EducationNC: Perspective | North Carolina Students Engage in Purpose-Driven Inquiry to Address Global Challenges
In honor of Global Goals week, Friday Institute Research Associate Marie Himes shares details about our New Literacies Collaborative's PBI Global program at Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership and Wake STEM Early College High School.
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones to Lead Education Research Component of NC State’s $25 Million Grant-funded STEPS Center
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Gail Jones, Ph.D., will receive more than $500,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation for her role as the leader of the education research component of the Science and Technologies for Phosphorus Sustainability (STEPS) Center on NC State’s Centennial Campus.
Exploring Next Generation Education Webinar Highlights Need to Prepare Educators, Social Workers to Help Students Deal with Trauma
Researchers from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, NC State College of Education and School of Social Work have found that many educators and social workers do not feel prepared to engage in and address issues related to trauma. These findings, in addition to a panel discussion of educators and social workers, were shared during the Friday Institute’s recent webinar, “Exploring Next Generation Education: Addressing Trauma as Students Return to School.”
Partnership with Local School District, Industry to Bring STEM Experiences and Opportunities to Rural Students
Dr. Tameshia Ballard Baldwin wants to provide rural students in Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) with the same access to high-quality STEM educational opportunities as their peers throughout North Carolina.
Fall 2021 Online Professional Learning Now Open for Registration
Free high-quality online professional learning courses for educators launch Oct. 4. Registration is now open.
Friday Institute Puts Equity at the Forefront
The Friday Institute builds its work on a foundation of equity-mindedness. An annual conference for teachers, held last month, is just one tool it's using to help students thrive in the classroom.
2021 Friday Medal Will Honor EducationNC CEO and Editor-in-Chief Mebane Rash
Mebane Rash, CEO and editor-in-chief at EducationNC, will be honored virtually at the 2021 Friday Medal ceremony Nov. 18.
2nd Annual NC Conference for Educational Equity Inspires Hope, Opportunity and Liberation for Educators, Students
The Friday Institute’s second annual North Carolina Conference for Educational Equity gives educators an opportunity to learn from others paving the way toward equity and engage in meaningful dialogue, with the goal of increasing educational success for all learners.
LASER Institute Hosts Workshops in Laser Analytics, STEM Education for Current and Future LASER Scholars
The Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute hosted its first summer workshop for the initial cohort of LASER Institute scholars and will be hosting a free workshop for those interested in learning more about the program and its resources.
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.