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Nicole Gardner-Neblett

Nicole Gardner-Neblett

 

Nicole Gardner-Neblett, Ph.D., is an investigator at FPG Child Development Institute and research assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dr. Gardner-Neblett’s work at FPG focuses on researching factors that promote children’s language and communication development. Dr. Gardner-Neblett studies the oral narrative development of African American children in relation to children’s reading development. In addition, Dr. Gardner-Neblett’s work involves designing and implementing professional development programs for teachers to promote children’s language and communication development. Dr. Gardner-Neblett holds a Ph.D. and MA in Developmental Psychology from The University of Michigan and a Sc.B. in Psychology from Brown University.

 
 
  

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Articles: Why Storytelling Skills Matter for African-American Kids

By Nicole Gardner-Neblett | March 9, 2017

For African-American students, storytelling skills directly predict their early reading skills.

 

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