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...
Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School Participates in Hour of Code with Friday Institute Staff
During Computer Science Education Week, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation staff helped neighboring Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School students participate in Hour of Code, a global movement that introduces...
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...
How Educators Can Build Student Agency and Help Students Advocate for Themselves
Educators must purposefully cultivate both sides of learner agency. Fortunately, there are many valuable resources available to teachers interested in going deep into this work.
What’s in a Name? The Potential for Students to Self-Advocate
Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started. That probably holds true for a lot of people.
Case Study: HillRAP – Research-Based Program in the Context of Local Schools
Hill Learning Center, an education nonprofit serving K-12 educators and students, helps students with learning differences and attention challenges become confident, independent learners.
The Friday Institute Launches Parents Guide to Support Student Learning
Raleigh, NC — The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in the College of Education at NC State University launched a guide for parents, guardians, mentors and other adults to support...