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How can we improve middle school students' reading progress?

Dec 16, 2022 9:54:35 AM
How can we improve middle school students' reading progress?

Hi Literacy Lovers!

In this episode, we talk with three middle school teachers from Baltimore City Public Schools: Tanisha Dasmunshi, Emily Jaskowski, and Emery Uwinama. They join us to discuss how they use Continuous Improvement  to improve students' fluency using high quality curriculum: Wit & Wisdom

What is Continuous Improvement? Why is this a useful framework? “Possibly wrong, definitely incomplete”  is a mantra that resonates. The educators share their approach, impact, and outcomes for students. Secondary teachers… this one’s for you!

We are so glad you are here to learn with us! 💙


Learn More

Watch this video to learn more about Baltimore City Schools' journey with Continuous Improvement in Literacy.

You can learn more about Continuous Improvement from the Carnegie Foundation. Some great resources can be found here. 

Click here to learn more about the PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) Cycles that the teachers engage in and talk about on the podcast! 


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Join us for Friday Podcast Chat on Facebook Live every Friday where we share helpful background knowledge about our just released episodes! This past Friday, we discussed the journey of BSLIC in Baltimore City and why fluency became the area of focus. 


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