Watch this on-demand webinar to hear three leading voices in the Science of Reading movement—Emily Hanford, Kareem Weaver, and Dr. Michelle Hosp—discuss the critical elements required to transform how reading is taught.
- The consequences for students when instruction doesn’t align with the science
- The importance of a comprehensive assessment system in providing equitable reading instruction
- How evidence-based instructional materials and a strong curriculum can empower educators and improve literacy outcomes for all students
- The need to continue to advocate for the Science of Reading in the face of opposition and a system that is slow to change
Senior Producer and Correspondent, APM Reports
Co-Founder and Executive Director, FULCRUM
Kareem Weaver is Executive Director of FULCRUM (Full and Complete Reading is a Universal Mandate), which partners with stakeholders to improve reading results for students. He is the Oakland NAACP's 2nd Vice President and Chair of its Education Committee. His advocacy is also featured in the new film The Right to Read.
Dr. Michelle Hosp
Director of Foundational Literacy, Renaissance
Michelle Hosp has over 25 years of experience working directly with students, educators, families, and researchers as a school psychologist, professor, Director of the Iowa Reading Research Center, and Director of Foundational Literacy at Renaissance. She is the creator of the Star Phonics assessment and co-author of the book The ABCs of CBM: A Practical Guide to Curriculum-Based Measurement.