2020-2021 Catalyst Grant Winners Announced
Three Catalyst Grants were awarded this week by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in partnership with the NC State College of Education. The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations among faculty and staff at both entities.
DeLeon Gray on his iScholar Project and the Importance of Belonging-centered Instruction: ‘The Concept of Belonging is So Fundamentally Human…It Has the Potential of Serving as the Connective Tissue Among All of Us’
Over the past eight years, Associate Professor and University Faculty Scholar DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., has created and grown the iScholar project into a way to improve students’ sense of belonging by empowering them to contribute to the social and physical conditions in their schools and communities.
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.
Eight College of Education Doctoral Students to Receive Dissertation Research Continuity Grants to Help Offset Challenges Faced During COVID-19 Pandemic
As a result of the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, many doctoral students are experiencing unexpected challenges as they conduct their dissertation research. The College of Education will provide emergency financial support for eight of these students through Dissertation Research Continuity Grants, funded by the Excellence Fund, which provides support for student scholarships, student experiences, equity initiatives and educational innovation, and the NC State Graduate School.
With $30.5M in Funding Awarded in FY2019-20, College of Education Faculty Set Record for Grants Awarded for Third Consecutive Year
NC State College of Education faculty and staff, including research associates with its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded 54 grants from external sources in the 2019-20 academic year, totaling $30,485,332. This marks the third consecutive year that the college has set a record for highest total dollar amount in grants awarded to faculty in a single year.
NC State College of Education Research: A Year in Review
Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education have had another extraordinary year conducting impactful research, authoring award-winning books and journal articles and setting another record in grant funding awarded. Take a look at some of the work they have engaged in to solve pressing educational problems and advance equity in 2019-20.
DELTA Grants Recipients for 2020-2021 Announced
DELTA announced more than $250,000 in new and continuing DELTA Grants to 29 recipients, including NC State College of Education Teaching Associate Professor Angie Smith, Ph.D., and Teaching Assistant Professor Michelle Bartlett, Ph.D.
NC State College of Education Awarded More than $30M in Grants in 2019-20 Academic Year
The NC State College of Education, including scholars with its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, was awarded more than $30 million for 54 new grants from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. You can view a selection of the […]
Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang Helps High School Students Understand Artificial Intelligence Through Work on Grant-funded Project
Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is rapidly changing the workforce and Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang, Ph.D., is helping high school students explore and understand the technology through her work on a new grant-funded project.
Associate Professor Dennis Davis and Assistant Professor Jackie Reylea Will Help English Language Learners with Reading Comprehension Difficulties Through $1.4M Department of Education Grant
Young English language learners can often struggle with some of the more complex aspects of written language, leading to difficulties in reading comprehension. To address this issue, Associate Professor Dennis Davis, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Jackie Reylea, Ph.D., will use a $1.4 million grant to develop a new small-group intervention for English language learners in grades 3-5.