Welcome to the Literacy Enrichment for children and youth Action and outreach Project (LEAP)
The Literacy Enrichment for children and youth Action and outreach Project (LEAP) provides research, teaching, outreach and service opportunities to WSU students and communities and regions needing support in all areas of literacy and language support.
The mission of the WSU LEAP Lab is to support literacy enrichment, research, and teaching for children and youth and to provide opportunities for action and outreach to support literacy and language learning in communities and regions. This research advances ways to support socially-just literacy practices focused on a strength-based approach to student learning. The goal of which these research, teaching, and outreach initiatives support advancing literacy learning for students in all areas of schooling from kindergarten to middle school to secondary and post secondary.
The following are current research, teaching, and outreach projects.