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Greenland ocean at sunset.

Aug 26, 2020

Lessons for Educators on Teaching Climate Change

Researchers found a strategy to teach students climate change, but also saw outside beliefs influence learning. 

Apple on books in classroom.

Aug 4, 2020

Back to School: Helping Children Cope With Change

Across the state and country, students and their parents are preparing for the return of the school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts at NC State offered tips to help ease the transition for parents and caregivers. 

student studies at computer

Feb 5, 2020

Improving AI’s Ability to Identify Students Who Need Help

A new AI model is better able to predict how much students are learning in educational games. 

Student works on a laptop.

Jan 14, 2020

Online Programs Advance in Rankings

NC State's online master's programs in engineering, information technology, business and education score among the best in the nation on an annual survey by U.S. News. An online bachelor's degree program jumps 19 spots. 

Dec 4, 2019

Ask The Expert: Can I Discuss the Impeachment Inquiry in My Classroom?

Paula McAvoy, faculty member in social studies education, shares reasons teachers should address sensitive political issues, including the impeachment inquiry, in the classroom and offers advice on facilitating discussions. 

video game image of three young people examining a waterway

Nov 13, 2019

Making (Fun) Multi-Player Gaming an Educational Experience

A new video game framework keeps multiple players engrossed in the learning experience while fostering collaboration and problem solving. 

Students gather samples in the sound in front of the CMAST building

Jul 24, 2019

Campus at the Coast

NC State's Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) offers students unique experiences and furthers the university's research and outreach mission. 

an empty classroom

May 6, 2019

Climate Education for Kids Increases Climate Concerns for Parents

A new study finds that teaching children about climate change increases their parents’ concerns about climate change. 

painting of insects

Dec 12, 2018

College Textbooks Largely Overlook the Most Common Animals

Biology textbooks devote less than 1 percent of their text to discussing insects, which make up more than 60 percent of animal species. 

children walking together

Nov 12, 2018

Family, School Support Makes Kids More Likely To Stand Up To Bullying

A recent study finds young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying at school. 

Apr 19, 2018

Improving Public Engagement With Science Museums

A team of computer science, education and museum researchers is launching a project to better understand how museum visitors interact with educational exhibits. The ultimate goal: helping museums capture public interest. 

The Belltower at NC State.

Jan 10, 2018

NC State’s Online Programs Move Up in Rankings

NC State makes big gains in this year’s ranking of the nation’s top online degree programs. Take a look at the reasons behind NC State’s rising reputation. 

Dec 6, 2017

Gaming to Inspire Future Generations of Health Scientists

Researchers are developing an online adventure game designed to inspire future generations to pursue health-related careers. 

Teacher with student at blackboard

Jul 27, 2017

NC State Research Explores How Private Schools, Families Make Voucher Decisions

New reports from education researchers provide insight on how school leaders and parents view a publicly funded voucher program to allow lower-income students to attend private schools. 

Mar 22, 2017

Hands-On Model Helps Students Understand Genetic Engineering

A team of faculty and undergraduate researchers have created an interactive, physical model to teach students about genetics and biological processes at the cellular level.