Laila Thompson ’18: “I Seek to be an Inspiration”
Born prematurely and labeled as a child who would "lag behind her peers," Laila Thompson '18 has spent her life overcoming obstacles. Educators, she says, believed in her potential and inspired her to not be defined by her circumstances. That is why she chose education and why she continues to encourage other educators to embrace their role in helping students to achieve their dreams.
Ashley Lawson Wins NCCTM Outstanding Mathematics Education Student Award
The undergraduate student is recognized for her excellence in mathematics education by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Ashley Whitehead ’17 PHD: Educating Our Educators
Ashley Whitehead ’17 PHD will use her Ph.D. to develop the next generation of pre-service math teachers. Name: Ashley Whitehead Hometown: Princeton, Indiana Field of Study: Ph.D., Mathematics Education Activities: Faculty Awards Committee Graduate Student Representative, Kappa Delta Pi, Preparing […]
Jere Confrey Named 2017 AERA Fellow
The mathematics professor has been named NC State's first AERA Fellow, the highest honor for education researchers.
Mapping Out Middle School Math
A tool created by College of Education professor Jere Confrey for middle school math teachers is gaining national attention.
Learning Math Through Language
Sometimes the best way to solve problems is to talk through them. And sometimes the best way to learn to solve problems is to present strategies to others or to probe someone else’s thinking about how they solved a problem. That’s the idea driving Dr. Paola Sztajn’s Project AIM: All Included in Mathematics.