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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. 

Frederique Yova

Dec 7, 2021

Frédérique Yova ‘21PHD: ‘I Hope to Continue to Advocate for Young Children and Their Families Through Research Focusing on Early Childhood Education and Early Mathematics’

Inspired by her time in the classroom, Frédérique Yova ‘21PHD decided to focus her research on elementary mathematics education. In the College of Education, she found a welcoming environment where she was able to strengthen her research skills and prepare to be an advocate for equitable access to early mathematics experiences for all children. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis

Nov 9, 2021

Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis Invited to Serve as Associate Vice President for Professional Development for the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators

Ruby Ellis, assistant professor of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education, has been invited to serve a one-year term as the associate vice president for professional development for the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE). 

School girl thinking what to write on a blackboard.

Oct 14, 2021

Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson Will Support Teachers to Bring Equitable Mathematics Instruction into Classrooms Through National Science Foundation Grant

Jonee Wilson, an assistant professor of mathematics education in the NC State College of Education, has watched countless hours of instruction from classrooms across the United States. But, she said, she and other researchers have rarely seen equitable mathematics instruction put into practice. She hopes to address this issue through a new four-year, National Science Foundation DRK12 grant. 

NC State College of Education Professor Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., delivering her Cherry Award Lecture on Sept. 23, 2021

Sep 24, 2021

‘I Want The Folks in Our Society to Be Data Literate So That We Are Making Good Decisions Together for the Good of the World,’ Says Professor Hollylynne Lee During Cherry Award Lecture

What makes a roller coaster thrilling or scary? How do you find a unique restaurant when you’re planning to go out for dinner? Although seemingly unrelated, NC State College of Education Professor Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., shared that both of these questions demonstrate the importance of understanding statistics and data science. 

Sep 23, 2021

Karen Hollebrands Named College of Education’s Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

Professor of Mathematics Education and Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D., will be the NC State College of Education’s associate dean for research and innovation, effective Oct. 1. 

NC State College of Education Professor Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D.

Sep 21, 2021

Why is it Important for K-12 Students to Understand Data and Statistics? ‘Understanding How Data is Used, How It’s Collected and Why It’s Collected Helps You Understand That You Can Be Empowered By It or You Can Be Manipulated By It,’ Says Professor Hollylynne Lee

Students and teachers are surrounded by data every day and often use it to inform their decisions without fully understanding where it came from or how it was compiled. This is one of many reasons Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., professor of mathematics and statistics education, believes that statistics education is so important for both students and their teachers. 

Assistant Professor Sunghwan Byun, Ph.D., shares why he chose a career in education, what his research interests are and why he chose the NC State College of Education.

Aug 16, 2021

Meet Assistant Professor Sunghwan Byun: ‘My Goal Was to Contribute to Equity in Mathematics Education Beyond the 4 Walls of My Classroom’

Assistant Professor Sunghwan Byun, Ph.D., shares why he chose a career in education, what his research interests are and why he chose the NC State College of Education.