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Jul 14, 2020

Friday Institute’s Commitment to Educators, Students Continues Amidst Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

The Friday Institute is continuing its commitment to supporting educators, collaborating with its community and providing resources for teaching and learning while educators and students are at home. 

Jun 17, 2020

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. 

Jun 16, 2020

Education Week: What to Do for Families With Internet Access Too Slow for Remote Learning

Ray Zeisz, Friday Institute Director of the Technology Infrastructure Lab, has been working since before the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on a survey that will help the state of North Carolina get a better picture of its broadband access landscape.  

May 19, 2020

EdNC: Perspective | We Can’t Put the Genie Back in the Bottle: Designing Next-Generation Education in the Time of Crisis

Hiller A. Spires, Ph.D., shares her takeaways from the Friday Institute's Next Generation Education webinar series to provide guidance for the future of education. 

May 14, 2020

We Can’t Put the Genie Back in the Bottle: Designing Next-Generation Education in the Time of Crisis

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, people in North Carolina, the U.S. and around the world are confined to their homes with no clear idea of when life will… 

Apr 20, 2020

EdNC: Researchers Release Analysis of North Carolina’s Private School Landscape

NC State College of Education and Friday Institute researchers survey North Carolina’s private school landscape in this new report. 

Dec 6, 2018

New $1 Million Grant Will Support Broadening Participation in Computer Science and Computational Thinking

A team of faculty and researchers at NC State University were recently awarded a three-year $1 million National Science Foundation grant in collaboration with Wake County Schools, UNC-Charlotte and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools… 

Oct 18, 2018

Analysis Detects No State-Level Impacts for ‘Read to Achieve’ Initiative

Students exposed to Read to Achieve program show no difference in reading mastery. 

Oct 15, 2018

Consider It Mapped: Mapping the 2017-2018 School Report Cards

This fall, we’re back to school and back to mapping school grades after a two-year hiatus. Former features on Consider It Mapped covered grades from the 2013-14, 2014-15, and 2015-16 school years and the… 

Aug 3, 2018

Improving Education in Kenya through the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute

This summer, three NC State College of Education faculty members and one alumna traveled to Kenya as part of the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute (NLI) to equip 60 Kenyan educators…