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Tag: Special Education

Two students working on a STEM education project

May 11, 2022

Three Videos from College of Education Researchers Featured in National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase

Three videos from NC State College of Education faculty, staff and students, including researchers from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are featured at the National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM For All Video Showcase, which is being held virtually from May 10-17. 

Dream2B, a fraction game developed by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., using a National Science Foundation grant

Apr 6, 2022

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Shares Benefits of Inclusive, Game-Based Learning Through National Webinars

As she presents her work through two national webinars, Associate Professor Jessica Hunt shares about the importance of providing more STEM opportunities to students with disabilities and the benefits of game-based learning. 

Mar 15, 2022

With Support From Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows, Anyah Moore is Able to Attend NC State College of Education and Pursue Teaching Goals

Scholarship support from the Education Excellence Fund and Teaching Fellows led Anyah Moore '25 to choose the NC State College of Education. Now, she's taking advantage of the opportunities available to her to become a teacher who is a champion for students of color and those who struggle with their mental health. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson

Feb 8, 2022

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson Discusses Equity in Education Research, FACES Project at National Events

Jamie Pearson, an assistant professor of special education in the NC State College of Education, is hoping to spark conversations that lead to action around equitable education research through her participation in two nationwide events. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Teaching Professor Jordan Lukins, Ph.D.

Aug 16, 2021

Meet Assistant Teaching Professor Jordan Lukins: ‘I Have Been Driven By a Passion to Create Classrooms and Schools Where All Students Are Valued, Included’

This is part of a series of profiles about new faculty who have joined the College of Education in the 2021-22 academic year.  Name: Jordan Lukins, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Teaching… 

Meet Our Incoming Students

Aug 10, 2021

Meet Our Incoming Students: 4 of Our Newest Dean’s Excellence Scholarships Recipients

This fall, the NC State College of Education will welcome over 580 first-year, transfer and graduate students for the 2021-22 academic year. Among the incoming undergraduate students, 10 are recipients of the new Dean’s Excellence Scholarships. Meet four of them. 

Math homework image.

Jul 12, 2021

Training Helps Teachers Anticipate How Students With Learning Disabilities Might Solve Problems

North Carolina State University researchers, including Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., found that a four-week training course made a substantial difference in helping special education teachers anticipate different ways students with learning disabilities might solve math problems. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D.

Jul 6, 2021

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson Will Use IES Early Career Grant To Help Connect Black Children, Families To Autism Services and Supports

Black children often face disparities when it comes to being diagnosed with autism and, although the delay in autism identification has decreased in recent years, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., is aiming to help Black families be better equipped to access services through a new grant-funded project. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., talks about teaching from a strengths-based perspective

Jun 17, 2021

Ask the Expert: How Can Teaching Math From a Strengths-based Perspective Help Students Succeed? ‘When Teachers Utilize a Student’s Strengths, They Position Them as Already Possessing a Way of Knowledge That They Use To Understand the World,’ Says Associate Professor Jessica Hunt

Students’ thinking is often evaluated from a deficit standpoint, focusing on what they don’t yet know, says Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D. This is especially true when it comes to teaching mathematics to students with disabilities. Instead of focusing on what students don’t know, Hunt says it is best for teachers to approach lessons from a strengths-based perspective. 

Dream2B, a fraction game developed by NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., using a National Science Foundation grant

Jun 1, 2021

Game Developed by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt To Help Students Understand Fractions Showcased at National EdTech Games Expo

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., will showcase the Dream2B puzzle-based learning environment designed to help students master fraction concepts while exploring STEM and ICT careers during the National EdTech Games Expo from June 1-6.