Advancing K-12 education through innovation in digital-age teaching, learning and leadership, we bring together students, teachers, researchers, policy-makers, educational professionals and other community members to foster collaborations in improving education.
We conduct research, develop educational resources, provide professional development programs for educators, advocate to improve teaching and learning, and help inform policy-making.
Friday Institute Crosstalk- Beyond Voice and Choice: Supporting Learner Agency in the Classroom
2021 Friday Medal Ceremony
Friday Institute Crosstalk: Innovations in STEM Education Research
2021-2022 Catalyst Grant Winners Announced
Three Catalyst Grants were awarded this week by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education.
Professor Eric Wiebe Joins New NSF AI Institute for Engaged Learning to Advance Learning and Education
Eric Wiebe, a professor of STEM education in the NC State College of Education and senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, is part of a new National Science Foundation (NSF) research initiative that will create and utilize artificial intelligence (AI) tools to advance learning and education.
Team of Researchers, Evaluators to Aid Science Teachers in Incorporating Environmental Health Issues into Teaching
The National Institute of Health Sciences has given a Science Education Partnership Award to a cross-sector team of researchers and evaluators that aims to improve teachers’ content knowledge and teaching strategies to integrate emerging environmental health issues into STEM instruction.
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Fall 2021 Online Professional Learning for Educators
Free high-quality online professional learning courses for educators have launched for the fall 2021 session, but you can still sign up through November. The Friday Institute is offering four courses that cover a variety of topics aimed to support educators in their practice, from learning differences to teaching math to young children.
The North Carolina Rural Student Home Internet Access Pilot Program Initial Report
The Friday Institute’s Technology Infrastructure Lab is investigating alternative and cutting-edge wireless technologies that could be used to provide rural students with home internet access. Their initial report provides some early findings and recommendations.
COVID-19 Support Resources
Click here for a collection of resources to support educators in remote learning.
2021 Friday Medal Will Honor EducationNC CEO and Editor-in-Chief Mebane Rash
Mebane Rash, CEO and editor-in-chief at EducationNC, will be honored virtually at the 2021 Friday Medal ceremony Nov. 18.
Exploring Next-Generation Education Webinar Series
Watch and listen to these cross-sector discussions on how we can work collectively to explore next-generation education systems, moderated by Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller Spires.
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