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What Teachers Should Know About the Science of Reading

By Liana Loewus — March 11, 2019 30:41

Why do so many students struggle with reading? In a recent radio documentary for APM Reports, Emily Hanford says that the science on how to teach reading is clear, and yet it’s not being used in elementary classrooms today. In this Facebook Live conversation, we discuss what the reading research says, why there’s still debate about how to teach early reading, and what teachers may or may not be learning in their training.

Liana Loewus is an assistant managing editor for Education Week who oversees news coverage of teaching and learning.
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