Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Doctoral Student Casey Holmes Win 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship Award
Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., and doctoral student Casey Holmes were awarded the 2019 National Technology Leadership Initiative Fellowship Award at the College and University Faculty Assembly of the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference on Nov. 20.
Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Aims to Improve Teaching with Primary Resources, Student Outcomes Through Library of Congress Grant
Teaching with primary sources can often be challenging for social studies teachers, which is why Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., plans to use a new grant from the Library of Congress to engage educators in action research as they teach and also study student outcomes.
NC State Education Awarded $2.5M in Research Funding August-October, 2019
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $2,467,124 to support 15 research projects from Aug. 1 to Oct. 21, 2019.
Article, Spencer Foundation Grant Aim to Prove Benefits of Teacher Inquiry Through Action Research
Do students benefit when educators engage in intentional inquiry about their teaching practices? A recent article and grant-funded project from NC State College of Education Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., explore the impacts of action research.
NC State Education Awarded $7.6M in Research Funding March-May 2019
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $7,643,909 to support 11 research projects from March 13 to May 15, 2019.
New White Paper Serves as Beginner’s Guide to Practitioner Research in Social Studies
In the white paper “Moving Our Field Forward: Practitioner Research in the Social Studies,” Associate Professor Meghan Manfra and colleagues offer an introductory guide to practitioner research for social studies educators. This free open resource for educators -- available to download now -- explains how practitioner research can improve social studies practice and shares representative examples from the field to encourage implementation.
Manfra to Share How to Tackle Fake News in the Classroom in Upcoming Webinar
NC State Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra will share ways teachers can equip their students to be media literate in the current era of misinformation and fake news in a professional development webinar on Thursday, Oct. 25.
4 NC State Education Faculty Receive DELTA 2018-2019 Grants
DELTA awarded more than $240,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 recipients across the NC State University, including four in the NC State College of Education: Michelle Bartlett, Jessica Hunt, Jamie Pearson and Meghan Manfra. They will collaborate with DELTA to create solutions to instructional challenges that promote the use of instructional technology and course design.
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.