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.
New Book from Professor Hiller Spires Guides Teachers Through the Use of Project-Based Inquiry, Disciplinary Literacy
The latest book from Hiller Spires, Ph.D., Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and executive director of the Friday Institute, helps teachers build students’ discipline-specific knowledge through project-based inquiry and disciplinary literacy.
NSF Grant Will Broaden Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global to Include STEM Learning Through An NC Rural/Urban School Partnership
Hiller Spires and Erin Krupa have been awarded a two-year, $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to expand Project Based Inquiry (PBI) Global to address STEM learning.
Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.
[Video]: Person Early College Innovation and Leadership Investigate Global Water and Sanitation with PBI Global
Person Early College Innovation and Leadership students are learning how to ask compelling questions to solve real-world problems through a new partnership with Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global.
Going Global With Project-Based Inquiry: Cosmopolitan Literacies in Practice
Project-Based Inquiry Global is a collaborative inquiry process that guides students in reading, writing, creating and taking action across time, space and cultures to address enduring global challenges. Interested in engaging...
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....
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...
A Graveyard Tour by Shiyu Zheng
Even jade is shattered, Even gold is crushed, Even quetzal plume are torn . . . One does not live forever on this earth: We endure only for an instant!...