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Dec 5, 2019

Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Christy Byrd gave a presentation entitled "Building Campus Climates for Thriving, Not Just Surviving" on Nov. 13 as part of a lunch and learn series hosted by the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity.  

Logo for the NC State College of Education's Ask the Expert series

Dec 3, 2019

Ask The Expert: Can I Discuss the Impeachment Inquiry in My Classroom? Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy Shares Why Discussion is an Important Learning Tool

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., shares reasons why teachers should address sensitive political issues, like the recent impeachment inquiry, in the classroom and offers advice on facilitating these discussions. 

Nov 27, 2019

The Conversation: Students Should Learn About Impeachment in School – Here’s How to Make it Work

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., offers three suggestions for teachers struggling with the challenges and ethics of bringing politics into the classroom amid the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.  

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Angela Wiseman with colleagues during a conference in South Africa

Nov 21, 2019

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Discusses Global Perspectives on Language Practices at South African Conference

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., had the opportunity to collaborate with about a dozen international colleagues at an October conference in South Africa that focused on taking a global perspective on language practices in education. 

Nov 21, 2019

Education Dive: 5 Steps To Addressing Impeachment in Classroom Discussions

Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., assistant professor of social studies education, gives advice on how teachers can support productive classroom dialogue around the impeachment process.  

NC State was ranked No. 84 college for education majors in the world by the Times Higher Education's World University Rankings.

Nov 20, 2019

NC State College of Education Moves Up 8 Spots in World University Rankings, Ranked No. 84 Internationally 

NC State University has been ranked No. 84 in the world in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings’ list of best colleges for education degrees. That is a jump of eight spots from last year when NC State debuted in the education category at No. 92 in the world.  

Meghan Manfra

Nov 19, 2019

Associate Professor Meghan Manfra Aims to Improve Teaching with Primary Resources, Student Outcomes Through Library of Congress Grant

Teaching with primary sources can often be challenging for social studies teachers, which is why Associate Professor Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., plans to use a new grant from the Library of Congress to engage educators in action research as they teach and also study student outcomes. 

Cupcakes served at the Dessert with Democracy event at the NC State College of Education

Nov 19, 2019

‘Dessert with Democracy’ Helps Educators See the Value of Classroom Discussion Through Open Forum for Community

Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Christy Byrd, Ph.D., provided a forum for discussion and helped College of Education students see the benefits of classroom discussion during the “Dessert with Democracy” event. 

Photo of the exterior of the Friday Institute.

Nov 19, 2019

Hiller A. Spires Named Executive Director of Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, Associate Dean

Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., will serve as executive director of the NC State College of Education’s William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and associate dean, effective Wednesday, Nov. 20. 

Associate Professor of Literacy Education Dennis Davis, Ph.D.

Nov 19, 2019

EdNC: Mebane Foundation grant supports Wolfpack Literacy Partnership and Yadkin County Schools

The NC State College of Education's Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership with help 20 teachers with Yadkin County Schools receive training to become experts in implementing evidence-based literacy instruction.