NC State Education Awarded $7.9M in Research Funding May-August 2019
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $7,864,749 to support seven research projects from May 15, 2019, to August 1, 2019.
Professor Hollylynne Lee Continues to Help Teachers Prepare Data Literate Students Through $2.9 Million NSF Grant
Professor Hollylynne Lee believes many high school graduates are underprepared with the necessary statistics and data science skills to pursue a STEM career. She is now using an NSF grant to curate and create online resources to help statistics teachers prepare data literate students.
Meet Our New Faculty
The NC State College of Education will welcome several new faculty members in the 2019-20 academic year. Meet our new faculty members who will help us improve educational outcomes for all learners and drive innovative solutions to educational problems.
Associate Professor Cameron Denson Promotes STEM Education in Botswana
Associate Professor Camerson Denson recently discussed STEM education with leaders in Botswana as the country looks to reimagine its economy and become the “Silicon Valley of Africa.”
College of Education and College of Natural Resources Partnership Provides Teachers with Professional Development in Bioproducts and Bioenergy
Sixteen high school science and career and technical education teachers attended a four-day hands-on professional development workshop at NC State in July. The workshop was part of the USDA-funded Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, a collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Education.
Recommended Reads: A Prescription for Comic Relief
Students need to read books they enjoy to help them become adults who read for fun. Kerri Brown Parker, director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), has curated three lists of books designed to provide comic relief for students of all ages.
Teachers Focus on Implementing Task Based Instruction at NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit
Hundreds of educators gathered for the NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit, where the focus was on the implementation of task based instruction and eight strategies to support strategic competence and flexibility in mathematics classrooms.
Jonee Wilson, Temple Walkowiak to Measure High-Quality Instructional Practices to Support Marginalized Students in Rigorous Mathematics through NSF Grant
Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak are joining data from their previous research to develop rubrics that measure the extent to which teachers implement practices that support marginalized students as they participate in rigorous mathematics.
Teaching Professor Diane Chapman on Her Fulbright Specialist Trip to Kosovo: ‘I Feel Like I’m A Better Teacher Because of That Experience’
Teaching Professor and Office of Faculty Development Director Diane Chapman, Ed.D., said her experience conducting workshops as a Fulbright Specialist in Kosovo has made her a better teacher.
Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Works to Create Repository of Validity Evidence for Quantitative Measures in Mathematics through $2.1M NSF Grant
Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., will use a $2.1 million NFS grant to create a repository of quantitative measures in mathematics education and evidence for their validity.