Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Gail Jones surveyed citizen scientists and science hobbyists across the country, discovering the lack of diversity in these communities.
NSF Grant Will Broaden Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global to Include STEM Learning Through An NC Rural/Urban School Partnership
Hiller Spires and Erin Krupa have been awarded a two-year, $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to expand Project Based Inquiry (PBI) Global to address STEM learning.
STEM Education Researchers Gather at National Summit to Explore Next Big Ideas, Questions in STEM Education
When University of Cincinnati faculty were surveyed in 2011 and asked what they thought STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) was, only 57% could identify all parts of the acronym,...
Event Spotlight: Dufresne & The Voices of Our People
The Voices of Our People event celebrated the writings of student authors from the Juntos Hispanic Literacy Group and Bull City YouthBuild.
#PassTheMicYouth: Micdrop: Juntos Means Together
This episode of #PassTheMicYouth features a conversation among young literary activists from the Juntos program as they discuss what young people bring to the table, the ways they've told the stories of their community, and what they've learned along the way.
Juntos Students Publish 2nd Book with Support from Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee
NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., is helping Juntos students find the power in their voices through their second book.
Online Professional Learning for Educators Now Open for Fall Registration
Free high-quality online courses for educators are now open for registration for the fall 2019 session, which starts on October 1. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering three...
Digital Learning Collaborative: Get online! It’s story time! Let’s talk about literacy and equity
Friday Institute Research Associate Dr. Patricia Hilliard shares how educators are filling gaps in reading achievement and access to books with creative solutions.
Giovanny Hernandez ’21: ‘If I Can Encourage Students on a Path That’s Going to Lead to a Greater Life, That Would Be Beyond My Wildest Dreams’
Giovanny Hernandez ’21 discusses how the Friday Institute's MSEN pre-college program shaped his future as an educator.
Professor Hollylynne Lee Continues to Help Teachers Prepare Data Literate Students Through $2.9 Million NSF Grant
Professor Hollylynne Lee believes many high school graduates are underprepared with the necessary statistics and data science skills to pursue a STEM career. She is now using an NSF grant to curate and create online resources to help statistics teachers prepare data literate students.