News and Updates: Brittany Miller
Learning Differences: Revealing the Quiet Struggles
PLLC Research Scholar Brittany Miller shares her perspective and experience with learning differences.
Friday Institute Team Providing Professional Development and Evaluation Support for the NCDPI Innovative Assessment System Pilot Program
Researchers from the Friday Institute are supporting the development of a through-grade assessment system the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is piloting, the North Carolina Personalized Assessment Tool (NCPAT).
Friday Institute Team will “Go Deeper” with New Oak Foundation Grant to Continue to Help Educators Build Capacity in Learning Differences
For the last seven years, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has offered a range of online professional development experiences that focus on learning differences, social and emotional learning (SEL)...
Friday Institute Partners with The ASSISTments Foundation on Award-Winning Grant to Scale and Expand Tutoring Technology for Pandemic Recovery
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded an $8 million grant to a partnership team from the Friday Institute, The ASSISTments Foundation, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and WestEd to support learning acceleration and recovery from COVID-related learning-loss among K-12 students.
Exploring Next Generation Education Webinar Highlights Need to Prepare Educators, Social Workers to Help Students Deal with Trauma
Researchers from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, NC State College of Education and School of Social Work have found that many educators and social workers do not feel prepared to engage in and address issues related to trauma. These findings, in addition to a panel discussion of educators and social workers, were shared during the Friday Institute’s recent webinar, “Exploring Next Generation Education: Addressing Trauma as Students Return to School.”
New NCMA Course Co-Developed with the Friday Institute Helps Teachers Use Art-Based SEL Strategies in the Classroom
The North Carolina Museum of Art has co-developed a course with the Friday Institute on art-based strategies to support teachers on “developing inclusive classroom environments based on the core competencies of SEL.” The self-paced online course for educators, Art and SEL, runs from June 22 through Aug. 17.
Associate Professor Angela Wiseman: ‘I Want My Students To Be Teachers Who Will Encourage, Support and Understand All Children’
A 2020 Catalyst Grant from the Friday Institute and NC State College of Education helped Associate Professor Angela Wiseman expand her research and focus not only on pre-service educators but in-service teachers and social workers for her Trauma Informed Parenting Support for Recovery (TIPS 4 Recovery) project.
2020-2021 Catalyst Grant Winners Announced
Three Catalyst Grants were awarded this week by the Friday Institute in partnership with the NC State College of Education.
The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations among faculty and staff in the College of Education departments and those located at the Friday Institute. A...
Fall 2020 Online Professional Learning Courses Now Open for Registration
Free high-quality online professional learning courses are now open for registration for the Fall 2020 session.