Cedars in the Pines: A Global, Differentiated Curriculum that Engages All Learners

This site hosts a curriculum that teaches students about North Carolina while raising their awareness of the global nature of our state.The curriculum will accompany a DVD entitled "Cedars in thePines" that is available now, and an exhibit at the North Carolina Museum of History that opens in 2014. Tiered lessons, problem-based learning, Paideia seminars, learning contracts, and documentary film study providemotivation for examining North Carolina through global eyes. The curriculum addresses both Common Core Standards and theEssential Standards of the North Carolina Standard Course of Study, particularly for 4th and 8th grade social studies.