Sunday, May 31, 2015

Tar Heel Teachers - Educational Panel Talk Show - May 2015 Episode Coinciding with A Special Governor's Teacher Network Conference

This month's episode is filled with many teachable moments! Let's learn together!
During this month's episode of Tar Heel Teachers...
  • 1:10 - Teacher Talk - the co-hosts discuss scarce playground time because of overcrowded elementary schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg System as well as the NC board backing 17 new charter schools for 2016.
  • 7:40 - Chatting with Members of the NC Governor's Teacher Network - the co-hosts interview 4 members (Heather Blackwell, Kate Wernersbach, Katie Hancock, and Rebecca Dean) of GTN about their year-long action research.
  • 17:05 - Politically Involved Educators - the co-hosts interview Robert Wilson (Democratic Candidate for NC Lt. Governor).
  • 23:35 - The co-hosts share professional advice during Ask the Teachers!

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Robert Wilson for NC Lt. Governor 2016
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Prior to the live taping of Tar Heel Teachers, A Special Conference took place to unveil Region 2 and Region 4 Governor's Teacher Network Projects. 

GTN Presenters shared information about their year-long action research.

The Operation Inquiry Trunk Show was one of the highlights of the GTN Conference. The 6th Graders did a fantastic job showcasing their products!