Author, Poet and Literacy Advocate Pat Mora on Bilingual Literacy, Bookjoy and the Start of Children’s Day/Book Day (El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros)
Author, poet and literary advocate Pat Mora discusses bilingual literacy in education, the meaning of bookjoy and the founding of Children’s Day/Book Day with the NC State College of Education as NC State celebrates Latinx Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15.
Juntos Students Publish 2nd Book with Support from Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee
NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., is helping Juntos students find the power in their voices through their second book, which was published in May. The students will share readings from the book during a Latinx Heritage Month event at NC State on Oct. 1.
Author, Poet and Literacy Advocate Pat Mora: Bookjoy is the Work of Teachers
"It’s our job [as educators] to get [students] excited with books and excited about bookjoy," said author, poet and literacy advocate Pat Mora during a talk and book signing hosted by the NC State College of Education Sept. 17. "I would argue it’s some of the most important work that needs to be done in this country, especially right now, because the competition from the web is so intense."
Community College Professionals, Workforce Development Boards Share Best Practices, Build Relationships During Finish Line Grants Symposium
Community college professionals and workforce development board representatives shared lessons learned, challenges faced and best practices discovered during the Finish Line Grants Symposium hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.
Belk Center Symposium Helps Community College Leaders Examine Data to Improve Credential Attainment, Labor Market Outcomes
Community College presidents used data to engage in discussions about how they can improve credential attainment and labor market outcomes during a Presidents’ Academy Symposium hosted by the NC State College of Education’s Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research.
Associate Professor Cameron Denson Promotes STEM Education in Botswana
Associate Professor Camerson Denson recently discussed STEM education with leaders in Botswana as the country looks to reimagine its economy and become the “Silicon Valley of Africa.”
Recommended Reads: A Prescription for Comic Relief
Students need to read books they enjoy to help them become adults who read for fun. Kerri Brown Parker, director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), has curated three lists of books designed to provide comic relief for students of all ages.
Teachers Focus on Implementing Task Based Instruction at NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit
Hundreds of educators gathered for the NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit, where the focus was on the implementation of task based instruction and eight strategies to support strategic competence and flexibility in mathematics classrooms.
Teaching Professor Diane Chapman on Her Fulbright Specialist Trip to Kosovo: ‘I Feel Like I’m A Better Teacher Because of That Experience’
Teaching Professor and Office of Faculty Development Director Diane Chapman, Ed.D., said her experience conducting workshops as a Fulbright Specialist in Kosovo has made her a better teacher.
Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.