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Mar 7, 2023

‘When Two Languages Interact, You Create a Different Kind of Human Being:’ Kathy Escamilla Shares Advice for Teaching Literacy to Multilingual Learners During First Lecture of Linguistic Diversity Speaker Series

“When two languages interact, you create a different kind of human being.” This message was shared by Kathy Escamilla, professor emeritus at the University of Colorado, Boulder, during the first lecture as part of the Linguistic Diversity Speaker Series, organized by NC State College of Education Goodnight Distinguished Professor of Educational Equity Maria Coady. 

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Feb 27, 2023

3 Things K-12 Educators Should Know about the Ethics and Use of AI in Education

Professor Shiyan Jiang shares some ways artificial intelligence can be beneficial to educators, as well as the ethical considerations for using the technology. 

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Oct 27, 2022

‘Intervention Time and Space Should Support Teachers to Become Students of Their Students’: Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Discusses Award-winning Math Intervention Game, Offers Tips for Educators

The way that students experience intervention programs matter, says Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, who believes that an asset-based approach will better position learners through mathematics interventions. 

Maria Coady discusses multilingual education in rural schools

Oct 20, 2022

How Can Educators Help Linguistically Diverse Students in Rural Schools? ‘We Need to Think About the Expectations That We Have For Our Students’ Says Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady

No matter where an educator teaches, they are likely to encounter students who are multilingual, but not all educators are equipped with the skills or tools needed to adequately meet the needs of these students. This is particularly true, said Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady, in rural areas where resources may be limited. 

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

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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… 


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. 

A panel of experts discussed ways educators can respond to the violence at the U.S. Capitol during a webinar hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

Jan 15, 2021

College of Education Faculty, Alumni Offer Advice on How to Discuss Violence at U.S. Capitol with Students

As the world watched the violent attacks at the U.S. Capitol Building unfold Jan. 6, many educators were left wondering, “what does teaching require of us in this moment?” That question was one of several explored by a group of panelists during the “Responding to Insurrection: How Do We Talk with Students?” webinar hosted by the Friday Institute on Jan. 14, 2021. 

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.  

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman

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.