White Paper Highlights Friday Institute’s Broadband Mapping Work for North Carolina
A new white paper from Signals Analytics highlights the North Carolina Broadband Infrastructure Office’s broadband mapping initiative featuring survey data developed by the Friday Institute’s Technology Infrastructure Lab.
Tips for Increasing Learner Engagement During Educator-Designed Instructional Videos
Check out these five tips learned by Friday Institute staff and faculty during their work on the At-Home Learning Initiative.
Friday Institute Hosts High School Students in Career Accelerator Workforce Development Program
The Friday Institute hosted local high school students to learn about education careers, practice interview skills and gain insight into some of the Friday Institute’s projects as part of WakeEd Partnership's Career Accelerator Program.
North Carolina’s Virtual Schools Network Takes Flight
Virtual Schools Network (VSN), a partnership between the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVirtual) supports and connects traditional virtual public schools.
Friday Institute and Duke University SSRI Partner to Better Understand the Impact of NC Summer Learning Programs
The Friday Institute’s Program Evaluation and Education Research Group, in partnership with the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at Duke University, has begun a qualitative research study of summer programs designed to mitigate the impacts of COVID on at-risk students.
LASER Institute Scholars Gather for First In-Person Workshop for Learning, Community and Collaboration
The LASER Institute, a professional development program for early and mid-career researchers, held its first in-person weeklong summer workshop July 11-15 at the Friday Institute to support its scholars in their professional development throughout the year.
Friday Institute Team Providing Professional Development and Evaluation Support for the NCDPI Innovative Assessment System Pilot Program
Researchers from the Friday Institute are supporting the development of a through-grade assessment system the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is piloting, the North Carolina Personalized Assessment Tool (NCPAT).
Latinx Convening Builds Community, Discusses Pathways for Latinx Educators
Caminos: Building Pathways with Latinx Educators was a convening of 20+ North Carolina Latinx educators that provided an opportunity to share their journeys to careers in education, obstacles they’ve experienced and successful strategies to minimizing barriers.
Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global Research Highlights How Motivation And Science Knowledge May Be Influenced By School Contextual Factors
A recent study written by Executive Director and Professor Emerita Hiller Spires, New Literacies Collaborative Director Marie Himes and NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Erin Krupa is contributing findings to a growing body of evidence in support of project-based learning.
Study Co-authored by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Research Associate Rebekah Davis Highlights Teacher Innovations in Broadcast Pedagogy for Mathematics
A recent study written by NC State College of Education Associate Professor and Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Jessica Hunt, Friday Institute Research Associate Rebekah Davis and Graduate Research Assistant Alejandra Duarte is contributing to research on how practices valued in mathematics classrooms might be adapted for broadcast television.