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.
2nd Annual NC Conference for Educational Equity Inspires Hope, Opportunity and Liberation for Educators, Students
The Friday Institute’s second annual North Carolina Conference for Educational Equity gives educators an opportunity to learn from others paving the way toward equity and engage in meaningful dialogue, with the goal of increasing educational success for all learners.
EducationNC: Despite Resistance, Equity Gatherings Endure Because Students Still Suffer Injustices
EducationNC's Rupen Fofaria highlights the Friday Institute's NC Conference for Educational Equity as an example of the importance of educational equity gatherings.
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.
Education Week: How the Pandemic Prompted Teachers to Give Students More Flexibility, Choice (in Charts)
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., discusses instructional changes in American schools over the past year and how educators can build off of the successes that have emerged from a year of mostly online and hybrid instruction.
Friday Institute Forges a Path in Online Professional Learning
Nine years ago, the Friday Institute launched an initiative focused on meeting the growing needs of schools and equipping educators with research-based professional development. Since then, online professional learning at the Friday Institute has served more than 76,000 educators in 50 states and more than 160 countries.
ABC11: Experts Offer Advice for Successful Return to In-Person Learning
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., shares her advice for families as they prepare for the return to in-person schooling.
Spectrum News 1: Parents Still Considering Whether or Not to Send Their Child Back to School
Friday Institute Research Scholar Patricia Hilliard, Ph.D., weighs in on sending children back to school and believes the pandemic gives school systems the opportunity to re-evaluate education and what's best for every student.
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Patricia Hilliard
Friday Institute Research Scholar Dr. Patricia Hilliard shares the direct impact she has on teaching and learning across North Carolina in this staff spotlight.
Four Key Elements for Designing Remote Professional Learning
Create interactive and engaging remote professional learning with these four keys to designing remote professional learning.