Science of Reading: The Podcast

S1-26. A conversation with Daniel Willingham

July 29, 2020 Amplify Education Season 1 Episode 26
Science of Reading: The Podcast
S1-26. A conversation with Daniel Willingham
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Science of Reading: The Podcast
S1-26. A conversation with Daniel Willingham
Jul 29, 2020 Season 1 Episode 26
Amplify Education

Author and University of Virginia psychology professor Daniel Willingham discusses the “reading wars” (and mischaracterizations among their factions), the importance of understanding basic science to teach reading, and the variations in implementation of the science of reading in literacy instruction across districts.

Quotes:

“Reading is central to (virtually) every educator’s concerns.”

“Everything touches education."

 Resources:


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Show Notes

Author and University of Virginia psychology professor Daniel Willingham discusses the “reading wars” (and mischaracterizations among their factions), the importance of understanding basic science to teach reading, and the variations in implementation of the science of reading in literacy instruction across districts.

Quotes:

“Reading is central to (virtually) every educator’s concerns.”

“Everything touches education."

 Resources:


Want to discuss the episode? Join our Facebook group Science of Reading: The Community.