New Satellite Internet Pilot Program to Connect Students in Two N.C. Counties
The North Carolina Department of Information Technology Broadband Infrastructure Office and the Friday Institute are leading a CARES Act-funded program that will assist two North Carolina school districts with implementing the “Satellite Internet Technologies for Student Connectivity Pilot,” which will allow students to access Space Exploration Technologies Corporation’s (SpaceX) Starlink internet service.
Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Jose A. Picart, Ph.D.
This NC State College of Education spotlight on Friday Institute Deputy Director Jose Picart, Ph.D., highlights his expertise and experience that aligns with advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the College.
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Sarah Bausell
Friday Institute Research Associate Dr. Sarah Bausell is relatively new to the Friday Institute team. She's part of the New Literacies Collaborative and is currently working on a project with Dr. Chandra Alston to see how middle school ELA teachers select texts in order to improve student learning and disrupt social inequities.
ABC11: Experts Offer Advice for Successful Return to In-Person Learning
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., shares her advice for families as they prepare for the return to in-person schooling.
Staff Spotlight: Braska Williams
MSEN Director Braska Williams was part of one of the first groups to come to the Friday Institute. In this staff spotlight, he shares his program's work in STEM enrichment and college prep for underserved students.
A Deep Dive Into the Advanced Teaching Roles Program
On Feb. 2, the Friday Institute hosted a webinar featuring leaders from districts piloting the Advanced Teaching Roles program discussing the value of the program and recommendations for those interested in implementing it in their districts.
The Friday Institute Shares Findings from North Carolina Schools
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation released a pair of new case studies that highlight school-wide implementation of its Learning Differences program.
Spectrum News 1: Parents Still Considering Whether or Not to Send Their Child Back to School
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., weighs in on sending children back to school and believes the pandemic gives school systems the opportunity to re-evaluate education and what's best for every student.
Staff Spotlight: Alex Dreier
Instructional Design Lead Alex Dreier enjoys his work in learning differences and appreciates the world-class strength, talent and dedication at the Friday Institute.
Research Associate Callie Edwards Named 2021 NC State Impact Scholar
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Research Associate Callie Edwards, Ph.D., has been named a 2021 NC State University Impact Scholar.