Paola Sztajn

Mar 19, 2021

Professor Paola Sztajn Awarded NC State’s 2021 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award, Inducted into Research Leadership Academy

Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., has been selected as one of five NC State faculty members to receive the 2021 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award and will be inducted into the Research Leadership Academy.

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. 

Oct 26, 2020

College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn Interviews Vice Chancellor Mladen Vouk

NC State Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation Mladen Vouk, Ph.D. sat down with NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., to answer some questions about research at the university.

Oct 6, 2020

Professor Paola Sztajn Helps Teachers Encourage Young Students to Engage in Mathematical Discourse Through New Book

Participation in mathematics discourse can promote mathematical understanding among elementary school students, but the ability to engage in such conversations does not come naturally to most young children. In order to help educators understand how to support and incorporate productive mathematical conversations in the classroom, NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D. has authored a new book entitled Activating Math Talk: 11 Purposeful Techniques for Your Elementary Students.

Aug 6, 2020

Original Freedom Writer Manny Scott Encourages Educators to Build Bridges, Develop Cultural Competence in 2020 Math Summit Keynote Address

Do you still believe education is the great equalizer? Do you enrich or impoverish the kids under your care? These are the questions author and original Freedom Writer Manny Scott posed to nearly 1,000 educators during his keynote address at the 2020 Math Summit hosted by the Triangle Math Alliance.

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.