Career And Education
As part of my end of the semester ritual, I routinely invite 10-12 distinguished seniors out for dessert to celebrate their upcoming graduation. These are students, majoring or minoring in women's studies, which I have had the honor of teaching and mentoring over many years. It's my small way of celebrating their accomplishments and introducing talented students to one another.
DURHAM — As part of North Carolina Central University’s commitment to creating and sustaining a culture of student success, a student symposium will take place tomorrow and Saturday in the Pearson Cafeteria Banquet Hall. The theme is “The Journey to Graduation and Beyond.” Registration will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Friday (April 8) and the program is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. with a reception to follow. Registration starts at 8 a.m. on Saturday with the program scheduled for 9 a.m.
Negatives Include Inadequate Resources, Teachers Who Feel Colleagues Don't Respect Them
WASHINGTON, DC — Children in classrooms with inadequate material resources and children whose teachers feel they are not respected by colleagues exhibit more mental health problems than students in classrooms without these issues, finds a new study in the March issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
Raleigh – Students from across North Carolina will get an idea of the challenges faces by members of the General Assembly this session when arrive in Raleigh on Friday for the 41th annual Youth Legislative Assembly (YLA). The mock legislature is sponsored by the Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office of the N.C. Department of Administration.
Arlington, Va. - The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) later today will formally release a report, Student Learning, Student Achievement: How Do Teachers Measure Up? during an interactive webcast later today from 6:00-7:00 p.m. EST. Advance copies of the full report and executive summary are available by visiting www.nbpts.org/studentlearning.
Dr. Baldwin is currently the Director of Teaching and Learning with Currituck County Schools. Previously, she was principal of Southwest High School and Southwest Middle School, assistant principal at Hunters Creek Middle School and White Oak High School and science teacher at White Oak High School with the Onslow County School District. Dr. Baldwin was Visiting Instructor and Alternative Licensure District Coordinator-Project Act/NC Teach with East Carolina University.
Dr. Baldwin received a Bachelor of Science degree from George Mason University, a Master's degree in Administration and Supervision from East Carolina University and her Doctorate of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Dr. Baldwin has also served as a medic in the United States Army.
People tend to overestimate the steepness of slopes – and psychologists studying the phenomenon have made a discovery that refutes common ideas about how we perceive inclines in general.
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