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...
How Educators Can Build Student Agency and Help Students Advocate for Themselves
Educators must purposefully cultivate both sides of learner agency. Fortunately, there are many valuable resources available to teachers interested in going deep into this work.
New Guide Helps Parents Support Students in LEADing in Their Learning
For more than a century, educators have iteratively tried to improve the structures of schooling by refining the environment design, adopting new resources, and adjusting the requirements for high school...
What’s in a Name? The Potential for Students to Self-Advocate
Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started. That probably holds true for a lot of people.