All teachers want their students to be good readers, but not all agree on the best ways to teach reading. Brain science offers some insights.

Reading Gets a C+

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is a national exam often used by educators, politicians, and parents to decide how well the nation's schoolchildren are learning their three R's. A recent NAEP report reveals a disturbing trend: reading scores...
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Cognitive and Emotional Development in Children

In 1983, Howard Gardner rocked the education and social science communities with publication of a theory of multiple intelligences in his book, Frames of Mind. Gardner argued that in addition to defining intelligence in terms of a child or adult’s...
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Learning to Write: One More Step From Language to Literacy

Many states have adopted content standards for language arts curricula in the early elementary grades that emphasize the importance of oral language skills in development of reading and writing. A glance at two state standards for Grades 1 and 2...
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Its taken some time and effort, but we published a new version of the ever popular ABC Gulp.  Take a look and enjoy.   Play ABC Gulp   ABC Gulp challenges your knowledge of letter names All children need to...
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Why Dyslexia Is More Than a Reading Disorder

In a recent TIME piece researchers found that past research techniques on individuals with dyslexia wasn't the best approach. Until recently, researchers assumed the challenge could be traced to language difficulties, including problems processing printed words, and they focused their...
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