D’Lyn Ford

Mar 11, 2016

Q&A: Preventing an Achievement Gap in Mathematics Starts Early

How can we prevent an achievement gap in math? NC State education research suggests that in-depth professional development for teachers in early elementary grades could help.

Jan 21, 2016

Evolutionary Clock Ticks for Snowshoe Hares Facing Climate Change

NC State research shows a mismatch in coat colors is deadly for snowshoe hares. Will they be able to adapt in time?

Dec 16, 2015

NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 18

Nearly 3,600 students will graduate this week.

Dec 2, 2015  |  Academics

Former Ambassador to Give NC State Fall Commencement Speech

Graduates will hear inspiring words from Karl Eikenberry, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, and meet World Food Prize winner Pedro A. Sanchez during the Dec. 18 ceremony.

Dec 1, 2015  |  The Abstract

5 Questions on Common Core With Lance Fusarelli

An in-depth study of how implementing the Common Core standards affected North Carolina teachers sheds light on the challenges of putting new educational standards in place.

Nov 18, 2015

Teaching Math Aloud – and Visually

Education faculty are leading the way in National Science Foundation-funded research on innovative ways to teach math.

Oct 14, 2015

Big Brother Meets Crowdsourcing

An NC State researcher speaks at the National Institutes of Health this week, showing how communities can use public webcams and crowdsourcing to track transportation and physical activity.

Oct 5, 2015

5 Questions on School Choice With Anna Egalite

Education faculty member Anna Egalite previews her school voucher presentation in Washington, D.C.

Sep 29, 2015  |  The Abstract

Literacy Expert Pushes ‘Play’ on Educational Games

What do playing a computer game and reading a book have in common? Both can immerse students and help them build reading skills, according to NC State research.

Aug 31, 2015

Dialect Influences Appalachian Students’ Experiences in College

Students who speak a stigmatized dialect may be at a disadvantage in the classroom.