Third-graders Lucas Haviland, left, Brady Hale, center and Hunter Davis read a book together at Highland Elementary School in Columbus, Kan., on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Courtesy of Charlie Riedel / Associated Press
There’s a growing movement across the country to follow scientific approaches to reading instruction that lean on phonics to help students recognize and decode words. Advocates say the current approach to teaching reading leaves kids behind and has led to many kids not reading at grade level.
Reset learns about the update and what this could mean for teachers.
GUESTS: Mawa Iqbal, WBEZ statehouse reporter
Tinaya York, founder, lead advocate Literacy for Life