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Jan 23, 2020

Friday Institute Partners with Vance County Schools to Bring Immersive Virtual Reality Technology Into Science Classrooms

With the help of a team from the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, students at Vance County Schools have had the opportunity to conduct scientific investigations in ways that were never possible before.

Jan 23, 2020

Marbles Kids Museum, Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Partnership to Receive Award from N.C. Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center

A partnership between the Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Project and Marbles Kids Museum that gave North Carolina families a chance to participate in STEM-related activities with the goal of increasing childrens’ interest in science, math and technology will be recognized with an award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center this spring.

Jan 22, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Received an Exceptional Education at NC State. I Want Future Teachers to Have the Same Opportunity,’ Says Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79

Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79 taught high school mathematics for 35 years in Raleigh. She credits her NC State education for preparing her for a life-long career in teaching. Because of her experiences in the College of Education, she has decided to give back through a gift in her estate to the college.

Jan 22, 2020

Paper Authored by Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Recognized with Early Career Publication Award

A paper authored by Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson will be honored this spring with an Early Career Publication Award, as the findings from her work help to inform her latest NSF grant-funded project.

Jan 15, 2020

Beyond the Bricks: Dynamic Duo Aims to Transform K-12 Education

Theresa Gibson and Nancy Mangum, associate directors of the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation's Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative, travel the country to deliver curricula on digital and personalized for K-12 educators and administrators.

Jan 14, 2020

Documentary Project Helps College of Education Doctoral Students Explore Issues, Develop New Skills

Doctoral students in the College of Education are developing new pedagogical skills and exploring pressing educational issues through a documentary project in the Diversity and Equity in Schools and Communities course.

Jan 14, 2020  |  Academics and Programs

US News Ranks NC State College of Education’s Online Master’s Programs Among Best in Nation

In U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Master’s Education Programs released Jan. 14, the NC State College of Education's online master's programs ranked among the best in the country, at No. 31 overall, No. 8 for veterans, No. 10 for educational/instructional media design and No. 15 in curriculum and instruction. Among colleges of education in North Carolina, the NC State College of Education was the top-ranked for veterans and in educational/instructional media design and in curriculum and instruction.

Jan 13, 2020

Camden County Teacher of the Year Lori Worthington ’89: ‘Every Day I Have the Opportunity to Make a Difference in a Child’s Life. I Want to Help Them Become Successful’

Sixth grade language arts teacher Lori Worthington ’89 credits her NC State College of Education experience for making her the teacher that she is today. She was named the 2018-2019 Camden County District Teacher of the Year.

Jan 13, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is STEM Education? A Way to Foster Innovation, Invention and Creativity, Says Associate Professor Cameron Denson

What is STEM education? In a new series called Ask the Expert, NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cameron Denson explains STEM education, why it is important to K-12 students and how his research is helping to improve access to STEM for underrepresented students.

Jan 8, 2020

Melissa Franch ’12: ‘Skills I Developed During Teaching Have Transferred Naturally to the Research Environment and Continue to Help Me Become a Successful Scientist’

After earning a double major in science education and biological sciences from NC State and teaching high school biology for three years, Melissa Franch ’12 is pursuing a Ph.D. in neuroscience and conducting research on the neural correlates of social behavior such as cooperation. Her older brother, who has nonverbal autism, and her father, an environmental scientist, inspired her interest in science.