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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Original Story is available from the UNCG Research Magazine Dr. Heidi Carlone’s doctoral student Dearing Blankmann helps a kindergarten class explore the relationship between bees and flowers. Carlone’s work at Moss Street Partnership School (MSPS) is part of her larger STEM TLC project – the STEM Teacher Leader Collaborative (TLC). Co-founded in 2013 by Carlone and […]

Greensboro, NC — For the week of May 13-20, 2019, the National Science Foundation (NSF) 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase featured more than 240 STEM education projects from around the country. Among them were projects by UNC Greensboro Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE) Department’s Dr. Edna Tan, Dr. Aerin W. Benavides, and Ti’Era Worsely (“Equitably-Consequential Making Among […]