Inquiring, Collaborating and Creating During a Pandemic: New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute Moves Online
From July 20-24, the New Literacies Collaborative (NLC) at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, in partnership with the Longview Foundation, held the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute (NLI) completely online for the first time.
College of Education Excellence Fund Focuses on Four Priority Areas that Support Students, Address Urgent Educational Needs
In an effort to make the greatest impact in our local schools and communities, the NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz has launched four priority areas where gifts to the College of Education Excellence Fund will focus.
Higher Education Alumni to Serve on Inaugural Editorial Board for Journal of First-generation Student Success
Four higher education doctoral program alumni -- Sonja Ardoin ‘13PHD, Ashley Clayton ‘16PHD, Jemilia Davis ‘19PHD, and Darris Means ‘14PHD -- will serve on the 19-member inaugural editorial board for the Journal of First-generation Student Success.
New Study from Assistant Professor Michael Little Finds Principals Play Key Role in Promoting P-3 Alignment for School-based Pre-K Programs
Research shows that childrens’ school readiness improves if they attend a preschool program, but the initial benefits of Pre-K don’t always reliably persist as kids progress through elementary school. To combat this “Pre-K fadeout,” many scholars have called for preschool through third grade (P-3) alignment, but a study by NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michael Little, Ph.D., recently demonstrated that attending a Pre-K program located within an elementary school does not guarantee alignment.
#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Want to Help Young Students Deepen Their Love for Learning and Take that Forward with Them as a Lifelong Passion and Desire,’ Says Middle Grades English Language Arts and Social Studies Education Student Matin Maani ‘22
Matin Maani ‘22 experienced firsthand the impact teachers have on young people. That inspired him to want to be a teacher. An NC State College of Education student ambassador and middle grades English Language Arts and social studies education major, he shares why he chose education and his experience within the college.
My Student Experience: ‘Everything I Do Has Helped Me Either Become a Better Educator, Help Me Celebrate My Culture or Just Meet New People and Get Experiences I Would Not Have Originally Had,’ Says Elementary Education Student Jessika Patel ’21
With a passion for dance, art and education, Jessika Patel ’21 has found a way to merge those interests as an elementary education major at NC State. And having relocated to the U.S. at a young age, her love of learning and cultures has shaped her college experience.
Ask the Expert: What Does the Constitution Say About Education? Nothing Explicitly, But That Doesn’t Mean it Can’t Help Provide Students with Equal Educational Access, Says Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue
The U.S. Constitution doesn’t explicitly guarantee a right to public education, but Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue explains how the 14th Amendment has helped to ensure students have access to equitable educational opportunities.
Doctoral Student Cigdem Meral ‘21PHD is Inspired to Improve Learning and Classroom Instruction For Special Education Students in Turkey Through the Use of Technology
When Cigdem Meral ‘21PHD was a child in Istanbul, Turkey, one of her teachers played educational content on the only computer in the classroom. And the idea of learning new things through technology fascinated her and sparked her interest in educational technology.
Meet the 2020-2021 Provost’s Faculty Fellows
The Provost’s Faculty Fellows Program has selected a second cohort of talented faculty to explore academic leadership roles at the university’s highest levels, including NC State College of Education Professor Meg Blanchard, Ph.D.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Compassion and Understanding in Online Teaching and Learning
Angie Smith, Ph.D., associate teaching professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development in the College of Education, provides insight into adjusting to online teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.