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

ATTENTION USERS

LEARN NC is no longer supported by the UNC School of Education and has been permanently archived. On February 1st, 2018, you will only be able to access these resources through the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine. We recommend that you print or download resources you may need before February 1st, 2018, after which, you will have to follow these instructions in order to access those resources.

From the education reference

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.

Didn't find what you were looking for?

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
The University of North Carolina opens
In North Carolina in the New Nation, page 5.6
The University of North Carolina held its opening ceremony on January 15, 1795, and soon after became the first state university to enroll students.
Format: article
North Carolina Collection Gallery
Early exploration of North Carolina, the Algonquin culture, the Roanoke Island settlement - these are just some of the exhibits that can be seen at the North Carolina Collection Gallery in Wilson Library on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
University of North Carolina, 1797
University of North Carolina, 1797
A drawing of UNC's first building by one of the university's early students.
Format: image/illustration
Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression
Images and text from a report in the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill documenting tobacco bag stringing work in North Carolina and Virginia in 1939.
Format: series (multiple pages)
A library at Western Carolina University
A library at Western Carolina University
This is a library at Western Carolina University. WCU is located in Cullowhee, North Carolina, in Jackson County. It serves approximately 11,000 students of all types, ages, and international backgrounds throughout the course of a year. It has become better...
Format: image/photograph
Race in her lifetime
In this lesson, students will use oral histories to trace the life of Rebecca Clark, an African American who was born in rural Orange County just before the Depression and witnessed the changes in civil rights over the years.
Format: lesson plan (multiple pages)
Nuclear Engineering at North Carolina State University
Visit the Nuclear Engineering Department at NC State University and learn about the field of nuclear engineering and industrial applications.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
A plan of the situation of ye University, ye ornamental ground, ye adjacent village, the lands belonging to ye Trustees
A plan of the situation of ye University, ye ornamental ground, ye adjacent village, the lands belonging to ye Trustees
The map reads: A. the old chapel spring B. & C. Springs which ye commissioners intend to improve for ye University. Lot 2 contains ye Presidents house The Avenue is to pass over points...
Format: image/map
North Carolina State University Gallery of Art and Design
Guided tours of the NCSU Gallery of Art and Design's collections and exhibitions are available for school groups.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
East Carolina University Pirate
East Carolina University Pirate
In Greenville, North Carolina, a statue of the East Carolina University's pirate mascot stands outside a building.
Format: image/photograph
Commemorative landscapes
These lessons for elementary, middle, and high school were developed in collaboration with The University of North Carolina Library Commemorative Landscapes project to introduce and promote student understanding and writing of North Carolina’s history through commemorative sites, landscapes, and markers.
Format: lesson plan (multiple pages)
Colonial and state records of North Carolina
Lessons developed using the Colonial State Records of North Carolina collection from Documenting the American South
Format: lesson plan (multiple pages)
The campus of Appalachian State University from above
The campus of Appalachian State University from above
This is the campus of Appalachian State University as seen from above. ASU is located in Boone, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Elizabeth City State University duking it out for the ball
Elizabeth City State University duking it out for the ball
An Elizabeth City State University basketball player and a Virginia State player duke it out for the ball. ECSU is part of sixteen schools in the University of North Carolina system. The university offers several majors and graduate programs and participates...
Format: image/photograph
Mrs. Cornelia Neal
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.11
NEAL, MRS. CORNELIA, (colored), age 66, husband 70; two children and four grandchildren living with her. INCOME: They raise some of their food and a little tobacco. HOME CONDITIONS: The house has eight rooms and there are 62 acres of land. they own 2 mules,...
Excavating Occaneechi Town: An archaeology primer
Republished with permission from the Research Laboratories of Archaeology, the Archaeology Primer uses photographs of the excavations at Occaneechi Town to introduce fundamental concepts of archaeology. The primer provides an introduction to the methods of archaeology and to some common types of artifacts, and prepares students to participate in an electronic archaeological dig.
Format: slideshow (multiple pages)
The Science and Technology Building at East Carolina University
The Science and Technology Building at East Carolina University
This is the Science and Technology Building at East Carolina University. ECU is located in Greenville, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Diggs Gallery Of Winston Salem State University
This university art gallery specializes in African and African-American art.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Mrs. Leacey Royal
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.4
MRS. LEACEY ROYAL, aged 27, married and has 4 children. Husband is 29. They reside in Reddies River, N.C. INCOME: Husband works on P.W.A. sixteen days a month and gets $24. They have no other income. EXPENSES: They use everything they make for food. Taxes...