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.
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.
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.
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.
Educators Share Lessons From the NC State Beginning Teacher Institute
The NC State College of Education welcomed first, second and third year teachers this week for its sixth Beginning Teacher Institute. They took to Twitter to share information, resources and lessons they learned while on campus.
With 1K+ Donors, NC State College of Education Has Record Year of Giving in 2017-18
The NC State College of Education received gifts totaling $4,680,964 from 1,047 donors during fiscal year 2017-18. The number of donors is the highest total the college has had in a single year in its 90-year history, and the dollar amount in gifts is the most since at least 2003.
49 Books to Help You Get Ready for Back to School
Kerri Brown Parker, director of NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), recommends books that will help prepare young readers and educators to return to the classroom this fall.
More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science
Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Professor Gail Jones' research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself.