This month we feature interviews with the co-authors of the Grades 2 and 3 levels of Reading Mastery Transformations. Published by McGraw-Hill Education, Transformations is the latest revision of its flagship Direct Instruction program.
Veteran Direct Instruction author Susie Andrist describes her involvement in Direct Instruction and the changes made in the Grades 2 and 3 Reading programs. She notes that while many of the classic stories have been retained, there are also many new stories and updated informational passages in this new edition. Click here to watch the interview.
The interview with Bernie Kelly highlights the revised content of the Grades 2 and 3 Language programs. She explains how she and senior program author Siegfried "Zig" Engelmann designed some very clever sequences to meet the Common Core State Standards in a meaningful way. To watch the interview, click here.