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

LEARN NC was a program of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education from 1997 – 2013. It provided lesson plans, professional development, and innovative web resources to support teachers, build community, and improve K-12 education in North Carolina. Learn NC is no longer supported by the School of Education – this is a historical archive of their website.

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CareerStart lessons: Grade seven
This collection of lessons aligns the seventh grade curriculum in math, science, English language arts, and social studies with potential career opportunities.
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Going to the Namche market
Going to the Namche market
Porters, women, and children carry heavy loads of goods on their backs to the market in Namche, Nepal. Yaks can also be seen transporting goods. Their path is steep and rocky and can only be traveled on foot.
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EDSITEment - All Subject Categories
This site provides links to lesson plans in the subject areas of Art & Culture, Foreign Languages, History & Social Studies and Literature & Language Arts. Each broad category is broken into numerous subcategories pertaining to the general subject. For... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: National Edowment for the Humanities
Education About Asia
A subscription service providing articles three times a year covering a wide range of topics offering insight and understanding regarding the life and culture of Asia.The website also offers supplemental materials and outside resource links. Supplements... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: Education About Asia
ePals Classroom Exchange
Offers safe, innovative ways for students to make contact with students of other cultures through school-safe email. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Global Nomads Group
An effort to bring the world's young people together in understanding and appreciating each other's differences. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
K-12 International Outreach Program
The programs offered by the K-12 Outreach area of the Office of International Programs at Appalachian State University engage students through educational speakers, presentations, and performances on foreign countries, cultures and international current... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: Appalachian State University, Office of International Programs
North Carolina Center for South Asia Studies
An interinstitutional research center which provides community outreach to K-12 schools in the area of South Asian studies. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Duke University
North Carolina Japan Center
A statewide resource which promotes "mutual understanding and closer relations between the people of North Carolina and Japan in academic, business, cultural, educational, scientific, and technical matters, to the benefit of our state and its people." (Learn more)
Format: website/general
North Carolina Teaching Asia Network/National Consortium for Teaching about Asia
Provides seminars for educators who teach about Asia to learn more about the continent, its people, and culture. Their outreach program brings experts in the field to speak to students at North Carolina schools. (Learn more)
Format: website/general