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Hour of Code is Here!

Although Hour of Code* is set for Thursday the 12th, this entire week is also dedicated to Computer Science Education! Here’s just a very small sample of what you might want to do to celebrate the day, the week and beyond. Code.org – Is this your first Hour of Code? Code.org has so many opportunities […]

Have a little Summer Learning fun!

Summer Learning Activities

The school year has ended, but that does not mean the fun has to end! We have gathered some resources for learning throughout the summer. Whether you are leading summer learning programs, looking for activities for your children, or adding resources for engagement, add these tools to your toolbox. Keep sharpening your saw while having […]

Thinking Ahead to 2021-2022

Thinking Ahead to 2021-2022

This past year has certainly been full of challenges. Teachers, students and families were pushed and pulled in many directions. However, in all of these hardships were opportunities for growth. It is often in the most difficult of times that we dig deep to find our creativity, resilience and strength to move things forward. It […]

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At-Home Learning Resources from PBS North Carolina

PBS North Carolina, formerly UNC-TV, is now offering a variety of standards-aligned resources designed for students from preschool-12th grade. Check out some of the offerings which are offered now, or are coming soon. CLASSROOM CONNECTION Find math and language arts lessons designed for grades PreK-3 which are scheduled to air, but are also streamed online […]

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NCWiseOwl Supporting STEM and STEAM

NCWiseOwl continues to grow its resources and support for digital tools and strategies in the classroom.  This week we would like to highlight one of the newest resources, a focused collection of NCWiseOwl-provided products and tools in the areas of STEM and STEAM. This presentation, created by Cynthia Sartain, NCDPI’s Digital Teaching and Learning Consultant […]

Story Design Kits

Add a Little STEAM to Your K-8 Classroom

If you’re looking for an easy way to add Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math (STEAM) into your classroom, we have a new and easy way to support your K-8 classrooms! Dr. King and the Curriculum and Instruction Department have purchased Story Design Projects and some of the reusable materials for supporting these projects. These […]

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#GoOpenNC Resources Available to North Carolina Educators

The federal #GoOpen initiative, supported by the U.S. Department of Education, is increasing the ability of educators to find high-quality, curated resources to impact student learning in their classrooms. Open Educational Resources (OER) are free resources which are licensed in a way that allows for open access and use. #GoOpenNC is a new website that provides […]

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