STEM

Sep 1, 2020

New OCIP Cohort Raises the Bar for Online Education

In a time when online course quality has never been more important, a group of faculty, including NC State College of Education Associate Professor Cesar Delgado, Ph.D., is dedicating their time and efforts to making improvements to their courses to earn official Quality Matters (QM) certification.

Aug 6, 2020

Original Freedom Writer Manny Scott Encourages Educators to Build Bridges, Develop Cultural Competence in 2020 Math Summit Keynote Address

Do you still believe education is the great equalizer? Do you enrich or impoverish the kids under your care? These are the questions author and original Freedom Writer Manny Scott posed to nearly 1,000 educators during his keynote address at the 2020 Math Summit hosted by the Triangle Math Alliance.

Jul 1, 2020

College of Education Faculty Offer Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Students can often fall behind in their learning during the summer months, and that phenomenon could be amplified this year by the fact that schools have been closed since March to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). To help prevent summer learning loss, College of Education faculty are offering their tips for helping students continue to learn.

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 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 8, 2020

MSEN Program Expands Reach To Edgecombe County to Bring STEM Experiences to Rural Students

Braska Williams, director of the North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network Pre-College Program (MSEN) at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, knows the impact his program has had on students. Now, because of a new four-year, $1.4 million NSF grant, MSEN will expand its program beyond Raleigh and into Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) to address the lack of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) access for middle school students in the district.