Inquiring, Collaborating and Creating During a Pandemic: New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute Moves Online
From July 20-24, the New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute, in partnership with the Longview Foundation, held the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute (NLI) completely online for the first time.
Improving Education in Kenya through the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute
This summer, three NC State College of Education faculty members and one alumna traveled to Kenya as part of the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute (NLI) to equip 60 Kenyan...
A Graveyard Tour by Shiyu Zheng
Even jade is shattered, Even gold is crushed, Even quetzal plume are torn . . . One does not live forever on this earth: We endure only for an instant!...
Experiencing American College Life in Group Fitness by Jie Ling
This is my first semester at NC State University! I’m still on my way to get involved in American college life, not only by reading piles of course materials, but...
The Great Raleigh Trolley Adventure by Xuan Wang
Before fall break, I participated in the Historic Raleigh Tours/Trolley Event organized by Dr. Candy Beal. It was a wonderful experience to discover the historical stories of the City of...
A Chinese Cultural Appreciation Experience at the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. by Xiaoqiong Si
Together with other Chinese scholars, I was invited to the State Dinner at the Chinese Embassy in Washington D.C. held from 6:30-8:30 pm on September 15th. That night, I was...
Exploring American Culture in Outdoor Sports by Meng Li
It has been almost two months since I came to study at NC State. I try to catch my breath while reading piles of books and working in haste to...
An Interesting Trip to North Carolina Museum of Art by Qin Si
Museums are always my favorite places to go when I am traveling. For instance, I travelled to Washington D. C. three times because there are so many amazing museums! However,...
A Journey to Emerald Isle in North Carolina by Dan Xu
A couple of months ago, several friends told me that anyone who lives in Raleigh should go to the Outer Banks! Together with two neighboring families, we spent a week...
One-Day Visit to Mount Airy High School by Jing Dai
Guess what? Three teachers (Isabella, Meng and me) from Beijing Royal School have successfully switched roles to become graduate students in the New Literacy and Global Learning program here at...