There is enough evidence to eliminate illiteracy

Here is an excerpt from thinkreadtweet blog.  It expresses the our view so well.  Thank you.

“What have I learned? That there is already enough evidence for us to know how to eliminate illiteracy, but that it is largely ideology that prevents us from doing so. That empirically tested methods of instruction enable failing readers to become competent readers; that these gains can be maintained; and that when students learn to read, they also learn that they can be good at learning. That is why the journey, despite the difficulties, is still worth it.”

To read the whole article click on link: http://thinkingreadingwritings.wordpress.com/2014/03/22/the-road-goes-ever-on/

 

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