Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Announces Commitment to Computer Science Education at 2018 CSforALL Summit
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation announced a commitment today to expand their professional learning programs and their Massive Open Online Courses for Educators as part of the second annual CSforALL Summit. The commitment will reach 500 teachers in 50 North Carolina schools districts and 1,500 educators throughout the US and around the world in 2018-2019.
Senior Faculty Fellow Glenn Kleiman Shares Takeaways From CoSN Delegation Trip
Imagine a place in which... Every child has a constitutional right to a free education in accordance with their ability and special needs, and in which equity is a central...
Michael Bonner Speaks at New Literacies Collaborative Fall Symposium
South Greenville Elementary School teacher Michael Bonner was the featured speaker at this year’s New Literacies Collaborative Fall Symposium on Thursday, September 27, at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation....
New $1.8 Million NSF Grant to Support NC State Education Project on Math Teacher Preparation
Hollylynne Lee, professor and university faculty scholar at the NC State College of Education, will use the grant to continue her team’s work on improving the way preservice mathematics teachers prepare to enter their classrooms, specifically how to utilize students’ mathematical thinking in technology-rich environments.
Summer Adventures for Computer Science For All in NC
Our CS4ALL team, initially funded by NC State’s Game-Changing Research Incentive Program (GRIP), has worked together this summer to develop a diverse range of professional learning opportunities, research, funding, partnerships, and policy...
Learning to Address Global Issues through International Collaboration and Inquiry
NC State Education faculty and staff traveled with 15 Wake STEM Early College High School students to China for the first PBI-Global Student Summit this past spring. The summit provided a venue for students from North Carolina to collaborate with 20 students at the Suzhou North America High School to create solutions for world problems.
Improving Education in Kenya through the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute
This summer, three NC State College of Education faculty members and one alumna traveled to Kenya as part of the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute (NLI) to equip 60 Kenyan...
More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science
Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Professor Gail Jones’ research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself.
Hiller Spires Named Interim Director of the William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation
Raleigh, NC - Hiller A. Spires will be the interim director for the NC State College of Education’s William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation effective Aug. 1, 2018, until...
Science Teachers Sacrifice to Provide Lab Materials for Students
Whatever salary the science teacher at your local public school makes per year, subtract $450. That’s how much money the typical middle and high school science teacher spends out of...