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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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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… 

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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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Jun 18, 2020

Dean Mary Ann Danowitz on Recognizing Juneteenth and Related Resources

While this Juneteenth is not filled with celebration for the progress that has been made, it can be a time of hope for the monumental shift that has been ignited in the United States. It also can be a marker for our college’s next phase as we intensify our mission to advance racial equity and justice and work to eliminate racial biases in our daily lives, classrooms, schools, counseling centers and communities. 

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Aug 8, 2019

Recommended Reads: A Prescription for Comic Relief

Students need to read books they enjoy to help them become adults who read for fun. Kerri Brown Parker, director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), has curated three lists of books designed to provide comic relief for students of all ages.