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Sep 17, 2021

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones to Lead Education Research Component of NC State’s $25 Million Grant-funded STEPS Center

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones, Ph.D., will receive more than $500,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation for her role as the leader of the education research component of the Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) Center on NC State’s Centennial Campus. 

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Jun 24, 2021

Museum Volunteer Programs Could Play Important Role in Developing Pipeline of Much-needed Science Teachers, Says Study from College of Education Doctoral Students, Faculty

Museum volunteer programs could be a potential avenue for recruiting high school students into science teaching and communication careers, according to a recent study co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones, Ph.D., Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., and students and alum of the NC State College of Education’s Learning and Teaching in STEM doctoral program. 

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Oct 20, 2020

Catalyst Grant Symposium Highlights Research Impacts on Students, Educators

Six research teams presented their work Oct. 1 during the virtual 2020 Catalyst Grant Research Symposium hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the NC State College of Education. 

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Oct 15, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $2M in Research Funding July-September, 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $2,070,123 to support 13 projects from July 1 to Sept. 30, 2020. 

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Aug 6, 2020

Back to School: Helping Children Estimate 6 Feet, Understand Spread of Microbes

How can parents help their kids learn about viruses – and other things they cannot see with the naked eye – or understand 6 feet of social distance? Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones offers advice. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Mar 25, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $13.2M in Research Funding January-March 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $13,260,745 to support 10 projects from Jan. 24 through March 24, 2020. 

Vance County Schools students use zSpace through a partnership with the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

Jan 23, 2020

Friday Institute Partners with Vance County Schools to Bring Immersive Virtual Reality Technology Into Science Classrooms

With the help of a team from the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, students at Vance County Schools have had the opportunity to conduct scientific investigations in ways that were never possible before. 

A group of children conduct a science experiment

Jan 23, 2020

Marbles Kids Museum, Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Partnership to Receive Award from N.C. Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center

A partnership between the Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Project and Marbles Kids Museum that gave North Carolina families a chance to participate in STEM-related activities with the goal of increasing childrens’ interest in science, math and technology will be recognized with an award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center this spring. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Nov 20, 2019

NC State College of Education Partners with College of Natural Resources to Offer Minor in Environmental Education

Beginning in the spring semester, NC State students will have the option to minor in environmental education thanks to a partnership between the NC State College of Education and the College of Natural Resources. 

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May 29, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $7.6M in Research Funding March-May 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $7,643,909 to support 11 research projects from March 13 to May 15, 2019.