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

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Family History in the Classroom

The Mini Page Archive

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!

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.

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.

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.

SciREN annual networking event for STEM teachers

K-12 educators are invited to connect with STEM researchers and bring local research into their classroom through the annual SciREN networking event on November 13, 2014 at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences.

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.

The National World War II Museum

This museum, located in New Orleans, has put together many multidisciplinary WWII resources. There are amazing primary sources, science lessons discussing the technology and scientific advancements during the war, and of course, many high quality, highly engaging historical references. And because most teachers cannot actually take their students to the museum, they offer a number …

The National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation has an easy to search Classroom Resources link where K-12 and higher education teachers can find lesson plans and teaching resources to help their students grasp difficult science concepts or to compliment a lesson.

BBC News: Science and Environment

Looking for trustworthy and engaging science current events? Don’t forget to check out the BBC News: Science and Environment site. They maintain up-to-date current events as well as articles and news stories that kids of all ages will enjoy, such as the hidden dangers of being an astronaut, or how fish and chips are harming …

Digital Public Library of America

  This is an amazing site with 8,007,019 items from libraries, archives, and museums that are sure to be engaging for both students and teachers. This site has amazing search capabilities that are easy to use for everyone. Be sure to check out the timeline tab as well! Students can click on a time in …

National Archives

If you are teaching US history and looking for some student friendly, engaging primary sources try the National Archives site http://www.archives.gov. Once there, you have access to materials that can help students and teachers research their history as well as the country’s history. Be aware, though, that the site is not designed for students so …

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.

Dual Language Programs: Language as More than Communication

In October, UNC School of Education Assistant Professor Dr. Claudia Cervantes-Soon shared her research on Dual Language Programs from the perspective of Latin@ students in a presentation entitled “Interrupting the Silence of Latin@ Students in Dual Language Education.” Dual Language …

Housing Identity Privilege and Our Public Schools

According to the recent report “Brown v. Board of Education at 60,” schools across the United States have become resegregated since the civil rights era with more than 40% of Black and Latino students attending schools whose populations are 90% to 100% minority (Orfield, Kucsera, & Siegel-Hawley, 2012). Authors Gooden and Thompson Dorsey explore this report and how the concept of housing identity privilege weakens our ability to address school segregation.