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May 16, 2022

New NCDPI Grant Will Facilitate Training of 1,100 Educators to Teach Computer Science in Every Middle and High School in North Carolina

A three-year $1.8 million grant from NCDPI will give the Friday Institute the ability to expand its computer science teacher professional learning program so every middle school and high school in North Carolina has a highly qualified computer science teacher. 

Mar 18, 2022

Friday Institute’s Online Professional Learning Now All On Demand

For the first time, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation is offering all of its courses and modules on the PLACE on demand, allowing educators greater flexibility as they teach in-person and remotely this year.  

Feb 25, 2022

Friday Institute Hosts Webinar on Building Quantum Computing Talent in NC Schools

Educators and administrators across the state participated in a virtual discussion with leading education and technology experts to discuss an emerging technology with the power to change the world--quantum computing. 

Oct 22, 2021

2021-2022 Catalyst Grant Winners Announced

Three Catalyst Grants were awarded this week by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education. 

Oct 18, 2021

Professor Eric Wiebe Joins New NSF AI Institute for Engaged Learning to Advance Learning and Education

Eric Wiebe, a professor of STEM education in the NC State College of Education and senior faculty fellow at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, is part of a new National Science Foundation (NSF) research initiative that will create and utilize artificial intelligence (AI) tools to advance learning and education. 

Nov 4, 2020

Catalyst Grants

The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations among faculty and staff in the College of Education departments and those located at the Friday Institute. A… 

Jul 6, 2020

Code.org Collaborates with Friday Institute for New Virtual PD Model

In an effort to support Code.org partners across the country to deliver high-quality summer professional development, the Friday Institute has partnered with Code.org for their first-ever virtual summer workshop model in place of in-person workshops. 

Mar 20, 2020

Friday Institute Expands Offerings for Online Professional Learning for Educators

To continue our commitment to support educators and provide resources for teaching and learning even during the COVID-19 pandemic, we are extending our course offerings. 

Mar 3, 2020

EdNC: Perspective | Friday Institute Champions STEM

EdNC highlights the Friday Institute for their monthly feature, the NC STEM ScoreCard, which builds broader awareness of how P-20 STEM education is being nurtured across North Carolina. 

Feb 7, 2020

Friday Institute Selects 2020 Graduate Research Fellows

Learn more about each of the 2020 Friday Institute graduate research fellows.