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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. 

Broadcast Pedagogy Report Graphic

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 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 18, 2022

Educators Share Online Professional Development Needs During the Pandemic in Recent Friday Institute Study and Upcoming Webinar

Through funding from Oak Foundation, researchers from the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation conducted an exploratory qualitative study, “Insight into Contemporary Professional Growth Needs for North Carolina Educators,” to better understand the classroom-, school- and district-level challenges North Carolina educators were facing one year into the pandemic.  

Aug 12, 2022

White Paper Highlights Friday Institute’s Broadband Mapping Work for North Carolina

A new white paper from Signals Analytics highlights the North Carolina Broadband Infrastructure Office’s broadband mapping initiative featuring survey data developed by the Friday Institute’s Technology Infrastructure Lab. 

Aug 12, 2022

Tips for Increasing Learner Engagement During Educator-Designed Instructional Videos

Check out these five tips learned by Friday Institute staff and faculty during their work on the At-Home Learning Initiative. 

Aug 2, 2022

Friday Institute and Duke University SSRI Partner to Better Understand the Impact of NC Summer Learning Programs

The Friday Institute’s Program Evaluation and Education Research Group, in partnership with the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) at Duke University, has begun a qualitative research study of summer programs designed to mitigate the impacts of COVID on at-risk students. 

Jun 22, 2022

Study Co-authored by Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Research Associate Rebekah Davis Highlights Teacher Innovations in Broadcast Pedagogy for Mathematics

A recent study written by NC State College of Education Associate Professor and Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Jessica Hunt, Friday Institute Research Associate Rebekah Davis and Graduate Research Assistant Alejandra Duarte is contributing to research on how practices valued in mathematics classrooms might be adapted for broadcast television. 

Jun 6, 2022

FCC Emergency Connectivity Funding Map

North Carolina public schools are receiving almost $200 million in FCC Emergency Connectivity Funding, which will mostly be used for student laptops. Our Technology Infrastructure Lab has mapped it all… 

May 10, 2022

Through a Mutually-Beneficial Model, the Friday Institute PEER Group is Making Space for Historically Marginalized Students in Education Research and Evaluation

In 2020, the PEER Group launched an internship program for undergraduate students that allowed student interns to receive training in leadership, educational research and evaluation techniques while contributing to PEER Group projects.