When it comes to becoming strong readers, children need three things: access, time and choice. A new video from Clemson University’s College of Education and its Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Center describes the ways families, schools and communities can work together to give students these tools for reading success. In the video, titled “Literacy: Making Reading Number One,” […]
Clemson University literacy professor and administrator Kathy Headley has been named vice president of the International Literacy Association board of directors. She started her tenure July 1 and will assume the ILA presidency after a one-year term as vice president.
While many slides are fun for children, the “summer slide” in reading is way less enjoyable – and often detrimental to budding readers. The summer slide occurs when students, especially those with less access to educational resources, lose some of the academic skills they gained during the previous school year. To combat this slide, Clemson […]
Her father was the first African-American taxi driver in the Clemson area. Her mother worked as a maid. After watching her parents work long, hard, and exhausting hours, she knew that she wanted to do something more. Between her father’s 15-hour driving shifts and her mother’s strong work ethic, this Tiger learned the importance of […]
Clemson Football fans have the chance to compete with their University of South Carolina friends – and provide needed books for schoolchildren across the Palmetto State. As part of the S.C. Education Oversight Committee’s “Read Your Way to the Big Game” contest, education students from Clemson and USC will engage in a friendly competition to […]
Clemson education professor Jonda C. McNair has been selected co-editor of Language Arts, a professional journal for elementary and middle school teachers and teacher educators.
Celeste (C.C.) Bates, assistant professor of literacy education at the Clemson University Eugene T. Moore School of Education and director of the Clemson University Reading Recovery® and Early Literacy Training Center, has been named to the S.C. Department of Education’s Read to Succeed Advisory Group. Bates is one of 25 individuals selected from 140 applicants […]
An alumna and a professor from Clemson’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education were among those honored with national awards from the Literacy Research Association (LRA). Amy Hutchison, a 2009 Ph.D. graduate in curriculum and instruction, received the Early Career Achievement Award, and David Reinking, Eugene T. Moore Distinguished Professor of Teacher Education, received the […]
Clemson University’s Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) program received a Literacy Leaders Award from the University of South Carolina School of Library and Information Science at a recent ceremony in Columbia. The awards are given annually to individuals or groups making a statewide impact on the literacy in South Carolina. Call Me MISTER was honored […]
Clemson University’s Upstate Writing Project (UWP) brought together teachers from Florence 2, Greenwood 51 and Union school districts for a conference focused on helping rural students write their way to college and career success. The conference – held at the University Center of Greenville Sept. 18 – trained teachers on how to improve students’ writing […]