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13 Apr

Column features NCCAT work to encourage boys to read

We were pleased to read the column "Encouraging Boys to Become Better Readers" in The Transylvania Times by parent Corey Gafnea. Great work going on in Transylvania Schools on this important effort. NCCAT is happy to have been able to play a role in this. From the column -

10 Mar

Engaging Parents in Early Grades Literacy in Cullowhee

Experts in early grades literacy agree that parental involvement is a key component of early literacy success and future academic achievement. Involving parents and other caregivers in the learning process is an essential part of the challenge of helping children learn to read and continuously improve as readers and writers.

02 Mar

Happy Read Across America Day!

Happy Read Across America Day!

29 Feb

20 tips to engage parents in early grades literacy

Embedded within what K-5 teachers need to know about the life of their students are the literacy lessons we want teachers to introduce to parents.  Our program at NCCAT helps teachers to develop positive relationships with teachers so that they can help parents to develop their own compelling reason for using these literacy strategies with their child. Chances are excellent that a child will have less difficulties with reading if a parent takes these actions with their child.

What Teachers Need to Know About The Literacy Home Life Of Students

22 Feb

NCCAT provides professional development on reading at Currituck County Schools

Teachers from Currituck County Schools participated in onsite professional development on "Reading for Meaning: The Role of Questioning." Teachers investigated research-based questioning strategies and participated in activities to hone their questioning skills in the classroom. NCCAT faculty member Amy Jo Spencer led the program.

13 Nov

Google Hangout with Honored Educator Scholar

From NCCAT Faculty Member Dr. Ernest Johnson ...

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