NC State a Fulbright Leader — Again
Dr. Margareta Thomson, an associate professor of educational psychology, is one of NC State University's seven U.S. Fulbright Scholars studying, teaching and conducting research around the world in 2018-19. Dr. Thompson is working alongside Babes-Bolyai University in Romania on her project "Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High Poverty Schools Through Authentic Research Experiences."
Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy on Facilitating Classroom Discussions
In this Q&A, Assistant Professor Paula McAvoy discusses some of the ethical dilemmas teachers face when they introduce controversial issues into the classroom. She will present her talk “The Ethics of Steering Classroom Discussions” as part of the Ethics Across the Disciplines Lecture Series hosted by the Parr Center for Ethics on Feb. 25.
Graduate Student Deidre Kelly Selected for ITEEA 21st Century Leadership Academy
Deidre Kelly, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has been selected for the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) 21st Century Leadership Academy for 2019-2020.
Associate Dean Lee V. Stiff ’78 PHD Receives NCTM Lifetime Achievement Award
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) named Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD a 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award honors NCTM members who have exhibited a lifetime of achievement in mathematics education at the national level.
Empowering a Global Perspective
Mary Ann Danowitz, dean of NC State’s College of Education, has established a study abroad award fund to benefit future education professionals – and their students. The scholarship’s first awardee, Chantal Warfield, fulfilled her study abroad goals by traveling to the United Kingdom for a five-week STEM and liberal studies program.
Graduate Student Kevin Singer Receives NASPA Research Award
Kevin Singer, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education, has received the 2019 Spirituality and Religion in Higher Education Research Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).
The Graveyard, the Trolley Ride and the Teacher Who Ties It All Together
Meet Candy Beal, who specializes in adolescent development theory and learning methods — and who brings them to life through collaborative learning and experiential education.
Associate Teaching Professor Angie Smith Receives NBCC Approved Clinical Supervisor Training Award
The Approved Clinical Supervisor Training Award from the National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc. (NBCC) Foundation provides recipients with funding to attain their approved clinical supervisor credential.
[Video]: EdNC.org: Computer Science for All
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is providing opportunities to learn computer science in classrooms across North Carolina through its Computer Science for All initiative. Hear from industry leaders about why the initiative is crucial to student success in this new video.
New Dual Enrollment Program to Create Affordable Pathway to a Teaching Degree, Prepare Highly-Qualified Teachers for Johnston County
Johnston County Public Schools, Johnston Community College and the NC State College of Education are piloting an Associate in Science (Teacher Education Concentration) degree to create an affordable pathway to earn a teaching degree and to supply highly-qualified teachers for Johnston County.