mathematics education

Nov 11, 2019

Middle School Math Teacher Nick Musgrave: ‘Nothing Has Prepared Me or Advanced My Career Like Pathway to Practice NC Did’

Nick Musgrave was two years into teaching math at Thomasville Middle School when he began Pathway to Practice NC, a joint program offered by UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University designed to help lateral entry teachers like him earn their full teaching license. “The program has absolutely changed the way I teach,” he says.

Oct 28, 2019

On Mathematics Field Day, NC State College of Education Students Learn to Think Outside the Box to Teach Math

NC State College of Education students learned about ways to think outside the box when teaching math lessons during a Mathematics Field Day event organized by Assistant Professor Erin Krupa using a grant from the University Foundation. The event was a precursor to a similar field day Krupa will lead at Centennial Campus Middle School in March.

Oct 22, 2019

Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Selected to Deliver Judith Jacobs Lecture at Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference in 2020

Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., has been selected to deliver the 2020 Judith Jacobs Lecture, which recognizes distinguished mathematics teacher educators.

Sep 13, 2019

Chandler Henninger ’20: ‘Having the position of an educator in the 21st century is about inspiring students to reach their potential.’

Through the NC State College of Education and the Goodnight Scholars Program, Chandler Henninger '20, has learned to see the world from a different perspective. And that perspective has prepared him for his career as a high school mathematics teacher.

Aug 29, 2019

EdNC: Here’s What It Looks Like to Facilitate Math Instruction in Today’s Classrooms

Paola Sztajn, associate dean for research and innovation at the NC State College of Education, outlines four sets of activities required of teachers who act as facilitators in mathematics classrooms. 

Aug 26, 2019

Giovanny Hernandez ’21: ‘If I Can Encourage Students on a Path That’s Going to Lead to a Greater Life, That Would Be Beyond My Wildest Dreams’

Giovanny Hernandez ’21 has had a passion for helping people since he was in elementary school. That desire to help others led him to pursue a career as a high school mathematics teacher, where he hopes to impact lives.

Aug 13, 2019

Meet Robin Anderson: ‘Everyone is a Mathematician’

Assistant Professor Robin Anderson, Ph.D., is one of several new faculty joining the NC State College of Education for the 2019-20 academic year.

Aug 6, 2019

Teachers Focus on Implementing Task Based Instruction at NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit

Hundreds of educators gathered for the NC State and Triangle Math Alliance Summit, where the focus was on the implementation of task based instruction and eight strategies to support strategic competence and flexibility in mathematics classrooms.

Jul 25, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Works to Create Repository of Validity Evidence for Quantitative Measures in Mathematics through $2.1M NSF Grant

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., will use a $2.1 million NFS grant to create a repository of quantitative measures in mathematics education and evidence for their validity.

Jun 26, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Hopes to Help Students Better Understand Geometry Through $450,000 NSF Grant

Could the use of animated materials in contrasting cases help middle school students develop a stronger understanding of geometry? NC State College of Education Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa will use a $450,000 NSF grant to find out.