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.
EdNC: Perspective | Friday Institute Champions STEM
EdNC highlights the Friday Institute for their monthly feature, the NC STEM ScoreCard, which builds broader awareness of how P-20 STEM education is being nurtured across North Carolina.
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.
Computer Science for All
Why computer science for all? Computer science opens more doors for students than any other discipline in today’s world. Learning even the basics will help students in virtually any career...
Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School Participates in Hour of Code with Friday Institute Staff
During Computer Science Education Week, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation staff helped neighboring Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School students participate in Hour of Code, a global movement that introduces...
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...