News and Updates: Dr Gemma Foust Mojica
New Free Online Professional Learning Platform Supports Educators in Teaching Statistics and Data Science
The Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education (HI-RiSE) team at the Friday Institute has designed and deployed a free, innovative and personalized online learning platform to allow teachers in grades 6-12+ to develop their expertise in teaching statistics and data science.
Catalyst Grants Support K-12 Students and Teachers For More Personalized, Equitable and Engaged Learning
Researchers presented their work during the fourth annual Catalyst Grant Research Symposium, hosted Sept. 27.
Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica Aim to Transform Teacher Preparation for Data Science and Statistics Education through $2.5 Million Grant
Since 2016, Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica have been addressing the need to prepare more educators who can engage students in data investigations through the ESTEEM project. Now, they’re expanding upon that work to help teacher educators through a networked improvement community.
Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica Host Online Workshop for Teachers As New Co-Chairs for the American Statistical Association’s Meeting Within a Meeting
After 15 years, the American Statistical Association's Meeting within a Meeting, a statistics workshop for K-12 teachers, has two new program co-chairs: Friday Institute's Hollylynne Lee and Gemma Mojica.
Friday Institute’s HI-RiSE Team Awarded First Place at National Lesson Plan Competition
The Friday Institute's HI-RiSE team, led by Hollylynne Lee, took first place at the Data Science for Everyone (DS4E) Coalition’s inaugural Bite-Sized Data Science Lesson Plan Competition with their lesson plan titled, “The Thrills of Roller Coasters: Using Data to Make Recommendations.”
2021-2022 Catalyst Grant Winners Announced
Three Catalyst Grants were awarded this week by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education.
Friday Institute’s HI-RiSE Partnership with the American Statistical Association Provides Statistics Resources for Teachers
On April 15, Dr. Hollylynne Lee and her Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education (HIRiSE) team presented at their second American Statistical Association Teacher Meet-up Stats Chat.
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Gemma Mojica
In our first staff spotlight we ever created, Friday Institute Research Scholar Dr. Gemma Mojica shares her work on CODAP and the ESTEEM project, which builds statistics education materials for stats and math teacher educators.
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...
Friday Institute Partnership with Sampson County Schools Brings Data-Rich Activities and Resources Into Classrooms
A team of statistics educators and researchers at the Friday Institute and the NC State College of Education recently worked with Sampson County Schools (SCS) teachers across disciplines to incorporate data into their classroom practices and help students understand how to critically analyze scientific phenomena and make evidence-based decisions.