Karen Keene Receives 1-Year Appointment to NSF as Program Officer
As a program officer with the National Science Foundation, the associate professor of mathematics education will be involved in grant proposals related to improving STEM Teaching at the Undergraduate Level.
Leadership in Public Science: Meet K.C. Busch
Incoming Assistant Professor of Science Education and Leadership in Public Science cluster member K.C. Busch’s work examines how climate change is communicated in educational settings and what motivates young people to take action on this issue.
Helping Social Studies Teachers Engage Students in Learning About World War I
Associate Professor Meghan Manfra is helping teachers and students better understand the impact of World War I on North Carolina through curriculum resources she helped develop for the N.C. Museum of History’s interactive multimedia World War I exhibit that opened in April.
A Day in METRC
Before METRC closed for summer renovations, we followed a group of elementary education majors who spent a class learning about METRC’s resources and how to use them in their lessons.
College Hosting Beginning Teacher Institute July 11-13; Applications Being Accepted
Teachers in the first three years of their career can receive free professional development from experienced educators to help them prepare for the new school year at the Beginning Teacher Institute July 11-13.
Enhancing Student Teaching through International Travel
After student teaching in local classrooms for 10 weeks, 11 seniors spent five weeks in classrooms in China. There, the students say, they developed a deeper sense of cultural awareness and competence that will help them better reach their future students.
3 New Scholarships Support Students Who Exemplify College of Education’s Mission
Three new gifts will endow three scholarships that support students in the College of Education who demonstrate a commitment to ensuring the educational success of all students and to reduce achievement gaps.
Born to Teach
With the support of the Moshakos Family Teacher Education Scholarship, Melissa Goto is graduating with a degree in elementary education.
Changing Kids’ Perceptions of Science
Education professor Audrey Jaeger is connecting a local Science Olympiad team with NC State science and engineering students who serve as both coaches and role models.
Making Student Success a Global Effort
Jere Confrey works alongside two nonprofits — Teachers2Teachers (T2T) and Starfish Impact — to give young Guatemalan women crucial educational support.