#11 – Phonics and Youth Literacy
Why are only 34% of fourth-grade public school students performing at a proficient level in reading?
6 months ago
Why are only 34% of fourth-grade public school students performing at a proficient level in reading? This week we're talking with Kareem Weaver, the Co-Founder of FULCRUM - an organization whose goal is to ensure that every child is an 'on-time' reader with full literacy. Kareem previously led a leader development organization that supports teachers, and was an award-winning teacher and administrator in Oakland, California, and Columbia, South Carolina.
We discuss phonics, balanced literacy, whole language learning, and more. Plus, as a bonus we decide who has the greatest arm in baseball.
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