iScholars Win 1st Place in National School Design Competition
The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars received first place for their innovative school of the future in a national design competition hosted by the Association for Learning Environments. They will present their final design at the association’s national conference in Anaheim, California, in October.
The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars Succeed at State Level SchoolsNEXT Competition
Led by advisors within the NC State College of Education’s SMART Collaborative, seven middle school students in Durham advanced to the regional level of the SchoolsNEXT learning environment design competition using an innovative and inclusive school model that doubles as a cultural center for the community.
Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Recognized in Thank a Teacher Program
NC State's Office of Faculty Development has named DeLeon Gray, an associate professor of educational psychology, one of the recipients of this year's Thank a Teacher award, which recognizes faculty's commitment to holistic student success. The Provost's Office recently talked with Gray about the honor -- and the doctoral student, Ashley Atkinson, who nominated him for the recognition.
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.