STEM

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.

Jan 24, 2020

NC State Education Awarded $1.7M in Research Funding November 2019-January 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $1.7 million to support five research projects from Nov. 1, 2019 to Jan. 23, 2020.

Jan 24, 2020

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt to Develop Game to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Understand Fractions, Explore STEM Careers

Building upon a series of tasks she developed through a National Science Foundation CAREER grant, Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., will use a new, $1.4 million NSF grant to develop a game to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions through real-world applications.

Jan 23, 2020

Friday Institute Partners with Vance County Schools to Bring Immersive Virtual Reality Technology Into Science Classrooms

With the help of a team from the NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, students at Vance County Schools have had the opportunity to conduct scientific investigations in ways that were never possible before.

Jan 23, 2020

Marbles Kids Museum, Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Partnership to Receive Award from N.C. Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center

A partnership between the Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Project and Marbles Kids Museum that gave North Carolina families a chance to participate in STEM-related activities with the goal of increasing childrens’ interest in science, math and technology will be recognized with an award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center this spring.