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North Carolina thinking skills
Model of thinking skills adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in 1994. Lists seven levels of thinking skills from simplest to most complex: knowledge, organizing, applying, analyzing, generating, integrating, and evaluating.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction administers the policies adopted by the State Board of Education and offers instructional, financial, technological, and personnel support to all public school systems in the state.

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The crowd at the Rockingham Speedway
The crowd at the Rockingham Speedway
A crowd watches the Carolina 500 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, North Carolina. Rockingham Speedway, formerly the North Carolina Speedway, used to be a NASCAR track until it was cut from the program in 2004.
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Mark Martin burning out after a victory at Lowe's Motor Speedway
Mark Martin burning out after a victory at Lowe's Motor Speedway
This is Mark Martin burning out after a victory at Lowe's Motor Speedway. The Speedway is located in Concord, North Carolina, in Cabarrus County. Concord is home to the race track, and it is also home to many of the drivers and racing teams year round. Concord...
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A panoramic view of Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC
A panoramic view of Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC
This is a panoramic view of Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. Concord is home to the race track, but it is also home to many of the drivers and racing teams year round. Concord is the also the site of one of NASCAR's Technical Institutes.
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Who cares?: Using real-world perspectives to engage academically gifted learners
In Reaching every learner: Differentiating instruction in theory and practice, page 5
This article shares strategies for engaging gifted learners by creating assignments in which students adopt real-world perspectives on curriculum objectives. The result, the author suggests, is rich, rigorous, challenging learning for those who are ready to go beyond proficiency. Includes step-by-step instructions and sample assignments.
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By Linda Pigott Robinson.