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Science at Scale: Using Research and Social Entrepreneurship to Improve Literacy Outcomes

Science at Scale: Using Research and Social Entrepreneurship to Improve Literacy Outcomes

Update: 2021-02-03
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While the implementation of high quality, research-based literacy instruction benefits all students, schools must consider scalability and sustainability. In this episode, Magdalena Zavalia, co-founder of Intelexia, discusses the successful, scalable implementation of Aprendo Leyendo, a research-based literacy program and professional development methodology based on the PAF Reading Program. Using what she learned about the science of reading as well as her skills and experience in social entrepreneurship, Ms. Zavalia and her team transformed the literacy outcomes for 430 teachers and 10,000 students in 70 schools across the province of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Ms. Zavalia explains how she navigated barriers for scalability including politics, cost, and resources and shares insights about unexpected challenges due to the pandemic. She offers expertise and experience in entrepreneurship and leadership, providing valuable lessons about the possibility, potential, and effectiveness of research-based reading instruction across all schools.

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Science at Scale: Using Research and Social Entrepreneurship to Improve Literacy Outcomes

Science at Scale: Using Research and Social Entrepreneurship to Improve Literacy Outcomes

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