By Kyla Emme, College of Education intern RICHLAND, Wash. – Sarah Newcomer, an assistant professor of literacy education at Washington State University Tri-Cities, recently earned a national award for her work to increase opportunity and equity in education.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 30 programs work to provide free books to people incarcerated around the country, improving literacy in prisons and bolstering poorly funded prison libraries. An exhibit opening this week in the Washington State University Terrell Library atrium explores the history and role of these programs.
By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities intern RICHLAND, Wash. — Faculty from Washington State University Tri-Cities and Pullman have received two grants to evaluate state programs intended to improve childhood literacy and reduce school-age truancy.
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – A professor “passionate about cultivating students’ literacy” is the new director of The Writing Program at Washington State University.
RICHLAND – WSU Tri-Cities Professor Terrell Young was inducted into the Washington Organization for Reading Development (WORD) Hall of Fame in recognition of his work on behalf of early childhood literacy. Young is professor of literacy education at WSU Tri-Cities. He focuses on literature-based practices in elementary and secondary classrooms, with particular interest in English […]
Mary Roe, professor of literacy education, sees her new summer reading program — in which her teacher-education students tutor Pullman school children — as a “triangle of learning opportunities.” First, tutoring will help children to become better readers and more successful students. Second, Roe’s students, who are future teachers enrolled at the College of Education, […]