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NC State College of Education Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

Mar 30, 2020

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. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Director Laura B. Fogle

Feb 3, 2020

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. 

Three children lay on the floor to read together

Aug 8, 2019

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. 

Illustration of five children and a dog exploring a storybook page

Jul 16, 2018

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. 

Students in METRC doing an experiment with apples.

Nov 1, 2017

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. 

reading

Jun 8, 2016

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. 

Jan 29, 2016

How to Snow-Proof Your Course

The snow we had early in January could just be the beginning of our winter weather this semester... So, what steps can you take to ensure that you won’t lose valuable time? 

Jan 27, 2016

College of Education Professor’s App Garners National Recognition

Dr. Michael A. Evans, a professor of digital learning and teaching, has created a nationally-recognized educational phone app that helps students learn about fractions and functions through game-based learning. 

Jan 12, 2016

The Best Organizational Phone Apps for Teachers

The start of the new semester brings new opportunities to organize your classroom and improve methods of teaching and communication.