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Jul 1, 2020

College of Education Faculty Offer Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Students can often fall behind in their learning during the summer months, and that phenomenon could be amplified this year by the fact that schools have been closed since March to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). To help prevent summer learning loss, College of Education faculty are offering their tips for helping students continue to learn.

Jun 26, 2020  |  Our People

Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD to Retire July 1 After 44-year Career in Education 

Lee V. Stiff, Ph.D. -- a nationally-recognized thought-leader and scholar on equity and mathematics education -- will retire from NC State University’s College of Education on July 1, 2020, as associate dean for faculty and academic affairs and professor of mathematics education after a 44-year career in education.

Jun 25, 2020

With Support from Peter Martorella Fund, Social Studies Educators Develop New Skills to Produce More Civic-minded Students in the Classroom

A third cohort of teachers who received funding from the Peter H. Martorella Memorial Award Fund graduated this spring from the NC State College of Education’s New Literacies and Global Learning (NLGL) master’s degree program with a concentration in social studies.

Jun 23, 2020

EdNC: Key Takeaways From Awake58’s CARES Act Town Hall

Kenneth Ender, Ph.D., a professor of the practice with the NC State College of Education's Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, shares his experience participating in a virtual town hall focused on community college response to the CARES Act. 

Jun 22, 2020

EdNC: Reducing Barriers for Community College Students Through Compassionate Virtual Mentoring

Carrol Warren, Ed.D., a teaching assistant professor with the NC State College of Education and faculty scholar at its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, discusses how educators are planning to create a space for developing empathy through virtual mentorship. 

Jun 19, 2020

UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers: How Can Parents Help Kids Build Fractional Concepts?

In the fifth UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers videocast, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Szjatn, Ph.D., Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., discuss helping students begin to build fractional concepts.

Jun 19, 2020

College of Education Assistant Professor Jackie Eunjung Relyea Among 2020 Incentive Grants Award Winners

Assistant Professor Dr. Jackie Eunjung Relyea was awarded a 2020 Incentive Grant Award for the project iWolfpack Readers: Partnership for Online Afterschool Literacy Intervention for Elementary-Grade Students with Reading Difficulties

Jun 19, 2020

EdChoice: Failure of Vouchers With Anna Egalite

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Anna Egalite, Ph.D., discusses her chapter in the book, Failure Up Close: What Happens, Why it Happens and What We Can Learn From It. She addresses the ways in which private school vouchers and tax-credit scholarships have failed.

Jun 18, 2020

Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley Co-authors White Paper to Provide Overview of International Higher Education Research and Propose Organizational Framework for Future Research in Field

Research on international higher education has expanded and diversified over the past few decades, but Belk Center Postdoctoral Scholar Melissa Whatley said an increase in structure and organization in the field could help provide further clarity for research that informs policies and practices. To begin to address this issue, she co-authored a recently released white paper entitled “International Higher Education Research: The State of the Field.”

Jun 18, 2020

EdNC: Understanding and Connecting to Students to Increase Degree Attainment: The Power of Community College Stories

NC State College of Education Associate Professor James Bartlett, Ph.D., discusses the importance of community colleges in improving student success outcomes and closing equity gaps in degree and credential attainment.