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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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Apr 8, 2020

Leading Through A Crisis: Former N.C. Superintendent for Public Instruction Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD Shares Useful Practices for Education Leaders Amid 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 useful practices for education leaders amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

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Apr 8, 2020

Leading Through A Crisis: Former N.C. Superintendent for Public Instruction Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD Shares Tips for Educators Who Have Moved to Online Classroom Instruction Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Former N.C. Superintendent for Public Instruction and current NC State College of Education Board Chair Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD shares tips for educators who have moved to online classroom instruction in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

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Apr 8, 2020

Leading Through A Crisis: Former N.C. Superintendent for Public Instruction Michael Ward ’77BS, ’81MS, ’93EDD Shares Ways to Cope with Students’ Anxiety and Fear Amid 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 tips for coping with students’ anxiety and fear during a crisis, including the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

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Apr 7, 2020

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt and Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson: Helping Students with Disabilities Learn Remotely During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

As education moves online amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many students with disabilities may face challenges with the transition. Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., share how parents and educators can work to make remote learning more accessible.