Skip to main content

Tag: Paola Sztajn

Paola Sztajn

Oct 11, 2021

Getting to Know Interim Dean Paola Sztajn

In this interview, Interim Dean Paola Sztajn talks about growing up in urban Brazil, how working in the Amazon jungle changed her life, how she developed her research interest in early mathematics teaching and what it means to her to be Latina and how it will influence her role as interim dean. 

Interim Dean Paola Sztjan

Oct 5, 2021

Interim Dean Paola Sztajn: “I Want to Help Keep the College Moving Forward While Strengthening a Few Core Values”

Paola Sztajn, a professor of mathematics education, began serving as the interim dean of NC State’s College of Education Oct. 5. In this interview, she talks about her role as interim dean, why she accepted the appointment, her leadership style, the biggest educational issues facing North Carolina and the role the College of Education plays in addressing those educational challenges. 

Sep 21, 2021

Paper Co-authored by Professor Paola Sztajn Discusses Broadening Promotion and Tenure Process to Value Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Universities that want to be more inclusive and value innovation and entrepreneurship among other diverse forms of scholarly impact need to broaden their promotion and tenure criteria, according to a paper co-authored by Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D. 

NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn and her book, Activating Math Talk

Jun 18, 2021

Teaching Math Teaching: Paola Sztajn and Dan Heck: Activating Math Talk

NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., and Dan Heck discuss their new book, Activating Math Talk, 11 Purposeful Techniques for Your Elementary Students. 

A group of children conduct a science experiment

May 11, 2021

4 Projects from College of Education Faculty Featured in 2021 STEM For All Video Showcase

Video projects from Professor Paola Sztajn, Ph.D., Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Erin Krupa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Jonee Wilson, Ph.D., and Associate Professor Temple Walkowiak, Ph.D., will be featured in the 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase from May 11-18. 

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. 

NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn and her book, Activating Math Talk

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.  

Paola Sztajn

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. 

NC State College of Education Professor Paola Sztajn and her book, Activating Math Talk

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. 

Original Freedom Writer Manny Scott speaks at the virtual 2020 Math Summit hosted at NC State

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.