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How Children Learn to Read

Have you ever watched a young child’s face light up to recognize a word or chime in at a familiar part of a favorite story? How do we kids turn into active, engaged readers and writers? In this section, we will explore the science behind learning to read and write.     


How Children Learn to Read

Teacher and literacy coach Margaret Goldberg gives a concise and clear explanation of the science of reading and how it makes sense in her teaching practice. Using animations, graphics and student video examples, Margaret connects the dots from research to instruction, covering how the brain reads, how we use letters and sounds for reading, and how we use meaning and context for reading. (From our sister project, Reading Universe)

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