Juntos Senior Director Diana Urieta Joins Friday Institute Advisory Board
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation added a member to its advisory board this month—Juntos Senior Director, Co-Developer and Extension Specialist Diana Urieta.
Education Week: How the Pandemic Prompted Teachers to Give Students More Flexibility, Choice (in Charts)
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., discusses instructional changes in American schools over the past year and how educators can build off of the successes that have emerged from a year of mostly online and hybrid instruction.
2 College of Education Faculty Join the Friday Institute as 2021-2023 Faculty Fellows
NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Adria Shipp Dunbar, Ph.D., and Erin Krupa, Ph.D., have been selected to serve two-year terms as 2021-2023 Friday Institute faculty fellows, beginning in August 2021, at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.
Education Week: New Teaching Jobs May Emerge With Continued Demand for Virtual Learning
Hiller Spires, Ph.D., executive director of the Friday Institute, talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has led to more personalized learning through digital platforms.
Youth Authors Share Their Stories at Literacy and Community Initiative 2021 Reading Celebration
Youth living in North Carolina had an opportunity to share their stories and amplify their voices during the Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) 2021 Reading Celebration, held at the Friday Institute and streamed online on April 23.
Friday Institute Forges a Path in Online Professional Learning
Nine years ago, the Friday Institute launched an initiative focused on meeting the growing needs of schools and equipping educators with research-based professional development. Since then, online professional learning at the Friday Institute has served more than 76,000 educators in 50 states and more than 160 countries.
Global Connections with Educators in China: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Executive Director Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., built a bridge connecting North Carolina and China that has allowed students and educators from both countries to develop cross-cultural understandings and innovative approaches to learning.
TIME’s 2020 Top Young Innovator, Gitanjali Rao, Shares 4 Tips for Making STEM Fun
TIME’s 2020 Top Young Innovator, Gitanjali Rao, shares four tips for educators during our Next Generation Education webinar on how to make science more approachable and relevant for students.
Friday Institute’s HI-RiSE Partnership with the American Statistical Association Provides Statistics Resources for Teachers
On April 15, Dr. Hollylynne Lee and her Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education (HIRiSE) team presented at their second American Statistical Association Teacher Meet-up Stats Chat.
2 National Teaching Award Semifinalists Are From NC State
NC State College of Education Professor and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., is one of three finalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.