reading http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en UW Center Seeks To Improve Literacy http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/uw-center-seeks-improve-literacy <p>Last month the University of Wyoming opened a Literacy Research Center and clinic that should enhance literacy at all levels across the state.&nbsp; It will allow face to face tutoring, train tutors and teachers, and use technology in interesting new ways.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>VICKI GILLIS:&nbsp; “I see this as being on the cutting edge of work in literacy, K-12, and beyond.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:31:18 +0000 Bob Beck 56705 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org UW Center Seeks To Improve Literacy Wyoming students outperform the national average in Math and Reading http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-students-outperform-national-average-math-and-reading <p>Wyoming’s fourth and eighth grade students outperformed the national average in reading and mathscores in the National Assessment of Educational Progress or NAPE scores.</p><p>The test is administered every two years. Wyoming did especially well in 4<sup>th</sup> grade math where it improved by three points from 2011 and five points from 2009.&nbsp;&nbsp; State Education Director Rich Crandall is pleased.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 23:56:31 +0000 Bob Beck 49581 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming students outperform the national average in Math and Reading Wyoming Stories: Learning to read in college http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-learning-read-college <p></p><p></p><p>Laramie resident Larry Struempf recalls the challenge of learning to read as a college student. He now teaches at Laramie County Community College in Laramie and is working on his doctorate.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 22:09:05 +0000 Micah Schweizer 49171 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories: Learning to read in college Wyoming Stories Podcast #1 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-stories-podcast-1 <p>Stories about domestic abuse, burlesque dancing, Buffalo Bill’s chef, and learning to read.</p><p>Subscribe to the <em>Wyoming Stories</em> podcast<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wyoming-stories/id766036813"> </a><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/wyoming-stories/id766036813"><strong>here</strong></a>.</p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 21:48:44 +0000 Micah Schweizer & Willow Belden 49169 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Stories Podcast #1