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๐“๐ก๐ž ๐๐ž๐ฌ๐ญ $๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ ๐˜๐จ๐ฎ ๐‚๐š๐ง ๐’๐ฉ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐“๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐Œ๐จ๐ง๐ญ๐ก๐“๐ซ๐ฎ๐ญ๐ก ๐€๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐‘๐ž๐š๐๐ข

๐„๐ฑ๐ญ๐ซ๐ž๐ฆ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐๐จ๐ฐ๐ž๐ซ๐Ÿ๐ฎ๐ฅ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฌ, ๐„๐๐ฎ๐œ๐š๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ, ๐†๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ง๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ ๐‹๐ž๐š๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐“๐š๐ฑ๐ฉ๐š๐ฒ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ


๐๐ฎ๐จ๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ ๐Ÿ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐๐จ๐œ๐ฎ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ:


"We know how to teach reading.

We know what works.

We have neurological understandings."

-๐’๐ญ๐š๐ง๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ๐ ๐†๐ซ๐š๐๐ฎ๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐’๐œ๐ก๐จ๐จ๐ฅ


Another quote:

"It's like having a cure for cancer and waving it and saying- Go get it for yourself."


This is an interesting quote from the film:

"Children have brains like sponges.

Something is wrong if a child is going backward with reading/writing instruction."


Too many students are labeled dyslexic.

Could it be that all children are not receiving the CORRECT instruction?


Teachers do not have the information. They were never equipped. It's not their fault.

Many teachers have had reading degrees and never heard the word dyslexia in their graduate classes.


One interview was quite striking for me:

David Chalk- cyber security specialist- millionaire- taught himself programming- could not read.


The question posed in the film:

"How did I get to high school and not be able to read?"

๐’๐“๐”๐ƒ๐„๐๐“๐’ ๐€๐‘๐„ ๐๐€๐’๐’๐„๐ƒ ๐€๐‹๐Ž๐๐†.

๐“๐‡๐„ ๐„๐ƒ๐”๐‚๐€๐“๐ˆ๐Ž๐ ๐’๐˜๐’๐“๐„๐Œ ๐ˆ๐’ ๐๐€๐’๐’๐ˆ๐๐† ๐ˆ๐‹๐‹๐ˆ๐“๐„๐‘๐€๐“๐„ ๐๐„๐Ž๐๐‹๐„.


Reading problems result in behavior problems, low self-esteem, and depression.


๐–๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ข๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐›๐ข๐  ๐ฅ๐ข๐ž?

"๐˜๐จ๐ฎ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ง๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ ๐›๐ž ๐š๐›๐ฅ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐. ๐–๐ซ๐จ๐ง๐ ! ๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐ฎ๐ฌ ๐ฎ๐ฉ ๐ญ๐จ ๐Ÿ—๐ŸŽ% ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฉ๐ž๐จ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž ๐œ๐š๐ง ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐."


๐‰๐จ๐ก๐ง ๐‚๐จ๐ซ๐œ๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ง, "๐–๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐ข๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ข๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐œ๐ฒ ๐œ๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ ๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐›๐š๐œ๐ค๐ฌ ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ฏ๐จ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ."


๐…๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‹๐š๐๐ฒ ๐๐š๐ซ๐›๐š๐ซ๐š ๐๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ก- ๐„๐ง๐ญ๐ก๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ข๐š๐ฌ๐ญ๐ข๐œ ๐œ๐ก๐ž๐ž๐ซ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ง ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ฆ๐ฌ. ๐’๐ก๐ž ๐ฐ๐š๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ซ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐‡๐ˆ๐†๐‡ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐จ๐Ÿ๐ข๐ฅ๐ž ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง ๐ญ๐จ ๐ญ๐š๐ฅ๐ค ๐š๐›๐จ๐ฎ๐ญ ๐š๐๐ฎ๐ฅ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐ซ๐ง๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ญ๐จ ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐.


Cognitive science about reading has not made its way into American education.


A teacher in the film is asked: "Why are your scores so much higher?"

She replied, "I am not using the district's curriculum."


Genesee County Jail: People become better when they can read. There is a direct correlation between school to prison pipeline.

85% of kids in the juvenile system cannot read.


Another quote from an educator:

"It pisses me off that people play with children's lives."


"Superintendents have POWERFUL roles."


STUDENTS' LIVES DEPEND ON WHAT WE DO INSTRUCTIONALLY.

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