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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.

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  • The Davenport Homestead: See what everyday life was like over 200 years ago at the Davenport Homestead. The main house is the original home of Washington County's first state senator, Daniel Davenport.
  • Catawba County Museum of History: Visit the museum and see exhibits ranging from colonial times and the Revolutionary War to religion and education.
  • Historic Oak View County Park: This nineteenth century farmstead has been made into a county park and is devoted to interpreting the area's agricultural and rural heritage for the citizens of Wake County.

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The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the State of North Carolina own four museum properties. One of these is the Joel Lane House. The little home was built "on a knoll overlooking the future city of Raleigh. It was the center of many historic gatherings; the gracious hospitality within its walls witnessed the birth and growth of the capital of North Carolina." The grounds include a detached kitchen, a formal city garden, and a period herb garden.

Joel Lane is known as the “Father of Wake County”. He sold 1,100 acres of his land to the state in 1792 for the creation of Wake County and the capital city of Raleigh.

To arrange a visit to the Joel Lane Museum House, call (919) 833-3431.

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