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Sep 6, 2023

Friday Institute and NCDPI Partner on ​​K-12 Cybersecurity and School Connectivity Initiatives for North Carolina Public Schools

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has awarded the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s Technology Infrastructure Lab (TIL) two new grants to support the North Carolina K-12 Cybersecurity… 

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Aug 23, 2023

LASER Institute Builds Community of Scholars for Lifelong Connections, Future Collaboration

The LASER Institute held their third and final summer workshop, an intensive five-day program of learning labs, research planning sessions and guest speakers. 

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Aug 22, 2023

Students Gain Real-World Experiences in Augmented and Virtual Realities at MSEN Summer Camp with Newcombe Family Donation

A $50,000 donation from the Newcombe family in honor of Johan Newcombe provided 25 students from Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School and the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation’s North Carolina… 

Jul 7, 2023

LASER Institute Summer Workshop

This in-person summer workshop is an intensive five-day program consisting of learning labs, guest speakers, community building activities and research planning sessions. 

Jul 7, 2023

NC Computer Science Professional Development

These computer science professional development trainings are intensive, highly supportive programs designed to prepare educators who have not necessarily taught or studied computer science previously.  

Jul 7, 2023

NC Computer Science Professional Development

These computer science professional development trainings are intensive, highly supportive programs designed to prepare educators who have not necessarily taught or studied computer science previously.  

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 20, 2023

New Free Online Professional Learning Platform Supports Educators in Teaching Statistics and Data Science

The Hub for Innovation and Research in Statistics Education (HI-RiSE) team at the Friday Institute has designed and deployed a free, innovative and personalized online learning platform to allow teachers in grades 6-12+ to develop their expertise in teaching statistics and data science. 

Apr 3, 2023

North Carolina’s Computer Science Professional Development Program Opens for Registration for Statewide Trainings

North Carolina’s Computer Science Professional Development Program provides free professional learning opportunities for North Carolina educators using Code.org’s computer science curriculum. 

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.