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Oct 11, 2023

Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue, Doctoral Student Victor Cadilla Explore Potential of Two-way Dual Language Immersion Programs as Desegregation Tool in Essay, Study

Despite schools in the United States becoming increasingly linguistically and ethnically diverse, school desegregation has been on a decline since hitting a peak in the 1980s, according to research. Now, Assistant Professor Jenn Ayscue and doctoral student Victor Cadilla are exploring the potential of two-way dual language immersion (DLI) programs to diminish segregation, particularly for multilingual learners. 

Oct 9, 2023

With $42.1M in Funding, NC State College of Education Researchers Set New Record from Grant Funding Awarded in a Single Year

Faculty and research scholars in the NC State College of Education, including the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $42,138,265 in external funding to support 66 projects in the 2022-23 academic year, setting a new record for total dollar amount awarded in a single year. 

In this photo, the top of the Belltower is framed by fall foliage.

Sep 25, 2023

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Meg Blanchard Working on Collaborative Project to Develop New Short-Wave Infrared Light Camera

Engineers, scientists and educators at NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are collaborating to develop a new SWIR (short-wave infrared) light camera and recruit the next generation of engineers. 

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