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Tag: STEM Ed

Jun 23, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Ren Rende

Doctoral Dissertation: K. Ren Rende June 23, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm “We Can Update our Own Stories:” Trans*-Informed Principles for LGBTQ+ Inclusive Science Teaching Under the direction of Dr.… 

High school teachers and NC State researchers stand in front of a paper mill in New Bern, N.C.

Jun 22, 2022

Field Trip to New Bern Paper Mill with Professor Meg Blanchard Sparks Interest in Soft Biodegradable Electronics Among Teachers, Graduate Students

High school science teachers and researchers from NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had an opportunity to gain firsthand experience with bio-based electronics during a field trip connected to two grant-funded projects involving Professor and University Faculty Scholar Meg Blanchard. 

woman working on a laptop

Jun 20, 2022

Lecturer Erik Schettig, Professor Aaron Clark and Assistant Teaching Professor Kevin Sutton Draw on Lessons Learned During Transition to Remote Learning to Better Support Students

A group of researchers in NC State’s College of Education are hoping that lessons learned during the transition to online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic can help reshape future learning environments to increase accessibility and flexibility for students. 

Jun 1, 2022

Shaun Kellogg Named Interim Executive Director, Friday Institute; Distinguished Professor Hollylynne Lee Named Interim Associate Dean, Friday Institute, College of Education

Shaun Kellogg, the Friday Institute’s Senior Director of Program Evaluation and Education Research, will begin serving as the Friday Institute’s interim executive director June 1. To assist in the interim duties, NC State College of Education Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Hollylynne Lee will serve as interim associate dean, Friday Institute, College of Education. 

Wake STEM Early College Students

May 26, 2022

College of Education Faculty Contribute to New Handbook of Research on Science Teacher Education

A new book co-edited by Gail Jones, an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the NC State College of Education, is providing insights into science teacher education through a thorough review of research related to science teacher preparation, induction and career-long professional learning. The book’s 35 chapters are divided into six sections, two of which were edited by Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Sarah Carrier and Professor Soonhye Park. 

Photo of Maia Grace Solomon

May 25, 2022

Teaching Fellow and Former LIFT Participant Maia Grace Solomon ’25 Named to Caldwell Fellows Class of 2025

Maia Solomon '25, a mathematics education major, has been selected as one of 28 first-year students who now make up the Caldwell Fellows class of 2025. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Erin Krupa

May 24, 2022

How Can Innovative Ways of Teaching Help Students Better Understand Math? ‘More Students Get Involved When They’re Asked to Be Central to the Learning Environment,’ Says Assistant Professor Erin Krupa

Shifting away from traditional ways of teaching mathematics and introducing innovative and unconventional curricula into the classroom can help students become more engaged and better able to learn to do math, says Assistant Professor Erin Krupa. 

A group of children conduct a science experiment

May 20, 2022

Video from Friday Institute, College of Education Researchers Wins Facilitators Choice Award at 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase

A video from three NC State College of Education researchers was recognized at the National Science Foundation’s 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase, which was held virtually from May 10-17. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis

May 13, 2022

Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis Accepted into NC State’s 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute

Assistant Professor Ruby Ellis has been accepted into the 2022 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute, which provides NC State faculty with skills, funding, mentorship and support to conduct training in teaching and learning. 

May 11, 2022

Doctoral Dissertation Emily Elrod

Emily Elrod Teaching Mathematics for Conceptual Understanding: An Examination of Elementary and Secondary Teacher Candidates Co-Chairs; Drs. Cynthia Edgington and Temple Walkowiak May 11, 2022 10:15am – 12:15 pm Poe…