News and Updates: Families and Museums Exploring (FAME)
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones Named 2022 AERA Fellow
Gail Jones, an Alumni Distinguished Professor of Science Education in the NC State College of Education and senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute, has been named a 2022 AERA Fellow — the American Educational Research Association’s highest honor that recognizes exceptional research contributions to education.
Marbles Kids Museum, Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) Partnership to Receive Award from N.C. Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center
A partnership between our Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) project and Marbles Kids Museum that gave North Carolina families a chance to participate in STEM-related activities will be recognized with an award from the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center this spring.
Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Gail Jones surveyed citizen scientists and science hobbyists across the country, discovering the lack of diversity in these communities.
Friday Institute Partners with Local Museums to Engage Families and Students in STEM
Research shows that kids in families who engage in activities together are more likely to continue those activities as they get older. Dr. Gail Jones and her team have partnered with...