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Dec 6, 2019

Education Week: I Study How Teachers Collaborate Online. Here’s How They Can Do It Better

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Robin Anderson, Ph.D., discusses ways teachers can reduce the use of deficit language when interacting through online communities. 

Dec 5, 2019

Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Christy Byrd gave a presentation entitled "Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving" on Nov. 13 as part of a lunch and learn series hosted by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. 

Dec 3, 2019

EdNC: Improving the Transfer Ecosystem in North Carolina: The 2019 Dallas Herring Lecture

Valencia College President Sanford "Sandy" Shugart will deliver this year's Dallas Herring Lecture on Dec. 3 while Central Carolina Community College President Lisa Chapman will provide a response lecture. 

Nov 27, 2019

The Conversation: Students Should Learn About Impeachment in School – Here’s How to Make it Work

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., offers three suggestions for teachers struggling with the challenges and ethics of bringing politics into the classroom amid the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. 

Nov 22, 2019

EdNC: What Does it Take to Lead School Turnaround?

Donnell Cannon, North Edgecombe High School principal and graduate of the NC State College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA), offered the State Board of Education a blueprint for how school turnaround can work. 

Nov 21, 2019

Education Dive: 5 Steps To Addressing Impeachment in Classroom Discussions

Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., assistant professor of social studies education, gives advice on how teachers can support productive classroom dialogue around the impeachment process. 

Nov 21, 2019

Higher Ed Works: ‘More Than a Village – It Takes a Land-grant University’

A conference at NC State focused on how the university can improve engagement throughout North Carolina after being recognized with the Economic Engagement Connections Award, in part for the College of Education's Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA.)

Nov 20, 2019

The Christian Science Monitor: Cancel Culture’s Flip Side: Gen Zers Befriend Political Foes

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach discusses college students' exposure to inter-worldview friendships following the release of an IDEALS Project study that showed students with inter-worldview friendships are more tolerant. 

Nov 19, 2019

EdNC: Mebane Foundation grant supports Wolfpack Literacy Partnership and Yadkin County Schools

The NC State College of Education's Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership with help 20 teachers with Yadkin County Schools receive training to become experts in implementing evidence-based literacy instruction.  

Nov 14, 2019

Patheos: Survey Shows That Friendships with Atheists Can Defeat the Stigma Against Us

Gordon Maples, a doctoral student in the Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development department at the NC State College of Education discusses an IDEALS Project study that shows the impact of inter-worldview friendships on college campuses.