February, 2021 - Horizon Academy


David Kilpatrick’s “Equipped for Reading Success”

February 9, 2021

By Sage Isenmann My educator mind was blown last summer. I’m in my fourteenth year of teaching (and my eighth at Horizon), so this doesn’t happen often. We were assigned to read David Kilpatrick’s book, “Equipped for Reading Success.” As it often goes with summer reading, I begrudgingly, yet faithfully, approached the task. It didn’t take long, however, for me to get sucked into the material.  In the book, Kilpatrick explores the latest research into how children learn to read and how to prevent/correct most reading difficulties in a straightforward manner, along with many exercises to use with kids and…

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