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Teaching Reading in Schools: Emily Hanford (Author)


Emily Hanford is the author of Why Millions of Kids Can’t Read and What Better Teaching Can Do About It, a report that focuses on our national reading crisis and how a school in Eastern Pennsylvania impacted student achievement in early literacy by embracing code-emphasis instruction. Emily is also the producer of the audio documentary Hard Words, from which this story is adapted. Her latest work, What the Words Say is a continued discussion on the reading crisis and how, in particular, current teaching practices are failing our most at-risk students. (From VDOE's Special Education Instructional Services Issue 13)


Curriculum/Instructional Methods Early Childhood Instructional Strategies Literacy