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NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray helps students on a computer

Sep 8, 2022

WUNC: A researcher’s tips for teachers to foster belonging among students of color

A teacher reading Cat in the Hat with a student

Aug 26, 2022

Utilizing Phoneme Videos for Phonemic Awareness Practice

With a new school year upon us, many young learners and multilingual learners will be practicing their phonemic awareness skills in earnest. The New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute… 

Educators conduct a lesson as part of the At-Home Learning Initiative

Aug 11, 2022

5 Tips for Increasing Learner Engagement During Educator-Designed Instructional Videos

Editor’s note: This post was authored by Marie Himes, director of the New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, and Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics… 

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Feb 19, 2021

Read More: Tips for Selecting the Right Book, Accessing Reading Materials and Making Reading a Daily Habit

Kerri Brown Parker, director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center, and Amelia Rodarte, a community engagement librarian with NC State University Libraries, have authored this piece to offer advice for people who are hoping to read more over the course of this year. 

Jan 12, 2021

The Conversation: How Should Schools Teach Kids About What Happened at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6? We Asked 6 Education Experts

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., discusses how social studies teachers can help students understand the events that took place at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 and remain informed moving forward.  

NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray helps students on a computer

Nov 4, 2020

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. 

student with facemask

Sep 17, 2020

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. 

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Aug 27, 2020

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. 

Student on a laptop.

Aug 12, 2020

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. 

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Aug 11, 2020

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.