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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 20, 2020

Mebane Foundation: Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership: Equipping Teachers to be Literacy Leaders

Yadkin County School educators share their experiences so far in the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership, a cohort-based Master of Education program that allows teachers to gain the expertise needed to effectively implement evidence-based literacy instruction, assessment and intervention in the elementary grades.

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. 

Nov 17, 2020

Kids Math Talk: Student Discourse and Engagement Goals – An Interview with Paola Sztajn and Kristen Malzahn

NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., discusses Project AIM and her new book, Activating Math Talk: 11 Purposeful Techniques for Your Elementary Students, on this podcast. 

Nov 13, 2020

EdNC: The Power of Students’ Stories

Jennifer C. Mann, a doctoral student in the Literacy and English Language Arts Education program at the NC State College of Education, co-authored this piece with one of her former student to highlight the importance of amplifying counter stories. 

Nov 13, 2020

EdNC: Bridging The Achievement Gap for Black Male Students

Valencia Harris, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's education equity program area of study, shares her experience in empowering her Black male students in the classroom. 

Nov 10, 2020

Harvard EdCast: Teaching Across a Political Divide

Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the NC State College of Education, has long focused her work on helping educators teach young people how to live together in this world. Educators can use the recent presidential election as a tool. In this episode of the EdCast, McAvoy discusses how to make the most of your "political" classroom.