MyAJC.com: Educators Must Help Undocumented Students Feel Safe, Supported
In this Atlantic Journal-Constitution opinion piece, Professor Audrey Jaeger co-writes about the children and young adults awaiting a decision on the DACA program and how educators can continue to support and advocate for them.
ExpandED Schools: The Impact of a Diverse Educator Workforce
Students perform better in the classroom when matched with teachers with similar demographic characteristics, especially gender matches, according to new research by Assistant Professor Anna Egalite. She discusses her findings in a Q&A session with ExpandED Schools.
BBC Future: Educationism: The Hidden Bias We Often Ignore
A new report in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology named the term “educationism” and for the first time found clear evidence for what Professor Lance Fusarelli and many others have long suspected: educated people are implicitly biased against the less educated. And this has unfortunate, unintended consequences that often stem from the gap between the rich and poor.
Tes: Pupils Perform Better with Teachers of the Same Race and Sex, Research Suggests
Children are more likely to try harder and aim higher in school if their teachers are from the same demographic group, research by NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite and Brian Kisida of the University of Missouri shows.
Technician: Top Ranked College of Education Chosen to Host Revamped Teaching Fellows Program
“[Teaching Fellows] will really help and enhance our recruitment efforts to identify students who may not necessarily think about teaching but realize that with this extra enrichment and incentive that they can do it,” Anona Smith Williams, associate dean for student success and strategic community engagement, told the Technician.
WUNC: New Online Program Helps Non-Traditional Teachers Get Licensed
What's the point of Pathway to Practice NC, the joint online program for lateral entry teachers between the NC State College of Education and UNC School of Education? To not only license more teachers who are already in the field, but to train thoughtful, effective teachers who will stay, Alternative Licensure Director Alison Winzeler tells WUNC News.
N&O: Want to be a Teacher? These 5 Colleges were Chosen for New Teaching Fellows Program
Via the Raleigh News & Observer, the NC State College of Education is a perfect fit for the re-established North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program, Dean Mary Ann Danowitz said. “We are North Carolina’s largest producer of STEM educators, and the teachers we graduate are among the most effective in the state."
Counseling Today: There’s No Escaping Technology
In a new monthly series she will co-write for Counseling Today Online, Assistant Professor Adria S. Dunbar will explore how counselors can leverage technology to be more effective and efficient. In the debut entry, Dunbar and her co-author write: "Whether you’re the early adopter who embraces technology usage in every aspect of your life or the skeptical laggard who argues that we would all be better off if we were less plugged in, you can’t escape the question of whether (or how) to integrate technology into your life and work."
NBC News: When College Classrooms Become Ideologically Segregated, Everyone Suffers
NBC News features a report Stephen R. Porter and Paul D. Umbach, experts in education policy and professors at the NC State College of Education, led a decade ago that assessed factors that predict undergraduate major choice by surveying undergraduates at an unnamed elite liberal arts college. The researchers found, after controlling for many variables, that politics were a powerful predictor of major, rivaled only by personality.
EdNC: What Does It Mean to be an ‘Effective’ Teacher Preparation Program?
Our obligation is to prepare the very best teachers for our state, so how do we know if we're doing that? Michael Maher asks in a piece he wrote for EdNC. Maher is the assistant dean for professional education and accreditation at the NC State College of Education and a member of the North Carolina Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission.