literacy

Nov 4, 2019

Wolfpack WORKS: A Look at the Literacy Initiative’s First Year

Take a look at Wolfpack WORKS' first year and the impact the literacy initiative is having on teachers and students in North Carolina.

Nov 4, 2019

With Grant from Mebane Charitable Foundation, Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership Will Collaborate with Yadkin County Schools to Train Literacy Experts, Improve Reading Proficiency

A new partnership between the NC State College of Education and Yadkin County Schools called the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership will work to improve reading proficiency in the district by helping teachers become literacy leaders. The project is funded by the Mebane Charitable Foundation and led by Associate Professor Dennis Davis.

Oct 1, 2019

Author, Poet and Literacy Advocate Pat Mora on Bilingual Literacy, Bookjoy and the Start of Children’s Day/Book Day (El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros)

Author, poet and literary advocate Pat Mora discusses bilingual literacy in education, the meaning of bookjoy and the founding of Children’s Day/Book Day with the NC State College of Education as NC State celebrates Latinx Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15.

Sep 24, 2019

Juntos Students Publish 2nd Book with Support from Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee

NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., is helping Juntos students find the power in their voices through their second book, which was published in May. The students will share readings from the book during a Latinx Heritage Month event at NC State on Oct. 1.

Sep 19, 2019  |  Community and Engagement

Author, Poet and Literacy Advocate Pat Mora: Bookjoy is the Work of Teachers

"It’s our job [as educators] to get [students] excited with books and excited about bookjoy," said author, poet and literacy advocate Pat Mora during a talk and book signing hosted by the NC State College of Education Sept. 17. "I would argue it’s some of the most important work that needs to be done in this country, especially right now, because the competition from the web is so intense."

Sep 17, 2019

An Evening with Pat Mora

Join us for an evening with Pat Mora. The author, poet and founder of Children’s Day/Book Day (El día de los niños, El día de los libros) will deliver a keynote address, participate in a Q&A and hold a book signing.

Aug 27, 2019  |  News

Author and Poet Pat Mora to Deliver Keynote Address, Hold Book Signing Sept. 17

Join us Tuesday, Sept. 17, for An Evening with Pat Mora. The author, poet and founder of Children’s Day/Book Day (El día de los niños, El día de los libros) will deliver a keynote address, participate in a Q&A and hold a book signing beginning at 4:45 p.m.

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.

Aug 8, 2019

Recommended Reads: A Prescription for Comic Relief

Students need to read books they enjoy to help them become adults who read for fun. Kerri Brown Parker, director of the NC State College of Education’s Media and Education Technology Resource Center (METRC), has curated three lists of books designed to provide comic relief for students of all ages.

Jun 28, 2019

On Second Trip to Kenya, Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Sees Teachers’ Skills Grow

For the past two summers, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., has traveled to Kenya to help provide professional development for teachers. She discusses how their skills have developed and her plans to bring students along for the trip next year.