Emily Hanford - Sold a Story

Sold a Story: How Teaching Kids to Read Went So Wrong

By Emily Hanford

Emily Hanford, an award-winning education reporter who has produced groundbreaking podcasts including At a Loss for Words: How a flawed idea is teaching millions of kids to be poor readersHard Words: Why aren't kids being taught to read?, and Hard to Read: How American schools fail kids with dyslexia is releasing an eagerly awaited new podcast series.  This series, Sold a Story: How Teaching Kids to Read Went So Wrong exposes a truth - for decades, cognitive scientists have known that a popular approach to teaching reading was based on an incorrect idea. Educators didn't know about this research, and as a result, millions of children around the country didn't learn to read well at school.

Listen to Emily Hanford's, Sold a Story: How Teaching Kids to Read Went So Wrong>> 

Learn more about the science behind teaching reading. Read our blog, What Is the Science of Reading?>>

Educators, bring the science of reading to life in your classroom.  Attend a Science of Reading Virtual Workshop on a complimentary seat>>



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