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Visiting Literacy Research Scholar Symposium

The Davis Simpson Endowment and Texas Woman's University Department of Literacy and Learning present the 2021 Visiting Literacy Research Scholar Symposium. Gholnecsar (Gholdy) Muhammad, PhD, Georgia State University - author of Cultivating Genius: An Equity Model for Culturally and Historically Responsive Education - will speak at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021.

Student’s citizenship path began with big leap

A journey begins with one step. For Saumi Liyanage, that initial step was more like a huge leap. 

Camps forge ahead in online format

Some of TWU’s homegrown summer camps moved online in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, with faculty, staff, students and departments pulling together to make the camps a success. One of those was Digital Days sponsored by Literacy & Learning.

UPDATE: Spicola Forum Cancelled

The 54th Annual Rose F. Spicola Forum in Reading has been cancelled for 2020.

Study shows benefits of Spanish-language literacy program

Citing the growing number of Latino English learners and the lack of evidence-based educational opportunities they are provided, evaluators with the American Institutes of Research (AIR) teamed with the Texas Woman’s University Reading Recovery program for a randomized controlled study of Descubriendo la Lectura (DLL), a literacy program for bilingual first-graders who are having difficulty learning to read and write in their native Spanish.

Texas Woman's launches biliteracy certificate program

This fall, Texas Woman’s University launches a new graduate certificate in biliteracy, the only one of its kind in the state. Educators can earn the certificate with the option of applying the credits toward a master’s degree in reading education.

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