Ernesto Ortiz, principal at an elementary school in Pennsylvania, discusses how to understand when materials are meaningfully “research-based,” how his school made the shift to the science of reading, and how he is supporting his students with remote learning resources to continue their literacy development at home.
“We need to be more informed than influenced so that we can look at things with a critical eye.”
“As leaders, we need to remain calm and steadfast so we can navigate throughout these unprecedented times.”
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The Reading League
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