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May 26, 2021

WE LOVE OUR WOLFPACK WORKS TEACHERS!

Wolfpack WORKS supports K-2, classroom teachers in their literacy instruction in their first 3 years of teaching.  Let’s hear from some of our teachers who are finishing their third year of teaching to celebrate their “graduation” from Wolfpack WORKS! Why […]

May 5, 2021

Small-Group Reading Success

When you think of small-group reading instruction in K-2 classrooms, what comes to mind?  Guided reading may be one of the  most common formats in many classrooms, but there are several other important small-group reading structures that can and should […]

Apr 29, 2021

2021 Wolfpack WORKS Spring Professional Development

Saturday morning, the Wolfpack WORKS project held its  annual Spring Professional Development event. The overarching theme that underscored this year’s conference was: Teaching Literacy in a Pandemic: Where Do We Go From Here? To reflect upon and discuss this pressing […]

Apr 7, 2021

Resilience

Spring always ushers in newness–a change of scenery with budding trees and blossoming flowers, birds twittering in flight, and temperatures climbing. Also, the return of spring brings positivity after a long winter of indoor activities. Well, we have a different […]

Mar 22, 2021

March Madness In Nash County Public Schools… Featuring Wolfpack Works Coaches!

The month of March has many wonders. It “comes in like a lion and leaves like a lamb.” It is a time of renewal. It also gives us…March Madness!! So, what does March Madness have to do with literacy instruction? […]

Feb 3, 2021

Adult Learning Partnerships in Wolfpack WORKS

In a school year like no other, we are so proud and fortunate to be working in the field of education.  As Wolfpack WORKS coaches, we have been given the opportunity to witness firsthand the motivation of our hard-working teachers […]

Jan 25, 2021

Content Knowledge and Comprehension

Happy New Year!  Wolfpack WORKS literacy coaches are excited to continue supporting teachers across North Carolina as we embark on this new year.  Like many people, we started this year thinking about our goals, hopes, and dreams for 2021.  We […]

Jan 13, 2021

Teacher Delivery

It’s approximately 9:00 AM when I finish loading my Toyota Camry with the boxes that will comprise today’s delivery. I’m excited for the journey ahead: today I’ll be delivering boxes of books to several schools in Northampton County, a part […]

Dec 9, 2020

2020 Wolfpack WORKS Winter Professional Development Conference

This past week, our Wolfpack WORKS coaches and leadership team members hosted our  K-2 teachers and interventionists from across North Carolina (as well as colleagues from the NC Department of Public Instruction and Duke University) for our annual, winter professional […]

Dec 4, 2020

Our Wolfpack WORKS Equity Work

The  Wolfpack WORKS Equity Task Force had the opportunity to lead our coaches in a book study of Zaretta Hammond’s text, Culturally Responsive Teaching & The Brain. It is not easy to confront implicit biases and reflect on how those […]