Curriculum, Instruction, & Accountability Links


Common Sense Media

This site contains tools and curricula to teach your students about becoming responsible digital citizens.


Common Core

Link directly to new Common Core standards which will be fully implemented in 2012-2013.

DPI Content Area Wikispaces

At this link you can connect to wikis developed by DPI that contain resources to support the Common Core and Essential Standards.

DPI Created Graphic Organizers


Virtual Nerds

Create a Virtual Nerd account to find instructional support for Pre-Algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Intro to Physics, SAT Math and ACT Math Prep, and alignment to some textbooks and QUANTILES!

Essential Standards

Link directly to new Essential Standards which will be fully implemented in 2012-2013.

Instructional Support Tools - Common Core

Here you will find links to the "Crosswalks" and "Unpacking Standards" documents created by DPI to scaffold and support the transition to the Common Core Standards.

Instructional Support Tools - Essential Standards

Here you will find links to the "Crosswalks" and "Unpacking Standards" documents created by DPI to scaffold and support the transition to the Essential Standards.

ACRE - Accountability and Curriculum Reform Effort

Visit this site to learn about what's happening in the area of accountability and curriculum reform in North Carolina and to access a timeline for implementation of the new Essential Standards.

Partnership for 21st Century Skills

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is the leading national advocacy organization focused on infusing 21st century skills into education. Visit this site to learn more!

Region 1 RttT Wiki

Here you will find a multitude of resources including those used at RESA PD, information regarding the Teacher Evaluation instrument, and links to Common Core/Essential Standards resources.

North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

2011-12 Standard Course of Study


On-line North Carolina Educator Evaluation System

This is a link to the log-in page for the on-line evaluation system.

Teacher Working Conditions Initiative

Visit this site to learn more about the NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey and our district and state results.

Northeast Collaborative to Support Initially Licensed Professionals

The Tyrrell County School System is one of fourteen school districts in Northeastern North Carolina that benefits from this collaboration. This helpful link connects new teachers and those that support them.


Visit Learn NC for ideas on lesson plans, leaning materials, best practices and links to the curriculum and professional teaching standards.

NC Wise Owl
This site contains excellent resources for teachers including lesson plans across subject areas and grade levels.

Professional Development

Tyrrell County Schools Professional Development Survey

Tyrrell County Schools' Instructional Staff must complete this survey, print the last page, and attach that to documents being submitted to Central Office for CEU's. Thanks!


Smarter Balanced Assessments

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is developing a fair and reliable system of next-generation assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English language arts/literacy (ELA/literacy) and mathematics for grades 3-8 and 11. The system of computer-adaptive tests — including summative and interim assessments — will provide meaningful feedback and actionable data to inform instruction and provide tools for teachers to help students succeed. North Carolina presently has plans to move the the Smarter Balanced Assessments for ELA and Math in 2014-2015.

Course of Study Requirements Checklists

This link will bring you to a document that identifies the course requirements for graduation in each course of study.

DPI Accountability Services Page

This link takes you to information about the North Carolina State Testing Program.

Graduation Requirement Information

Course and credit requirements are only one of several requirements students may need to meet in order to receive a high school diploma. For the complete list of high school graduation requirements, please go to the NC Graduation Requirements Web site at this link.

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