Science of Reading: The Podcast

S2-02. Reflecting on past literacy experiences: Tamara Morris & Justin Pita

September 23, 2020 Amplify Education
Science of Reading: The Podcast
S2-02. Reflecting on past literacy experiences: Tamara Morris & Justin Pita
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Science of Reading: The Podcast
S2-02. Reflecting on past literacy experiences: Tamara Morris & Justin Pita
Sep 23, 2020
Amplify Education

Join Amplify interns Justin Pita, undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, and Tamara Morris, graduate of Stanford University, as they share their reading journeys. They highlight the major disparities and barriers that affected their academic experiences and reflect on how action must be taken by caregivers and educators to ensure that students across the nation have access to equal opportunities for achievement in literacy so that no student gets left behind.

Quotes:
“You don’t have to be great to start. You have to start to be great.” —Tamara Morris

“Students nowadays don’t have the opportunities to hone in on literacy as much as we want them to.” —Justin Pita

Resources:
HighJump Chicago
Kumon

Join our Virtual Literacy Symposium on Thursday, Oct 15!

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

Show Notes

Join Amplify interns Justin Pita, undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, and Tamara Morris, graduate of Stanford University, as they share their reading journeys. They highlight the major disparities and barriers that affected their academic experiences and reflect on how action must be taken by caregivers and educators to ensure that students across the nation have access to equal opportunities for achievement in literacy so that no student gets left behind.

Quotes:
“You don’t have to be great to start. You have to start to be great.” —Tamara Morris

“Students nowadays don’t have the opportunities to hone in on literacy as much as we want them to.” —Justin Pita

Resources:
HighJump Chicago
Kumon

Join our Virtual Literacy Symposium on Thursday, Oct 15!

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