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Meghan Manfra

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. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

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.  

New wolf statue on central campus.

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.  

What is social studies? NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra answers the question

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. 

woman working on laptop

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. 

Multiple NC State College of Education faculty participated in the Celebration of Research on Feb. 11, 2020

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. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra

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. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

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. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Meghan Manfra and Doctoral Student Casey Holmes hold their award

Dec 5, 2019

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. 

Meghan Manfra

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.