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NC State College of Education Associate Professor Dennis Davis discusses reading comprehension

Apr 28, 2022

How Can I Help My Students With Reading Comprehension? ‘The More We Can Integrate What We Call Reading Instruction with What We Call Content Area Instruction, the Better,’ Says Associate Professor Dennis Davis

Associate Professor Dennis Davis discusses intervention strategies to help students with reading comprehension difficulties as well as what he calls the two “secret weapons of reading comprehension.” 

The Literacy Space

Apr 18, 2022

College of Education Scholars Highlight What Teachers Know About Reading Instruction, Comprehension Through Recent Publications

Faculty members in the NC State College of Education have co-authored a series of new papers that focus on what teachers know about literacy instruction and take an asset-based approach to professional development. 

May 19, 2021

WRAL: Summer Enrollment is Typically Low, and NC School Districts Are Trying To Change That This Year

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Dennis Davis, Ph.D., discusses way to keep students engaged and learning in summer school.  

Nov 20, 2020

Mebane Foundation: Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership: Equipping Teachers to be Literacy Leaders

Yadkin County School educators share their experiences so far in the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership, a cohort-based Master of Education program that allows teachers to gain the expertise needed to effectively implement evidence-based literacy instruction, assessment and intervention in the elementary grades. 

Associate Professor of Literacy Education Dennis Davis, Ph.D.

Oct 26, 2020

Associate Professor Dennis Davis Will Help Develop Common Framework for Literacy Instruction for Teacher Preparation Programs within the UNC System

Associate Professor Dennis Davis, Ph.D. has been appointed as one of eight Literacy Fellows who will help develop a common framework for literacy instruction in teacher preparation programs within the UNC System as part of the UNC System LIteracy Framework Development Initiative. 

The Literacy Space

Sep 16, 2020

Excellence Fund Helps The Literacy Space Provide Reading Support Services for Elementary School Students, Creates Professional Development Opportunities

As a result of donations to the NC State College of Education Excellence Fund, the Wolfpack Readers Program was able to establish The Literacy Space, an off-campus location that provides direct services to elementary school children who need extra support in reading. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Jul 16, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $4.3M in Research Funding April-June, 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $4,371,540 to support 16 projects from April 1 to June 30, 2020. 

Associate Professor Dennis Davis, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Jackie Reylea, Ph.D.

Jul 9, 2020

Associate Professor Dennis Davis and Assistant Professor Jackie Reylea Will Help English Language Learners with Reading Comprehension Difficulties Through $1.4M Department of Education Grant

Young English language learners can often struggle with some of the more complex aspects of written language, leading to difficulties in reading comprehension. To address this issue, Associate Professor Dennis Davis, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Jackie Reylea, Ph.D., will use a $1.4 million grant to develop a new small-group intervention for English language learners in grades 3-5. 

Teacher at Friday Institute Partner School

Feb 20, 2020

How NC State’s College of Education Helps In-Service Teachers Across North Carolina Succeed

The NC State College of Education graduates educators who rate among the best in statewide performance measures. But our work to prepare extraordinary educators extends beyond pre-service teachers. From professional development opportunities to advanced degree programs for in-service teachers across North Carolina, programs and partnerships with public school districts are working to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education. 

Associate Professor of Literacy Education Dennis Davis, Ph.D.

Nov 19, 2019

EdNC: Mebane Foundation grant supports Wolfpack Literacy Partnership and Yadkin County Schools

The NC State College of Education's Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership with help 20 teachers with Yadkin County Schools receive training to become experts in implementing evidence-based literacy instruction.