Empowering Parental Engagement in STEM Education is Focus of Tan’s Research
Backed by funding from the William T. Grant Foundation, Dr. Edna Tan, Hooks Distinguished Professor of STEM Education at the School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education at UNC Greensboro, will conduct research with her team into designing and studying new modes of empowering parental engagement in STEM teacher-parent partnerships.
UNCG STEM TLC Provides Teachers With Classroom Ideas
As part of the UNC Greensboro STEM Teacher Leader Collaborative’s (TLC) commitment to provide quality support to area science teachers, 20 elementary teachers from schools in the North Carolina counties of Harnett, Randolph, Rockingham, and Guilford visited campus for a summer institute. This collaboration of teachers worked to support excellent science education in local schools.
Dr. Edna Tan (TEHE) elected as AAAS Fellow
Dr. Edna Tan (TEHE) was elected as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. For a young person, it’s hard to imagine growing up to be a scientist or an engineer if you don’t see scientists or engineers that look like you. Dr. Edna Tan is changing that, one young person […]
Dr. Edna Tan (TEHE) Awarded Hooks Distinguished Professorship in STEM Education
Congratulations to Dr. Edna Tan, professor in the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE), on being named the second recipient of the Jennifer Smith Hooks ’76 and Jacob T. Hooks Distinguished Professorship in STEM Education. The professorship, announced in the fall of 2016, is a pivotal component of the UNC Greensboro School of […]
Dr. Edna Tan (TEHE) Awarded “Best Paper Published in the Journal of the Learning Sciences” for 2019, Plus Grant from NSF
Congratulations to Dr. Edna Tan (TEHE) and Dr. Angela Calabrese Barton, whose paper “Designing for rightful presence in STEM: The role of making present practices” was selected for the Best Paper Published in the Journal of the Learning Sciences Award for 2019. Their paper was awarded by an external panel of reviewers who are leaders […]