Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson on Helping Children with Autism Tackle Food Selectivity
Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., assistant professor of special education, spent the past decade working with children with disabilities and their families. She discusses the issue of food selectivity in children with autism and ways parents and practitioners can work to help children overcome aversions.
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Aims to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Make Sense of Fractions using NSF CAREER Award
Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, believes all students deserve the space to reason about and appreciate themselves within mathematics, which is why she is using her NSF CAREER award to study how best to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions. Her project is part of the STEM for All Video Showcase being held May 13-20.
NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill to Prepare More Teachers for Elementary and Special Education through Expansion of Online Teacher Licensure Program
Pathway to Practice NC, an online licensure joint program between the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Education, will create new modules that enable residency licensed teachers to work towards specialized licensures in either elementary education or special education thanks to a $200,000 grant from the SECU Foundation. The grant will also provide scholarships for 10 North Carolina teachers to complete the online training.
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Receives National Outstanding Publication Award from NCTM
Jessica Hunt, associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award at the council’s annual conference held April 3-6, 2019.
Sonja Thalheimer ’18MAT: Meeting the Learning Needs of All Students
Sonja Thalheimer ’18MAT has long held onto to the idea that good teaching applies to all students. Now, she’s preparing to graduate with her Master of Arts in Teaching in Special Education. Name: Sonja Thalheimer Hometown: Cary, North Carolina Field […]
Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Receives Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award
Jessica Hunt, associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, has received the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award.
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 Education Receives $7.5+ Million in Research Grants Between April-May 2018
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $7,749,144 to support five research projects in April and May. In FY 2018, faculty have received $13,276,765 in awards so far.
4 Receive Faculty Research and Professional Development (FRPD) Grants
Faculty members KC Busch, Crystal Chen Lee, Jessica Hunt and Jamie Pearson have received Faculty Research and Professional Development grants worth $7,500 to support their research.
Taylor Rothenburg ’18 MAT: A Near-Perfect edTPA Score
After feeling unrewarded by her brief stint in sales, Taylor Rothenburg ’18 realized she wanted to make a career out of helping change lives through Special Education. Her decision to change paths was solidified when she made a near perfect 73 of 75 on the edTPA before graduation.