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Friday Institute

The Friday Institute is continuing its MOOCs for Educators offerings, free online courses through which educators can obtain certificates of completion for CEU's. Enrollment is now open for five courses that begin on October 2:
Teaching Foundational Reading Skills (grade K-3 teachers)Computational Thinking and Design (grade 3-12 teachers, all curriculum areas)Learning Differences (all grade level and curriculum area teachers)Teaching Statistics through Inferential Reasoning (grade 6-12 mathematics teachers)
Coaching Digital Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change (ITFs, Media Specialists, Mentor Teachers, other Coaches)

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NC Farm Bureau's Ag in the Classroom Program

North Carolina Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom Program will be providing an informative workshop for K-8 teachers at Byrd Farms in Bunnlevel on Tuesday, August 8th. We invite all K-8 teachers from the surrounding area to join us that day! Quick Facts: WHO: North Carolina K - 8 Teachers WHEN: August 8, 2017 from 8:30am - 3:30pm WHERE:Byrd Farms, Bunnlevel, NC CREDIT:.7 units of renewal credit for each teacher who successfully completes the workshop - appropriate for Literacy CEUs COST:$25 - Lunch will be provided by Harnett County Farm Bureau– ALL JOHNSTON COUNTY TEACHER COSTS WILL BE WAIVED COURTESY OF JOHSNTON COUNTY FARM BUREAU This workshop offers classroom-ready activities and lesson plans aligned directly to the Common Core and State Essential standards. It will focus on several unique aspects of agriculture with exploration of cotton, tobacco, wheat, soybean and corn production. Teachers will leave better prepared to educate students and to help them understand the sources of their …