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Tag: literacy

Jun 1, 2022

Teaching and Telling Asian American Stories Virtual Symposium

May 3, 2022

2022 Literacy and Community Initiative Reading Celebration

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. 

Nina Schoonover

Apr 27, 2022

Nina Schoonover ’22PHD: ‘I Hope to Continue to Fight for More Equitable School Practices that Embrace Students’ Diverse Ways of Knowing’

As a former high school English teacher, Nina Schoonover ’22PHD always used the arts in her classroom. Now, as she graduates with her Ph.D. in Teacher Education and Learning Science in the literacy and English language arts program area of study, she will use her knowledge to conduct equity-focused research in her home state of Virginia. 

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. 

NC State College of Education Associate Professor Angela Wiseman

Feb 11, 2022

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Aims to Transform Use of Visual Methodologies to Promote Equity Using AERA Grant

Visual images have perpetuated racialized stereotypes and negative ideas, yet they also have the potential to amplify youth perspectives and dismantle deficit perspectives, says Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Visual research methods, framed with an equity lens, can reflect people’s experiences and also play an important role in supporting children in educational contexts and communities. Wiseman also acknowledges that visual-based methods can be used as tools for activism and aims to develop and amplify visual methods in literacy education. 

Literacy and Equity Summit

Jan 24, 2022

Educators Come Together for Powerful NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit

“My challenge to myself and to you is that maybe instead of discussing the equity of literacy, we should discuss the literacy of equity. Do you know how to read the room? Do you know how to read your kids?” This charge from New York Times best-selling author Jason Reynolds kicked off a full day’s worth of keynote and breakout sessions for the NC PreK-12 Literacy and Equity Summit.