Meghan Manfra

Apr 20, 2021

Articles from Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Highlight Professional Development, Digital Instruction Challenges for Social Studies Teachers During the Pandemic

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., has always believed in the importance of considering teachers’ insider knowledge. Her recent work with Wake County Public School System teachers is highlighted in two recently published articles that showcase professional development work and the challenges in delivering high-quality digital instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Feb 24, 2021

Teachers College Record: Review of Meghan Manfra’s Action Research for Classrooms, Schools, and Communities

A review of Action Research for Classrooms, Schools, and Communities, authored by Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., published in Teachers College Record says the book "has the potential to become a worn text in any action researcher’s library, specifically those researchers inquiring about educational policy and school reform."

Feb 4, 2021

WNCT: Proposed Changes in Curriculum Sparks Debate Between Board of Education Members; Vote Thursday

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., discusses the ways in which educations is evolving and students are learning how to make their own conclusions about American history, with guidance from teachers. 

Jan 15, 2021

College of Education Faculty, Alumni Offer Advice on How to Discuss Violence at U.S. Capitol with Students

As the world watched the violent attacks at the U.S. Capitol Building unfold Jan. 6, many educators were left wondering, “what does teaching require of us in this moment?” That question was one of several explored by a group of panelists during the “Responding to Insurrection: How Do We Talk with Students?” webinar hosted by the Friday Institute on Jan. 14, 2021.

Nov 9, 2020

Anchor: Action Research: Global Conversations, A conversation with Meghan McGlinn Manfra

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., discusses teacher action research on a podcast. 

Oct 27, 2020

The Lazy Genius Collective: Navigating Social Media Using Lazy Genius Principles

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Adria Dunbar, Ph.D., share tips related to media literacy and digital health in the age of social media. 

Oct 15, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is Social Studies? A Way to Provide Students with ‘Good Background Knowledge and Skills’ to Participate in Democratic Society, Says Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

What is social studies? Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., explains why it’s important for students to receive a quality social studies education and how educators can use technology and address media literacy in the classroom.

Apr 13, 2020

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Offers Advice, Resources for Finding Credible News During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread, the public is eager for news and information about the evolving situation surrounding the pandemic. But, how can parents and teens be sure the information they read is credible? Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., offers tips and resources to enhance media literacy.

Mar 4, 2020

College of Education Researchers Discuss Ways To Break Barriers Between Researchers and Practitioners at Celebration of Research

NC State College of Education faculty and researchers discussed the importance of involving practitioners in the research process and shared some of their recent work during the Celebration of Research at Talley Student Union.

Feb 5, 2020

New Book from Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Guides Teachers Through the Cycle of Action Research

Action Research for Classrooms, Schools, and Communities, a research methods text authored by Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., is asking teachers to consider the “educational ecosystem” as they engage in action research studies.