science education

Dec 3, 2019

12 Science Education Pre-Service Student Teachers Present at the 2019 North Carolina Science Teacher Association Share-A-Thon

Twelve pre-service student teachers from the NC State College of Education’s science education programs presented at Share-A-Thon, a part of the North Carolina Science Teacher Association (NCSTA) annual professional development institute in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Nov 7, 2019

Teaching Fellow and Science Education Major Caroline Alexander ’20 Selected for STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarship Program

NC State College of Education student and Teaching Fellow Caroline Alexander ’20 has been awarded the STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarship through the North Carolina Space Grant. A science education major, Alexander will receive a $4,000 scholarship.

Oct 16, 2019

Elizabeth Vanegas ’22: ‘My Eyes Are Set on a Goal Much Bigger Than Myself’

As a person who loves to plan their life, I learned very quickly after my first year of college that you can’t always expect every obstacle that comes your way. Despite having a successful academic career on paper, I went […]

Sep 26, 2019

National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) Student Organization Meeting

Join Us to Talk About Teaching Science! Pizza and Drinks Provided! Learn more about: Promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. Acquainting pre-service teachers of science with the support resources and professional development opportunities available from […]

Aug 23, 2019

N.C. Teaching Fellow Caroline Alexander ’20: ‘The College of Education Has Completely Reshaped What I Believe a Teacher Should Look Like’

Caroline Alexander ‘20 came to NC State to major in engineering, but she soon discovered a passion for teaching.

May 23, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

A new study co-authored by Associate Professor of Elementary Science Education Sarah Carrier finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change.

May 7, 2019

Elementary Students and Teachers Benefit Thanks to Specialized Cohort Programs in Science and Mathematics

The NC State College of Education is preparing teacher leaders through an advanced degree in elementary education that offers elementary teachers add-on designations as science or mathematics specialists. The program, which graduates its inaugural science cohort May 10, focuses on developing teachers into leaders who possess a deep understanding of how elementary-aged children learn science or mathematics.

Mar 13, 2019

Teaching Fellow Erin Lisi on Building a Curriculum Based on “Cabaret”

Meet Erin Lisi: senior science education major and N.C. Teaching Fellow who designed a curriculum for high school students to explore themes like creative expression, personal ethics and minority oppression in the 1966 musical “Cabaret” -- and to ask themselves, “How can art help me?”

Dec 5, 2018

Living and Learning in SAY Village

Residents of NC State College of Education’s Students Advocating for Youth (SAY) Living and Learning Village help local elementary, middle and high schoolers tackle bullying, self-esteem and academic obstacles while building friendships and life skills of their own in historic Syme Hall.

Jul 30, 2018

7 Strategies For Preventing Summer Learning Loss

NC State College of Education faculty recommend seven ways to keep children’s minds and bodies active during school breaks. The easy-to-implement strategies help students continue to develop and retain science, math and reading knowledge gained in the classroom.