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Florida Center for Reading Research director appointed to National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on the Future of Education Research

Nicole Patton Terry will join a team of expert scholars on NASEM’S Committee on the Future of Education Research. Their work will inform IES on critical problems where new research is needed, new methods for conducting research and new types of research training investments.

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SCSD Professor Acquires Grant to Develop Dyslexia Screening System

School of Communication Science and Disorders (SCSD) Professor Hugh Catts and College of Social Work Associate Professor Yaacov Petscher received a subcontract grant award from the University of California San Francisco to further develop and test a dyslexia screener.

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FSU-created, dyslexia-focused comic book to be available nationwide as graphic novel

“The Uncanny Chronicles,” a comic book focused on the realities of dyslexia will soon be available nationwide as a graphic novel thanks to an agreement between Florida State University and Ventris Learning.

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Florida Center for Reading Research forms partnership to establish National Center for Reading in India

The Florida Center for Reading Research at Florida State University and University of St. Francis have partnered with education officials in India to establish the National Center for Reading Interventions and Research (NCRIR) in India.

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Stand Up for Reading

Help the Florida Center for Reading Research outfit local schools with stands containing educator, parent, and student resources in support of READ UP, a university partnership focused on reading achievement and student success in Leon County Schools.

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Boys Town North Florida Students Participate in a Battle of Comic Proportions

Over the summer, the children of Boys Town North Florida had the opportunity to connect with peers, show off their creativity, and hone their literacy skills by participating in the Clash of the Heroes Character Design Contest, an online competition held in partnership with the National Center on Improving Literacy and supported by FCRR. 

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Florida State appoints new director for Florida Center for Reading Research

Florida State University has appointed FSU Professor of Education Nicole Patton Terry as director of the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR), a multidisciplinary research center that investigates all aspects of reading and reading-related skills across the lifespan.

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FIREFLIES Aims to Keep the Future of Education Sciences Bright

Drs. Nicole Patton Terry and Sara Hart have recently been awarded a $4.5 million grant from the Institute of Education Sciences which will fully-fund a new doctoral interdisciplinary research training program in the education sciences.

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FCRR’s READ UP Partnership Tackles COVID-19 Learning Loss

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Leon County early last spring, local schools were left in uncharted waters. As practitioners focused on the immediate issues of health and safety, as well as the challenges of remote learning, FCRR mobilized to tackle the learning loss the pandemic would inevitably cause.

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FCRR Project Manager Marcy Wyatt Receives Exemplary Service Award

FCRR Project Manager Marcy Wyatt has received the 2020 Exemplary Service Award in the category of Scientific and Research Services.

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