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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. 

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea

Jan 12, 2021

Ask the Expert: How Can Teachers Help Bilingual Students Become Proficient Readers? Through ‘Consistent Exposure to a Variety of Texts and Explicit and Sustained Literacy Instruction,’ Says Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea

English language learners’ development of second language literacy skills is often quite unique, says Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., because it often takes longer to develop than their day-to-day oral communication skills. She explains how educators can support these students as they become proficient English readers. 

New wolf statue on central campus.

Oct 15, 2020

NC State College of Education Awarded $2M in Research Funding July-September, 2020

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $2,070,123 to support 13 projects from July 1 to Sept. 30, 2020. 

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. 

Jackie Eunjung Relyea

Jun 19, 2020

College of Education Assistant Professor Jackie Eunjung Relyea Among 2020 Incentive Grants Award Winners

Assistant Professor Dr. Jackie Eunjung Relyea was awarded a 2020 Incentive Grant Award for the project iWolfpack Readers: Partnership for Online Afterschool Literacy Intervention for Elementary-Grade Students with Reading Difficulties 

Jackie Eunjung Relyea

Feb 12, 2020

Entre Dos Podcast: Effects of Bilingualism on English Reading Ability

Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., assistant professor of literacy education at the NC State College of Education, discusses her research that examined English reading growth in Spanish-speaking, bilingual students.  

Jackie Eunjung Relyea

Aug 14, 2019

Meet Jackie Relyea: ‘Inspire Others To Reach Their Fullest Potential’

Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., an assistant professor of early literacy, is one of several new faculty joining the NC State College of Education for the 2019-20 academic year.