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Important Announcement about Online Courses and LEARN NC.

Important Message about LEARN NC

LEARN NC is evaluating its role in the current online education environment as it relates directly to the mission of UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education (UNC-CH SOE). We plan to look at our ability to facilitate the transmission of the best research coming out of UNC-CH SOE and other campus partners to support classroom teachers across North Carolina. We will begin by evaluating our existing faculty and student involvement with various NC public schools to determine what might be useful to share with you.

Don’t worry! The lesson plans, articles, and textbooks you use and love aren’t going away. They are simply being moved into the new LEARN NC Digital Archive. While we are moving away from a focus on publishing, we know it’s important that educators have access to these kinds of resources. These resources will be preserved on our website for the foreseeable future. That said, we’re directing our resources into our newest efforts, so we won’t be adding to the archive or updating its contents. This means that as the North Carolina Standard Course of Study changes in the future, we won’t be re-aligning resources. Our full-text and tag searches should make it possible for you to find exactly what you need, regardless of standards alignment.

About this photograph

Margery H. Freeman
Date created
July 1982
Near Moab, Utah
This photograph copyright ©1982. All Rights Reserved

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Castleton Tower, seen from Castle Valley near Moab, Utah

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This is Castleton Tower, as seen from Castle Valley near Moab, Utah. It rises 400 feet and is composed of Wingate sandstone. It rests on a 1,000 foot tall cone of lesser rock. Much of the formation is coated in a white glaze of calcite. The tower is a popular destination for rock climbers.

Castle Valley is a very small town, home to roughly 350 people, including musicians, authors, artists, scientists, and many others.