Friday Institute Names 7 Superintendents 2017 Friday Medalists
The Friday Institute will present the 2017 Friday Medals to seven superintendents of rural school districts in North Carolina who have improved student learning and implemented digital-age approaches to teaching and learning.
How Is North Carolina Doing With Digital Learning?
NC State's Friday Institute has released a new report that maps North Carolina's progress in using learning technologies and digital content.
Friday Institute Honors Wise
An education advocate and former governor won NC State's Friday Medal.
Picart Honored at West Point
An NC State administrator has been named professor emeritus and distinguished faculty alumnus at the United State Military Academy, where his leadership helped shape academic programs for nearly three decades.
5 Questions on Digital Learning
Mary Ann Wolf explains NC State's efforts to help school districts make the most of digital learning.
Spires to Design Model School in China
A Chinese developer has tapped the Friday Institute's Hiller Spires to design a high school for students who hope to enroll in top U.S. universities.
Web Conference on Digital Transition
Take part in a free Web conference offered by a project at the Friday Institute targeted at K-12 educators, administrators and education faculty.
McNeal Honored with Friday Medal
NC State honored Dr. Bill McNeal, longtime leader and former Wake County superintendent, with the Friday Medal for contributions to education.
Q&A on Race to the Top
NC State played a key role in securing $400 million in education funding for the state of North Carolina through the federal Race to the Top program. Dr. Glenn Kleiman explains how the funds will impact North Carolina's 1.4 million students.
Music in His Method
A new licensing agreement with Discovery Education will bring the music and methods of Dr. Lodge McCammon within reach of a million teachers around the world.
Friday Institute Spearheads Proposal
Dr. Glenn Kleiman and the team at the Friday Institute successfully coordinated the North Carolina Race to the Top proposal.
Confrey Appointed to Committee
Dr. Jere Confrey, the Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor in Mathematics Education, will join 24 other experts on a national school standards committee.
Spires Wins Cox Award
Dr. Hiller Spires won the Gertrude M. Cox Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching and Learning with Technology.
Teaching with FIZZ
FIZZ – which is being used in 35 K-12 schools over seven North Carolina counties – allows teachers to implement safe Web 2.0 environments in the classroom.
Friday Institute employees take first place in VMware’s video contest.