News and Updates: Dr Eric N Wiebe
EdNC’s Mebane Rash Honored During Friday Medal Ceremony
This year’s Friday Medal recipient, Mebane Rash, CEO and editor-in-chief at EducationNC, was honored for her significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education.
Professor Eric Wiebe Joins New NSF AI Institute for Engaged Learning to Advance Learning and Education
Eric Wiebe, a professor of STEM education in the NC State College of Education and senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, is part of a new National Science Foundation (NSF) research initiative that will create and utilize artificial intelligence (AI) tools to advance learning and education.
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Eric Wiebe
Professor Dr. Eric Wiebe was involved with the Friday Institute from the beginning and saw huge potential for great impact. Learn more about Dr. Wiebe and his work in STEM in this staff spotlight.
2020 Friday Medal Winner Dr. Dudley E. Flood Honored By Colleagues and Friends During Friday Medal Ceremony
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation honored Dudley E. Flood, Ed.D., during a virtual ceremony Nov. 19 with the Friday Medal award, which recognizes significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education.
Ed Week: Two Ways to Add ‘Computational Thinking’ to Middle School Science
During AERA's annual conference, researchers from NC State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder, highlighted two pilot programs to use computational thinking to enhance standard science units.
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...
Friday Institute Selects 2018 Graduate Student Fellows
This year’s Friday Institute Graduate Student Fellows are researching topics that will make a difference for North Carolinians. Whether dedicating time to providing access to education for all students, protecting...
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Announces Commitment to Computer Science Education at 2018 CSforALL Summit
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation announced a commitment today to expand their professional learning programs and their Massive Open Online Courses for Educators as part of the second annual CSforALL Summit. The commitment will reach 500 teachers in 50 North Carolina schools districts and 1,500 educators throughout the US and around the world in 2018-2019.
Summer Adventures for Computer Science For All in NC
Our CS4ALL team, initially funded by NC State’s Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), has worked together this summer to develop a diverse range of professional learning opportunities, research, funding, partnerships, and policy...
William Friday, 1920-2012
A memorial service for Mr. Friday took place on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 10:00 am on the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill. A video of this service can be seen...