Meghan Manfra

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.

Jan 24, 2020

NC State Education Awarded $1.7M in Research Funding November 2019-January 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $1.7 million to support five research projects from Nov. 1, 2019 to Jan. 23, 2020.

Dec 5, 2019  |  Honors and Awards

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.

Nov 19, 2019

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.

Oct 29, 2019

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.

Jun 27, 2019  |  Research and Impact

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.

May 29, 2019

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.

Dec 19, 2018

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.