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Researchers at NC State are developing a new computer game to help students learn key mathematical concepts.

Sep 20, 2018

Learning through Play with a City’s Built-in Math

A new collaboration between Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education, and the Center for Geospatial Analytics will use games and urban design to teach mathematics in middle school classrooms. 

NC State Belltower at dusk.

Aug 30, 2018

New $1.8 Million NSF Grant to Support NC State Education Project on Math Teacher Preparation

Hollylynne Lee, professor and university faculty scholar at the NC State College of Education, will use the grant to continue her team’s work on improving the way preservice mathematics teachers prepare to enter their classrooms, specifically how to utilize students’ mathematical thinking in technology-rich environments. 

Court of North Carolina

Aug 24, 2018

Education Week: Five Questions About Data Use for School Leaders

NC State Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite offers five big-picture questions about data use for school leaders to consider as the school year begins in the final entry in a series of guest blog posts for Education Week. 

Court of North Carolina

Aug 22, 2018

Education Week: School Leaders Can Help Reduce Minority Teacher Turnover

NC State Education Assistant Professor Anna Egalite writes about her new research on the principal's role in reducing turnover among teachers of color in the second of a series of guest blog posts for Education Week. 

Aug 20, 2018

Meet Erin Krupa ’11 PHD: All Students Can Engage with Mathematics if Given the Opportunity

“After I taught high school mathematics for four years, I believed I could help more students be successful in mathematics by learning how to prepare future mathematics teachers. I believed I could make more of an impact if I worked with future and practicing teachers on improving their mathematics instruction," says the new assistant professor of mathematics education. 

Aug 17, 2018

Meet Christy Byrd: I Work Alongside My Students to Promote Social Change

"I hope my students will be inspired by my story: a first-generation college student who gets to do what she loves every day--work with awesome students to promote social change," says the new assistant professor. 

Aug 17, 2018

Meet Jennifer Ayscue: Education Has the Power to Change Lives

“I believe that education has the power to change lives. Schools are extremely important because they provide children and youth with education, and they are also a public institution where people of all different backgrounds have the potential to come together to learn," says the new assistant professor. 

Aug 17, 2018

Meet Paula McAvoy: I’m Committed to Research That Helps Teachers Do Their Best Work

"I decided to return to a faculty position because I want to focus on research and teaching. NC State’s land-grant mission appeals to my commitment to conduct research that helps teachers do their best work," says the new assistant professor of social studies. 

Aug 1, 2018

EdNC.org: Wolfpack WORKS Gets Ready to Bolster Literacy Efforts

In this episode of EdTalk, host Alex Granados talks with Paola Sztajn, NC State College of Education's associate dean for research and Innovation and co-principal investigator for Wolfpack WORKS. Wolfpack WORKS is an offshoot of the Read to Achieve program and will help first- and second-year, K-2 teachers better provide literacy instruction to their students. 

Jun 5, 2018

WUNC: Researchers Say N.C. Voucher Program Needs Closer Look Than They Can Give

Researchers at the NC State College of Education and the Friday Institute this week released the results of an unpublished evaluation of the Opportunity Scholarship, a state-funded voucher that helps low-income students attend private schools. The research came out with positive results for the voucher recipients who participated in the study – but the authors say those results come with many caveats.