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Were we all sold a story? By now you’re likely familiar with the podcast from APM Reports, Sold a Story, detailing how authors and their distributors promoted unproven methods of reading instruction that resulted in immeasurable harm to students for over an entire generation. Well-intentioned educators and decision-makers were convinced to use faulty teaching methods...
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Consider these facts:  Fact 1: Two-thirds of American fourth graders–roughly six million children–cannot read at grade level. Fact 2: 95% of children are born with the ability to learn how to read.  Fact 3: We have the power to fix this. Helping a child develop their innate gifts is up to the adults with whom...
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