STEM

Nov 11, 2019

Middle School Math Teacher Nick Musgrave: ‘Nothing Has Prepared Me or Advanced My Career Like Pathway to Practice NC Did’

Nick Musgrave was two years into teaching math at Thomasville Middle School when he began Pathway to Practice NC, a joint program offered by UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University designed to help lateral entry teachers like him earn their full teaching license. “The program has absolutely changed the way I teach,” he says.

Nov 7, 2019

Teaching Fellow and Science Education Major Caroline Alexander ’20 Selected for STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarship Program

NC State College of Education student and Teaching Fellow Caroline Alexander ’20 has been awarded the STEM Pre-Service Teacher Education Scholarship through the North Carolina Space Grant. A science education major, Alexander will receive a $4,000 scholarship.

Nov 6, 2019

NC State Students Build, Compete with Robots Through Club Led By Teaching Assistant Professor Parks Newby

A VEX-U Robotics team based out of the NC State College of Education and led by Teaching Assistant Professor Parks Newby recently received a grant for a new robot to use in competitions.

Nov 4, 2019

Grant-Funded Project Gives Students Access to STEM Concepts Through Robotics

Professor Kevin Oliver, Ph.D., and Teaching Assistant Professor Parks Newby will promote new school makerspaces by introducing programmed robotics platforms in several schools in the Piedmont Unifour region through a new grant-funded project.

Oct 31, 2019

NSF Grant Will Broaden Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global to Include STEM Learning Through An NC Rural/Urban School Partnership

A new grant from the National Science Foundation will allow Hiller Spires, Ph.D., and Erin Krupa, Ph.D., to expand the Project-Based Inquiry Global project to include STEM learning.

Oct 29, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $2.5M in Research Funding August-October, 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $2,467,124 to support 15 research projects from Aug. 1 to Oct. 21, 2019.

Oct 28, 2019

On Mathematics Field Day, NC State College of Education Students Learn to Think Outside the Box to Teach Math

NC State College of Education students learned about ways to think outside the box when teaching math lessons during a Mathematics Field Day event organized by Assistant Professor Erin Krupa using a grant from the University Foundation. The event was a precursor to a similar field day Krupa will lead at Centennial Campus Middle School in March.

Oct 3, 2019

New Book Explores How Data Can Contribute to Inequity in Mathematics Classrooms

For many minority students, high performance doesn’t guarantee access to advanced mathematics classes. A new book from Valerie Faulkner, Ph.D., Patricia Marshall, Ph.D., and Associate Dean Lee Stiff, Ph.D., explores how data and bias can lead to inequity in the classroom.

Sep 26, 2019

With $30M Awarded in FY2019, NC State Education Faculty Set Record for Grants Awarded for 2nd Straight Year

With more than $30 million awarded in FY2019, NC State College of Education has once again set a record for the highest total dollar amount in grants awarded to faculty in a single year.

Sep 23, 2019

Meet Marissa Franzen ’16EDD: ‘Help Mold and Ensure Great Educators for the Future’

Meet Marissa Franzen, Ed.D., who joined the NC State College of Education faculty in the 2019-20 academic year