mathematics

Apr 29, 2021

An Exponential Impact: Jasmine Frantz ’13 and Sara Scanlon ’12 Share Their Love of Teaching

Jasmine Frantz ’13 and Sara Taormina Scanlon ’12 both had teachers in high school who made such a positive impact on their lives, they were inspired to pursue teaching careers.

Nov 17, 2020

Kids Math Talk: Student Discourse and Engagement Goals – An Interview with Paola Sztajn and Kristen Malzahn

NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., discusses Project AIM and her new book, Activating Math Talk: 11 Purposeful Techniques for Your Elementary Students, on this podcast. 

Jul 9, 2020

UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers: What Does it Mean to Implement a Division Algorithm?

In this installment of UnPacking K-5 Math for Caregivers, Paola Sztajn, Ph.D. associate dean for research and innovation; Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., teaching associate professor of mathematics education; and Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics education, discuss what it means to implement a division algorithm and different approaches to thinking about division.

Jun 19, 2020

UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers: How Can Parents Help Kids Build Fractional Concepts?

In the fifth UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers videocast, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Szjatn, Ph.D., Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., discuss helping students begin to build fractional concepts.

Jun 5, 2020

UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers: How Can Caregivers Approach Math from a Strength Perspective?

In the fourth installment of the UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers videocast, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and Special Education Jessica Hunt, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Mathematics Education Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., discuss what it means to approach mathematics from a position of strength.

May 26, 2020

UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers: What Makes Counting So Powerful?

In the third video in the UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers series, Paola Sztajn, Ph.D. associate dean for research and innovation; Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., teaching associate professor of mathematics education; and Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics education discusses why counting is a powerful tool.

May 6, 2020

Associate Professor DeLeon Gray Aims to Help Mathematics Teachers Engage in Belonging-centered Instruction Through New Grant-funded Project

Associate Professor and University Faculty Scholar DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., is partnering with Montclair State University on a new grant-funded project that aims to identify the qualities of belonging-centered instruction in mathematics classrooms and provide teachers with a guide to equity-focused instruction.

Apr 23, 2020

College of Education Faculty Develop UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers Videocast to Help Teach K-5 Math at Home

As parents and other caregivers work alongside teachers to help educate children at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, NC State College of Education faculty have created a videocast series called UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers to help with mathematics instruction.

Apr 20, 2020

College of Education Graduate Student Kelly Womack Adams ’24 Awarded Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Kelly Womack Adams ‘24, a doctoral student in the College of Education, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation for her research proposal to study the way different dialects impact childrens’ understanding of mathematical concepts.

Mar 27, 2020

Study of Project AIM Published by Associate Dean Paola Sztajn Examines Approach to Strengthen Professional Development Programs

Teachers who participated in the College of Education’s Project AIM professional development program demonstrated significant gains in the classroom. In a recent article Associate Dean Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., examines how the design of that program could be applied to strengthen other professional development opportunities.