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.
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 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.
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.
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.
[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.
“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.
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.
Joseph D. Moore Seminar: Professor Derek Briggs on Longitudinal Growth Models and Classroom Assessment
The director of the Center for Assessment Design Research and Evaluation (CADRE) will deliver the lecture at the Joseph D. Moore Seminary Thursday, Nov. 9.
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.