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exceptional children
Designation for students who have different educational needs than the average child. Many children in exceptional children's (EC) programs have physical, mental, or social disabilities, but in North Carolina academically gifted children are also classified as EC.

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Colonial woman and children
Colonial woman and children
At a reenactment of the American Revolution at Minuteman National Park in Lexington/Concord, Massachusetts, a woman and two children walk hand-in-hand in colonial dress.
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Blueberries for Sal: Counting and correspondence
This lesson is designed to aid the teacher in teaching the math skills of one to one correspondence, number recognition, and matching numbers to sets. It is also a great lesson to intergrate into a unit on Bears or the color Blue.
Format: lesson plan (grade K English Language Arts and Mathematics)
By Wrenn Smith.
Schoolchildren learn lessons, Angkor Wat
This is a recording of children reciting their lessons in a one-room schoolhouse located among the ruins of an ancient Khmer civilization in Cambodia. The schools in Cambodia vary, but some rural schools are like early American schools. One teacher teaches...
Format: audio
Painting the alphabet
After working on numerous letter names and sounds, the children will use a paint program to draw a picture and write the word to name the picture. The pictures will be printed out to make a class book or alphabet page.
Format: lesson plan (grade K Computer/Technology Skills and English Language Arts)
By Jackie White, Kathy Moore, Kelley Turner, and Mike Christopher.
Getting the facts about autism
This article explores some common misconceptions about autism.
Format: article
By Jennifer Job.
Ecological Marine Adventres (EMA) Children's Aquarium
This marine education center at Topsail Beach specializes in hands-on, in-the-field education adventures for children and families.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Balinese school children stand together in their red and white uniforms
Balinese school children stand together in their red and white uniforms
Balinese school children stand together in a dense crowd wearing their red and white uniforms. Throughout Indonesia, elementary students are required to wear white shirts and red shorts or skirts. A red, or red and white, baseball cap completes the outfit.
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Hanoi girl tends a toddler sitting in the front basket of a motorcycle
Hanoi girl tends a toddler sitting in the front basket of a motorcycle
A pre-adolescent girl tends a toddler who sits perched in the front basket of a motorcycle parked outside a storefront in Hanoi. The children are both wearing sleeveless pink pajamas. Older sisters and brothers in Asia generally are expected to be responsible...
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Jelly beans count!
Children will fill plastic Easter eggs with the correct number of jelly beans. After they complete the entire dozen, they are allowed to keep the ones they get correct.
Format: lesson plan (grade K English Language Arts and Mathematics)
By Ronnia Frazier.
Children particpating in health contest
Children particpating in health contest
This black and white photograph shows 16 young children ranging in age from 1 year to appoximately 6 years of age. They are sitting with their teacher on brick steps at the entrance to a brick building in Pamlico County, North Carolina. One child is standing...
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Nepalese boys
Nepalese boys
Two Nepalese boys pose for the camera. Children in Nepal, especially in rural or mountainous areas often work along side their parents in the fields or as porters.
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Animals on the move
Students will choose an animal, draw the animal, write a sentence naming their animal and write a sentence about what their animal can do using inventive as well as conventional spelling.
Format: lesson plan (grade K Computer/Technology Skills, English Language Arts, and Information Skills)
By Anita Baldwin, Ann Loftis, and Genevieve Kiser.
Bunny addition
This lesson integrates language arts, music, and math. The children will listen to the story Count on Bunnies. They will be given the opportunity to act out the story and solve bunny equations. After listening to the song "Five Young Rabbits," the children will take turns being rabbits and pantomiming the actions as the class sings. The children will combine the rabbits at the end of each verse to see how many rabbits have been added. Then they will work in pairs to create their own rabbit equations.
Format: lesson plan (grade K–1 English Language Arts and Mathematics)
By Becky Smith.
Mrs. Leacey Royal, Reddies River, N.C.
Mrs. Leacey Royal, Reddies River, N.C.
Mrs. Leacey Royal and three children are pictured standing outside of their house.
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Mrs. Daisy Stamper
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 2.1
STAMPER, MRS. DAISY; aged 40; married; eight children; resides in Wilkes County, N.C. Children: Anna, aged 21. Ruby, aged 20. Edward, aged 18. Georgie, aged 13. Bob, aged 11. G.D., aged 7. Pauline, aged 4. Virginia, aged 1. INCOME: Husband works on Government...
Women and children rowing small boats in the harbor at Cat Ba
Women and children rowing small boats in the harbor at Cat Ba
Women and children row several small boats in the harbor at Cat Ba. These rowboats likely are used to transport baskets of fish from larger fishing boats back to the shore for processing and sale. They also now are used to row tourists around the harbor.
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Education
In Postwar North Carolina, page 9.3
Third part of an oral history interview with 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: interview
Commentary and sidebar notes by Kristin Post.
How does tiering benefit students?
In this video, three teachers from Raleigh’s Baileywick Road Elementary School discuss how creating tiered assignments has benefited their students. Includes classroom footage. This video is one in a four-part series about tiering. The other videos include:...
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Letter of April 1, 1939
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 1.4
Box 132, R. #1, Leaksville, N.C., April 1, 1939. Mr. Sherlock Bronson, Box 644, Richmond, Va. Dear Sir: I am kindly writing asking you please not to take the stringing of bags away from Mrs. Jones, our Agent for our community. For two years I have stringing...
Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center
Students will love visiting the Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center. The exhibits are fun, hands-on, and engaging.
Format: article/field trip opportunity