EducationNC: Despite Resistance, Equity Gatherings Endure Because Students Still Suffer Injustices
EducationNC's Rupen Fofaria highlights the Friday Institute's NC Conference for Educational Equity as an example of the importance of educational equity gatherings.
New NCMA Course Co-Developed with the Friday Institute Helps Teachers Use Art-Based SEL Strategies in the Classroom
The North Carolina Museum of Art has co-developed a course with the Friday Institute on art-based strategies to support teachers on “developing inclusive classroom environments based on the core competencies of SEL.” The self-paced online course for educators, Art and SEL, runs from June 22 through Aug. 17.
Friday Institute Publishes Initial Report on Rural Home Internet Access Pilot
An initial report of a pilot program to test emerging wireless technologies for rural areas finds no absolute solution to broadband challenges.
Wilson County Schools Partnership with Friday Institute to Provide More Opportunities for Students
Wilson County Schools has partnered with the Friday Institute to provide professional development for their instructors and help developing computer science courses for their middle and high school students.
Five Questions with…Dr. Kevin Winn on Teaching Children about Racial Justice in America
Research Assistant Kevin Winn, Ph.D., is releasing his first published book for children, Juneteenth, which is part of a series he wrote titled Racial Justice in America: Histories.
Jennifer Houchins Joins Friday Institute as Director of Technology Programs
Jennifer Houchins is joining the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation as the director of technology programs beginning Jul. 1, 2021.
The Fayetteville Observer: Elon Musk’s Starlink Service Helps Wrestlers, School kids with High-Speed Internet at Home
The Friday Institute is testing Starlink, plus two new ground-based wireless technologies, in remote parts of North Carolina to help school children who need internet access for school.
Associate Professor Angela Wiseman: ‘I Want My Students To Be Teachers Who Will Encourage, Support and Understand All Children’
A 2020 Catalyst Grant from the Friday Institute and NC State College of Education helped Associate Professor Angela Wiseman expand her research and focus not only on pre-service educators but in-service teachers and social workers for her Trauma Informed Parenting Support for Recovery (TIPS 4 Recovery) project.
Qualitative Research as a Tool to Better Understand the Early Childhood Education Community College Landscape
Friday Institute Research Intern Emily Saylor reflects on her time interviewing students and faculty members in early childhood education programs in North Carolina community colleges following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Museum Volunteer Programs Could Play Important Role in Developing Pipeline of Much-Needed Science Teachers, Says Study from College of Education Doctoral Students, Faculty
Museum volunteer programs could be a potential avenue for recruiting high school students into science teaching and communication careers, according to a recent study supported by a Catalyst Grant from the Friday Institute and NC State College of Education.