[Video]: EdNC.org: Computer Science for All
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is providing opportunities to learn computer science in classrooms across North Carolina through its Computer Science for All initiative. Hear from industry leaders about why the initiative is crucial to student success in this new video.
WRAL: Start Interventions Earlier to Improve Reading Skills
Trip Stallings, director of policy research at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, says better interventions in earlier grades could help North Carolina make more progress in reading achievement. Stallings is part of a team of researchers from the NC State College of Education and the Friday Institute that released findings from a five-year study on the state's Read to Achieve program last year.
The Hunt Institute: Meaningful Partnerships – Lessons from Two Innovative Principal Preparation Programs
A study from the Hunt Institute highlights two innovative programs – the Northeast Leadership Academy at the NC State College of Education and Kansas City Pathway to Leadership in Urban Schools (KC PLUS) in Missouri. In creating programs to meet the unique needs of districts located in rural and urban settings, respectively, both NELA and KC PLUS have built rigorous, practice-based principal preparation programs utilizing equity-focused school leader development. The Hunt Institute takes a closer look at each program.
The Graduate School’s Wolf of the Week: Sarah Hammond
The Graduate School recognized Sarah Hammond, a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy, and Human Development, as its Wolf of the Week this week. Hammond's research focuses on equity issues in education, and she recently produced a documentary that explores the experiences of underrepresented students in veterinary medicine entitled “On the Margins of Veterinary Medicine."
[Video] Wake County Public School System: Education Day with Wolfpack Women’s Basketball
Nearly 2,000 fifth-graders from Wake County Public School System joined us for Education Day at the Wolfpack Women's Basketball game on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Members of the NC State College of Education provided curricula materials for students to review during the game and helped out during a science-themed halftime show.
The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal: NC State, UNC Partner to Combat Teacher Shortage
Pathway to Practice, a joint program between the NC State College of Education and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is providing an innovative solution to North Carolina's teacher shortage by offering a new online, competency-based program for lateral-entry teachers. Lateral-entry teachers can clear their provisional North Carolina teaching licenses through the program in 12 to 18 months.
UNC System: Pursuing Excellence in All 100 Counties
Ally Gagnon, a freshman science education major at the NC State College of Education, says she's learning how to lead her future STEM classroom with creativity, dedication and passion as a Teaching Fellow at NC State. The recently re-established N.C. Teaching Fellows program offers competitive, merit-based forgivable loans to students like Gagnon who want to pursue teaching in areas of critical need in North Carolina.
ABC 11: Celebrate American Education Week by Thanking Your Favorite Teacher
The NC State College of Education created the "Thank An Educator" movement to coincide with American Education Week. It gives you a chance to tell that special teacher in your life just how much they meant to you. You could even get a T-shirt for joining in.
Education Week: Teacher Evaluations Have Dramatically Changed the Principal’s Job
How have multiple-measure teacher evaluation systems impacted the role of the school principal? Education Week cites a new paper -- co-authored by NC State Education Assistant Professor Tim Drake -- that investigates if time-management challenges for principals lead to increased stress, turnover and burnout.
EdNC.org: Join Us for the W. Dallas Herring Lecture at NC State
Each year, the NC State College of Education commemorates W. Dallas Herring and his dedication to the state's community colleges by hosting the Dallas Herring Lecture. Dr. Karen Stout, president and CEO of Achieving the Dream, will present this year's lecture "The Urgent Case: Centering Teaching and Learning in the Next Generation of Community College Redesign" on Wednesday, Nov. 28.