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Oct 8 NCSU College of Education Advisory Board Meeting

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Hiller Spires makes a presentation to CED Advisory Board meeting about the literacy program.

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Oct 8 NCSU College of Education Advisory Board Meeting

  1. 1. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION What’s Literacy Got To Do With It? Everything! Dr. Hiller A. Spires October 8, 2015
  2. 2. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Four compelling reasons to elevate literacy teacher education in North Carolina: 1. Low Reading Proficiency Indicators in North Carolina 2. Increased Demand For Instructional Expertise 3. Read to Achieve Requirements 4. Decreased Graduate Education Incentives National Center for Education Statistics (2013). The Nation’s Report Card: Reading 2013 State Snapshot Report: North Carolina Grade 4 Public Schools. Washington, D.C.: National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, US Department of Education. Retrieved from http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/newsroom/news/2013-14/20131107/reading-snapshot-4.pdf Did you know? Children in poverty hear about 600 words per hour, while affluent children hear 2,000.
  3. 3. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION CED Literacy Faculty Dr. Jill Grifenhagen Dr. Ann Harrington Dr. Ruie Pritchard Dr. Hiller A Spires Dr. Angela Wiseman Dr. Carl Young
  4. 4. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Connecting Globally to Empower Educators & Students Locally
  5. 5. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Connecting Globally to Empower Educators & Students Locally2015 NLGL Literacy Cohort
  6. 6. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Newlit.org
  7. 7. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Crystal Island: Game-Based Learning Over $4M in NSF Funding with Dr. James Lester, Computer Science
  8. 8. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Hewlett Foundation Funded at $600,000 for Friday Institute
  9. 9. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION SNA & WuZhong Group Funded at $1.5M (2014-2016)
  10. 10. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION January 2014 Delegation to Suzhou, China Dr. Bailian Li, Dr. Hiller Spires, Dr. Ellen Vasu, & Tricia Willoughby
  11. 11. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Image of Diagram ©NorthCarolinaStateUniversity
  12. 12. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Project-Based Inquiry Global Suzhou North America High School & Wake STEM Early College High School Beijing Royal School & Centennial Campus Magnet Middle School
  13. 13. FRIDAY INSTITUTE THE WILLIAM & IDA FOR EDUCATIONAL INNOVATION Thank you!

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