mathematics education

Mar 2, 2020

My Student Experience: ‘I Love Math and I Really Love Working with Kids. Teaching Gives Me the Best of Both Worlds,’ Says NC State Gymnast and Mathematics Education Student Hailey Mesmer ’20

As a member of the NC State gymnastics team, mathematics education major Hailey Mesmer ‘20 has used lessons learned from her sport to help her prepare for a career as a high school math teacher. And her student teaching experience confirmed her desire to teach.

Jan 29, 2020

N.C. Teaching Fellow Katie King ’23: ‘I Hope to Teach My Students the Value of Being a Diligent Student and a Life-long Learner’

First-year mathematics education student and N.C. Teaching Fellow Katie King '23 shares her experience in the Goodnight Scholars Program and how that experience has helped her as a future high school math teacher.

Jan 24, 2020

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt to Develop Game to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Understand Fractions, Explore STEM Careers

Building upon a series of tasks she developed through a National Science Foundation CAREER grant, Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., will use a new, $1.4 million NSF grant to develop a game to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions through real-world applications.

Jan 22, 2020

Why I Give: ‘I Received an Exceptional Education at NC State. I Want Future Teachers to Have the Same Opportunity,’ Says Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79

Catherine “Cathy” Faircloth Hairr ’79 taught high school mathematics for 35 years in Raleigh. She credits her NC State education for preparing her for a life-long career in teaching. Because of her experiences in the College of Education, she has decided to give back through a gift in her estate to the college.

Jan 13, 2020

Ask the Expert: What is STEM Education? A Way to Foster Innovation, Invention and Creativity, Says Associate Professor Cameron Denson

What is STEM education? In a new series called Ask the Expert, NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cameron Denson explains STEM education, why it is important to K-12 students and how his research is helping to improve access to STEM for underrepresented students.

Dec 19, 2019

#NCStateCED19 Recap: To the Class of 2019, Always Evolve, Educate and Esteem and Go Confidently, Knowing You’re Ready to Leave a Legacy

The NC State College of Education recognized over 150 graduating students during its December 2019 Graduation Ceremony Thursday, Dec. 19, in the McKimmon Center. Our recap includes photos, quotes and notes from the ceremony.

Dec 6, 2019

Education Week: I Study How Teachers Collaborate Online. Here’s How They Can Do It Better

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Robin Anderson, Ph.D., discusses ways teachers can reduce the use of deficit language when interacting through online communities. 

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.