Friday Institute Team Providing Professional Development and Evaluation Support for the NCDPI Innovative Assessment System Pilot Program
Researchers from the Friday Institute are supporting the development of a through-grade assessment system the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is piloting, the North Carolina Personalized Assessment Tool (NCPAT).
Latinx Convening Builds Community, Discusses Pathways for Latinx Educators
Caminos: Building Pathways with Latinx Educators was a convening of 20+ North Carolina Latinx educators that provided an opportunity to share their journeys to careers in education, obstacles they’ve experienced and successful strategies to minimizing barriers.
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.
Study Co-authored by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Research Associate Rebekah Davis Highlights Teacher Innovations in Broadcast Pedagogy for Mathematics
A recent study written by NC State College of Education Associate Professor and Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Jessica Hunt, Friday Institute Research Associate Rebekah Davis and Graduate Research Assistant Alejandra Duarte is contributing to research on how practices valued in mathematics classrooms might be adapted for broadcast television.
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.
LASER Institute Selects New Cohort of Scholars
The Learning Analytics in STEM Education Research (LASER) Institute, founded by the Friday Institute, has selected its cohort of LASER Institute scholars for the 2022-2023 academic year.
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.
PEER Group Acting Director Callie Edwards Receives NC State’s Award for Excellence for Human Relations
Callie Womble Edwards, acting director of the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s Program Evaluation and Education Research (PEER) Group, has been awarded NC State’s Award for Excellence for Human Relations for her work creating a diverse, welcoming workplace for staff and students.
FCC Emergency Connectivity Funding Map
North Carolina public schools are receiving almost $200 million in FCC Emergency Connectivity Funding, which will mostly be used for student laptops. Our Technology Infrastructure Lab has mapped it all...
How Can Innovative Ways of Teaching Help Students Better Understand Math? ‘More Students Get Involved When They’re Asked to Be Central to the Learning Environment,’ Says Assistant Professor Erin Krupa
Shifting away from traditional ways of teaching mathematics and introducing innovative and unconventional curricula into the classroom can help students become more engaged and better able to learn to do math, says Assistant Professor and Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Erin Krupa.