Effective Coaching: Insights from the Field
This story from the field was developed to capture stories of instructional coaches from across the state that have participated in the professional learning offerings provided through the North Carolina Digital Learning Initiative.
Research and Educator Micro-Credentials White Paper
Micro-credentials offer an important opportunity for educators to strengthen their professional learning. The Friday Institute has completed the validation process for six micro-credentials, with another 20 nearly complete as of December 2018.
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...
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...
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.
The Friday Institute Launches Parents Guide to Support Student Learning
Raleigh, NC — The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in the College of Education at NC State University launched a guide for parents, guardians, mentors and other adults to support...
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...