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.
Jóvenes Escriben Libro Donde Exponen Sus Raíces Hispanas
Eight Latino high school students have written a book about what it means to live in two worlds: One where they speak, study and socialize in English and the other where Spanish is the way to build cultural ties, have a dialogue with parents and grandparents, and never forget their roots. In both worlds, they have a sense of belonging.
Preparing College Students for Jobs of the Future
North Carolina's university and community college systems are integral parts of preparing students entering today's highly technical workforce. Learn more in this Spectrum News In Focus segment.
Designing Our Partnership Path
On Friday, February 15, three groups of educators gathered at Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School (CCMMS) to discuss ways to foster and enrich their partnership. Staff and faculty from CCMMS,...
[Video]: Person Early College Innovation and Leadership Investigate Global Water and Sanitation with PBI Global
Person Early College Innovation and Leadership students are learning how to ask compelling questions to solve real-world problems through a new partnership with Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global.
NC-MSEN Hosts STEM Day
The North Carolina Mathematics and Science Education Network (NC-MSEN) Pre-College Program hosted a STEM Day to give students an opportunity to meet and engage with professionals from various STEM fields.
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...