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Photo of math in the sand

Apr 9, 2021

Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor Emeritus Jere Confrey to Help Students Living in Poverty Teach Peers Through Project Funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Grand Algebra Challenge

The Math Door, founded by Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Education Jere Confrey, Ph.D., is helping to pilot a program that would help high school students teach algebra to their younger peers through funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Grand Algebra Challenge. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jul 16, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $4.3M in Research Funding April-June, 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,371,540 to support 16 projects from April 1 to June 30, 2020. 

A logo for the Design and Pitch Competition hosted by Erin Krupa and Jere COnfrey

Jun 15, 2020

Jere Confrey, Erin Krupa Use NSF-funded Project to Engage Students in STEM Through Summer Virtual Entrepreneurial Competitions

Middle school students will have the opportunity this summer to flex their entrepreneurial muscles while inventing innovative STEM solutions to real-world problems through an ongoing project led by Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education Jere Confrey, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa, Ph.D. 

Professor Jere Confrey authored Love Without Hugs to explain the coronavirus pandemic to her grandchildren

May 5, 2020

Professor Jere Confrey Writes Children’s Book, Love Without Hugs, to Explain Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic to Her Grandchildren

Professor Jere Confrey created a handmade book to help her grandchildren understand the coronavirus outbreak and why she was not able to hug them. Now, she has self-published the book, Love Without Hugs, to help families everywhere explain the pandemic to young children. 

Kids climbing a wall

Apr 14, 2020

Free Math Mapper Tool Helps Parents, Teachers Advance Mathematical Learning for Middle Grades Students at Home During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Mathematics education may look different as students learn remotely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor Jere Confrey, Ph.D., and the Scaling Up Digital Design Studies (SUDDS) team are offering a free online tool to help teachers and parents assess students’ mathematical knowledge to help learning move forward at home. 

A photo of a wolf statue on NC State's campus

May 15, 2019

Professor Jere Confrey Offers Insight to Learning Trajectories as Part of an International Expert Paper Series

Jere Confrey, Ph.D., Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education at the NC State College of Education, wrote “A Synthesis of Research on Learning Trajectories/Progressions in Mathematics” to help global educators better understand, support and improve student performance in mathematics. 

Oct 17, 2018

[Video] CADREK12: The Importance of Early Math Education

In a new video by the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education, Joseph D. Moore Distinguished University Professor of Mathematics Education Jere Confrey shares how early mathematics education impacts success in all subjects as children progress through later grades. 

Jere Confrey

May 29, 2018

“Shark Tank” Competitions Provide Feedback, Increase Engagement in STEM Classrooms

Through a recently National Science Foundation funded $1.2 million ITEST grant, Jere Confrey and her team will continue to help math classrooms redesign group work to inspire and engage children through entrepreneurial problem-solving and coaching. 

May 15, 2018

2 NC State Education Projects Featured in 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase

Two videos from the NC State College of Education are featured in the 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase, an event held May 14-21, 2018. During the week-long event, members of the public are invited to view the short videos, discuss them with the presenters online, and vote for ones most effective in conveying creative work. 

Apr 7, 2017

Making Student Success a Global Effort

Jere Confrey works alongside two nonprofits — Teachers2Teachers (T2T) and Starfish Impact — to give young Guatemalan women crucial educational support.