) 327-7037.