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.
NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Concludes Fulbright Year in Romania
During her Fulbright year in Romania, Associate Professor Margareta Thomson worked on her project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High-Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” and collaborated with area universities to plan and implement international conferences focused on topics like informal education, teacher education and science education.
The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars Succeed at State Level SchoolsNEXT Competition
Led by advisors within the NC State College of Education’s SMART Collaborative, seven middle school students in Durham advanced to the regional level of the SchoolsNEXT learning environment design competition using an innovative and inclusive school model that doubles as a cultural center for the community.
Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Named University Provost Faculty Fellow
Associate Dean Paola Sztajn shares the practical applications of her Faculty Innovation and Entrepreneurship project, which is part of her research as one of the university's first Provost Faculty Fellows. Learn more about her project and meet all six fellows who seek "to become students of university administration in the hopes of better serving the entire campus community" in this inside look from the Provost's Office.
IDEALS Team Discusses New Findings and How to Apply Them in New Report, Webinar
In a new report, NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Alyssa Rockenbach and her Interfaith Diversity Experiences & Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS) team discuss common first-year college experiences associated with students’ interfaith learning and development. Interfaith Youth Core will host a free webinar on Oct. 23 to share ways to implement the new findings on college campuses nationwide.
Joy Gaston Gayles’ New Book Tackles Critical Issues in College Sports
In her new book "Critical Issues for Student Athletes: Going Behind the Invisible Wall," NC State Education Professor Joy Gaston Gayles offers a critical approach to dealing with the complexities of problems that arise from big-time college sport entertainment enterprises on college campuses across the United States.
Egalite Contributes Charter School Research to New Book Examining Role of Federal Government in Education
The NC State Education assistant professor writes about the expansion of charter schools under the Bush and Obama administrations in a new book titled Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned out this week.
4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) Grants
Faculty members KC Busch, Crystal Chen Lee, Jessica Hunt and Jamie Pearson have received Faculty Research and Professional Development grants worth $7,500 to support their research.
How the College, Career and Civic Life Framework is Changing Social Studies Education
How NC State College of Education Professor John K. Lee helped start a grassroots movement to encourage and inspire social studies teachers to add inquiry to their curriculums across the nation.