135 – Sold A Story Episode 10

Emily Hanford is back with Episode 10 of Sold a Story. I wanted to take some time to listen to this one several times and think about it before responding, because it addresses some very serious challenges in the literacy wars.

Some people who were confronted by the failings of Balanced Literacy — the highly profitable but thoroughly unscientific school of thought pushed during the last few decades — were unable to accept new information, and have clung to their old, ineffective ways of teaching. Why? And how can we move forward without replacing one evangelical movement with another one? Follow along on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/childrenlisteraturepodcast Check out more episodes of the show: https://www.childrensliteraturepodcast.com