THE Journal: Closing the Digital Divide
Based on her work on the homework gap, Friday Institute Research Associate Erin Huggins offers tips to address the digital divide and help students get the technology they need for internet access.
EdNC: Researchers Release Analysis of North Carolina’s Private School Landscape
NC State College of Education and Friday Institute researchers survey North Carolina’s private school landscape in this new report.
EdNC: Perspective | Friday Institute Champions STEM
EdNC highlights the Friday Institute for their monthly feature, the NC STEM ScoreCard, which builds broader awareness of how P-20 STEM education is being nurtured across North Carolina.
Let’s Get Digital
The Friday Institute's longtime commitment to digital learning helped change North Carolina's education landscape.
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,...
ARLnow: APS Technology Initiative Gets High Marks from Students, But Remains Polarizing for Parents
A new study conducted by Dr. Shaun B. Kellogg indicates that most Arlington Public Schools staff and students find personal electronic devices helpful in the classroom, but parents were more skeptical.
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...
Analysis Detects No State-Level Impacts for ‘Read to Achieve’ Initiative
Students exposed to Read to Achieve program show no difference in reading mastery.
Consider It Mapped: Mapping the 2017-2018 School Report Cards
This fall, we’re back to school and back to mapping school grades after a two-year hiatus. Former features on Consider It Mapped covered grades from the 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 school years and the...
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...