News and Updates: New Literacies Collaborative
New Literacies Collaborative Facilitates Cross-Cultural Student Virtual Exchange On Adolescent Mental Wellness
The New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute facilitated a cross-cultural student virtual exchange between Wake Early College of Health and Sciences in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Bundesrealgymnasium (BRG) Traun in Traun, Austria, that focused on adolescent mental wellness across national contexts.
New Research on Literacy Teaching Innovations During the COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Model for Broadcast Pedagogy
A recent research study published by Friday Institute staff highlights how literacy classroom instructional approaches can be adapted for television through the concept of broadcast pedagogy.
Education Week: Third Grade Reading Retention Is Back. Should It Be?
Friday Institute Executive Director and Professor Emerita Hiller Spires discusses ways to make reading retention more effective.
Utilizing Phoneme Videos for Phonemic Awareness Practice
The New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute created a series of English phoneme videos that can be utilized by educators and caregivers to cultivate learners’ phonemic awareness.
Tips for Increasing Learner Engagement During Educator-Designed Instructional Videos
Check out these five tips learned by Friday Institute staff and faculty during their work on the At-Home Learning Initiative.
Friday Institute Hosts High School Students in Career Accelerator Workforce Development Program
The Friday Institute hosted local high school students to learn about education careers, practice interview skills and gain insight into some of the Friday Institute’s projects as part of WakeEd Partnership's Career Accelerator Program.
Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global Research Highlights How Motivation And Science Knowledge May Be Influenced By School Contextual Factors
A recent study written by Executive Director and Professor Emerita Hiller Spires, New Literacies Collaborative Director Marie Himes and NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Erin Krupa is contributing findings to a growing body of evidence in support of project-based learning.
Friday Institute Executive Director, Associate Dean and Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires to Retire June 1, 2022
Hiller Spires, Ph.D., executive director of the Friday Institute and associate dean at the NC State College of Education, will retire after a 43-year career in education, including over 35 years at the College of Education.
Person Early College Sees Success with the Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global Program
Person Early College for Innovation and Leadership has started their fourth year of collaboration with the Friday Institute’s PBI Global team.
Educators Come Together for Powerful NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit
834 educators and other stakeholders from across the state joined the NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit virtually on January 19 to attend keynote and breakout sessions that discussed how to get NC students to read on grade level.