UNC Greensboro

Duncan Unveils $20 Million Surprise for NC New Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, left, Jim Eddy, interim UNCG DCL dean, right, and students from rural high schools across North Carolina show off their NC New Schools caps.   Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, was at UNCG Thursday to take part in a forum about the federally-funded N.C. … Continued

Education’s new makerspace debuts at Homecoming

Sixth-grader Selena Williamson learns circuitry basics hands-on.

Sixth-grader Selena Williamson learns circuitry basics hands-on. Officially, Matt Fisher is assistant director of the Teaching Resources Center (TRC) in the School of Education. Unofficially, Fisher is the “Maker Dude.” Fisher, a former middle school teacher who came to UNCG in 2007, oversees the TRC’s new makerspace, which debuts Homecoming … Continued

School of Education Earns $7.7 Million Technology Grant

UNCG’s School of Education has been awarded a five-year, $7.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant will further UNCG’s efforts to emphasize technology integration across all teaching fields as well as recruit, train and support more Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)  teachers. The grant was … Continued