For the first time, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering all of its courses and modules on the PLACE on demand, allowing educators greater flexibility as they teach in-person and remotely this year.
With new modules focused on learner agency for marginalized students and exploring computational thinking and computer science through K-12 music and art, all learning experiences are self-directed, peer-supported, project-based and allow for blended learning opportunities.
Enroll now for the following courses:
This module is designed for school and district leaders to increase foundational knowledge of learner agency and better understand the conditions that foster learner agency for marginalized students.
This course is designed to equip teachers with the background knowledge, digital technology and support to integrate activities into their classrooms inspired by the concept of computational thinking, computer science and the North Carolina Standard Course of Study curriculum for the arts. You don’t need to teach in the arts or live in North Carolina to benefit from this module.
This course is designed to equip teachers with the background knowledge, digital technology and support to integrate activities into their classrooms inspired by the concept of computational thinking, computer science and the North Carolina Standard Course of Study curriculum for music. You don’t need to teach music or live in North Carolina to benefit from this module.
Build your own foundational understanding of social and emotional learning (SEL) with this course on how SEL skills are essential to student learning. Participants will also see examples of how others are teaching these skills, learn strategies to apply to their classroom and share ideas with colleagues in their school, community and around the globe.
This module shows participants how to build their own foundational understanding of learner agency, how it plays out in the classroom, the conditions that foster learner agency for each and every student, and why learner agency is of particular importance for students of color and historically marginalized students.
This module provides participants with the opportunity to directly apply their understanding of learner agency to the classroom and learn more about what students need to engage fully in agency in the classroom.
This course provides professional development and support for teachers of the BJC high school computer science curriculum.
A new set of modules that help educators develop strategies for using an investigation cycle to teach statistics and data science, igniting students’ interest in real world data investigations with technology and emphasizing inferential reasoning through posing different types of investigative questions.Enroll Now!