Jaclyn is a unique combination of media designer and educator, beginning her career in education after her successful work as a media consultant and award-winning graphic designer. As a Research Scholar and Educational Coach at the FI since 2010, she supports educators and leaders in adaptive student-centered approaches to provide concrete, quality, purposeful, reflective, and on-the-ground personalized learning supported through technology to work towards equity for all learners.
Her mantra is to adapt, not adopt – fostering initiatives to transform professional learning through changes in pedagogical shifts and meeting the needs of all learners to champion creativity and innovation.
Friday Institute Launches Student Video Contest to Find Out What Students Want for the Future of Education
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, in partnership with LearnPlatform and the Wake Partnership for Postsecondary Success, is running its first-ever student video contest, called reImagining Schools, to give students a voice in what the future of education and learning looks like for the state of North Carolina.
Looking Back to Think Forward: Reflecting on 9 weeks of remote learning in order to plan for the future
Read these takeaways from Friday Institute Research Scholar Jaclyn Stevens on what she's learned over the last nine weeks of remote learning and tips for educators for self-reflection.
7 Essentials to Support Your Distance Instruction
If you find yourself suddenly in need of taking your classes to a fully virtual environment or distance learning situation and are not sure where to start, the Friday Institute’s Professional Learning and Leading Collaborative is here to help.