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From the Dean: Raising standards for teachers, schools of education
Dean Bill McDiarmid

Those of us who prepare teachers must "up our game." And we're doing so, implementing the most rigorous accountability standards schools of education have ever seen. ... [Read more]

US News ranks four SOE programs in tops in their fields
Peabody Hall

Four School of Education programs were ranked among the best in their fields in graduate school rankings published by US News & World Report. Overall, the School of Education was ranked tied for 36th in the nation, up from 37th place last year. ... [Read more]

Alumna Amy Rickard named regional principal of year
Amy Rickard

Amy Rickard (A.B.Ed. '94, M.S.A. '00), principal of Morris Grove Elementary School in Chapel Hill, has been named the 2014 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year for the Piedmont Triad/Central Region. ... [Read more]

Juan Carrillo wins UNC's Chiron Award
Juan Carrillo

Assistant Professor Juan Carrillo has been named the 2014 recipient of the Chiron Award, an award bestowed by student groups at UNC to recognize excellence in teaching and devotion to students. ... [Read more]

Spotlight: Ph.D. student Justin Garwood
Justin Garwood

Justin Garwood learned firsthand the importance of classroom management. Now he’s researching techniques that he hopes teachers can use to build stronger relationships with their students. ... [Read more]

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Learning with LEARN NC

Implementing the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics in Grades K-5

In this recorded webinar, Kay Ringer, assistant professor of mathematics education at East Carolina University, shares resources and strategies for understanding, implementing and communicating with administrators and parents about the Common Core Math Standards. ... [LEARN more]

Carolina Online Teacher Program: Facilitating online collaboration

This online course helps teachers develop strategies and practice the skills required to facilitate good oline communication, moderate online discussion, and promote better accomplishment of instuctional goals within the virtual classroom. ... [LEARN more]