Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Gail Jones surveyed citizen scientists and science hobbyists across the country, discovering the lack of diversity in these communities.
NSF Grant Will Broaden Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global to Include STEM Learning Through An NC Rural/Urban School Partnership
Hiller Spires and Erin Krupa have been awarded a two-year, $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to expand Project Based Inquiry (PBI) Global to address STEM learning.
Event Spotlight: Dufresne & The Voices of Our People
The Voices of Our People event celebrated the writings of student authors from the Juntos Hispanic Literacy Group and Bull City YouthBuild.
#PassTheMicYouth: Micdrop: Juntos Means Together
This episode of #PassTheMicYouth features a conversation among young literary activists from the Juntos program as they discuss what young people bring to the table, the ways they've told the stories of their community, and what they've learned along the way.
Juntos Students Publish 2nd Book with Support from Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee
NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., is helping Juntos students find the power in their voices through their second book.
Giovanny Hernandez ’21: ‘If I Can Encourage Students on a Path That’s Going to Lead to a Greater Life, That Would Be Beyond My Wildest Dreams’
Giovanny Hernandez ’21 discusses how the Friday Institute's MSEN pre-college program shaped his future as an educator.
Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.
IES Director Highlights Friday Institute MOOC-Eds in First-Year Report
In a recent report of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Director Mark Schneider’s first-year accomplishments, two of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s Massive Open Online Courses for Educators (MOOC-Eds) were highlighted as examples of how IES’ Practice Guides are translated into practice.
[Video] Student-Authors Read Excerpts from Published Works at Inaugural Reading Celebration
The Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) investigates and promotes the power of voice among historically underserved students by supporting literacy learning in educational community-based organizations. Hear student-authors read excerpts from their published books at LCI’s Inaugural Reading Celebration.
The Literacy and Community Initiative Hosts Inaugural Reading Celebration
On March 29, 2019, the Literacy and Community Initiative hosted their first reading celebration at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. Youth from Triangle Literacy Council’s Bull City YouthBuild and the Juntos program shared their narratives from their published books.