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NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Lam Pham and Michael Little

Jan 21, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Lam Pham Selected to Join 2022 Emerging Education Policy Scholars Cohort

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Michael Little and Lam Pham have been selected by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and American Enterprise Institute as Emerging Education Policy Scholars. 

Jan 20, 2022

Science Education Student Elizabeth Vanegas ’22 Gains Global Perspective Through Study Abroad Experience in Prague

After repeated attempts, Elizabeth Vanegas, a senior science education major and Goodnight Scholar, was finally able to travel to Prague and fulfill her dream of studying abroad. 

stack of books

Jan 20, 2022

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

Faculty and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research… 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Angela Wiseman discusses ways to engage in trauma-informed teaching

Jan 20, 2022

How Can I Engage in Trauma-informed Teaching? ‘When Teachers are Doing a Trauma-informed Approach, They’re Really Building Community and Acknowledging What Might Happen When Difficult Experiences and Stories are Shared,’ Says Associate Professor Angela Wiseman

Classrooms are places where stories are shared, and many times, often at unexpected moments, children may share stories related to traumas they’ve experienced in their lives. For this reason, Associate Professor Angela Wiseman says it’s important for educators to have the preparation and understanding necessary to engage in trauma-informed teaching. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Jan 18, 2022

WRAL: Education Leaders to Discuss Ways to Improve Childhood Literacy in NC

Associate Dean and Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller Spires discusses the Literacy and Equity Summit, which aims to address ways to improve childhood literacy across North Carolina. 

A principal with students at a public school in North Carolina.

Jan 14, 2022

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake Aim to Enhance Pre-K Through 3rd Grade Principal Practice with Grant-funded Project

Assistant Professors Michael Little and Timothy Drake are laying the groundwork to improve Pre-K through third grade principal practice through a one-year, $75,000 grant from the Belk Foundation. 

Jan 14, 2022

EdNC: If You Care About Childhood Literacy, Here’s an Invitation to a Conversation You Won’t Want to Miss

More than 1,200 people have registered for the N.C. PreK-12 Literacy & Equity Summit, hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. 

Teacher with students

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. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Ruby Ellis and Sunghwan Byun

Jan 13, 2022

Assistant Professors Sunghwan Byun and Ruby Ellis Selected as Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators STaR Fellows

Sunghwan Byun and Ruby Ellis, assistant professors of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education, have been selected as Service, Teaching and Research (STaR) Fellows by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite on her EduScholar ranking

Jan 12, 2022

Associate Professor Anna Egalite Ranked Among Education Week’s Top 200 Scholars Who had the Biggest Influence on Educational Practice and Policy for 3rd Consecutive Year

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite has been ranked by Education Week’s 2022 RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings as one of the Top 200 education scholars who had the biggest influence on educational practice and policy in 2021. This is the third year in a row that Egalite has been ranked.