The Science of Reading for All of Alaska
    From Alaska Science of Reading Symposium 2022


    The Reading League


    Science of Reading Podcasts


    Dr. Weedan's Foundation



    Why the Science of Reading


    Alaska Science of Reading Symposium  Day 1

    Keynote starts @47 minutes

    Dr. Tracy Weedan 4/28/22

    "The Moral Imperative for Moving the Needle"

    Ted Talk panel starts @ 3:07 [3 hrs 7 minutes]

    Commissioner Michael Johnson, Senator Tom Begich, State Board of Education Sandra Kowalski, Superintendent Deena Bishop, Principal Frances Jackson, ASD teacher Elizabeth Hancock

    "Why reading matters for Alaska"

    Keynote @ 6:08 [6hrs 8 minutes]

    Dr. Carey Wright

    "How Mississippi Moved the Needle in Reading"





    What is the Science of Reading?


    Alaska Science of Reading Symposium  Day 2

    Keynote starts @20 minutes

    Dr. Carol Tolman 4/30/22

    "The Science of Reading: What it is and What it is not."

    "We know how to teach [students] to read...We also know...that some students struggle more than others..."


    Keynote starts @ 4:39 [4 hours 39 minutes]

    Dr. Heidi Beverine-Curry

    "The Science of Reading: A Defining Moment."




    How will we move the needle in Alaska's reading performance?


    Alaska Science of Reading Symposium  Day 3

    Keynote starts @14 minutes

    Dr. Tracy Weedan 5/1/22

    "What Next?  All Hands on Deck!"


Last Modified on May 4, 2022