Brain and Learning

Recent advances in brain imaging measures provide us with new information about the reading processes taking place within the brain. As scientists research how different interventions and instruction actually change students' brains, teachers can learn to apply information from evidence-based approaches within their classrooms.

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Our PBS Television Series:
Launching Young Readers

Al Roker

Learn the warning signs for a child who may have difficulties with reading and why early intervention is so important.

Henry Winkler

Learn how brain scientists are working to solve the puzzle of why some children struggle to read and others don't.

Professional Development Webcasts

Listen, watch, and learn from top experts in these engaging roundtable discussions. Each webcast features a 60–minute video as well as recommended readings and suggested discussion questions.

Giving Tuesday for Reading Rockets

 

Reading intervention specialist working one-on-one with an elementary student

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Rachael Walker
"Children are made readers on the laps of their parents." — Emilie Buchwald