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Maria Pitre-Martin

Jul 24, 2024

2024 Friday Medal Awarded to SERVE Center Executive Director Maria Pitre-Martin


Jul 24, 2024

Science, Social Studies classes can help young English-learning students learn to read and write in English

A new study finds that science and social studies classes may also help young students learn English, even when those classes include difficult and technical vocabulary. The study, which observed first- and second-grade students in 30 elementary schools in North Carolina, encouraged teachers to keep their English-learning students in class during science and social studies… 

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Jul 22, 2024

College of Education Awarded $3.1 Million in Grant Funding From April through June 2024

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $3,126,324 to support 12 projects from April 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024. 

Jul 22, 2024

Claudia Saavedra Smith ’17MSA, ’24EDD  to Join NC State College of Education as Assistant Teaching Professor of Educational Leadership

Claudia Saavedra Smith will join NC State’s College of Education as an assistant teaching professor of educational leadership, effective August 16, 2024. 

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Jul 19, 2024

My Student Experience: Transformational Scholars Return From Costa Rica As More ‘Culturally Aware, Empathetic and Inspired Future Educators’

Eight students in the NC State College of Education's Transformational Scholarships Program spent two weeks this summer in Costa Rica, where they learned more about other cultures, developed their Spanish-speaking skills and gained a new perspective on the field of education. 

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Jul 18, 2024

College of Education’s Faculty and Staff Honors and Awards in 2023-2024

During the 2023-24 academic year, faculty and staff in the NC State College of Education were recognized by the college, university and national organizations for their teaching, scholarship, outreach and contributions. 

Jul 12, 2024

‘It Made Me Grow in Ways I Didn’t Think I Would Be Able To:’ Teachers Become Leaders in Mathematics Education Through Five-year North Carolina High School Master Mathematics Teacher Fellows Program

As the five-year North Carolina High School Master Mathematics Teacher Fellows program comes to an end, several participating teachers are reflecting on the way the opportunity changed their approach to teaching. 

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Jul 10, 2024

WRAL: Durham Public Schools Redistricting Plan Praised As Step Toward Equity

A new study shows a concerning trend in North Carolina with public schools becoming more segregated. One district is being highlighted as a good example - Durham Public Schools (DPS). 

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Jul 10, 2024

Indy Week: Durham Public Schools’ Redistricting Plan Seeks to Rectify Resegregation

Considering the fact that public schools in North Carolina are more segregated now than after the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka ruling in 1954, it’s no wonder that Durham Public Schools (DPS) is taking such bold, purposeful measures with the Growing Together initiative. 

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Jul 10, 2024

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education: Community College Faculty-Led Teaching and Learning Hubs Improve Student Outcomes

Create a free Diverse: Issues In Higher Education account to continue reading Institutions Community Colleges Community College Faculty-Led Teaching and Learning Hubs Improve Student Outcomes user-gravatar Liann Herder Jul 9, 2024 In 2018, Dr. Audrey Jaeger and Dr. Monique B. Colclough hatched an idea — what if they could develop professional learning environments easily accessible for all faculty in North Carolina’s community colleges, and what if that development could move the needle on student success?