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Make and take: DavieLEADS supporting early literacy teachers in Davie County

For two hours on a Monday afternoon, the Central Davie gym resembled a workshop. Seated at long tables, teachers were...

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The Mebane Foundation leads Davie County schools into the future

As part of our series on early-grade literacy, we are focusing on what Davie County is doing to improve kindergarten...

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Mebane Foundation giving the gift of reading through HillRAP

It’s 3:15 in the afternoon. While most of their friends are finished with school for the day, four third-grade girls...

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DavieLEADS guided reading workshops and professional training focus on improving early literacy

It’s 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 12, and hundreds of Davie County Schools’ teachers and administrators are filing into Davie...

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DavieLEADS – First year results are in, Davie making great strides in early literacy achievement

Davie County Schools is on a roll — an honor roll. The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has released...

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Mebane Foundation awards grant to Bookmarks to bring 25,000 new books to Winston Salem/Forsyth County Public School libraries

The Mebane Charitable Foundation has approved a grant of $200,000 to Bookmarks to support “Book Build: Fostering Connections by Building...

 

HillRAP: Direct, individualized literacy instruction to help struggling students succeed

“On your mark, get set, go!” Will, an eager, confident second-grader, reads the words in front of him as fast...

 

‘What if parents were treated as the most important teacher in a child’s life?’

“What if parents were treated as the most important brain builder and most important teacher in a child’s life?”  A...

 

ApSeed: Encouraging literacy from an early start

Greg Alcorn has a dream: to get one of ApSeed’s seedlings into the hands of every child ages 0 to...

 

Literacy everywhere

Every teacher knows the feeling of getting an unexpected phone call in the middle of the morning at school. Students...

 

Cognitive ToyBox: Data-based assessment tool to accelerate progress in early childhood literacy

Assessment of child progress, a National Association for the Education of Young Children program standard, helps teachers to improve their...

 

Wolfpack WORKS: Literacy support for beginning K-2 teachers

The first week of school is an exciting and nerve-wrecking time for beginning teachers. Depending on their path to the...