mathematics

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.

Mar 10, 2020

Will Pequigney ‘20: ‘My Education Courses Have Prepared Me to Help Students and Perform My Job as a Future Educator to the Best of My Ability’

Will Pequigney ‘20, a double major in mathematics and math education, has always wanted to be an educator. But his attendance at the NC State College of Education’s EdTalks: A Celebration of K-12 Education event inspired him to do more than just teach.

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.

Oct 3, 2019

New Book Explores How Data Can Contribute to Inequity in Mathematics Classrooms

For many minority students, high performance doesn’t guarantee access to advanced mathematics classes. A new book from Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., Patricia Marshall, Ph.D., and Associate Dean Lee Stiff, Ph.D., explores how data and bias can lead to inequity in the classroom.

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 1, 2019

Jonee Wilson, Temple Walkowiak to Measure High-Quality Instructional Practices to Support Marginalized Students in Rigorous Mathematics through NSF Grant

Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak are joining data from their previous research to develop rubrics that measure the extent to which teachers implement practices that support marginalized students as they participate in rigorous mathematics.

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.

May 13, 2019

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Aims to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Make Sense of Fractions using NSF CAREER Award

Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, believes all students deserve the space to reason about and appreciate themselves within mathematics, which is why she is using her NSF CAREER award to study how best to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions. Her project is part of the STEM for All Video Showcase being held May 13-20.

Feb 28, 2019

Assistant Professor Teya Rutherford Earns NSF CAREER Grant to Study Mathematics Motivation

Dr. Teya Rutherford, an assistant professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, will use the five-year, $1 million grant to study how motivation functions to support student’s in-the-moment choices during learning. She is the first faculty member to receive an NSF Early Faculty CAREER grant while on the college's faculty.

Dec 10, 2018

3 NC State Education Faculty Projects Receive STEM Education Initiative Funding

Three faculty members from the NC State College of Education -- K.C. Busch, Karen Hollebrands and Temple Walkowiak -- were recently awarded research grants from the STEM Education Initiative. The funding will support projects focused on learning STEM in informal contexts, enhancing online courses for mathematics teaching specialists, and preparing elementary teachers to become leaders in mathematics teaching and learning.