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Dec 14, 2022

New Research on Literacy Teaching Innovations During the COVID-19 Pandemic Highlights Model for Broadcast Pedagogy 

a child reading a book

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. 

Oct 14, 2022

Assistant Professor Jackie Relyea Receives Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Education

Jackie Relyea, an assistant professor of literacy education in NC State’s College of Education, has been selected as the 2022 recipient of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education’s Outstanding Young Alumnus Award. 

NC State College of Education doctoral student Jennifer Mann

Oct 12, 2022

Doctoral Student Jennifer Mann Will Engage Students in Critical Literacy Project Through Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award

Jennifer Mann, a doctoral student in the NC State College of Education’s Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Sciences’ literacy and English language arts concentration, has been awarded the Phi Kappa Phi Love of Learning Award. 

A teacher reading Cat in the Hat with a student

Aug 26, 2022

Utilizing Phoneme Videos for Phonemic Awareness Practice

With a new school year upon us, many young learners and multilingual learners will be practicing their phonemic awareness skills in earnest. The New Literacies Collaborative at the Friday Institute… 

Eighteen Yadkin County Schools teachers earned their master's degree from the NC State College of Education through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership

Jun 9, 2022

‘We’re Not Only Stronger Teachers, But We’re Stronger Leaders:’ 18 Teachers Earn Master’s Degrees, Become Literacy Leaders Through Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership

Three teachers who earned their master’s degree from the College of Education through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership share how the experience changed their instruction and how they are becoming literacy leaders in their schools. 

May 18, 2022

Teaching and Telling Asian American Stories Virtual Symposium 

Students with teachers

Apr 28, 2022

Friday Institute Releases “Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina”

The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation recently released Meeting the Moment: Strategic Recommendations for Literacy & Equity in North Carolina, a policy brief that extends the work of the 2022 NC PreK-12 Literacy & Equity Summit and highlights six recommendations to strengthen North Carolina's Literacy Learning Ecosystem. 

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.” 

Becky Dorman

Apr 27, 2022

Becky Dorman ’22MED: ‘I Want to Foster Change in My District and Learn How to Better Support All My Students’

Becky Dorman '22MED took advantage of the lessons she learned through the Yadkin Wolfpack Literacy Partnership to provide a unique Walk for Water learning experience to her students.