Susan sits down with education reporter and host of the Education Post podcast, Emily Hanford, examines the big takeaways from her experience on reporting on dyslexia, patterns that emerged from her investigating, the science of reading and why schools don’t align with it more, the theory of how reading works, and the evolution of balanced literacy, phonics instruction and whole language.
“We have to be teaching kids how the written language works to help them become good readers.”
“Family income and poverty affect educational opportunities and outcomes.”
'Hard Words' Education Post Podcast
At a Loss for Words: How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readers article by Emily Hanford
What to do if your child's school isn't teaching reading right? article by Emily Hanford