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Free Teacher Workshops on the Holocaust

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The North Carolina Council on the Holocaust, and agency of DPI, offers free one day, multi-county teacher workshops on the Holocaust throughout the state and the Council reimburses for public school substitute teachers. The workshop is designed for Social Studies,  Language Arts and Media Specialist teachers working with grades 6-12. All NC teachers are encouraged to attend. These workshops are ... Read More »

Sample Social Studies Constructed Response Item Type

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The NC Department of Public Instruction published a SAMPLE constructed response item representative of the new constructed response item type being field tested on the NC Final Exams (NCFE) of Social Studies (i.e., Grade 8, World History, American History I, American History II, American History: The Founding Principles, Civics, and Economics) during the 2015–16 school year. Field test items do ... Read More »

High School Civics Course to be Clearly Aligned to Founding Principles Act

The State Board considered a recommendation to edit the name of the Civics and Economics course that all North Carolina high school students are required to take for graduation so that it reflects the course’s inclusion of standards related to the Founding Principles. The new course name would be: American History: The Founding Principles, Civics, and Economics. This change would make it clear that students receive instruction ... Read More »

Hidden Histories: What your NC History Textbook Left Out

North Carolina’s K-12 teachers are invited to join the North Carolina Museum of History (ncmuseumofhistory.org) and the NC Civic Education Consortium (www.civics.org) for “Hidden Histories: What your NC history textbook left out,” an exciting and FREE professional development series designed to deepen educator knowledge of less known state and national history. Middle and high school teachers interested in gaining a more ... Read More »

Hidden Histories: Free Summer Professional Development and Lodging for Teachers

Hidden Histories: What your NC history Textbook Left Out A professional development series to be held throughout the summer at the NC History Museum in Raleigh, NC   North Carolina’s K-12 teachers are invited to join the North Carolina Museum of History (ncmuseumofhistory.org) and the NC Civic Education Consortium (www.civics.org) for “Hidden Histories: What your NC history textbook left out,” an ... Read More »

NC Museum of History to Provide Travel Grants

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The North Carolina Museum of History is pleased to announce that travel grants will be available this fall to help cover school group transportation to Raleigh and the museum. For more information on how to apply for a travel grant and to receive a grant application, contact Debra Nichols at 919-807-7986 or debra.nichols@ncdcr.gov. Visit the NC Museum of History website. All grant applications must ... Read More »