Spring 2019 MOOC-Eds Now Open for Registration
Free high-quality online courses for educators are now open for registration for the Spring 2019 session, which starts on February 5. The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering five...
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...
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.
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...
Case Study: HillRAP – Research-Based Program in the Context of Local Schools
Hill Learning Center, an education nonprofit serving K-12 educators and students, helps students with learning differences and attention challenges become confident, independent learners.
Friday Institute Selects 2018 Graduate Student Fellows
This year’s Friday Institute Graduate Student Fellows are researching topics that will make a difference for North Carolinians. Whether dedicating time to providing access to education for all students, protecting...
Summer Adventures for Computer Science For All in NC
Our CS4ALL team, initially funded by NC State’s Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), has worked together this summer to develop a diverse range of professional learning opportunities, research, funding, partnerships, and policy...
Science Teachers Sacrifice to Provide Lab Materials for Students
Whatever salary the science teacher at your local public school makes per year, subtract $450. That’s how much money the typical middle and high school science teacher spends out of...