Effective Coaching: Insights from the Field
This story from the field was developed to capture stories of instructional coaches from across the state that have participated in the professional learning offerings provided through the North Carolina...
Research and Educator Micro-Credentials White Paper
Micro-credentials offer an important opportunity for educators to strengthen their professional learning. Accessed and awarded online, micro-credentials leverage an online technology platform to provide educators competency-based, on-demand, personalized and shareable...
Spring 2019 MOOC-Eds Now Open for Registration
Free high-quality online courses for educators are now open for registration for the Spring 2019 session, which starts on February 5. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering five...
Going Global With Project-Based Inquiry: Cosmopolitan Literacies in Practice
Project-Based Inquiry Global is a collaborative inquiry process that guides students in reading, writing, creating and taking action across time, space and cultures to address enduring global challenges. Interested in engaging...
Friday Institute Partners with Local Museums to Engage Families and Students in STEM
Research shows that kids in families who engage in activities together are more likely to continue those activities as they get older. Dr. Gail Jones and her team have partnered with...
Dr. Carla C. Johnson Named Executive Director of Friday Institute and Associate Dean
Dr. Carla C. Johnson will be the executive director of the William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at the NC State College of Education, where she will also serve as an associate dean, beginning July 1, 2019.
Computer Science for All
Why computer science for all? Computer science opens more doors for students than any other discipline in today’s world. Learning even the basics will help students in virtually any career...
Blended Learning That Connects Teachers, Students and Parents around Learning Differences
Part 1 of the Friday’s Institute’s insights on effective blended learning to understand learning differences.
Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School Participates in Hour of Code with Friday Institute Staff
During Computer Science Education Week, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation staff helped neighboring Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School students participate in Hour of Code, a global movement that introduces...
New $1 Million Grant Will Support Broadening Participation in Computer Science and Computational Thinking
A team of faculty and researchers at NC State University were recently awarded a three-year $1 million National Science Foundation grant in collaboration with Wake County Schools, UNC-Charlotte and Charlotte-Mecklenburg...