literacy

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.

Jul 1, 2020

College of Education Faculty Offer Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

Students can often fall behind in their learning during the summer months, and that phenomenon could be amplified this year by the fact that schools have been closed since March to stop the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). To help prevent summer learning loss, College of Education faculty are offering their tips for helping students continue to learn.

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

Jun 15, 2020

NC State Students Help Underserved Students Share Their Stories Through Work with Literacy and Community Initiative

As the Literacy and Community Initiative releases reading guides to accompany books written by student authors throughout the community, NC State students reflect on the experiences they have had working with the program.

Apr 9, 2020

Wolfpack WORKS Continues to Support Beginning Teachers, Help Kids Improve Literacy Skills From Home During COVID-19

Since 2018, Wolfpack WORKS has used a blended professional development approach to provide literacy-specific induction support to beginning K-2 teachers. As learning moves online, coaches are sharing how they are continuing to successfully support educators during the transition.

Apr 9, 2020

Literacy and Community Initiative Offers Book Recommendations for Teen Readers

To encourage reading among youth, the NC State College of Education's Literacy and Community Initiative has created a list of recommended reads for middle school and high school students.

Mar 18, 2020

Associate Professor Angela Wiseman Co-Leads Program to Help Future Educators, Social Workers Address Childhood Trauma Through Children’s Literature

Several students from the College of Education will enter the classroom better prepared to address issues related to adverse childhood experiences thanks to a recently concluded program co-led by Associate Professor Angela Wiseman, Ph.D.

Mar 18, 2020

Addressing Issues of Childhood Trauma Through Picture Books

Associate Professor of Literacy Education Angela Wiseman, Ph.D., has curated a list of children’s literature that can help teachers and parents address serious issues such as parental incarceration, addiction and parental loss with young readers.

Mar 17, 2020

Literacy and English Language Arts Education Doctoral Student Nina Schoonover ‘21PHD Receives NC State Graduate Student Association Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching

Nina Schoonover ‘21PHD, a doctoral student in literacy and English Language Arts education, was selected as one of 10 graduate student teachers to receive the NC State Graduate Student Association Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching.

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.