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Apr 27, 2023

AERA Workshop on Learning Analytics Graduate Programs Highlights Need for Curriculum Sharing

During the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting on April 13, faculty from learning analytics graduate programs across the country convened in a working group roundtable to discuss student competencies, curriculum and instructional approaches in order to improve existing programs and guide the increasing number of programs in development. 

Apr 25, 2023

Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Gail Jones’ FAME Project Honored with Partnership Award from North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center

The Families and Museums Exploring (FAME) project, led by NC State College of Education Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Gail Jones, has been recognized by the North Carolina Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education Center with a Partnership Award. 

Mar 23, 2023

EdTech Magazine: CoSN2023: Cybersecurity Conversations at the District, State and Federal Levels

Friday Institute Systems Architect Samuel Carter shared his experiences working on K-12 cybersecurity standards and solutions at the state level at the Consortium for School Networking’s 2023 conference. 

Mar 8, 2023

New Literacies Collaborative Facilitates Cross-Cultural Student Virtual Exchange On Adolescent Mental Wellness

The New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute facilitated a cross-cultural student virtual exchange between Wake Early College of Health and Sciences in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Bundesrealgymnasium (BRG) Traun in Traun, Austria, that focused on adolescent mental wellness across national contexts. 

Feb 24, 2023

Friday Institute Senior Director Ray Zeisz Presents School Connectivity Report to North Carolina State Board of Education

Senior Director Ray Zeisz co-presented highlights from his report to the North Carolina General Assembly, including program performance and recommendations, at last month's North Carolina State Board of Education meeting. 

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Dec 13, 2022

New Research on Literacy Teaching Innovations During the COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Model for Broadcast Pedagogy

A recent research study published by Friday Institute Research Scholar Sarah Bausell, New Literacies Collaborative Director Marie Himes, Associate Director of the Program Evaluation and Education Research (PEER) Group Erin Huggins and Executive Director… 

Nov 7, 2022

PEER Group Acting Director Callie Edwards Aims to Grow and Diversify the STEM Workforce with New NSF Grant

A recently funded three-year, NSF grant will allow Callie Edwards, acting director of the Program Evaluation and Education Research (PEER) Group at the Friday Institute, to help investigate strategies aimed at improving the outcomes of undergraduate Black or African American men in entry-level mathematics courses in an effort to grow and diversify the STEM workforce. 

Nov 2, 2022

2022-2023 Catalyst Grant Winners Announced

The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the NC State College of Education have awarded three Catalyst Grants that are designed to increase research collaborations between faculty and staff at both entities and seed collaborative, high-impact research that will lead to further inquiry and support.  

Oct 19, 2022

Oak Foundation Convening Energizes Learning Differences Work at the Friday Institute

This fall, the Friday Institute hosted Oak Foundation’s Learning Differences Programme Convening, held Sept. 13-15. 

Sep 26, 2022

Friday Institute Team to Increase Access to Computing Education for North Carolina’s Elementary Students with Department of Education Grant

A new one-year, $349,286 grant from the U.S. Department of Education will allow a team at the Friday Institute to create and develop a sustainable community of elementary teachers to support ongoing integration of computer science (CS) concepts into core content areas.