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


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North Carolina History: A Sampler
A sample of the more than 800 pages of our digital textbook for North Carolina history, including background readings, various kinds of primary sources, and multimedia. Also includes an overview of the textbook and how to use it.
Format: (multiple pages)

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Education at the Getty - Lesson Plans
A variety of lesson plans are provided which are based on the artistic collection at the J. Paul Getty Museum in California. Plans can be integrated into all core subject areas and are searchable by grade level and subject. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: The Getty
Encyclopedia Smithsonian
The Encyclopedia Smithsonian provides “answers to frequently asked questions about the extensive collections of the Smithsonian Museums and links to resources on subjects from Anthropology to Zoology.”Many teachers suggest Encyclopedia... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: Smithsonian Institution
Franklin Institute Educational Hotlists
Organized lists of quality Web resources that are useful in teaching students about science. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: Franklin Institute
Interactives: Annenberg Media
This site provides a number of interactive learning modules for students in the curriculum areas of math, language, history, science, and art. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: Annenberg Media
This innovative website brings free, interactive e-presentations in the areas of theater arts, music, dance and visual arts. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Thirteen Ed Online
A free service which provides Internet integration lessons, video lessons, selected sites, free tutorials, and other great professional resources. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Thirteen/WNET New York - PBS
Welcome to Whyville!
A virtual world of almost 2 million registered citizens where students can engage in interactive learning experiences about art history, nutrition, biomedics, environmentalism, economics, reading, and more. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: Numedeon, Inc.
A collection of almost 50,000 images which have been arranged in portfolios by theme to be used for education and research. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: California State University