Preparing Future-Ready Students Through Professional Development at the NC State Math Science Summit
More than 600 educators from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake County Public Schools improved their skills in delivering math and science content to their students at the NC State Math Science Summit held on Aug. 1-2, 2018.
Five Questions With . . . Wayne Lewis ’09 PHD on Public Education
Wayne Lewis ’09 PHD, who assumed the role of interim commissioner of education in Kentucky earlier this year, talks about his goals for public education in his state and how his experiences as a student growing up in New Orleans inspire him as an education policy leader in this Q&A interview.
Education Matters: Teens, Social Media and Fake News
NC State Education Assistant Professor Adria Dunbar and Associate Professor Meghan Manfra talk about what parents and educators need to know to help students navigate social media and fake news in a new digital media landscape on this week's episode of Education Matters.
EdNC.org: How NELA Prepares Principals to Lead N.C. Schools
On this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Bonnie Fusarelli, professor of educational leadership and educational evaluation and policy analysis and director of the Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA). NELA helps prepare principals for their role as leaders in North Carolina schools.
Developing Collaborative Research Partnerships in Finland and Estonia: A Student Perspective
Claudia Rodriguez, a master of higher education administration student in the NC State College of Education, talks about her experience with a new faculty-led research study abroad program in Finland and Estonia in this Q&A interview from NC State Study Abroad.
Improving Education in Kenya through the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute
Three NC State College of Education faculty members traveled to Kitale in June to equip Kenyan educators with resources, digital literacy strategies and inquiry-based practices to use in their classrooms.
EdNC.org: Wolfpack WORKS Gets Ready to Bolster Literacy Efforts
In this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Paola Sztajn, NC State College of Education's associate dean for research and Innovation and co-principal investigator for Wolfpack WORKS. Wolfpack WORKS is an offshoot of the Read to Achieve program and will help first- and second-year, K-2 teachers better provide literacy instruction to their students.
Melvin “Jai” Jackson Named Director for Graduate Student Recruitment, Mentoring, and Success
Melvin “Jai” Jackson, Ph.D., will begin as NC State College of Education’s director for graduate student recruitment, mentoring, and success Aug. 1. Jackson’s primary responsibility will be providing graduate student and program support to ensure graduate student success, recruiting prospective graduate students, and assessing graduate programs.
Education Matters: Leadership Conversations
NC State College of Education Dean Mary Ann Danowitz explains how a new partnership with Johnston County Public Schools and Johnston Community College that will create a guided pathway to prepare teachers for Johnston County on this week's episode of Education Matters.
7 Strategies For Preventing Summer Learning Loss
NC State College of Education faculty recommend seven ways to keep children’s minds and bodies active during school breaks. The easy-to-implement strategies help students continue to develop and retain science, math and reading knowledge gained in the classroom.