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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.

Aug 6, 2019

Teachers Focus on Implementing Task Based Instruction at NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit

Hundreds of educators gathered for the NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit, where the focus was on the implementation of task based instruction and eight strategies to support strategic competence and flexibility in mathematics classrooms.

Aug 1, 2019

Jonee Wilson, Temple Walkowiak to Measure High-Quality Instructional Practices to Support Marginalized Students in Rigorous Mathematics through NSF Grant

Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak are joining data from their previous research to develop rubrics that measure the extent to which teachers implement practices that support marginalized students as they participate in rigorous mathematics.

Jul 26, 2019

Teaching Professor Diane Chapman on Her Fulbright Specialist Trip to Kosovo: ‘I Feel Like I’m A Better Teacher Because of That Experience’

Teaching Professor and Office of Faculty Development Director Diane Chapman, Ed.D., said her experience conducting workshops as a Fulbright Specialist in Kosovo has made her a better teacher.

Jul 25, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Works to Create Repository of Validity Evidence for Quantitative Measures in Mathematics through $2.1M NSF Grant

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., will use a $2.1 million NFS grant to create a repository of quantitative measures in mathematics education and evidence for their validity.

Jul 24, 2019

Inside Higher Ed: Needed: Allies for Equitable Faculty Workloads

Audrey J. Jaeger, alumni distinguished graduate professor and executive director for the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, joins others in sharing advice on how individual faculty members and academic leaders can become allies and advocates to help ensure more equitable faculty workloads. 

Jul 23, 2019

EdNC: Community College Leaders Reflect on Belk Center’s Presidents’ Academy Conference

Two months after the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research's first Presidents' Academy statewide leadership conference, Alamance County Community College President Algie Gatewood and Alamance’s Board of Trustees Chairperson, William Gomory, provide feedback on lasting impressions from the event.

Jul 22, 2019

Teaching Assistant Professor Cyndi Edgington Named Park Scholarship Faculty Scholar

NC State College of Education Teaching Assistant Professor Cyndi Edgington, Ph.D., is looking forward to building positive relationships with students through her work as a Park Scholarship Faculty Scholar.

Jul 22, 2019

Michael Maher Reappointed to Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission

Assistant Dean for Professional Education and Accreditation Michael Maher has been reappointed to a two-year term on the North Carolina Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission.

Jul 18, 2019

Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.