TextProject president and CEO Elfrieda (Freddy) H. Hiebert discusses what we know from science of reading research - and what we need to know.
Part 1 answers the question: Why is the orthography of English so important in learning to read (and critical for teachers of reading to understand)?
Part 2 provides insights from the science of reading on important aspects of a curriculum in reading acquisition.
Part 3 discusses how reading acquisition can be supported and what instructional activities can be delivered to a beginning reading class.
Part 4 is a review of the research on practices that we know do not promote reading acquisition.