We Can’t Put the Genie Back in the Bottle: Designing Next-Generation Education in the Time of Crisis
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, people in North Carolina, the U.S. and around the world are confined to their homes with no clear idea of when life will...
PBI Global Provides Authentic, High-Impact Learning for an NC Rural/Urban School Partnership
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the Friday Institute and the NC State College of Education are examining how engagement in Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global, a collaborative global inquiry process, affects the development of learners’ science content knowledge and motivation.
MSEN Program Expands Reach To Edgecombe County to Bring STEM Experiences to Rural Students
Because of a new NSF grant, MSEN will expand its program into Edgecombe County Public Schools to address the lack of STEM access for middle school students in the district.
EdNC: The joy of math: An interview with Dr. Hollylynne Lee
Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., recently received the UNC Board of Governors 2020 Award for Excellence in Teaching. Learn more about her, her joy of math, and her free online course for math educators.
Friday Institute Partnership with A.B. Combs, CAPT Studies Impact of Psychological Type Awareness on School Communities
Using the Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children (MMTIC®), this partnership hopes to help students self-manage their lifelong learning and value differences in others.
PTMT Spring 2020 News and Updates
n this newsletter, we'll share a snapshot from an activity in our new "Qualitative Analysis of Representations of Functional Relationships" module. We are excited to include a new section entitled “News from the TUMTE Community,” where members of the TUMTE community can submit news from their ongoing work related to preparing teachers to teach mathematics with technology. Next, we provide some updates from our sessions at AMTE back in February and new articles from the PTMT team. We end with some general information about how to follow us on social media and how to contact us if you are interested in piloting materials.
Friday Institute and NCDPI Release Instructional Design Resources to Support Educators in Remote Teaching and Learning
In partnership with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI), the Friday Institute released two resources last week to provide guidance for remote learning across North Carolina.
EdNC: The Friday Institute explores equity and the next generation of education
EdNC shares highlights from part two of our webinar series, Exploring Next-Generation Education in the Time of COVID-19, focusing on equity in education.
EdNC: Researchers release analysis of North Carolina’s private school landscape
NC State College of Education and Friday Institute researchers survey North Carolina’s private school landscape in this new report.
Professor Hollylynne Lee Receives 2020 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching
Professor Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., fell in love with teaching math as an undergraduate and ultimately decided she could have the biggest impact on education by helping to prepare future teachers. Now, her efforts are being recognized with the 2020 UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching.