Brittany Miller works to inspire teachers to rethink their roles in the classroom and build their capacity for student-centered learning by first engaging teachers in the types of experiences and environments that shows them how. This mindset drives her projects at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, the research arm of the College of Education at NC State University, where she supports schools and districts across North Carolina who are integrating Social Emotional Learning, Personalized Learning and Digital Learning programs.
Connect with her on Twitter at @amoderneducator
Exploring Next Generation Education Webinar Highlights Need to Prepare Educators, Social Workers to Help Students Deal with Trauma
Researchers from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, NC State College of Education and School of Social Work have found that many educators and social workers do not feel prepared to engage in and address issues related to trauma. These findings, in addition to a panel discussion of educators and social workers, were shared during the Friday Institute’s recent webinar, “Exploring Next Generation Education: Addressing Trauma as Students Return to School.”
New NCMA Course Co-Developed with the Friday Institute Helps Teachers Use Art-Based SEL Strategies in the Classroom
The North Carolina Museum of Art has co-developed a course with the Friday Institute on art-based strategies to support teachers on “developing inclusive classroom environments based on the core competencies of SEL.” The self-paced online course for educators, Art and SEL, runs from June 22 through Aug. 17.
Associate Professor Angela Wiseman: ‘I Want My Students To Be Teachers Who Will Encourage, Support and Understand All Children’
A 2020 Catalyst Grant from the Friday Institute and NC State College of Education helped Associate Professor Angela Wiseman expand her research and focus not only on pre-service educators but in-service teachers and social workers for her Trauma Informed Parenting Support for Recovery (TIPS 4 Recovery) project.