S1: E8: Promoting Literacy in Education w/ Molly Ness

Dr. Molly Ness joins us to talk about encouraging literacy in schools. What are the best practices to promote reading in and outside of the classroom? What should school reformers and progressive thinkers do to invigorate reading?

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Molly Ness is a literacy expert, a reading clinician, a researcher and author, and a teacher educator. She holds a doctorate in Reading Education from the University of Virginia. Her research on reading comprehension instruction, student-generated questions, and teachers' instructional decisions has been published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Her most recent book Think Big with Think Alouds was published in 2018 by Corwin Press. For the past twelve years, Dr. Ness has worked as a teacher educator and doctoral mentor at Fordham University in New York City. You can find her work via her website.

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