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Jackie Relyea

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Nov 28, 2022

WUNC: For one NC county, the reading gap between high and low-income students narrowed during COVID

A new study on a large North Carolina school district found the reading gap narrowed between high and low-income students there during the pandemic. The study by researchers at NC State's College of Education, in affiliation with researchers at Harvard and other universities, examined the reading scores of third through fifth graders at about 180 elementary schools in an unnamed North Carolina county. 

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Nov 16, 2022

In-Person Learning Helped Narrow Reading Gaps During Pandemic

In-person classes helped narrow pandemic reading learning losses for some elementary school students, a study led by an NC State researcher found. 

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Oct 12, 2022

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from July-September, 2022

Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing educational topics in journals and sharing their work through national and international presentations. 

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Jul 20, 2022

Publication and Presentation Roundup: A Look at Scholarly Work from College of Education Researchers from April-June, 2022

Faculty, staff and research associates at the NC State College of Education, including its Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research and Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, are publishing their research related to pressing educational topics in journals and sharing their work through national and international presentations. Take a look at a selection of presentations and publications from our faculty and research associates from April through June 2022. 

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. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Crystal Chen Lee and Jackie Relyea

Mar 4, 2022

Assistant Professors Crystal Chen Lee and Jackie Relyea to Receive Outstanding Engagement Awards

NC State College of Education Assistant Professors Crystal Chen Lee and Jackie Relyea have been selected as winners of the NC State Office of Outreach and Engagement’s 2021 Outstanding Engagement Award. 

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Aug 4, 2021

NC State College of Education Awarded Over $5 Million in Research Funding From April-June, 2021

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation and the Belk Center for Community College Leadership and Research, were awarded $5,296,858 to support 18 projects from April 1 to June 30, 2021. 

Jackie Eunjung Relyea

Jun 4, 2021

AERA-NSF-funded Project Allows Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea To Explore Co-development of Reading Ability, Science Content Knowledge Among English Language Learners

A recent study co-authored by Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., found that a group of first graders in N.C. who participated in a 10-day reading program that used a series of science books had higher science knowledge and improved vocabulary knowledge, reading comprehension and argumentative writing compared with children who received regular instruction. She will build on those findings through a 1-year, $25,000 grant from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and National Science Foundation (NSF). 

Child reading at sunset.

Apr 30, 2021

Science Books Boost Beginning Readers’ Skills

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., was part of study that used science books on Arctic animal survival to teach first graders to read. 

Jackie Eunjung Relyea

Feb 17, 2021

Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea Selected to Join First Cohort of NC State Impact Scholars

Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., assistant professor of literacy education in the NC State College of Education, has been selected to join the first-ever cohort of NC State Impact Scholars as part of the Strengthening the Impact of Research (STIR) program.