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Jan 12, 2021

The Conversation: How Should Schools Teach Kids About What Happened at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6? We Asked 6 Education Experts

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., discusses how social studies teachers can help students understand the events that took place at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and remain informed moving forward. 

Jan 6, 2021

EdNC: Going Above and Beyond — Inspirations from Community Colleges During COVID-19

Laura G. Maldonado, Ph.D., a senior research associate at the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, and College of Education doctoral student Holley Nichols discuss how community college employees were managing their professional and personal experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and ways the Belk Center could help other colleges define and meet their current and future needs.

Dec 17, 2020

Entertaining the Kids: Home Makerspace Can Keep Children Entertained, Inspire Creativity Indoors During Winter Months, says METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

As the hours of daylight get fewer and the temperatures get colder, people tend to spend more time inside. Parents and caregivers may be looking for activities to occupy children without screens during the winter months. Laura B. Fogle, assistant director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), says a home makerspace can engage kids in hands-on activities, while stimulating creativity and building problem solving skills.

Dec 8, 2020

AMTE: Pursuing Anti-racist Practice Through Collaborative Noticing and Wondering

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Robin Anderson, Ph.D., writes about the importance of examining practice and biases in the pursuit of anti-racist mathematics teaching. 

Dec 4, 2020

EdNC: Career and College Promise: A Premier College Access Program with Room for Growth

Sarah A. Deal, Ph. D., a research affiliate at the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, discusses ways to reduce inequities among community college students. 

Dec 2, 2020

EdNC: It’s Time for Action on Recruiting, Retaining Black Educators

NC State College of Education doctoral student Brittani Clark discusses promising models to recruit and retain educators of color in schools. 

Dec 1, 2020

Durham Tech: Learning from the Best: Durham Tech Seeks External Assessment from Aspen Institute, Achieving the Dream, and Belk Center

Durham Technical Community College has asked three organizations, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, to develop a joint approach to assessing existing institutional efforts against key student outcomes and provide recommendations to inform the college’s strategic focus.

Nov 30, 2020

Literacy Today: Looking Ahead: Four Ways 2020 Might Shape the Future of Teacher Prep

Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Executive Director and NC State College of Education Associate Dean Hiller Spires, Ph.D., discusses the ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way pre-service teachers learn and ultimately teach online. 

Nov 19, 2020

EdNC: Zoom. Zoom. Zoom.

NC State College of Education doctoral student Lonnie D. Manns discusses the digital divide that has been brought to light as classrooms across the country moved to online learning during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Nov 18, 2020

EdNC: Teacher Allyship: LGBTQ+ Student Voices in School

NC State College of Education doctoral student Caitlin M. Donovan discusses the importance of teachers showing empathy with traditionally marginalized populations.