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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 Nature Center serves as the gateway to the 1,290-acre Latta Plantation Nature Preserve and is the source for educational programs and information on the Preserve’s flora and fauna. It is Mecklenburg County’s largest preserve and "forms a green peninsula extending into Mountain Island Lake and protects a natural heritage site and several endangered plants."

The Latta Plantation Nature Center offers environmental education programs for Pre-K through 12th grade students as well as scout troops, youth groups, and other organized groups.

For more information or to make reservations call 704-875-1391 or send email to smithmk@co.mecklenburg.nc.us.

Also see the Alternative to the Animals Report by Melissa Thibault.

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