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Reading 101: The Basics of Teaching Reading

Teaching reading is a hugely complicated task. So much so that researcher Louisa Moats ended up entitling her influential article "Teaching Reading IS Rocket Science." (This, incidentally, also became the basis for the Reading Rockets name!)

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"You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend." — Paul Sweeney