K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

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Enhance your instruction with this beloved newspaper.

Digital Connection

Digital Connection

The Well

The Well

Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying

Collections

These are our featured collections. To search all of our resources, use the search box at the top right.

North Carolina History

Our digital history textbook of primary sources and multimedia.

American Indians

A guide to some of the best resources for teaching about American Indians.

Differentiated Instruction

Teaching all students in the 21st-century classroom.

Online Courses

Professional Development for Teachers - Any Time, Any Place!

Paintings as windows to the past

Bring the fine arts into your history classroom. In this online course, students will explore proven strategies to bring the fine arts into the history classroom in order to broach history content. Paintings will become the primary sources through which students begin to explore the past.

A Crash Course in ESL

Create a welcoming environment for ESL students and their parents.

Co-Teaching that Works!

Explore methods to design an effective co-teaching environment.

Community

Find out more about our ongoing projects and professional partners.

People

Meet our staff and online course instructors.

Projects

Learn about our current projects and the teams working on them.

Organizations

We're working with a variety of organizations to create exciting opportunities.

LEARN NC Blogs

LEARN NC News

Find the latest LEARN NC news, professional development opportunities, and new online resources on our News Blog.

Take a Child Outside Week 2014

Celebrate the great outdoors during the annual "Take a Child Outside" week of programs near you!

LEARN NC September newsletter: Online courses, new resources, and more

Get the latest news in LEARN NC's September newsletter.

LEARN NC fall professional development courses open for enrollment

LEARN NC provides excellent professional development for teachers. Whether you need technology, literacy, or specific subject area CEUs, we have what you need.

Free online course for ELA middle and high school teachers

Secondary English teachers are invited to apply to be a part of an online digital writing and critical literacy online course.

Host a North Carolina Science Festival event at your school!

Calling all North Carolina educators -- here is your opportunity to bring the North Carolina Science Festival (NCSF) to your school!

Instructify

Stock your toolbox with practical, time-saving classroom ideas and cutting edge methods of instruction. Find useful, free technology to utilize in the classroom. At Instructify, we share sites, tools, and apps that will enhance your students' learning.

Twiducate

Connect, collaborate, and embed using Twiducate, a private social networking site. This site is free, safe, and easy to use. Teachers register, then allow students to join the site and monitor all activity. Students can meet on the site to answer questions, collaborate, and embed pictures and videos while the teacher maintains control over who …

ItsLearning

This cloud based teaching tool was developed to help teachers manage time and use their time well by increasing engagement, integrating resources, and improving accountability.  Teachers can plan lessons and assignments, receive emails, grade assignments, collaborate with other educators, gather resources, communicate with parents, and more, all from one platform. Check out this video to …

Gaggle

Online safety is an increasing concern as classrooms and schools take on 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device initiatives. Gaggle was designed for the K-12 classroom as a way to build and maintain connections with students, parents, and educators in an easy, safe and controlled environment. Here are a few tools that are available through …

The Well

It can be hard for teachers to access the latest research, both in education and specific content areas. The Well brings you research briefs and practical tips for implementing Carolina's latest research in your classroom today.

Village of Wisdom

William Jackson, a doctoral candidate at UNC, is implementing a program in Durham, NC that will improve the lives and academic outcomes of African American boys by supporting their families.

For-Profit Colleges: What are they?

The Carolina Education Policy Association at UNC invited Constance Iloh from the University of Southern California School of Education to share her research on For-Profit Colleges. This is a summary of her research.

Bringing experience, research, and practice together (with a chance for you to participate!)

Katie Caprino, a doctoral candidate at UNC, is bringing together her previous experience as a high school English teacher with her personal and professional interests in educational research to help improve practice within the English Language Arts classroom, particularly within the writing curriculum.

An Interactive Tool for Developing Global Competence in Teaching

This week, I am proud to introduce a guest writer for The Well. Hillary Parkhouse is a fourth year doctoral student in the Culture, Curriculum, and Change strand within UNC’s School of Education. She, along with two other doctoral students, Ariel …