Tag Archives: literacy

New online resource for improving K-3 reading comprehension

New online resource for improving K-3 reading comprehension

To support efforts to improve reading comprehension for all students, the U.S. Department of Education recently released new resources on Doing What Works, a website that translates research-based practices into practical tools for educators. Nell Duke, professor of language and literacy education at Michigan State University, talks about effective teaching strategies as part of  the… Read More »

Juzwik wins national award for book on narratives in teaching

Juzwik wins national award for book on narratives in teaching

Associate Professor Mary Juzwik has received a national honor from the Literacy Research Association, formerly the National Reading Conference, for her recent book on teaching about the Holocaust through story-telling. Juzwik was presented with the Edward B. Fry Book Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to literacy research and practice, during the association’s annual conference in… Read More »

Patricia Edwards sworn in as president of International Reading Association

Patricia Edwards sworn in as president of International Reading Association

Patricia Edwards Patricia Edwards was sworn in as the President of the International Reading Association on April 28, 2010. The ceremony was held during the International Reading Association’s Annual Conference held in Chicago. The Association is a nonprofit, global network of individuals and institutions committed to worldwide literacy. More than 70,000 members strong, the Association… Read More »

Guofang Li wins AERA Early Career Award

Guofang Li is the recipient of the 2010 AERA Early Career Award. This award recognizes a scholar’s distinguished portfolio of cumulative education Congratulations Guofang!