elementary education

Nov 3, 2020

Associate Professor Sarah Carrier to Help Teachers Implement Citizen Science Projects in Elementary School Classrooms Through NSF-funded Project

Citizen science projects, when successfully implemented in elementary school classrooms, can give students an opportunity to engage in authentic data collection that provides important information for professional scientists to use in their work. However, teachers often lack support for integrating these lessons into their existing curriculum. Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., is working to address this issue through a four-year, $1.9 million project funded by the National Science Foundation in partnership with Horizon Research, Inc.

Nov 2, 2020

‘She’s Changed the Way I Want to Teach:’ Students on Assistant Teaching Professor Joanna Koch

When elementary education major Emma Dye ‘22 needed to teach a sample engineering lesson to her fellow classmates, she decided to channel lessons learned from Assistant Teaching Professor Joanna Koch, Ph.D, who strives to make her class as welcoming and flexible as possible as students grapple with the new world of virtual learning.

Oct 2, 2020

Lauren Fels ’22: ‘My Program Offered Many Volunteer Programs Such as Teaching English to Elementary, High School or Adults, Volunteering with Service Projects Around the City and Giving Tours of Florence’

Lauren Fels '22, who is pursuing a degree in elementary education with an English as a second language add-on licensure, spent last fall in Florence, Italy as part of the NC State in Italy: Semester at Lorenzo de' Medici Institute study abroad program. She shares her experience and what she learned as a future educator.

Sep 22, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘Everything I Do Has Helped Me Either Become a Better Educator, Help Me Celebrate My Culture or Just Meet New People and Get Experiences I Would Not Have Originally Had,’ Says Elementary Education Student Jessika Patel ’21

With a passion for dance, art and education, Jessika Patel ’21 has found a way to merge those interests as an elementary education major at NC State. And having relocated to the U.S. at a young age, her love of learning and cultures has shaped her college experience.

Aug 26, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Three of Our Newest Teaching Fellows

This fall, the NC State College of Education welcomed over 600 first-year, transfer and graduate students for the 2020-21 academic year. Among the new first-year undergraduate and transfer students, 36 are part of the third cohort of Teaching Fellows. Meet three of them.

Aug 11, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Four of Our Newest Master of Arts in Teaching Candidates

This fall, a new cohort of students joined the NC State College of Education in the Master of Arts in Teaching program, an accelerated teaching licensure program where students earn an initial teaching license and master’s degree. Meet four of those graduate students.

Jul 30, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Three Incoming Education Students Named Goodnight Scholars

Three of the incoming students who will be joining the NC State College of Education this fall will be part of the Goodnight Scholars Program, a prestigious scholarship program for students interested in studying STEM fields established by NC State alumni Jim and Ann Goodnight.

Jul 23, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Welcome Five of Our Future Educators from Apex

The majority of the NC State College of Education’s newest undergraduate and graduate students reside in North Carolina, and many will be joining the college from the Triangle. Meet five of those students who will be joining the college this fall from Apex.

Jul 16, 2020

Meet Our Incoming Students: Welcome Four of Our Out-of-State Future Educators

Some of the newest students who will be joining the NC State College of Education this fall are from out-of-state. Meet four of those students and hear why they chose the college, why they chose their major and why they chose education.

Jun 23, 2020

My Student Experience: Current NC State College of Education Students Reflect on Their Experiences in the College, Share Memories from Freshman Year

As the NC College of Education prepares to welcome its new class of first-year and transfer students, several current students reflect back on their experiences in the college and some of their favorite memories as freshmen.