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.
College of Education Students Share Words of Appreciation, Thanks for Faculty and Staff During Global Advising Week
NC State College of Education students are showing their gratitude for faculty and staff this week in celebration of Global Advising Week, which runs from May 2-8. In recognition of the week set aside to celebrate the work of advisors, tutors, counselors and coaches around the world, NC State established the “Thank an Advisor” program to recognize outstanding advisors who go the extra mile to shape students through their mentorship and dedication.
For Girls, Learning Science Outside Linked to Better Grades, Knowledge
In a new study, North Carolina State University researchers found that an outdoor science program was linked to higher average science grades and an increase in a measure of science knowledge for a group of fifth grade girls in North Carolina.
Students on Associate Professor Sarah Carrier: ‘She Values Hard Work and Life-long Learning, and Models These Values for Her Students Across All Levels of the Elementary Education Programs’
Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., says she hopes the students who take her courses will develop a sense of wonder and enthusiasm for science. College of Education students share how Carrier’s lessons have helped them in their own classrooms and on their academic journeys.
NC State College of Education Awarded Over $1M in Research Funding October-December, 2020
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $1,048,844 to support seven projects from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 2020. Total amounts reflect only the funding that was directly awarded to College of Education faculty and researchers.
Associate Professor Sarah Carrier to Help Teachers Implement Citizen Science Projects in Elementary School Classrooms Through NSF-funded Project
Citizen science projects, when successfully implemented in elementary school classrooms, can give students an opportunity to engage in authentic data collection that provides important information for professional scientists to use in their work. However, teachers often lack support for integrating these lessons into their existing curriculum. Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., is working to address this issue through a four-year, $1.9 million project funded by the National Science Foundation in partnership with Horizon Research, Inc.
Sarah Carrier Receives Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship
Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., is one of four NC State faculty members to receive an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professorship from the Alumni Association.
Sarah Carrier Receives Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award
Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., has received the Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professorship Award, which recognizes outstanding graduate-level teaching at NC State.
NC State College of Education Awarded $13.2M in Research Funding January-March 2020
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $13,260,745 to support 10 projects from Jan. 24 through March 24, 2020.
Backyard Activities Can Provide Educational Respite From Cabin Fever During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak, Says Associate Professor Sarah Carrier
Looking to keep your kids away from screens and provide some educational fun while they are home during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak? Associate Professor Sarah Carrier has some activities that will get kids outside and enjoying nature close to home.