I’m Russell Ginns, Senior Director of Product Development at Smarterville, Inc.
It’s my privilege to lead the team of authors, illustrators, educators, animators and musicians who have created the new Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read.
Over the next few months, the blog will give me a chance to share a behind-the-scenes look at the making of our new learning program. This should give you a window to some of the research, debates, and decisions that led to our final product.
It’ll also be a bit of a soapbox for me and the team to share our views about books, storytelling, music, interactivity, and teaching kids to read.
So come along with us. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll learn the sound of the letter i!