Harvard's Dr. George Church, PhD, shares how his childhood strategy of "reading the pictures" proved to be advantageous for his scientific studies.
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In order to support reading teachers' effective and skillful implementation of reading instruction, outlined are three considerations for how schools can align teacher professional learning with research-based standards and methodology.
Research has demonstrated the importance of providing opportunities for children to practice newly acquired skills in engaging ways, and game play is critical to help students integrate information.
The most at-risk readers in the U.S. have not significantly improved reading scores since 1992. The good news is we know how to move the reading needle forward.
Dr. Nicole Landi of Haskins Laboratories defines EEG testing and its impact on the field of educational neuroscience.