We are working to improve STEM education in formal and informal science settings and conducting research with students, families and educators. Our partners include schools, museums, science centers and research institutes.
A new book co-edited by Gail Jones, an Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor in the NC State College of Education and senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute, is providing insights into science teacher education through a thorough review of research related to science teacher preparation, induction and career-long professional learning.
Gail Jones, an Alumni Distinguished Professor of Science Education in the NC State College of Education and senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute, has been named a 2022 AERA Fellow — the American Educational Research Association’s highest honor that recognizes exceptional research contributions to education.
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Gail Jones, Ph.D., is receiving the NARST 2022 Distinguished Contributions to Science Education through Research Award because of her contributions to the field of science education.