Friday Institute for Educational Innovation

Oct 20, 2020

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.

Sep 30, 2020

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.

Sep 28, 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.

Aug 27, 2020

Assistant Professors Christy Byrd, Crystal Chen Lee Develop Webinar to Help Educators Learn to Promote Youth Voices

Assistant Professors Christy Byrd, Ph.D., and Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., have drawn on their experiences with the #PasstheMicYouth and Literacy and Community Initiative projects to develop a webinar to help educators better understand how to amplify youth voices.

Aug 24, 2020

NC State College of Education Launches Online Graduate Certificate Program in Learning Analytics This Fall

The NC State College of Education launched a fully online Graduate Certificate Program in Learning Analytics this fall.

Aug 11, 2020

Professor Hollylynne Lee Named 2020 American Statistical Association (ASA) Fellow

Professor Hollylynne Lee has been interested in statistics education since she began developing a software to assist young learners 23 years ago. Her work in the field was recently honored as she was named one of the 2020 American Statistical Association (ASA) Fellows.

Jul 27, 2020

Ask the Expert: How is Education Different Around the World? Teaching Philosophies Differ But ‘We All Want What is Best for Our Students,’ Says Friday Institute Executive Director Hiller Spires

Throughout her career, Friday Institute Executive Director and College of Education Associate Dean Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has developed Project-Based Inquiry Global, led the New Literacies and Global Learning program and collaborated with educators across the globe. She uses this experience to share how education is different around the world.

Jul 27, 2020

EdNC: Where to Begin Achieving Equity in Education? Courageous Conversations.

Panelists implored more than 1,000 attendees across the state to move beyond discomfort and engage in "courageous conversation" during the two-day virtual NC Conference on Educational Equity, hosted by NC State College of Education's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Jul 13, 2020

The Journal: Closing the Digital Divide

Erin Huggins, a doctoral student at the NC State College of Education and research associate at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, shares how the Friday Institute has helped tackle the digital divide in North Carolina. 

Jul 1, 2020

College of Education Faculty Offer Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Students can often fall behind in their learning during the summer months, and that phenomenon could be amplified this year by the fact that schools have been closed since March to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). To help prevent summer learning loss, College of Education faculty are offering their tips for helping students continue to learn.