Seven Friday Institute Staff Selected for Duke’s 3C Fellows Program to Foster Inclusivity Through Computing Environments
Seven staff members at the Friday Institute were selected to be in the third cohort of Cultural Competence in Computing (3C) Fellows, a program of the Identity in Computing Lab at Duke University.
PLLC Director Melissa Rasberry Contributes to New Book on Computing Education for In-Service Teachers
A new book on research and practices in computing education includes a chapter about micro-credentials as a pathway for professional development written by Melissa Rasberry, director of the Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative at the Friday Institute.
New NCDPI Grant Will Facilitate Training of 1,100 Educators to Teach Computer Science in Every Middle and High School in North Carolina
A three-year $1.8 million grant from NCDPI will give the Friday Institute the ability to expand its computer science teacher professional learning program so every middle school and high school in North Carolina has a highly qualified computer science teacher.
EducationNC: Perspective | Virtual Schools Network: A collaboration between the Friday Institute & NCVirtual
In an effort to help identify and support critical needs surrounding the various virtual learning environments, the Friday Institute and NC Virtual Public School have partnered to develop and implement a Virtual Schools Network focused on connecting local traditional virtual public schools.
Friday Institute Team will “Go Deeper” with New Oak Foundation Grant to Continue to Help Educators Build Capacity in Learning Differences
For the last seven years, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has offered a range of online professional development experiences that focus on learning differences, social and emotional learning (SEL)...
Friday Institute Partners with The ASSISTments Foundation on Award-Winning Grant to Scale and Expand Tutoring Technology for Pandemic Recovery
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded an $8 million grant to a partnership team from the Friday Institute, The ASSISTments Foundation, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and WestEd to support learning acceleration and recovery from COVID-related learning-loss among K-12 students.
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.
Partnership with Local School District, Industry to Bring STEM Experiences and Opportunities to Rural Students
Dr. Tameshia Ballard Baldwin wants to provide rural students in Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) with the same access to high-quality STEM educational opportunities as their peers throughout North Carolina.
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.