STEM Ed

Jun 26, 2020  |  Our People

Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs Lee V. Stiff ’78PHD to Retire July 1 After 44-year Career in Education 

Lee V. Stiff, Ph.D. -- a nationally-recognized thought-leader and scholar on equity and mathematics education -- will retire from NC State University’s College of Education on July 1, 2020, as associate dean for faculty and academic affairs and professor of mathematics education after a 44-year career in education.

Jun 23, 2020

My Student Experience: Current NC State College of Education Students Reflect on Their Experiences in the College, Share Memories from Freshman Year

As the NC College of Education prepares to welcome its new class of first-year and transfer students, several current students reflect back on their experiences in the college and some of their favorite memories as freshmen.

Jun 17, 2020

Johnston County Public Schools Outstanding First Year Teacher of the Year Sarah Bowman ‘19: ‘My Goal is to be the Teacher I Needed as a Student for My Students’

When COVID-19 forced schools to move to online instruction and remote learning, Johnston County Public Schools Outstanding First Year Teacher Sarah Bowman ‘19 was prepared. She drew from her experiences in the NC State College of Education.

Jun 15, 2020

Jere Confrey, Erin Krupa Use NSF-funded Project to Engage Students in STEM Through Summer Virtual Entrepreneurial Competitions

Middle school students will have the opportunity this summer to flex their entrepreneurial muscles while inventing innovative STEM solutions to real-world problems through an ongoing project led by Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education Jere Confrey, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa, Ph.D.

May 28, 2020

Professor Carla Johnson Leads the Development of First Handbook of Research on STEM Education, Featuring Contributions from College of Education Faculty

Several College of Education faculty members have contributed chapters in the recently released Handbook of Research on STEM Education, on which Professor Carla Johnson, Ed.D., served as lead editor. In addition to that work, Johnson has also helped pilot a new STEAM curriculum that is being piloted throughout China.

May 28, 2020

#WhyIChoseEducation: ‘I Believe in the Nobility of the Teaching Profession and that Quality Teachers Change Students’ Lives,’ Says Science Education Doctoral Student Matt Reynolds ‘20PHD

For Matt Reynolds ‘20PHD, being a teacher is in his blood. As a fourth generation educator, teaching has always been a part of his life, but being able to merge his passion for science with education led him to pursue a career as a science educator.

May 18, 2020

NC State College of Education Students Share the Impact of Scholarships on Their Educational Journey, How Financial Support Has Changed Their Lives

Scholarships to the NC State College of Education make it possible for students to pursue their dreams and become extraordinary educators. Scholarship recipients Eric Wylie, Juan Cortes and Elyse Smith share how financial support has impacted their academic experience.

May 15, 2020

Ask the Expert: How Can Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom? As a Tool to Enhance Instruction and Motivate Students, Says Professor Karen Hollebrands

Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Karen Hollebrands, Ph.D., says that technology can be an important classroom tool to enhance mathematics instruction, but teachers must make sure they are choosing appropriate technological resources.

May 15, 2020

Stepping Up to Serve: Teaching Fellows Caroline Alexander ’20 and Devin Byrne ’20 Discuss Careers in Service-Related Fields

Caroline Alexander '20 and Devin Byrne '20 are two of the many members of the Class of 2020 who will pursue careers in service-related fields, where they are needed now more than ever. They talk about an unexpected finale to their NC State journey, and how the university prepared them for this moment.

May 12, 2020

NC State College of Education Graduates Over 335 Students During Virtual Celebration

The NC State College of Education celebrated the academic achievements of 337 graduating students on Friday, May 8. Nearly 1,000 graduating students, faculty, staff, friends and family participated in the Virtual Graduation Celebration across Zoom and YouTube.