Literacy Today: Looking Ahead: Four Ways 2020 Might Shape the Future of Teacher Prep
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Executive Director and NC State College of Education Associate Dean Hiller Spires, Ph.D., discusses the ways the coronavirus pandemic has changed the way pre-service teachers learn and ultimately teach online.
2020 Friday Medal Winner Dr. Dudley E. Flood Honored By Colleagues and Friends During Friday Medal Ceremony
The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation honored Dudley E. Flood, Ed.D., during a virtual ceremony Nov. 19 with the Friday Medal award, which recognizes significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education.
With Help of Literacy and Community Initiative, Directed by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, High School Students with Juntos N.C. Publish Peer-reviewed Article
Like many academics, Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., an assistant professor of English Language Arts education in the NC State College of Education, said she didn’t publish her first peer-reviewed academic article until she was in her late 20s and earning her doctorate degree. Through her work as the director of the Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) though, she has now helped a group of students author a peer-reviewed article while they were still teenagers.
Why I Give: ‘As a Parent of a College Student and as Someone Who Employs Work Study Students, I Empathize with Students who are Struggling to Pay for College,’ Says NC-MSEN Pre-College Program Director Braska Williams
Braska Williams, director of the NC-MSEN Pre-College Program through the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, started his undergraduate career as a computer engineering major. That changed by his junior year when realized that as an African American male, he could be a role model to African American students and make a difference as a teacher.
2020 Friday Medal Ceremony
In recognition of the commitment of Bill and Ida Friday to educational excellence, the Friday Institute created the Friday Medal to honor significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education and beyond through advocating innovation, advancing education and imparting inspiration.
2020-2021 Catalyst Grant Winners Announced
Three Catalyst Grants were awarded this week by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in partnership with the NC State College of Education. The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations among faculty and staff at both entities.
Spectrum News: North Carolinians Adapt to Remote Working and Learning
Mark Samberg, Ph.D., director of technology programs at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation--part of the NC State College of Education--shares how teachers have been adapting to remote learning since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
Catalyst Grant Symposium Highlights Research Impacts on Students, Educators
Six research teams presented their work Oct. 1 during the virtual 2020 Catalyst Grant Research Symposium hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the NC State College of Education.
College of Education Professor Hollylynne Lee Among NC State Faculty Honored with Talley Technology Tower Lighting on Oct. 6
Hollylynne Lee, Ph.D., a professor of mathematics and statistics education in the NC State College of Education and faculty fellow at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, is part of a group of NC State faculty who will be recognized by the university when Talley Technology Tower is lit red on Oct. 6, 2020.
Inquiring, Collaborating and Creating During a Pandemic: New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute Moves Online
From July 20-24, the New Literacies Collaborative (NLC) at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, in partnership with the Longview Foundation, held the New Literacies Teacher Leader Institute (NLI) completely online for the first time.