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Sep 29, 2023

Teachers in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Looking Forward to Bringing Math Discourse into Classrooms Through Project AIM Professional Development

About 30 teachers in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools district are participating in professional development through Project AIM (All Included in Mathematics), a program developed by NC State College of Education Dean Paola Sztajn and Horizon Research, Inc. that helps elementary school teachers learn to promote mathematics discourse for all learners using techniques adapted from literacy instruction. 

Elementary Education

Aug 29, 2023

Study from Assistant Professor Michael Jarry-Shore Shows Knowledge of Students Plays Important Role in Teachers’ In-the-moment Noticing of Students’ Mathematical Strategies

Assistant Professor Michael Jarry-Shore is the lead author on a recently published study that examined the extent to which four novice teachers noticed students’ mathematical strategies in the moment, identifying instances when teachers had attended to specific details in students’ strategies and made precise claims about understandings reflected in the strategies. 

Aug 17, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: 3 Of Our Newest Teaching Fellows

This fall, the NC State College of Education will welcome its largest class of incoming N.C. Teaching Fellows since the program was reestablished in 2018. Meet three of them. 

Aug 16, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: Our Newest Goodnight Scholars

Several of the incoming students joining the NC State College of Education this fall will be part of the Goodnight Scholars Program's Class of 2027. Meet them. 

Meet our Transformational Scholars

Aug 15, 2023

Meet Our Incoming Students: Three of Our Newest Transformational Scholars

The NC State College of Education will welcome 20 incoming Transformational Scholars this fall. Meet some of them and learn why they chose the College of Education. 

Aug 10, 2023

Math Can be a Gateway or Gatekeeper to Opportunities: Keynote Speaker Francisco Villegas to NC Educators at 7th Annual Math Summit

More than 970 educators registered to attend the 2023 Math Summit at NC State to learn more about best practices for mathematics teaching and learning and to hear from keynote speaker Francisco Villegas, the senior vice president for school transformation at the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools. 

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Aug 3, 2023

Assistant Professor Sunghwan Byun Collaborates with NC State’s Department of Statistics to Improve Equity through Grant-funded Project

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Sunghwan Byun is working to make the teaching of college-level statistics more equitable through a new grant-funded project. 

Jun 15, 2023

Baylor University: Celebrating Great Teaching: Department of Curriculum & Instruction Hosts Baylor Cherry Award Winner

Hollylynne Lee, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education at North Carolina State University, is the 2022 recipient of the prestigious national Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, awarded biennially by Baylor University to recognize exemplary teaching by university faculty. As the recipient, Lee has spent the spring semester of 2023 at Baylor University. 

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Jun 1, 2023

Assistant Professors Samantha Marshall and Sunghwan Byun Aim to Improve Mathematics Learning for Multilingual Learners through Grant-funded Project

Assistant Professors Samantha Marshall and Sunghwan Byun will use a National Science Foundation grant to develop a novel professional development model to better support mathematics teachers in instructing multilingual learners. 

Megan D'Agostino at the Wake County Public Schools Award Banquet

May 15, 2023

Megan D’Agostino ’22 Named Wake County Diane Kent-Parker First-Year Teacher of the Year

In the middle of a math lesson, a team from the Wake County Public School System burst into Megan D'Agostino's room with a surprise — she has just been named one of four Diane Kent Parker First Year Teachers of the Year.