STEM

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 13, 2020

Pack in Action: Chelsea Smith ’22PHD Discusses Her Passion for Women in STEM and Working with Marginalized Groups on Campus

Chelsea Smith '22PHD, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education's Higher Education Program, shares her passion for working with marginalized groups on campus through the Black Graduate Student Association (BGSA) and discusses her research on women of color in STEM fields.

May 6, 2020

Technology, Engineering, and Design Education Graduating Student Malcolm Smith ‘20: ‘Over the Past Four Years, My Experience Within the College of Education Has Been a Journey of Working with Genuine People’

Malcolm Smith ‘20, a technology, engineering, and design education graduating student, credits his study abroad trip to Australia and his experience in the NC State College of Education for making him the man and professional he has become.

Apr 20, 2020

College of Education Graduate Student Kelly Womack Adams ’24 Awarded Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Kelly Womack Adams ‘24, a doctoral student in the College of Education, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation for her research proposal to study the way different dialects impact childrens’ understanding of mathematical concepts.

Apr 14, 2020

Free Math Mapper Tool Helps Parents, Teachers Advance Mathematical Learning for Middle Grades Students at Home During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Mathematics education may look different as students learn remotely during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, but Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor Jere Confrey, Ph.D., and the Scaling Up Digital Design Studies (SUDDS) team are offering a free online tool to help teachers and parents assess students’ mathematical knowledge to help learning move forward at home.

Mar 26, 2020

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch Working to Advance Climate Change Education Research Through $50K Spencer Foundation Grant

Assistant Professor K.C. Busch, Ph.D., is hoping to advance climate change education research through an interdisciplinary conference funded by a $50,000 grant from the Spencer Foundation.

Mar 20, 2020

Friday Institute Expands Offerings for Online Professional Learning for Educators

To continue its commitment to support educators and provide resources for teaching and learning even during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has extended registration and expanded offerings of its free online courses for educators.

Mar 19, 2020

Backyard Activities Can Provide Educational Respite From Cabin Fever During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak, Says Associate Professor Sarah Carrier

Looking to keep your kids away from screens and provide some educational fun while they are home during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak? Associate Professor Sarah Carrier has some activities that will get kids outside and enjoying nature close to home.

Mar 19, 2020

Diversity in Research Jobs: Recruiting and Retaining Early Career Faculty of Color in Engineering

Joy Gaston Gayles, Ph.D., a professor of higher education at the NC State College of Education, and doctoral student Chelsea Smith discuss the underrepresentation of faculty of color in STEM fields. 

Feb 11, 2020

NC State College of Education Faculty, Staff, Alumni to Showcase Ways College Prepares Students to Teach with Technology at Digital Learning Research Symposium

The College of Education has always incorporated technology into its classes for pre-service teachers. Now, faculty, staff and alumni will showcase those practices with others at the Digital Learning Research Symposium.