How the Brain Learns to Read

How the Brain Learns to Read

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A modern classic, updated for todaya€™s classroom needs No skill is more fundamental to our studentsa€™ education than reading. And no recent book has done more to advance our understanding of the neuroscience behind this so-critical skill than David Sousaa€™s How the Brain Learns to Read. Top among the second editiona€™s many new features are: Correlations to the Common Core State Standards A new chapter on how to teach for comprehension Much more on helping older struggling readers master subject-area content Ways to tailor strategies to the unique needs of struggling learners Key links between how the brain learns spoken and written languageSome confusion exists about what constitutes a decodable text. Why does this confusion exist? First, the word decodable is used differently by researchers and by educators and policy makers. In research studies, decodability is a measure of anbsp;...

Title:How the Brain Learns to Read
Author:David A. Sousa
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2014-03-05


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