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NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

May 10, 2022

The Action Research Podcast: Teaching Inquiry and Action Research with Dr. Meghan McGlinn Manfra

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra discusses action research and the process of integrating with the teacher community. 

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Jan 13, 2022

K-12 Dive: Study: Analyzing Historical Data Can Promote Problem Solving in Social Studies

A study by Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, suggests students can develop problem-solving skills by analyzing historical data — enhancing not only their computational thinking, but also understanding of social studies concepts. 

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Jan 6, 2022

This is How Students Can Learn Problem-Solving Skills in Social Studies

A new study led by Associate Professor Meghan Manfra offers lessons on how social studies teachers could use computational thinking and computer-based resources to analyze primary source data, such as economic information, maps or historical documents. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

Nov 10, 2021

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Will Use Library of Congress Grant to Develop Skills Ladders to Help Teachers Use Primary Sources in Classrooms

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra is addressing the need to support students as they engage in historical inquiry with primary sources through a new grant from the Library of Congress. 

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Oct 26, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded $6.8 Million in Research Funding From July-September 2021

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $6,865,526 to support nine projects from July 1 through Sept. 30, 2021. 

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Oct 7, 2021

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from June-September 2021

Faculty and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing topics and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from June through September 2021. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D.

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. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

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." 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

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.  

A panel of experts discussed ways educators can respond to the violence at the U.S. Capitol during a webinar hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

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.