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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. 

Photo of Maia Grace Solomon

May 25, 2022

Teaching Fellow and Former LIFT Participant Maia Grace Solomon ’25 Named to Caldwell Fellows Class of 2025

Maia Solomon '25, a mathematics education major, has been selected as one of 28 first-year students who now make up the Caldwell Fellows class of 2025. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Erin Krupa

May 24, 2022

How Can Innovative Ways of Teaching Help Students Better Understand Math? ‘More Students Get Involved When They’re Asked to Be Central to the Learning Environment,’ Says Assistant Professor Erin Krupa

Shifting away from traditional ways of teaching mathematics and introducing innovative and unconventional curricula into the classroom can help students become more engaged and better able to learn to do math, says Assistant Professor Erin Krupa. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis

May 13, 2022

Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis Accepted into NC State’s 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute

Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis has been accepted into the 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute, which provides NC State faculty with skills, funding, mentorship and support to conduct training in teaching and learning. 

Two students working on a STEM education project

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. 

Martia Williams

Apr 27, 2022

Martia Williams ’22: ‘I Chose Education and Will Continue to Choose Education Every Day Because of the Students’

At the NC State College of Education, Martia Williams was able to gain first-hand mathematics education research experience. Now, as she prepares to graduate, she is looking forward to continuing her journey as an educational researcher. 

Jessica Terrones

Apr 27, 2022

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Want My Classroom to Feel Representative of My Students and a Space Where They Can Be Themselves’ Says Jessica Terrones ’22

Jessica Terrones came to NC State looking for a supportive community. In the College of Education, she found ways to build that community for others and developed leadership skills that will carry over as she steps into the classroom. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Ruby Ellis and Sunghwan Byun

Jan 13, 2022

Assistant Professors Sunghwan Byun and Ruby Ellis Selected as Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators STaR Fellows

Sunghwan Byun and Ruby Ellis, assistant professors of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education, have been selected as Service, Teaching and Research (STaR) Fellows by the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). 

Dec 17, 2021

Teaching Fellows in NC State University’s Marching Band Learn to Build Community as Part of ‘The Power Sound of the South’

A group of College of Education students are learning how to build a sense of belonging for their future students, not just as Teaching Fellows, but as members of NC State’s marching band, the Power Sound of the South. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis discusses using technology in the classroom

Dec 17, 2021

How Can I Get Comfortable With Integrating Technology in My Classroom? ‘Practice the Tool Before You Have the Students Use It. Go Through the Tasks and Assess the Purpose for Why You’re Using the Tool,’ Says Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis

Technological tools often let students investigate mathematical concepts more deeply, but many teachers struggle to find the time or support to implement these technologies in the classroom, says Ruby Ellis, assistant professor of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education.