Online Professional Learning for Educators Now Open for Fall Registration
Free high-quality online courses for educators are now open for registration for the fall 2019 session, which starts on October 1. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering three...
Digital Learning Collaborative: Get online! It’s story time! Let’s talk about literacy and equity
Friday Institute Research Associate Dr. Patricia Hilliard shares how educators are filling gaps in reading achievement and access to books with creative solutions.
Giovanny Hernandez ’21: ‘If I Can Encourage Students on a Path That’s Going to Lead to a Greater Life, That Would Be Beyond My Wildest Dreams’
Giovanny Hernandez ’21 discusses how the Friday Institute's MSEN pre-college program shaped his future as an educator.
Professor Hollylynne Lee Continues to Help Teachers Prepare Data Literate Students Through $2.9 Million NSF Grant
Professor Hollylynne Lee believes many high school graduates are underprepared with the necessary statistics and data science skills to pursue a STEM career. She is now using an NSF grant to curate and create online resources to help statistics teachers prepare data literate students.
Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.
Director of IES to Speak at National STEM Education Research Summit
Mark Schneider, the director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will be speaking about the current and future investments his agency is making in STEM areas.
Friday Institute to Partner on $12 Million Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Partnership Grant Announced by US Department of Labor
The United States Department of Labor announced a new four-year $12 million grant today focused on creating cybersecurity apprenticeships to help fill a growing need for cybersecurity professionals.
Executive Director Dr. Carla Johnson Shares Her Vision for the Friday Institute
The Friday Institute's new Executive Director Dr. Carla C. Johnson shares her vision for the future of the organization.
5 Questions with Friday Institute Executive Director Dr. Carla C. Johnson on STEM Education, What Shaped Her Work, and Astronaut Buzz Aldrin
Friday Institute Executive Director Carla C. Johnson, Ph.D. shares how she became interested in STEM education, what shaped her work and how she began working with astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
IES Director Highlights Friday Institute MOOC-Eds in First-Year Report
In a recent report of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Director Mark Schneider’s first-year accomplishments, two of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Eds) were highlighted as examples of how IES’ Practice Guides are translated into practice.