DeLeon Gray on his iScholar Project and the Importance of Belonging-centered Instruction: ‘The Concept of Belonging is So Fundamentally Human…It Has the Potential of Serving as the Connective Tissue Among All of Us’
Over the past eight years, Associate Professor and University Faculty Scholar DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., has created and grown the iScholar project into a way to improve students’ sense of belonging by empowering them to contribute to the social and physical conditions in their schools and communities.
Pack Hacks for Faculty: Compassion and Understanding in Online Teaching and Learning
Angie Smith, Ph.D., associate teaching professor in the Department of Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development in the College of Education, provides insight into adjusting to online teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Assistant Professors Christy Byrd, Crystal Chen Lee Develop Webinar to Help Educators Learn to Promote Youth Voices
Assistant Professors Christy Byrd, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., have drawn on their experiences with the #PasstheMicYouth and Literacy and Community Initiative projects to develop a webinar to help educators better understand how to amplify youth voices.
Back to School: Tips to Help Teachers Configure Classes
Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith, Ph.D., offers tips for helping teachers adjust their class structures during the coronavirus pandemic.
Back to School: Helping Children with Math
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D. offers tips for parents and caregivers to help their children with math learning at home.
Back to School: Tips to Encourage Kids to Practice Reading, Writing
Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D. shares fun ways to help children prepare for reading and writing in the upcoming school year.
Back to School: Helping Children Estimate 6 Feet, Understand Spread of Microbes
How can parents help their kids learn about viruses – and other things they cannot see with the naked eye – or understand 6 feet of social distance? Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones offers advice.
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.
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.
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.