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elementary education

Apr 24, 2024

Caitlyn Frazier ’24: ‘I Chose Elementary Education Because I Have Always Had a Passion to Teach Kids’

Caitlyn Frazier '24 has gained student teaching experience in North Carolina and South Africa, which will prepare her to step into the classroom once she graduates with her bachelor's degree in elementary education. 

Peyton Pugh in her classroom, being honored as Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year.

Mar 27, 2024

Peyton Pugh ’23 Named Wake County Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year

NC State College of Education alumna Peyton Pugh '23 has been named a Wake County Public School System Diane Kent Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year. 

Charles Kellon, right, stands next to Student Body President Timothy Reid

Feb 28, 2024

My Student Experience: Teaching Fellow Charles Kellon Grows Leadership Skills as NC State Student Government’s Director of Equity and Accessibility

After joining NC State Student Government as the College of Education student senator last year, Teaching Fellow and elementary education major Charles Kellon decided he wanted to engage the campus community on a larger scale, which is why he was excited when he was presented with the opportunity to become the student-run organization's director of equity and accessibility. 

Jan 22, 2024

My Student Experience: Elementary Education Major Abby Rinehard ’24 Explores Social-emotional Learning Preparation Through Presented Research Study

When Abby Rinehard ’24 first came to the NC State College of Education as an elementary education major, the idea of conducting research never crossed her mind. However, a selected course and an opportunity presented by Associate Professor Jill Grifenhagen led her on a path that allowed her to not only conduct her own research project, but present her findings at a statewide conference this past fall. 

Photo of math in the sand

Nov 28, 2023

College of Education Researchers Hope to Create Set of Shared Teaching and Learning Principles for Early Mathematics Education through National Conference

A group of NC State College of Education scholars are bringing together experts in early mathematics education and other related fields to generate a set of teaching and learning principles related to PreK-2 mathematics education. 

Zeeshan Luqman and her daughter, Samiya Abdul-Lateef

Nov 27, 2023

My Student Experience: Mother, Daughter Pursue Degrees Together in NC State’s College of Education

Zeeshan Luqman and her daughter, Samiya Abdul-Lateef, are enjoying the unique experience of earning their degrees together in the NC State College of Education. 

Constantina Pappas

Oct 12, 2023

My Student Experience: How Teachers Inspired Constantina Pappas to Publish a Fantasy Novel at 16, Choose Education

Constantina Pappas loves losing herself in the fantasy worlds of her favorite books. But she never expected she would publish a novel of her own at the age of 16. Now, an elementary education major at NC State, she is at work on her second novel and will also be part of the ensemble when NC State's University Theatre debuts Peter and the Starcatcher on Oct. 19. 

Elementary Education

Aug 29, 2023

Study from Assistant Professor Michael Jarry-Shore Shows Knowledge of Students Plays Important Role in Teachers’ In-the-moment Noticing of Students’ Mathematical Strategies

Assistant Professor Michael Jarry-Shore is the lead author on a recently published study that examined the extent to which four novice teachers noticed students’ mathematical strategies in the moment, identifying instances when teachers had attended to specific details in students’ strategies and made precise claims about understandings reflected in the strategies. 

Aug 17, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: 3 Of Our Newest Teaching Fellows

This fall, the NC State College of Education will welcome its largest class of incoming N.C. Teaching Fellows since the program was reestablished in 2018. Meet three of them. 

Aug 16, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: Our Newest Goodnight Scholars

Several of the incoming students joining the NC State College of Education this fall will be part of the Goodnight Scholars Program's Class of 2027. Meet them.