Spring 2021 Online Professional Learning Courses Now Open for Registration
Free high-quality online professional learning courses for educators are now open for registration for the spring 2021 session.
Responding to Insurrection: How Do We Talk With Students?
Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., shares four takeaways from the "Responding to Insurrection: How Do We Talk With Students?" webinar on Jan. 14.
What You Need To Know To Be An Effective Advocate: State Government 101
CEO and Editor-in-Chief of EdNC Mebane Rash shares a primer on state government for "all who care about our students, our state and our future."
Forever Changed: Education Predictions for 2021
Director of Technology Programs Mark Samberg shares his predictions for ed tech in 2021 in this THE Journal story.
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Gemma Mojica
In our first staff spotlight we ever created, Friday Institute Research Scholar Dr. Gemma Mojica shares her work on CODAP and the ESTEEM project, which builds statistics education materials for stats and math teacher educators.
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Patricia Hilliard
Friday Institute Research Scholar Dr. Patricia Hilliard shares the direct impact she has on teaching and learning across North Carolina in this staff spotlight.
Friday Institute Studying Emerging Wireless Broadband Technologies to Reduce Homework Gap in North Carolina
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is expanding its partnership with the Friday Institute with a new project to research, pilot and analyze emerging wireless technologies that can reduce the homework gap, particularly in rural areas.
Staff Spotlight: Sheenal Young
Friday Institute Program Manager for Computer Science Initiatives Sheenal Young shares why working at the Friday Institute has been one of the most fulfilling experiences of her professional career.
The News & Observer: An Innovative Tool For At-Home North Carolina Schoolchildren
Judge Howard Manning Jr. shares his thoughts on the Friday Institute's partnership with UNC-TV and the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to provide accessible, standards-based literacy and math lessons on public television.
Staff Spotlight: Marie Himes
Friday Institute Research Associate Marie Himes from our New Literacies Collaborative shares her work on the at-home learning initiative to make quality PreK-5 math and literacy lessons more accessible.