On this week’s Education Gadfly Show podcast, Kymyona Burk, Senior Policy Fellow at ExcelinEd, joins Mike Petrilli and David Griffith to discuss what states are doing to promote the science of reading and crack down on the snake oil salespeople still peddling bogus reading programs. Then on the Research Minute, Amber Northern examines how playing video games affects children’s cognitive performance.
- Sold a Story: How Teaching Kids to Read Went So Wrong —American Public Media
- Emily Hanford’s keynote address and panel discussion from the National Summit on Education —ExcelinEd
- Comprehensive How-To Guide: Approaches to Implementing Early Literacy Policies —Kymyona Burk
- “The Noose Tightens Around Failed Reading Programs in Schools” —Robert Pondiscio
- The study that Amber reviewed on the Research Minute: Bader Chaarani, PhD, et. al., “Association of Video Gaming With Cognitive Performance Among Children,” Journal of the American Medial Association (October 2022).
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