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.
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...