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A teacher works with students in an elementary school classroom

Jul 13, 2021

Elementary Education Program Spotlight: ‘We Share a Commitment to Seeing Our Students Succeed and Ensuring Our Graduates Are Excellent Elementary Teachers’

Through coursework, field placements and propinquity, the NC State College of Education’s elementary education program is preparing future teachers who rank among the most effective in the state. 

Science Class

Jun 24, 2021

Museum Volunteer Programs Could Play Important Role in Developing Pipeline of Much-needed Science Teachers, Says Study from College of Education Doctoral Students, Faculty

Museum volunteer programs could be a potential avenue for recruiting high school students into science teaching and communication careers, according to a recent study co-authored by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones, Ph.D., Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., and students and alum of the NC State College of Education’s Learning and Teaching in STEM doctoral program. 

Teacher Outside with Student

May 17, 2021

Edutopia: How Hidden Classroom Dynamics Can Stymie Girls in STEM

A new study published in the International Journal of Science Education and co-authored by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D., examines why girls performing better than boys in STEM, but leaving the field much earlier. 

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. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

May 4, 2021

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. 

Teacher Outside with Student

Apr 12, 2021

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. 

NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Sarah Carrier, Ph.D.

Mar 2, 2021

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. 

Wolf statue and the Park Alumni Center.

Jan 21, 2021

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. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Sarah Carrier

Nov 3, 2020

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. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Sarah Carrier

Oct 20, 2020

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.