Season 5, Episode 3

The right assessment and the right data with Dr. Jan Hasbrouck

On this episode, we’re joined by literacy expert Jan Hasbrouck, Ph.D. Jan is an education consultant, author, and researcher who opens the episode talking about her start with literacy, underscoring how she was one of the lucky ones who learned how to teach reading correctly in college. She also discusses what it’s like to combat skepticism—both of the Science of Reading and the power of assessment. She then goes on to talk about the book she co-authored on student-focused coaching and ends the episode by addressing assessment anxiety directly, including a discussion of where it comes from, the importance of progress monitoring, and more!