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...
The Friday Institute Partners with The Rural Center to Build Community Capacity and Regional Leadership in North Carolina’s Northeast Prosperity Zone
Raleigh, NC - Through a grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is partnering with The Rural Center to help North Carolina’s Northeast Prosperity Zone...
Consider It Mapped: How mapmaker Emily Antoszyk sees our world
This article was originally posted on EducationNC February 22, 2016 | Audrey White We are living in an increasingly visual society. Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram show our desire...
Friday Institute to develop the NC Digital Learning Plan for K-12 Education
June 11, 2014 - The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University has received a State contract to work with the Department of Public Instruction, the State Board...
Meeting at the Crossroads of Common Core, Digital Learning & State Policy
March 14, 2014 – On March 10-11, North Carolina educators, researchers and legislators came together at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation for a Convening on K-12 Mathematics Education: Common...