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Jan 27, 2016

College of Education Professor’s App Garners National Recognition

Dr. Michael A. Evans, a professor of digital learning and teaching, has created a nationally-recognized educational phone app that helps students learn about fractions and functions through game-based learning. 

Jan 26, 2016

Center for International Understanding Opens New Doors to a Global Community

Dr. Hiller Spires, a professor of literacy and technology here at the College of Education, is actively involved with the center and believes that its global connectivity is essential to the future of North Carolina. 

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Dec 14, 2015

NC State Ranks Best Value for Online Graduate Education Programs

The College of Education ranked number four out of the top 50 best value of national online graduate education programs of 2016. 

Dec 11, 2015

Four Questions with Graduating Doctoral Student Stephen Day

In December, we recognize and congratulate our students who will receive their degrees during fall commencement. To celebrate their achievements, we’ll feature some of our outstanding students and share their… 

Dec 11, 2015

Four Questions With Graduating Master’s Student Katy Cobb

To recognize and celebrate the achievements of our December graduates, we’ll feature some of our outstanding students and share their postgraduation plans throughout the month. 

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Nov 18, 2015

Teaching Math Aloud – and Visually

NC State education professors are leading two new National Science Foundation-funded research projects that explore inventive ways to teach math. 

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Nov 17, 2015

Why I Educate: College of Education Alumna On Her Choice to Teach

We’re highlighting the accomplishments of College of Education alumni and learning more about why they choose to educate. 

Nov 13, 2015

Will Homework Soon Become a Thing of the Past?

Is homework being phased out of the traditional learning environment? According to a story that ran in the Associated Press earlier this month, parents are beginning to request reduced homework… 

Nov 6, 2015

Teacher Education and Learning Sciences Ph.D. Student Shares Her Experiences

Carrie Wilkerson Lee is a current Ph.D. student in the Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS) department. She first began her career as a fifth grade teacher, where she taught… 

Fifth-graders take part in a quest-based game as part of Crystal Island, an NC State research project funded by the National Science Foundation.

Sep 29, 2015

Literacy Expert Pushes ‘Play’ on Educational Games

Are computer games for learning or just for fun? That’s the question Hiller Spires, NC State professor of literacy and technology, tackles in a commentary for the Journal of Adolescent and…