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Daycamp boosts literacy

Michael Dunn spent much of last summer drawing, reading, writing and laughing with children at his Thirsty Thinkers workshop. His goal was literacy education research. His plan was to encourage the elementary students to successfully write a story by first imagining the story, then illustrating it with drawings or sculptures and finally translating those illustrations […]

Spokane school administrators show leadership excellence

WSU Spokane recently helped establish the Excellence in Leadership Award to recognize exemplary leadership and achievement by local elementary and secondary school administrators. “Our certification programs at WSU Spokane prepare principals, program administrators and superintendents for the complex roles of leadership in today’s schools,” said Joan Kingrey, director of programs in education at WSU. “We […]