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Tag: STEM Ed Research

May 5, 2017

Ashley Whitehead ’17 PHD: Educating Our Educators

Ashley Whitehead ’17 PHD will use her Ph.D. to develop the next generation of pre-service math teachers. Name: Ashley Whitehead Hometown: Princeton, Indiana Field of Study: Ph.D., Mathematics Education Activities:… 

Mar 28, 2017

Words Matter When Math Teachers Describe Student Learning

Whether you remember being in the "high" or "low" math group in elementary school, you'll relate to new College of Education research about describing students' math abilities. 

Jere Confrey

Feb 23, 2017

Jere Confrey Named 2017 AERA Fellow

The mathematics professor has been named NC State's first AERA Fellow, the highest honor for education researchers. 

Students at Reedy Creek Middle School interacting with Wiebe's computer game.

Jan 12, 2017

Engaging in Computer Science

College of Education faculty change the way students learn through classroom innovation. That’s exactly what Dr. Eric Wiebe does through ENGAGE, a game-based learning environment that gets middle school students involved in computer science. 

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Jan 10, 2017

Mapping Out Middle School Math

A tool created by College of Education professor Jere Confrey for middle school math teachers is gaining national attention. 

Meg Blanchard in the classroom.

Sep 15, 2016

Increasing Student Achievement in Rural Schools through Technology

Closing the achievement gap starts with addressing the opportunity gap, especially when it comes to technology access in the classroom. 

Aug 9, 2016

Where Math and Technology Meet

Equipping teachers with the right classroom tools goes a long way in helping students succeed in mathematics. For more than a decade, Preparing to Teach Mathematics with Technology (PTMT) has helped teachers integrate the latest technology in their lessons to better engage students. 

May 17, 2016

Spotlight on Gail Jones

Gail Jones, an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the College of Education’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM Ed.), prepares science teachers to help students excel in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Her work showcases the impact of experiential education on STEM learning success. NC State recently recognized Jones’ efforts with an appointment to the university’s Research Leadership Academy, which promotes the development and implementation of research best practices among faculty members.