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Short-Changed: Preparation to teach reading in initial teacher education.

Initial teacher education students, and the children they eventually go on to teach, are being short-changed. This report adds to the evidence supporting the need for urgent and dramatic improvement in initial teacher education by looking at the extent to which literacy units in undergraduate initial teacher education courses provide evidence-based information on how children learn to read; and the most effective ways to teach them.

Reference:

Buckingham, Jennifer & Meeks, Linda. (2019).Short-Changed: Preparation to teach reading in initial teacher education. MultiLit