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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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Rockingham County Historical Village
An original tobacco factory, a barn, a one-room school house, and a corn crib have been restored and make up the Rockingham County Historical Village.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
A women's college
In North Carolina in the New South, page 4.3
The State Normal and Industrial School, founded in 1891, was the first public institution of higher education in North Carolina to admit women. It was established primarily to train teachers for the state's public schools. Today it is the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Format: article
Louisburg College Elizabeth Thiel Faulkner Gallery
In addition to the eclectic variety of exhibits at the art gallery, at the end of each semester, Louisburg College highlights the art work of its students.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Election 2012
Educational resources to help students and teachers understand the 2012 elections.
Format: (multiple pages)
College admissions
This lesson plan teaches students about the college admissions process and the concept of minimum requirements for university admissions.
Format: lesson plan (grade 9–12 Guidance)
African American college students: Classroom activity
In this lesson plan, students will read a primary source document about African American college students in 1906 and answer a series of questions as they assume the role of a young African American woman in the early 20th century.
Format: lesson plan (grade 8–12 Social Studies)
By Jamie Lathan.
Election 2008
Educational resources to help students and teachers understand the 2008 elections.
Format: (multiple pages)
Dormitory at Trinity College, later moved to Kittrell College
Dormitory at Trinity College, later moved to Kittrell College
This is a postcard of North Dormitory (renamed in 1912 for Colonel Alspaugh, then Trinity's oldest living alumnus) on the Trinity College of Duke University. The dorm was deconstructed in 1927 and moved to Kittrell College in Kittrell, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
The old-fashioned soda shop at Mars Hill College
The old-fashioned soda shop at Mars Hill College
This is an old-fashioned soda shop at Mars Hill College in Mars Hill, North Carolina. Mars Hill College is located about fifteen miles north of Asheville. It is a private liberal arts school affiliated with the North Carolina Baptist Convention. The college...
Format: image/photograph
Cypresses on the lake at St. Andrews Presbyterian College
Cypresses on the lake at St. Andrews Presbyterian College
These are cypresses on the lake at St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Percent college graduates, 1970
Percent college graduates, 1970
Percentage of residents aged 25 years and older in 1970 who were college graduates. From U.S. Census data.
Format: image/map
Resources for parents
In Math Common Core resources, page 3.1
According to the Mission Statement of the Common Core State Standards Initiative: The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do...
Format: bibliography
By Kay Middleton.
Belltower on the campus of St. Andrews Presbyterian College
Belltower on the campus of St. Andrews Presbyterian College
The is the Belltower on the campus of St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Percent college graduates, 1980
Percent college graduates, 1980
Percentage of residents aged 25 years and older in 1980 who were college graduates. From U.S. Census data.
Format: image/map
Percent college graduates, 1990
Percent college graduates, 1990
Percentage of residents aged 25 years and older in 1990 who were college graduates. From U.S. Census data.
Format: image/map
Percent college graduates, 2000
Percent college graduates, 2000
Percentage of residents aged 25 years and older in 2000 who were college graduates. From U.S. Census data.
Format: image/map
A fountain at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC
A fountain at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC
This is a fountain at Catawba College in Salisbury, NC. The campus, like the rest of Salisbury, is rich with historic architecture.
Format: image/photograph
Postcard showing the State Normal and Industrial College, Greensboro, N.C.
Postcard showing the  State Normal and Industrial College, Greensboro, N.C.
This postcard from a student at the State Normal and Industrial College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) reads: Shall write as soon as I have time. Have not heard from examinations yet -- am well and hungry -- Mary...
Format: image/ephemera
The Scottish Heritage Center
The earliest settlers of Scotland County were Highland Scots. The Scottish Heritage Center celebrates the music, history, and culture of these ancestors.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail
This historic trail, part of the National Trails System, tracks the route of Patriot militia men to the Battle of Kings Mountain.
Format: article/field trip opportunity