AdaptiveX is proud to partner with the iScholar team at North Carolina State University. The NC State College of Education leads the way in North Carolina in preparing professionals, conducting research, and engaging communities to improve educational outcomes for all learners across the state and beyond. With two-thirds of its faculty grant active and over 120 funded research projects, the college ranks No.1 in education research productivity in North Carolina and among the Top six percent of colleges of education in the nation. They address society’s most pressing educational challenges and convert their research to action and innovative solutions that transform teaching and learning environments across the lifespan, increasing diversity, equity, and access in education, and building leadership development capacity.
iScholar is an interdisciplinary community of educators and researchers who are firmly committed to making schools places where all students want to be and want to learn. Using an apprenticeship model, graduate student researchers on the iScholar team actively work alongside Dr. DeLeon Gray to support intermediary organizations in their equity-focused initiatives.The iScholar team at NC State will provide research-based insights to AdaptiveX in the form of information resources, and use a new platform (Black and Belonging) to disseminate research and evaluation products. The iScholar research team uses community-engaged methods to support their ongoing research at the intersection of student motivation, belonging, and educational equity.
Check out this video below that shares more about the work of the iScholar team in promoting inclusion and belonging for BIPOC students.