Community and Engagement

Apr 3, 2020

My Student Experience: 21 NC State College of Education Students Travel to Eastern North Carolina as Part of We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip

Twenty-one undergraduate students from the NC State College of Education spent part of their Spring Break in Eastern North Carolina touring schools, observing classrooms and meeting with administrators as part of the college’s We Teach for NC Spring Break Trip.

Mar 30, 2020

METRC Assistant Director and Digital Durham Founder Laura B. Fogle: Addressing the Homework Gap, Digital Divide During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

With schools across North Carolina moving to online learning as districts close to combat the coronavirus, METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle shares the ways in which the change will magnify the issue of the homework gap.

Mar 24, 2020

Friday Institute Partnership with Sampson County Schools Brings Data-Rich Activities and Resources Into Classrooms

The Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education (HI-RiSE) at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education recently worked with Sampson County Schools teachers across disciplines to incorporate data into their classroom practices and help students understand how to critically analyze scientific phenomena and make evidence-based decisions.

Mar 20, 2020

Friday Institute Expands Offerings for Online Professional Learning for Educators

To continue its commitment to support educators and provide resources for teaching and learning even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has extended registration and expanded offerings of its free online courses for educators.

Mar 19, 2020

Backyard Activities Can Provide Educational Respite From Cabin Fever During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak, Says Associate Professor Sarah Carrier

Looking to keep your kids away from screens and provide some educational fun while they are home during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak? Associate Professor Sarah Carrier has some activities that will get kids outside and enjoying nature close to home.

Mar 18, 2020

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Co-Leads Program to Help Future Educators, Social Workers Address Childhood Trauma Through Children’s Literature

Several students from the College of Education will enter the classroom better prepared to address issues related to adverse childhood experiences thanks to a recently concluded program co-led by Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D.

Mar 18, 2020

Addressing Issues of Childhood Trauma Through Picture Books

Associate Professor of Literacy Education Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., has curated a list of children’s literature that can help teachers and parents address serious issues such as parental incarceration, addiction and parental loss with young readers.

Mar 13, 2020

Youth Authors to Release New Books Through College of Education’s Literacy and Community Initiative

Youth authors from three community-based organizations who have partnered with the NC State College of Education’s and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) are celebrating the release of new books.

Feb 26, 2020

Community Counseling, Education, and Research Center (CCERC) Takes a Holistic Approach to Community Engagement

Graduate students from the NC State College of Education's counselor education program provide mental health services to the Wake County community through the Community Counseling, Education, and Research Center (CCERC). Students serve individuals older than 14 in areas like anxiety, depression and relationships. Love is a core principle for CCERC.

Feb 13, 2020

Nada Wafa ‘11, ‘19MS, ‘22PHD on Helping Educators Embrace Global Education, Teach About Cultural Issues

Nada Wafa ‘11, ‘19MS, ‘22PHD has always been interested in global education. Ahead of a Feb. 20 workshop she organized for educators, she shares how her interest began, why she believes in the importance of teaching about cultural issues and what she has been working on in her doctoral program at the College of Education.