Curriculum & Instruction
NCASCD Common Core and More Video Presentation (8:54)
In 2012-2013, K-12 teachers and administrators across the state of North Carolina will implement the Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential Standards. This video highlights the district's plan. The plan includes three phases: Awareness, Transition, and Implementation. Orange County Schools teachers are currently developing curriculum documents which are aligned to the Common Core State Standards and the North Carolina Essential Standards. Additional information about the new K-12 standards are available at For Families and Community.
Common Core and More (3:04) | Steven Weber, Former Director of Secondary Education, shares how Orange County Schools teachers develop curriculum which is aligned to the Common Core State Standards and the North Carolina Essential Standards. Weber shares how teachers in each school operate as a Professional Learning Community and how collaborative teams identify what students should know and be able to do.
Introduction to the Common Core State Standards
What is College and Career Readiness?
RSA Animate - Sir Ken Robinson (11 Min./41 Sec.)
An Elementary principal discusses College and Career Readiness.
Middle School teachers discuss the benefits of the Common Core State Standards for our students.
High School Social Studies teachers discuss the benefits of the Common Core State Standards for college and career readiness.