Implementation Science Begins with Leadership
What does it take to implement the science of reading?
- Dedicated, caring, and compassionate leadership
- An in-depth reflection of how reading is taught to see where you are in alignment with the science and where you may need improvement
- On-going coaching support for teachers as they implement new ways of teaching reading
- Foundational reading materials that include explicit instruction in phonological awareness, phonics, encoding and use decodable text aligned with the phonics instructional sequence.
“It's Not Just Teachers Who Need a Lesson in the Science of Reading”
EducationWeek article: Not a single state requires that administrators prove they understand reading development, write Gail E. Lovette and Kenni L. Alden. Here's why that's such a problem.
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