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Sep 15, 2023

Scholars Gather to Learn About Rural Multilingual Learners at Conference on Rural English Learner Education and Research (CREER) Organized by Goodnight Distinguished Professor in Educational Equity Maria Coady

The first-of-its-kind Conference on Rural English Learner Education and Research (CREER) convened scholars and educators from across the country to identify the state of educational programs, policies and practices for rural multilingual learners and families. The conference also aimed to create a collaborative plan and a national research agenda for this population. 

Sylvia Nassar, Ph.D., professor of Counselor Education at the NC State College of Education

Sep 8, 2023

Book Edited by Professor Sylvia Nassar Addresses Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Arab Americans

NC State College of Education Professor Sylvia Nassar serves as the lead editor and author of two chapters in the second edition of Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Arab Americans: Culture, Development, and Health. 

Student on a laptop.

Sep 8, 2023

Award-Winning Book Chapter Authored by Assistant Professor Ela Castellanos-Reyes Highlights How Latin American Educators Leveraged Free Tools During Remote Learning

A book chapter authored by NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Ela Castellanos-Reyes has been awarded the Association for Educational Communications and Technology’s Culture, Learning and Technology Division’s 2023 Outstanding Publication Award. 

Elementary Education

Aug 29, 2023

Study from Assistant Professor Michael Jarry-Shore Shows Knowledge of Students Plays Important Role in Teachers’ In-the-moment Noticing of Students’ Mathematical Strategies

Assistant Professor Michael Jarry-Shore is the lead author on a recently published study that examined the extent to which four novice teachers noticed students’ mathematical strategies in the moment, identifying instances when teachers had attended to specific details in students’ strategies and made precise claims about understandings reflected in the strategies. 

Aug 18, 2023

How Can Game-based Learning Improve Student Achievement in STEM? ‘We See the Immediate Benefits of Having Students More Interested in Learning,’ Says Professor Emeritus Eric Wiebe

When students engage in game-based learning in STEM classrooms, they not only learn content, but learn the practices they will need to be successful in STEM subjects, according to NC State College of Education Professor Emeritus Eric Wiebe. 

students in classroom taking notes

Aug 3, 2023

Assistant Professor Sunghwan Byun Collaborates with NC State’s Department of Statistics to Improve Equity through Grant-funded Project

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Sunghwan Byun is working to make the teaching of college-level statistics more equitable through a new grant-funded project. 

Aug 1, 2023

New Research Highlights Best Instructional Practices for Online Teacher Professional Development When Working with Multilingual Learners

A recent research study published by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s New Literacies Collaborative, comprised of Research Scholar Sarah Bausell, New Literacies Collaborative Director Marie Himes and Executive Director and Professor Emerita Hiller Spires, underscores the importance of online teacher professional development (oTPD) instructional design that explicitly encourages participants to discuss and connect learning to their practice 

Apple on school books.

Jul 26, 2023

Teachers Who Leave Turnaround Schools Can Have Positive Effects

A recent study led by Assistant Professor Lam Pham revealed spillover effects from turnaround reforms in low-performing schools. 

Jul 21, 2023

Assistant Teaching Professors Jordan Lukins, Carrol Warren Named 2023-2024 DELTA Grants Recipients

NC State College of Education Assistant Teaching Professors Jordan Lukins and Carrol Warren were among the 2023-23 DELTA Grants recipients. 

Close-up of laptop

Jul 12, 2023

K-12 Schools Need Staff, Training To Face Cybersecurity Threats

K-12 school leaders need more technology staff, training and technology infrastructure, a recent NC State study found.