Join Alice Wiggins, Vice President of Instructional Design & Products at UnboundEd, as she unwinds word recognition, a strand of Scarborough’s Reading Rope. In the second episode of our Deconstructing the Rope series, Alice explains the role of word recognition in the science of reading and highlights the importance of explicit phonics instruction. She also urges listeners to advocate for an aligned curriculum to bring forth a systematic and equitable approach to reading for all students.
“By explicitly teaching sound spellings, we’re strengthening students’ abilities to read so they can learn more.”
“For equity’s sake, we want to teach reading in a way that we cast the widest net possible and support the most students possible.”
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