Season 4, Episode 5

Reading as liberation with Sue Pimentel

In this episode, Sue Pimentel—co-founder of the nonprofit StandardWorks, founding partner of Student Achievement Partners, and lead author of the Common Core State Standards for ELA—joins Susan Lambert to discuss her new report “Reading as liberation—an examination of the research base.” Sharing key insights, she expands on her findings about personalization, literacy accelerators, and implementation, and discusses how mutual respect between student and teacher is key to reading success.