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.
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?
NC State to Hold Commencement Ceremony Dec. 18
Nearly 3,600 students will graduate this week.
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.
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.
Teaching Math Aloud – and Visually
Education faculty are leading the way in National Science Foundation-funded research on innovative ways to teach math.
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.
5 Questions on School Choice With Anna Egalite
Education faculty member Anna Egalite previews her school voucher presentation in Washington, D.C.
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.
Dialect Influences Appalachian Students’ Experiences in College
Students who speak a stigmatized dialect may be at a disadvantage in the classroom.