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FREE Professional Development!

Registration is now open for the Friday Institute’s free Learning Differences MOOC-Ed.   The Learning Differences MOOC-Ed is a six-week long, online course that hopes to help educators understand the ways in which students’ learning varies and what they can do to meet every student’s needs. The course first encourages teachers to understand their own learning differences and then goes into ... Read More »

Friday Institute Offers Computer Science Opportunities

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In North Carolina, there are currently over 17,000 open computing jobs, but only 18% of schools in NC teach AP Computer Science and only 1,425 students in NC took the AP exam last year.  Of those 1,425 students, only 25% were female, and only 203 were underrepresented minorities.  Meanwhile there is growing interest and demand.  Nine out of ten parents ... Read More »

Friday Institute to Offer Literacy MOOC for K-8 Educators

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Disciplinary Literacy for Deeper Learning explores what it means to read, write, speak, and listen for learning and creating knowledge across disciplines, including science, mathematics, history/social studies, and English/language arts. In this six unit course, participants will learn how to engage students in deeper learning through disciplinary literacy practices and explore the model for inquiry-based disciplinary literacy.  Click here to ... Read More »

Digital Coaching MOOC-Ed from The Friday Institute Begins This Week

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The Friday Institute is inviting you to take part in a FREE MOOC-Ed beginning February 20, 2017 and ending on March 10, 2017. Click here to learn more about the course or to register. This Coaching Digital Learning Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change MOOC-ED is brought to you by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College ... Read More »

Friday Institute Invites Educators to Join the MOOC-ED: Cultivating a Culture of Change

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Join the Friday Institute’s MOOC-ED – Cultivating a Culture of Change beginning February 15, 2016 and ending on March 27th, 2016. Click here to learn more about the course or to register. The course will remain open through April 24th, 2016 for those who would like more time to complete their work. This Coaching Digital Learning Learning: Cultivating a Culture ... Read More »

Stacey Mrazek Selected for Innovative Blended Professional Learning Program

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As quickly as technology evolves, we are charged with the responsibility of facilitating this evolution for our students. We entrust instructional technologists, coaches, and media coordinators with this responsibility, but it can sometimes seem impossible without networking and support. To better meet the needs of these change agents we rely on, the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation has developed the ... Read More »

The Friday Institute Fall 2015 MOOC-Ed Courses Now Available

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Check out the Friday Institute’s latest MOOC-Ed Courses.    Not sure what a MOOC-Ed is?  Watch this one-minute video.  Click here to register! Read More »

North Carolina Digital Learning Town Hall Meeting Scheduled

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With your help, North Carolina is poised to be a national leader in digital learning.  The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University is developing the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan to accelerate the State’s progress in providing the personalized, digital-age education that K-12 students need to be successful in college, in careers, and as engaged citizens.  We need your feedback on preliminary findings ... Read More »

The Friday Institute Announces Coaching Digital Learning MOOC-ED

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The Friday Institute proudly announces its Coaching Digital Learning Learning: Cultivating a Culture of Change MOOC-ED beginning February 23, 2015 and ending on April 5, 2015. Click here to learn more about the course or to register. This MOOC-ED is a FREE six-week course especially designed to support instructional technology coaches, technology integration specialists, lead teachers, media specialist, or anyone ... Read More »

The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Announces Free MOOC-Ed for Teachers and Educational Leaders

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The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education is excited to invite you to take part in a Learning Differences MOOC-Ed beginning February 9, 2015 and ending on March 22, 2015. Click here to learn more about the course or to register. This FREE six-week long course will explore the habits of mind and problem-solving tools that a ... Read More »