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NC Dept. of Cultural Resources Collection added to NCLOR


North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources logoThe North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources has added a large collection of its educational resources to the NCLOR. Topics included in this collection are: Agriculture, Anthropology, Architecture, Business, Civics, Cultural studies, Government, Journalism, Literature, Performing arts, Public health, Religion, Sociology, State history, Transportation, and Visual arts. There are over 2100+ resources available in this collection.

Pioneers in Aviation Screen Shot

Collection Example: “Pioneers in Aviation” from the NC State Archives.

To access this series, you can do any of the following:

  • Log into the NCLOR and click on “Browse by Resource Series” and then the NC Department of Cultural Resources series.
  • If you are faculty, you can add the links to the resources directly to your LMS based course. (learn how)
  • Simply, click NC Department of Cultural Resources to view the series as a guest.

ReadWriteThink Resource Series Updated


Read Write Think Logo Today, five new interactive resources from ReadWriteThink are now available for use. This K-12 series includes student interactive resources that focus on all aspects of literacy including literature, vocabulary, spelling, writing, and speech. All resources in this series have been reviewed and approved by the ReadWriteThink Advisory Board in partnership with the International Reading Association,the National Council of Teachers of English and the Verizon Foundation.

Image from ReadWriteThink’s Cube Creator Interactive Resource.

The new interactive resources are the Cube Creator, Resume Generator, K-W-L Creator, Line Break Explorer, and Puzzle Me Words. Using these resources you can engage your students in online literacy learning with these interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals—from organizing their thoughts to learning about language—all while having fun.

To access the ReadWriteThink series you can:

  1. log into the NCLOR as a guest or through your institution’s learning management system
  2. navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area
  3. click on the ReadWriteThink series.

Princeton University Video Lecture Series Added to NCLOR


Princeton University LogoToday, 40 new video lectures were added to the NCLOR from Princeton University. These resources are video captures of their famous public lecture series and include lectures  given by Tom Brokaw, Noam Chomsky, Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, and Dr. Cornel West just to name a few. The subjects included in this series are broad and include: Political Science, Finance, Biology, Literature, Religion, and Physics.

To access this series, you can do any of the following:

  • Log into the NCLOR and click on “Browse by Resource Series” and then the Princeton University Lecture Series.
  • If you are NCCCS faculty, you can add the links to the resources directly to your LMS based course. (learn how)
  • Simply, click here to view the series as a guest.

Nobel Prize Educational Resources Added to NCLOR


Nobel Prize LogoThirty-four new resources were added to the NCLOR from Nobel Prize Education at Nobelprize.org.  Of these, 29 were interactive learning games of various sorts and degrees of difficulties. Most of them also include additional readings about the subject. The subjects included in this resources series are Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature and Peace Prize related material.

To access this series you can do any of the following:

  • Log into the NCLOR and click on “Browse by Resource Series” and then the Nobel Prize Education series.
  • If you are NCCCS faculty, you can add the links to the resources directly to your LMS based course. (learn how)
  • Simply, click here to view the series as a guest.

ReadWriteThink Resource Series Added to NCLOR


ReadWriteThink’s mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials. This K-12 series includes 54 student interactive resources that focuses on all aspects of literacy including literature, vocabulary, spelling, writing, and speech. All resources in this series have been reviewed and approved by the ReadWriteThink Advisory Board in partnership with the International Reading Association, the National Council of Teachers of English and the Verizon Foundation.

To access the ReadWriteThink series you can:

  1. log into the NCLOR or through your institution’s learning management system
  2. navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area
  3. click on the ReadWriteThink series.
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