resources for educators

Jul 23, 2020

Becoming Anti-Racist ELA Teachers

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Michelle Falter, Ph.D., Chandra Alston, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D. have developed the "Becoming Anti-Racist ELA Teachers" white paper to outline steps educators can take to actively work towards anti-racist ELA education.

Jul 23, 2020

3 College of Education Assistant Professors Publish White Paper to Help English Language Arts Teachers Become Anti-racist Educators

Assistant Professors Michelle Falter, Ph.D., Chandra Alston, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D, are drawing on their experiences as former English teachers and current teacher educators to provide middle and high school ELA teachers with support toward becoming anti-racist educators through a new white paper.

Jun 15, 2020

NC State Students Help Underserved Students Share Their Stories Through Work with Literacy and Community Initiative

As the Literacy and Community Initiative releases reading guides to accompany books written by student authors throughout the community, NC State students reflect on the experiences they have had working with the program.

May 5, 2020

Children’s Literature Assembly: Using Picture Books to talk about Trauma, Anxiety, Stress and COVID-19 [Part II]

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., shares picture books that might help parents and educators discuss stress, anxiety and the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with children. 

May 5, 2020

Professor Jere Confrey Writes Children’s Book, Love Without Hugs, to Explain Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic to Her Grandchildren

Professor Jere Confrey created a handmade book to help her grandchildren understand the coronavirus outbreak and why she was not able to hug them. Now, she has self-published the book, Love Without Hugs, to help families everywhere explain the pandemic to young children.

Apr 17, 2020

Clinical Mental Health Counseling Students Share Common Mental Health Struggles of COVID-19, Tips for Coping

The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been taking a toll on mental health. Clinical mental health counseling students Brent Michel ‘21MED and Jenny Deschler ‘20MED are sharing some of the most common struggles people are experiencing and offer tips for coping with the crisis.

Apr 15, 2020

Record Webinar: Exploring Next-Generation Education in the Time of COVID-19

Can we use the COVID-19 crisis to think futuristically about how we can meet the needs of all learners? Watch this cross-sector discussion hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation on how we can work collectively to use the COVID-19 crisis to explore next-generation education systems.

Apr 14, 2020

Free Math Mapper Tool Helps Parents, Teachers Advance Mathematical Learning for Middle Grades Students at Home During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Mathematics education may look different as students learn remotely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor Jere Confrey, Ph.D., and the Scaling Up Digital Design Studies (SUDDS) team are offering a free online tool to help teachers and parents assess students’ mathematical knowledge to help learning move forward at home.

Apr 9, 2020

Literacy and Community Initiative Offers Book Recommendations for Teen Readers

To encourage reading among youth, the NC State College of Education's Literacy and Community Initiative has created a list of recommended reads for middle school and high school students.

Apr 8, 2020

Leading Through A Crisis: Former North Carolina Superintendent for Public Instruction Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD Shares Tips for Education Leaders Amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

Former North Carolina Superintendent for Public Instruction and current NC State College of Education Board Chair Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD shares lessons learned and useful practices for leading during a crisis, including the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.