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.
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.
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.
K.C. Busch, Meg Blanchard Help Bring Education for Sustainability, Professional Development to Galápagos Islands
Professional development is difficult to access for teachers in the Galápagos Islands because of the region’s isolated location, but NC State College of Education Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D. is helping to bring opportunities to native educators.
Article, Spencer Foundation Grant Aim to Prove Benefits of Teacher Inquiry Through Action Research
Do students benefit when educators engage in intentional inquiry about their teaching practices? A recent article and grant-funded project from NC State College of Education Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., explore the impacts of action research.
Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Hopes to Help Students Better Understand Geometry Through $450,000 NSF Grant
Could the use of animated materials in contrasting cases help middle school students develop a stronger understanding of geometry? NC State College of Education Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa will use a $450,000 NSF grant to find out.
Wolfpack WORKS Meetings Help Prepare Administrators for Second Year
Wolfpack WORKS is expanding as the project enters its second year. Co-principal investigator Ann Harrington explains the plan to provide support for more teachers as well as school administrators.
Award-Winning Article Focuses on What It Means for Black Students to Belong at School
How can schools become places where black students feel as though they truly belong? DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., an associate professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, co-authored an article published in Educational Psychologist that the APA recently honored with a Best Article Award.
iScholars Win 1st Place in National School Design Competition
The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars received first place for their innovative school of the future in a national design competition hosted by the Association for Learning Environments. They will present their final design at the association’s national conference in Anaheim, California, in October.