STEM Ed

Aug 15, 2019

Professor Hollylynne Lee Continues to Help Teachers Prepare Data Literate Students Through $2.9 Million NSF Grant

Professor Hollylynne Lee believes many high school graduates are underprepared with the necessary statistics and data science skills to pursue a STEM career. She is now using an NSF grant to curate and create online resources to help statistics teachers prepare data literate students.

Aug 8, 2019  |  Community and Engagement

College of Education and College of Natural Resources Partnership Provides Teachers with Professional Development in Bioproducts and Bioenergy

Sixteen high school science and career and technical education teachers attended a four-day hands-on professional development workshop at NC State in July. The workshop was part of the USDA-funded Sustainable Bioproducts and Bioenergy Program, a collaboration between NC State’s College of Natural Resources and College of Education.

Jun 26, 2019

Assistant Professor Erin Krupa Hopes to Help Students Better Understand Geometry Through $450,000 NSF Grant

Could the use of animated materials in contrasting cases help middle school students develop a stronger understanding of geometry? NC State College of Education Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education Erin Krupa will use a $450,000 NSF grant to find out.

Jun 11, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

The Innovation Project, NC State College of Education Announce 19 NC High School Mathematics Master Teaching Fellows

The NSF-funded program will prepare, support and retain 19 master teachers of mathematics from seven high-needs school districts in North Carolina.

May 15, 2019

Professor Jere Confrey Offers Insight to Learning Trajectories as Part of an International Expert Paper Series

Jere Confrey, Ph.D., Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education at the NC State College of Education, wrote “A Synthesis of Research on Learning Trajectories/Progressions in Mathematics” to help global educators better understand, support and improve student performance in mathematics.

May 10, 2019  |  Our People

To Class of 2019: As Educators, “We Must Never Lose Sight of Who Stands to Benefit”

The NC State College of Education recognized about 328 graduating students during its Spring 2019 Graduation Ceremony Friday, May 10, in Reynolds Coliseum. “As we step into our classrooms, our labs, our offices, our communities, we must never lose sight of who stands to benefit. Our past fuels us to action so that generations to come will say, we are because they were," said Jemilia Davis, who delivered the Charge to the Graduate Students. "What stands between us and an equitable future is the educator we decide to be.”

May 6, 2019

Megan Ennes ‘19PHD: Developing professional pathways for science museum education

Megan Ennes came to NC State after 10 years as a museum educator. During her time here, she has worked with Families and Museum Exploring (FAME) to help kids become scientists. Now, she’s taking the next step to instruct future museum educators.

May 6, 2019

Suzanne Jordan ’19MED: Empowering Students through Math

Earning a master of education in mathematics education from the NC State College of Education will enable Suzanne Jordan ’19MED to support students with challenges in the classroom.

May 3, 2019

Mason Taylor ’19: Everything Starts with Education

Mason Taylor enrolled at NC State as an engineering major. He shares how one required course housed in the College of Education changed his career path from engineering to teaching.

Apr 17, 2019

Two Graduate Students to Become Members of NC State’s Preparing the Professoriate Program

Sarah Karamarkovich and Deidre Kelly, both graduate students at the NC State College of Education, have been selected as members of The Graduate School’s Preparing the Professoriate program for 2019-2020.