News and Updates: Dr Emily Plunkett Thrasher
Collaborative Team at Friday Institute, College of Education to Assess ATR Program Impact on Teaching and Learning in North Carolina with New NCDPI Grant
A recently funded one-year, $249,909 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) grant will allow a collaborative team from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education to assess the impact of the teacher compensation models and advanced teaching roles (ATR) program on teaching and learning in North Carolina.
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.
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.
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.