By Molly Osborne “On your mark, get set, go!” Will, an eager, confident second-grader, reads the words in front of him as fast as he can. “Oh man, not quite,” his teacher, Anita Shore, tells him. “Tomorrow, okay?” she asks. “That word is brick. Are you good to do it again tomorrow, Will?” Disappointed, he […]
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By Jeanna B. White For children who don’t have an older sibling or have never been to an elementary school, words like principal, cafeteria, and media center are foreign concepts. Davie County Preschool is filling those gaps by providing rising kindergarteners with a book containing pictures of the elementary school that they will be attending […]
By Jeanna B. White “When I say the word cuckoo, what do you think of? What does it remind you of?” asked Cindy Cooke as she prepared to read “The Cuckoo School” to a class of 2nd graders at Cooleemee Elementary School. Cooke, a trainer from Letterland, was modeling a lesson using the Letterland methodology […]
From the Mebane Foundation on its work: The Mebane Foundation doesn’t claim to have all the answers about how to create a top-tier, transformative, career-building and life-enriching learning environment. But beginning in 1998, we began searching for at least some of those answers. From the start, we have focused on a simple proposition to help […]
Note: This story originally appeared on EducationNC (EdNC) – Moving the Needle: Investments not silver bullets The Mebane Charitable Foundation has invested more than $17 million in literacy-related programs since 1998. The Foundation invested more than $7 million in literacy intervention partnerships with public school systems, traditional public schools, public charter schools, private schools, and other literacy-focused […]