#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Have Always Enjoyed Being Around Kids from Elementary Age Through High School and/or College. I Enjoy Their Spirit, Optimism, Passion and Humor,’ Says Director of METRC Kerri Brown Parker
For the past seven-and-a-half years, Kerri Brown Parker has served as director of the Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC). She shares why she chose education, how education has shaped her into the person she is today and what has inspired her during these unprecedented times.
METRC Assistant Director and Digital Durham Founder Laura B. Fogle: Addressing the Homework Gap, Digital Divide During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak
With schools across North Carolina moving to online learning as districts close to combat the coronavirus, METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle shares the ways in which the change will magnify the issue of the homework gap.
Digital Durham, Developed by METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle, Continues Work to Close Homework Gap Through Catalyst Grant, Institute for Emerging Issues Forum
An encounter with one Durham Public Schools student opened METRC Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle’s eyes to the issue of digital equity. Today she is working to close the homework gap through the Digital Durham project, which was recently awarded a Catalyst Grant from the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute.
Parents & Families Weekend 2019
Drop in to the College of Education and enjoy snacks, games, prizes and a tour of METRC as part of Parents & Families weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 20, 2019. The event is open to current students and their families. Advanced registration is recommended.
Recommended Reads: A Prescription for Comic Relief
Students need to read books they enjoy to help them become adults who read for fun. Kerri Brown Parker, director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), has curated three lists of books designed to provide comic relief for students of all ages.
49 Books to Help You Get Ready for Back to School
Kerri Brown Parker, director of NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), recommends books that will help prepare young readers and educators to return to the classroom this fall.
METRC Grand Opening Expo
As part of American Education Week, celebrate METRC's revitalized space, meet our new team and make your mark in METRC as we step forward into the next 90 years of the NC State College of Education.
American Education Week 2017
The NC State College of Education will hold over a dozen events the week of Nov. 13-17 to celebrate American Education Week. See the schedule of activities below. Monday, Nov. 13 METRC Grand Opening Expo Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Location: […]
METRC to Host Grand Opening Expo Monday, Nov. 13
As part of American Education Week, celebrate METRC's revitalized space, meet its new team and make your mark in METRC as we step forward into the next 90 years of the NC State College of Education.
Adventure, Romance, Popularity, Fantasy, Sports: Summer Reading!
Choice reading is the way to go in the summer! Students self-selecting their own reading in the summer will both help them become life-long readers and reduce summer learning loss.