Youth Authors Share Their Stories at Literacy and Community Initiative 2021 Reading Celebration
Youth living in North Carolina had an opportunity to share their stories and amplify their voices during the Literacy and Community Initiative (LCI) 2021 Reading Celebration, held at the Friday Institute and streamed online on April 23.
Pack IDEAs Faculty Spotlight: Jose A. Picart, Ph.D.
This NC State College of Education spotlight on Friday Institute Deputy Director Jose Picart, Ph.D., highlights his expertise and experience that aligns with advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within the College.
With Help of Literacy and Community Initiative, Directed by Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, High School Students with Juntos N.C. Publish Peer-reviewed Article
Following the completion of their second self-published book, Junto students in the Literacy and Community Initiative program wrote a peer-reviewed article that was published in Fringes, the North Carolina English Teachers’ Association journal.
The purpose of the Catalyst Grant program is to increase research collaborations among faculty and staff in the College of Education departments and those located at the Friday Institute. A...
Catalyst Grant Symposium Highlights Research Impacts on Students, Educators
Six research teams presented their work Oct. 1 during the virtual 2020 Catalyst Grant Research Symposium hosted by the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation in collaboration with the NC State College of Education.
NC State Students Help Underserved Students Share Their Stories Through Work with Literacy and Community Initiative
As the Literacy and Community Initiative releases reading guides to accompany books written by student authors throughout the community, NC State students reflect on the experiences they have had working with the program.
Back to School: Tips to Encourage Kids to Practice Reading, Writing
Friday Institute Faculty Fellow Crystal Chen, Ed.D., shares tips for encouraging reading and writing for children in grades 6-12.
Friday Institute Adds Two New Faculty Fellows to Fellowship Program
NC State College of Education Associate Professor Jessica Hunt, Ph.D., and Assistant Professor Crystal Chen Lee, Ed.D., were selected to serve two-year terms as 2020-2022 Friday Institute faculty fellows.
Literacy and Community Initiative Offers Book Recommendations for Teen Readers
To encourage reading among youth, the NC State College of Education's Literacy and Community Initiative has created a list of recommended reads for middle school and high school students.
Youth Authors to Release New Books Through College of Education’s Literacy and Community Initiative
Student authors from three community-based organization partners celebrate the release of two new books.