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Dec 15, 2011

New tool available to help schools improve STEM programs

The following was released by the NC STEM Community Collaborative. RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2011) – A free downloadable rubric has been developed to help schools in North… 

Aug 15, 2011

Using Mobile Devices to Diagnose and Address Mathematics Difficulties

August 15, 2011—The elementary students in the LPP-Sync workshop are extremely certain on what they’ve been working on the past two weeks at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. A… 

Jul 11, 2011

Summer is Here: Professional Development Programs at the Friday Institute

July 11, 2011— While the lazy days of summer rest upon North Carolina State University, the doors at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation remain swinging. Through them will walk… 

Jun 21, 2011

Find Your Confidence: Teaching Mathematics with Technology

June 21, 2011— Dr. Vivienne Faurot, assistant professor at Utah Valley University, knew she wanted to teach her mathematics education class with technology but was anxious at the thought. Knowing… 

Feb 14, 2011

FIZZ Algebra

February 14, 2011—As mathematics achievement takes the stage nationally, educational researchers are looking to find ways to teach curriculum while helping students attain academic success. At NC State University, one educational… 

Aug 19, 2010

Adventure Awaits… In the Science Classroom

August 19, 2010— Your adventure begins in a village on a deserted island supplied only with a backpack. The necessities have already been provided—a camera, notebook and map—and will aid… 

Jun 28, 2010

NC State Education Specialist: A National Discovery

                         June 28, 2010– Discovery Education announced last week new agreements with BBC, Espresso Education/Channel 4, CBS News, Smarterville/Reading… 

Oct 5, 2009

GRIDC Project Expands into Wind and Sustainable Transportation Technologies

October 5, 2009 – Green Research for Incorporating Data in the Classroom (GRIDC) is a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded project aimed at developing students’ higher order thinking skills in a… 

Sep 15, 2009

Research Could Lead More Students To STEM Careers

September 15, 2009 – Filling the pipeline with the next generation of chemists, engineers and statisticians isn’t easy. New research at North Carolina State University hopes to drive U.S. students… 

Sep 5, 2009

MINDSET Creates New Math Curriculum

Teachers from across North Carolina learn the latest math curriculum as part of the MINDSET Project. September 5, 2009 – North Carolina is one of several states requiring high school…