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Feb 13, 2023

Spring 2023 Online Professional Learning Courses Now Open

The Friday Institute is opening three free courses that cover a variety of topics including social and emotional learning, learning differences and mathematics. 

Jan 9, 2023

NC School Connectivity Analysis

All North Carolina students receive ample high-quality internet access at school. Our Technology Infrastructure Lab analyzed internet usage of all 115 school districts and over 100 charter schools in the state. 

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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 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 12, 2022

Catalyst Grants Support K-12 Students and Teachers For More Personalized, Equitable and Engaged Learning

Researchers presented their work during the fourth annual Catalyst Grant Research Symposium, hosted Sept. 27.  

Oct 4, 2022

Friday Institute Educators, Warren County Students Overcome Obstacles and Find Inspiration Through Robotics

Friday Institute staff taught a three-week robotics class as part of Warren County Schools’ (WCS) Summer Bridge Acceleration Camp July 11-29. 

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. 

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. 

Jul 28, 2022

LASER Institute Scholars Gather for First In-Person Workshop for Learning, Community and Collaboration

The LASER Institute, a professional development program for early and mid-career researchers, held its first in-person weeklong summer workshop July 11-15 at the Friday Institute to support its scholars in their professional development throughout the year.