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

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The Well

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Cyber Bullying

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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.

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.

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.

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 …

Library of Congress

Ever wish that you could take your students to the Library of Congress? Well now you can virtually take them by visiting the site http://www.loc.gov. While the amount of information available is overwhelming and a little tricky to navigate, teachers and students have free access to our largest library’s online collection of multimedia resources.

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.

LGBTQIA Resources for Teachers

LEARN NC and Safe Schools NC, an organization working towards equality in education, have teamed up to make LGBTQIA resources available to teachers.

Embrace

Mark Dawson, an undergraduate at the University of North Carolina, was dissatisfied with the lack of community between teachers at his high school in Mississippi. He and his friend Grace Sullivan, an undergraduate at the University of Mississippi, have created the EMBRACE Program to address this issue.

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.