Why Some Parents are Eager for Changes to Ontario’s Early Reading Curriculum

When Emily Moorhead’s son Aiden was struggling with basic reading in Grade 1 several years ago, the two of them worked out a deal. Every time he got so frustrated that he wanted to scream, he could go outside, run around the house, come back in and try again.

“It gave him a little break and a little time, but he was running way more than he was reading,” she said. “A lot more.”