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METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle with NC State College of Education Associate Dean John Lee, Ph.D.

Jun 30, 2021

METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle Receives NC State’s Award for Excellence for Outstanding Service

When instruction shifted online in March of 2020, METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle provided support and guidance to College of Education faculty, staff and students while helping to address the digital divide through her Digital Durham initiative. 

Educational electronics

Dec 17, 2020

Entertaining the Kids: Home Makerspace Can Keep Children Entertained, Inspire Creativity Indoors During Winter Months, says METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

As the hours of daylight get fewer and the temperatures get colder, people tend to spend more time inside. Parents and caregivers may be looking for activities to occupy children without screens during the winter months. Laura B. Fogle, assistant director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), says a home makerspace can engage kids in hands-on activities, while stimulating creativity and building problem solving skills. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

Nov 2, 2020

UNC-TV: Gen Z Dealing with Change

Laura B. Fogle, assistant director of the NC State College of Education's Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC) and a high school student who participated in the college's Leadership Institute for Future Teachers (LIFT) share experiences and insights surrounding the shift to virtual learning during the coronavirus pandemic.  

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Oct 20, 2020

Catalyst Grant Symposium Highlights Research Impacts on Students, Educators

Six research teams presented their work Oct. 1 during the virtual 2020 Catalyst Grant Research Symposium hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the NC State College of Education. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

Mar 30, 2020

METRC Assistant Director and Digital Durham Founder Laura B. Fogle: Addressing the Homework Gap, Digital Divide During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

With schools across North Carolina moving to online learning as districts close to combat the coronavirus, METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle shares the ways in which the change will magnify the issue of the homework gap. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

Feb 3, 2020

Digital Durham, Developed by METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle, Continues Work to Close Homework Gap Through Catalyst Grant, Institute for Emerging Issues Forum

An encounter with one Durham Public Schools student opened METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle’s eyes to the issue of digital equity. Today she is working to close the homework gap through the Digital Durham project, which was recently awarded a Catalyst Grant from the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute.