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NC State College of Education Associate Professor DeLeon Gray helps students on a computer

Sep 8, 2022

WUNC: A researcher’s tips for teachers to foster belonging among students of color

Zoom call with coffee

Sep 7, 2022

Instructors Share Secrets for ‘Bichronous’ Teaching Online

Award-winning instructors reveal lessons for the design and delivery of online “bichronous” courses. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang discusses artificial intelligence

Jul 26, 2022

What is Artificial Intelligence? ‘The Process of Developing AI is Very Much About How We Humans Define What it Is,’ Says Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang

Technology like artificial intelligence (AI) may seem mystifying to many, but Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang believes that learning about the technology can help students develop important skills even if they don’t pursue a STEM profession. 

stack of books

Jul 20, 2022

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from April-June, 2022

Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing educational topics in journals and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at a selection of presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from April through June 2022. 

Jamie Pearson

Jun 4, 2019

Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson on Helping Children with Autism Tackle Food Selectivity

Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., assistant professor of special education, spent the past decade working with children with disabilities and their families. She discusses the issue of food selectivity in children with autism and ways parents and practitioners can work to help children overcome aversions. 

A photo of iScholars celebrating

May 29, 2019

iScholars Win 1st Place in National School Design Competition

The SMART Collaborative’s iScholars received first place for their innovative school of the future in a national design competition hosted by the Association for Learning Environments. They will present their final design at the association’s national conference in Anaheim, California, in October. 

A statue of a howling wolf

May 29, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $7.6M in Research Funding March-May 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $7,643,909 to support 11 research projects from March 13 to May 15, 2019. 

A screen grab of Jessica Hunt's STEM for All Video Showcase video

May 13, 2019

Associate Professor Jessica Hunt Aims to Help Students with Learning Disabilities Make Sense of Fractions using NSF CAREER Award

Jessica Hunt, an associate professor of mathematics education and special education at the NC State College of Education, believes all students deserve the space to reason about and appreciate themselves within mathematics, which is why she is using her NSF CAREER award to study how best to help students with learning disabilities understand fractions. Her project is part of the STEM for All Video Showcase being held May 13-20. 

Apr 29, 2019

Using Critical Race Theory Research to Inform and Improve Instruction

In Understanding Critical Race Research Methods and Methodologies: Lessons from the Field, Professor Jessica DeCuir-Gunby brings together scholars from different disciplines to explore how qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods, and historical and archival research can help evaluate and improve issues of educational equity and access in schools. 

Associate Professor Margareta Thomson working with a primary school class in Romania

Apr 17, 2019

NC State Education Associate Professor Margareta Thomson Concludes Fulbright Year in Romania

During her Fulbright year in Romania, Associate Professor Margareta Thomson worked on her project “Fostering Academic Motivation and a STEM Growth Mindset in High-Poverty Schools through Authentic Research Experiences” and collaborated with area universities to plan and implement international conferences focused on topics like informal education, teacher education and science education.