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Nov 28, 2023

College of Education Researchers Hope to Create Set of Shared Teaching and Learning Principles for Early Mathematics Education through National Conference

A group of NC State College of Education scholars are bringing together experts in early mathematics education and other related fields to generate a set of teaching and learning principles related to PreK-2 mathematics education. 

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Oct 27, 2022

‘Intervention Time and Space Should Support Teachers to Become Students of Their Students’: Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Discusses Award-winning Math Intervention Game, Offers Tips for Educators

The way that students experience intervention programs matter, says Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, who believes that an asset-based approach will better position learners through mathematics interventions. 

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Oct 17, 2022

Catalyst Grants Support K-12 Students and Teachers For More Personalized, Equitable and Engaged Learning

Each year the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education encourage faculty and staff to collaborate in developing innovative research through the Catalyst Grant program. For the 2021-2022 round of funding, three research teams were awarded Catalyst Grants. Researchers presented their work during the fourth annual Catalyst Grant Research Symposium, hosted Sept. 27. 

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Aug 11, 2022

5 Tips for Increasing Learner Engagement During Educator-Designed Instructional Videos

Editor’s note: This post was authored by Marie Himes, director of the New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, and Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics… 

Dream2B, a fraction game developed by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., using a National Science Foundation grant

Jun 3, 2022

Game Developed by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt to Help Students Learn Fractions Wins Gold Award at Serious Play Conference

A game-based learning curriculum developed by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt has been recognized with a Gold Award at the 2022 Serious Play Conference. 

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May 11, 2022

Three Videos from College of Education Researchers Featured in National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase

Three videos from NC State College of Education faculty, staff and students, including researchers from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are featured at the National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM For All Video Showcase, which is being held virtually from May 10-17. 

Dream2B, a fraction game developed by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., using a National Science Foundation grant

Apr 6, 2022

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Shares Benefits of Inclusive, Game-Based Learning Through National Webinars

As she presents her work through two national webinars, Associate Professor Jessica Hunt shares about the importance of providing more STEM opportunities to students with disabilities and the benefits of game-based learning. 

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Oct 22, 2021

2021-2022 Catalyst Grant Winners Announced

Three Catalyst Grants were awarded this week by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education. The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations between faculty and staff at both entities and seed collaborative, high-impact research that will lead to further inquiry and support. 

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Oct 7, 2021

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from June-September 2021

Faculty and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing topics and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from June through September 2021. 

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Jul 12, 2021

Training Helps Teachers Anticipate How Students With Learning Disabilities Might Solve Problems

North Carolina State University researchers, including Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., found that a four-week training course made a substantial difference in helping special education teachers anticipate different ways students with learning disabilities might solve math problems.