Paola Sztajn

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.

Jul 1, 2020

UnPACKing K-5 Math for Caregivers: What is Subitizing and How Does it Help Kids?

In this videocast, Associate Dean Paola Sztajn, Ph.D.; Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., and Teaching Associate Professor Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., discuss subitizing--the idea that kids can process and understand the value of a set without counting--and why it’s important for kids.

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.

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.

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 4, 2020

College of Education Researchers Discuss Ways To Break Barriers Between Researchers and Practitioners at Celebration of Research

NC State College of Education faculty and researchers discussed the importance of involving practitioners in the research process and shared some of their recent work during the Celebration of Research at Talley Student Union.

Feb 20, 2020

How NC State’s College of Education Helps In-Service Teachers Across North Carolina Succeed

The NC State College of Education graduates educators who rate among the best in statewide performance measures. But our work to prepare extraordinary educators extends beyond pre-service teachers. From professional development opportunities to advanced degree programs for in-service teachers across North Carolina, programs and partnerships with public school districts are working to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education.

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.