STEM Education

Sep 23, 2017  |  Community and Engagement

STEM Education Day? “This was an Exciting, Informative Day”

A look back, via, at our first STEM Education Day, when about 400 K-12 students and their parents participated in 20 hands-on activities to spark their interest in STEM education.

Sep 20, 2017  |  News

NC State Education to Host STEM Education Day Saturday, Sept. 23

STEM Education Day will feature 20 hands-on, interactive activities and demonstrations designed to encourage K-12 students to consider STEM education, including teaching, as a career.

Sep 20, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Technology Education Program Ranked No. 2 in the Nation

The NC State College of Education’s technology education program is the only program in North Carolina ranked among's Top 10.

Sep 19, 2017  |  In the News

Ed Prep Matters: Secondary Math Teacher Candidates Need More Preparation in Statistics

"[T]eacher education programs must rise to the challenge of preparing their graduates to teach statistics," write NC State College of Education Professor Hollylynne S. Lee and Middle Tennessee State Professor Jennifer N. Lovett in a recent article published in the Journal of Teacher Education.

Sep 5, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Clark Receives Distinguished Service Award from ASEE’s Engineering Design Graphics Division

The professor of technology, design and engineering education is recognized for his outstanding and distinguished career as an educator and scholar.

Aug 29, 2017  |  Honors and Awards

Braska Williams ’89 Wins Insight Into Diversity Magazine’s 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM Award

A national magazine recognizes the director of NC-MSEN Pre-College Program for his lifework of encouraging students of color to pursue college and STEM careers.

Aug 25, 2017

For Summer Research Project, Doctoral Candidate Studied Informal Science Educators in Australia

Megan Ennes, a Ph.D. candidate in STEM Education, learned to be adaptable while conducting research abroad this summer.

Aug 18, 2017

New NSF-Funded Project to Improve Student Experiences in STEM

Professor Aaron C. Clark is the co-principal investigator for a project addressing the shortcomings of introductory STEM courses at universities to support the retention, success and engagement of STEM students.

Aug 15, 2017

Meet K.C. Busch: I Like to Think Outside the Box

"Generally, I’m interested in issues and contexts where science and society are in contact. Sometimes that contact is copacetic, and other times it may be that science and society are in tension," says the assistant professor of STEM Education and member of the Leadership in Public Science Interdisciplinary Cluster faculty. "I find the moments of tension to be the most interesting, and that is why I’m drawn to controversial socio-scientific issues in my research (and real life)."

Aug 7, 2017  |  Our People

Ph.D. Candidate Starts STEM Summer Camp to Empower Children, Teens in Foster Care

Drawing on his own experiences as a kid who lived in a group home and as a teacher, Daniel Kelly has started a summer camp that connects kids in the foster care system with STEM fields.