Dec 11, 2018
An Extraordinary 2018
The NC State College of Education had an extraordinary year in 2018. Join us as we look back at 18 things that happened in the past year.
Jan 7, 2019 | News
Dr. Carla C. Johnson Named Executive Director of Friday Institute and Associate Dean
Currently a special advisor to the dean of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute on P16 STEM, executive director of Indiana GEAR UP and professor of science education at Purdue University, Dr. Carla C. Johnson will begin as executive director of the Friday Institute and associate dean at the NC State College of Education July 1.
Dec 18, 2018
[Video]: Friday Institute Staff Help Local Middle Schoolers Engage in Hour of Code
Staff from the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation helped Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School students participate in Hour of Code, a global movement that introduces tens of millions of students to computer science, earlier this month.
Dec 19, 2018
New White Paper Serves as Beginner’s Guide to Practitioner Research in Social Studies
In the white paper “Moving Our Field Forward: Practitioner Research in the Social Studies,” Associate Professor Meghan Manfra and colleagues offer an introductory guide to practitioner research for social studies educators. This free open resource for educators -- available to download now -- explains how practitioner research can improve social studies practice and shares representative examples from the field to encourage implementation.
Jan 7, 2019
New NSF Project to Increase Student STEM Identity through e-Mentoring
A three-year, $1.2 million grant “Enhancing STEM Identity through e-Mentoring Experiences” will pair underrepresented high school students in rural school districts in North Carolina with near-peer mentors studying engineering at NC State University to increase identity, self-efficacy and value for STEM subject areas.
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Jan 14, 2019
New Dual Enrollment Program to Create Affordable Pathway to a Teaching Degree, Prepare Highly-Qualified Teachers for Johnston County
Johnston County Public Schools, Johnston Community College and the NC State College of Education are piloting an Associate in Science (Teacher Education Concentration) degree to create an affordable pathway to...
Jan 9, 2019
Knocking It Out of the Park: A Playground Capstone Project
Assistant Professor Tamecia Jones created a playground capstone project for her TDE 481 students to blend their technical skills with the research methods they learned in her class last semester....
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Jan 16, 2019
Researchers Create ‘Shortcut’ to Terpene Biosynthesis in E. coli
Researchers create a more efficient, customizable enzymatic pathway for producing terpenes - molecules useful in everything from cancer drugs to biofuels - in E. coli.
Jan 16, 2019
Online Programs in SPIA, Engineering Advance
Two of NC State's online programs jumped in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.