Students develop the foundation for lifelong reading skills in early elementary school, and a new neuroscience study suggests they may be particularly hindered by a noisy environment.
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Students often summarize or spout cliched morals when asked to analyze literature. But a new study finds two new ways teachers can get them to look deeply at what they read.
April 04, 2018
The way we learn to write letters by hand can affect how we mentally read them later on, a new study finds.
July 07, 2017
The complexity of reading passages can differ significantly across tests in the same grade level, a new study shows.
June 14, 2017
New research shows how learning to read changes the brains of adult readers.
July 22, 2016
'Food deserts' have long been a concern. But what happens when poor young children have little access to "food for the mind"?
March 22, 2016
The final evaluation of Reading Recovery's Investing in Innovation project finds benefits for 1st graders.
March 15, 2016
A two-year Investing in Innovation project study finds National Writing Project teachers improved their instructional practices, with direct benefits for students' writing.
February 09, 2016
The new standards in many states have driven instructional changes, but not all have been associated with better student achievement, finds a new study.
April 20, 2015
A new research initiative aims to find the most critical vocabulary needed for reading, mathematics, science, and social studies.